Don’t Miss the TAG Heuer 150-Year Heuer Globetrotter Exhibition

 |  September 21st, 2017

Just opened in 10 TAG Heuer boutiques around the world, more than 400 special retrospective watches will be on display –spread throughout the 10 locations — for the Heuer Globetrotter exhibition — taking place until  September 30. Each exhibit will be a themed collection of vintage Heuer models from the Manufacture museum in La Chaux-de-Fonds, as well as pieces loaned by local collectors. Ten themes, 10 cities, 400 timepieces — simultaneously. The event is part of an initiative to reinforce and…

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Eterna Super KonTiki Chronograph: An Icon That Weathered A Legendary Expedition

 |  September 21st, 2017

For more than 160 years, Swiss watch brand Eterna has been known for its pioneering spirit — in watchmaking and on the water. This company is known for unveiling a host of firsts, including the famed Eterna Matic rotor, as well as for releasing the first wristwatch with an integrated alarm, and the Eterna Spherodrive ball- bearing-mounted barrel. Eterna watches are  also the only  modern-day instrument that famous ocean expedition Thor Heyerdahl and his crew took with them when they crossed the…

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Elite Traveler Magazine Publishes the ‘Top 50 Watches of 2017’

 |  September 20th, 2017

Earlier this year, I was assigned a very large task by top luxury lifestyle publication Elite Traveler Magazine. I am proud to say that I have been covering watches for the publication for several years now, and we regularly take close-up looks at timepieces that are influencers in today’s world, and why. However, the assignment I agreed to take on was much bigger in scope than usual: The Top 50 Watches of 2017. I am thrilled to say that the…

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Wait, Is That an Octopus on Your Table? Meet the MB&F Octopod

 |  September 19th, 2017

One might say Max Busser of MB&F has become obsessed with the seas. A lover of all things space age, Busser is the genius behind some of the most incredible watches we have seen on the market to date — including pieces with aliens inside and spaceship-like designs. Now, however, MB&F has reached deeper depths.  You may recall a few months ago we brought you news of the all-new MB&F HM7 Aquapod watch, lovingly referred to as the Jellyfish, which made…

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Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar Handwerkskunst 2017 Watch, And a Complete Look at All Six Historical Handwerkskunsts (slideshow)

 |  September 17th, 2017

This year marks the sixth year in a row that German brand A. Lange & Sohne unveils a limited edition Handwerkskunst watch. The Handwerkskunst watches are all about honoring the arts the brand has mastered, including finishing, engraving, relief work, and more, as well as watchmaking. This year’s Handwerkskunst is a stunning celestial rendition of the 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar with an incredibly alluring starry sky motif. Marking the first time that A. Lange & Sohne combines enamel and engraving…

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