Fast Focus: Eterna Unveils 1948 For Him Reveil Watch

 |  July 26th, 2016

As part of its much-coveted Heritage Collection, Eterna unveils the new 1948 For Him Reveil watch. Deftly blending classic style and watchmaking prowess, Eterna’s newest watch is a statement of form and function. Each watch is powered by a rare movement, the 1475 caliber with alarm function. The vintage movements were discovered by Eterna and it was decided to create a special edition watch. Just 70 pieces will ever be made. The mechanical watch offers hour, minutes, seconds and alarm functions. It also has 46 hours of power reserve. The alarm is indicated by a distinct red hand.  The 40mm case is crafted in stainless steel and the daily is vintage eggshell white. Even better is the retail price: just $5,000. Eterna…

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Parmigiani Fleurier Unveils Unique Kalpa Hebdomadaire Anniversary Watch

 |  July 25th, 2016

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Parmigiani Fleurier – a brand that is dedicated to superb Swiss watchmaking. Founded by Michele Parmigiani, a watchmaker and expert restorer of vintage timepieces, the brand is dedicated to exclusivity and design. To celebrate the 20-year mark, Parmigiani unveils the Kalpa Hebdomadaire Anniversary watch – a unique piece that is inspired by the first wristwatch he ever made. The tonneau shaped stainless steel watch is iconic and surprising at the same time. It is crafted in stainless steel, but the 227-part PF110 movement is manufactured entirely in 18-karat yellow gold. The movement is richly decorated and reflects countless hours of work by master artisans. Each bridge is engraved with a dragon wing pattern.…

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Vacheron Constantin Unveils North American LE Traditionnelle Day-Date Watch, New Historiques

 |  July 20th, 2016

Vacheron Constantin has been very busy lately. Thus far this year the brand unveiled a totally revamped Overseas Collection, added special new models, including a World Time watch, and now unveils the  Limited Edition Traditionnelle Day Date and Power Reserve watch — being released as a North American exclusive.Even better, the watch is in stores already.  The brand has moved forward with new Historiques models, as well. The North American Traditionnelle Day-Date and Power Reserve Limited Edition watch features exquisite black guilloche work and is created in a 30-piece collection, with each watch retailing for $45,000. The watch is powered by the brand’s in-house-made automatic movement, caliber 2475. It offers day, date and central seconds indication, as well as 40 hours of…

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Hands On with the Zenith North American Special Edition Pilot Type 20 Watches

 |  July 19th, 2016

  Recently, at the Las Vegas Couture Time show, Zenith unveiled two new limited edition series of its more famed Pilot watches — geared only for the North American market. The Pilot Type 20 GMT and the Pilot Type 20 Extra Special watches are created in a limited edition of just 50 pieces each. Additionally,  each boasts a rich blue dial that makes it stand out in a crowd. The Pilot Type 20 GMT is an ultra-light 48mm watch crafted in black DLC titanium. The crown is notched for easy gripping, and, true to the brand’s historical pilot watches that inspired this timepiece, it features a domed sapphire crystal and red dial accents. Powered by the Elite automatic caliber 693, the watch offers…

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Inside the NB Center for the Ultimate ‘Cars and Watches’ Event: Nicola Bulgari’s Vintage American Cars and Bulgari Complicated Watches

 |  July 15th, 2016

It was sort of a surreal moment. Being driven into a compound, getting out of the car in front of a full stone lodge the size of a small boutique hotel, and walking out onto the terrace to find nearly 20 of the most stunning fully refurbished 1930’s and 1940’s American cars lined up in front of a huge drive-in movie screen. It’s the type of picture-perfect moment that burns a space in your memory. It’s the moment that I joined Bulgari for the brand’s first-ever “Watches and Engines” event in Allentown, PA, at the NB Center for American Automotive Heritage – where Nicola Bulgari strives for perfection in restoring classic American every-day drivers. These beautiful cars that are restored…

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