Top Six Sports Watches of 2017: Our Picks for GPHG 2017

 |  September 22nd, 2017

It’s not too far off: November 8th is when the 17th meeting of the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Genève, GPHG, will take place. For those unaware, the GPHG is the organization and annual watchmaking award ceremony where different watches are recognized for various feats of horological wizardry. Think Academy Awards but for watches. Six watches across twelve categories have been preselected to compete for top honors.  Here we bring you a look at the six top Sports watches. Before…

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American Watchmakers – Clockmakers Institute Announce Florida Convention

 |  September 4th, 2017

For those die-hard lovers of the intricacies of watchmaking, take note:  The American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute will host its annual convention October 4–7, 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Airport—Westshore hotel in Tampa, Fla. The event, which includes a vendor fair with tools, technology and more, also offers more than 12 hours of education. Additionally, a tour of watchband manufacturer Hadley-Roma is being offered. International head of watches at Christie’s auction house,  John Reardon,  is the keynote speaker. Lecture and classroom topics include American Style…

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Franck Muller and Parmigiani Fleurier Participate in Monterey Classic Car Week

 |  August 23rd, 2017

Yesterday we brought you a look at the winner of the Rolex Best of Show Award at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event in Monterey, California. Today, we take a look at a few watch brands (other than Rolex) involved in the Monterey Classic Car week events. Franck Muller At the 2017 Concorso Italiano event taking place during this car lovers dream week in Monterey, Franck Muller partnered with Neiman Marcus as the retail partner — presenting an exciting collection of…

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Carl F. Bucherer Works to Save the Manta Rays with Patravi ScubaTec Manta Trust Watch

 |  July 21st, 2017

We love watch brands that recognize and support conservation efforts that are vital to our changing world. Being at the ocean regularly makes me keenly aware of the beauty and benefit of the seas to mankind, and of our depletion of marine life. That’s why we are happy to witness the efforts of independent Swiss watch brand Carl F. Bucherer, which is working hard to support the preservation of a threatened species: the Manta Ray. With its new Limited Edition…

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Only Watch 2017 Part 2: Meet the Rest of the 49 Unique Watches Being Auctioned (Slide Show)

 |  July 13th, 2017

Earlier this week, we brought you news about OnlyWatch 2017, and showed half of the 49 (thus far) unique watches that are going up for auction in November for the seventh annual OnlyWatch event.   OnlyWatch is a charity auction with all proceeds going toward finding a cure for  t Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As mentioned yesterday, these are all unique watches being donated by the brands for this event only. To heighten the attention, a  world tour of these watches begins in September…

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