You Have Just One Week Left To See The Vacheron Constantin Les Collectionneurs Refurbished Vintage Watches For Sale in NYC

 |  August 10th, 2018

What began in  July and ends next week onl August 17th  in  Vacheron Constantin’s New York City boutique is an incredible and unusual event: the showing off 11  exclusive vintage timepieces that have been hand-selected and fully refurbished by the brand  — and every one is for sale.The exhibition and sale is  the result of a new initiative by the brand to offer refurbished pre-owned timepieces – complete with a warranty – to Vacheron Constantin watch lovers. The Les Collectionneurs New York…

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Swatch Group Leaves Baselworld Fair Says Nick Hayek — Breaking Watch Industry News

 |  July 29th, 2018

In big news, the Swatch Group has announced that it will not be returning to exhibit at Baselworld 2019. Nick Hayek, CEO of the Swatch Group, said that all of the Swatch Group brand will leave the fair, indicating that the Fair seemed to be more about making money than being cutting edge and progressive. This is a blow to the Baselworld, where the departure of more than 600 brands last year and before has already significantly reduced the number…

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Armin Strom Adds Mirrored Force Resonance Watch — With Kari Voutilainen Guilloche Dial — to Configurator

 |  July 24th, 2018

We have talked a lot here about how innovative independent watch brand Armin Strom has been. The brand not only continues to unveil creative new watches, but also was one of the first to unveil its personalization program via an on-line watch Configurator.  Now, Armin Strom adds its iconic Mirrored Force Resonance watch to the configurator — enabling watch lovers and collectors to design their own Mirrored Force  Resonance — including a specially made guilloche dial by master watchmaker Kari…

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Diamonds International Creates ‘Shining Diamond of Africa’ Film About Namibia (video)

 |  July 22nd, 2018

Diamonds International, the Caribbean’s premier duty-free jewelry retailer,  recently released a documentary film (approximately 26 minutes in length) that focuses on Namibia, its history and its beauty.  The intention is to educate the world about this country, which it says is the “shining diamond of Africa.”  Owned by Almod Diamonds LTD, which has a US-patented diamond called the Crown of Light, Diamonds International also hopes to bring attention to the beauty and brillance of the patented cut, which is and always…

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Last Chance to Bid on NAWCC 75th Anniversary Custom RGM Watch

 |  July 21st, 2018

Last Fall, to help the NAWCC ( National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors) raise money to support the museum, RGM made and donated a special custom RGM watch to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the museum. Now, as the NAWCC is celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the organization, RGM once again made a custom watch to commemorate the 75th. This watch, the RGM Model 455 Chronograph,has  “NAWCC 75 Years”  printed on the dial, and also has  a beautiful hand engraving…

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Video: Greubel Forsey Double $695,000 Balancier Sapphire Watch

 |  July 18th, 2018

This year at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, SIHH 2018, Greubel Forsey unveiled its Double Balancier Sapphire watch. Not the first sapphire-encased watch released by the brand, the new timepiece offers an incomparable view inside the watch, which houses Greubel Forsey’s sixth “fundamental invention.”  Now, the brand has created a video of the Double Balancier Sapphire Watch that lets customers experience the visual journey from front to back of this $695,000 watch. Before you jump into the video below,…

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Louis Moinet, Inventor of the Chronograph, Gets His Own Street, Unveils Ultravox Hour Strike Watch

 |  July 11th, 2018

It isn’t every day that a watch brand can boast that it has a street named after it, or its founder. However, on the 250th anniversary of the birth of Louis Moinet, the inventor of the chronograph, this Swiss independent brand has garnered its own street, named after the founder of the brand in Bourges, Switzeralnd. An unveiling of the street sign took place just a couple of weeks ago in the City of Bourges, with Jean-Marie Schaller, CEO  of the brand   and…

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