J.Philip Rathgen

Video: SIHH 2019 Best of Show - J.Philip Rathgen

Classic Driver CEO, J. Philip Rathgen is, first of all, an absolute vintage car lover and connoisseur, but he also has a genuine interest and taste for watches and not only for vintage ones.

By Marco Gabella
Co-Founder - Executive Publisher

Traveling the world around car shows, auctions, races, Concours, and private collections, J. Philip Rathgen is a real enthusiast who’s always down to talk and discover purviews beyond what he already excels at.

Philip’s curiosity and expertise extend to others universes like cigars or watches. When you meet decent car collectors, there is an important probability they have on the wrist interesting birds and sometimes, unicorns.

We asked J. Philip Rathgen what’s the one watch he can put on the top of what he saw during SIHH 2019. But he couldn’t choose just one piece. Let’s discover why...

IWC Pilot's Watch Chronograph TOP GUN Edition "Mojave Desert"
A.Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Date

Video: SIHH 2019 Best Of Show - François-Xavier Overstake

By Marco GabellaCo-Founder - Executive Publisher
Historical PuristSPro moderator and editor of French blog Equation du Temps, François-Xavier Overstake knows his watches. Most importantly, he knows how to...

Video: SIHH 2019 Best Of Show - Laurent Picciotto

By Marco GabellaCo-Founder - Executive Publisher
“Retailer” would be an inconsistent way to describe Laurent Picciotto. As his conviction towards disruptive and contemporary horological projects...

Aqua Timers: Hands-On With HYT’s Fluidic 2019 Creations

By Josh ShanksManaging Editor US
HYT really knows how to get our blood pumping. 

SIHH 2019: Hermès Shows Its Horse Power With The Equestrian Themed Galop d’Hermès

By Rhonda RicheJournalist
Feminine and masculine at the same time, the Galop d’Hermès collection introduces an entirely new, totemic timepiece to devotees of the luxury house.

SIHH 2019: A Watchmaker’s Take On The Armin Strom Dual Time Resonance Sapphire

By Vincent DaveauManaging Editor France
Radiating the pleasure of precision, Armin Strom has made transparency a hallmark signature for the brand. Here, a look at the Dual Time Resonance Sapphire...