Tockr Unveils Commemorative Air Force Edition D-Day C-47 Watch With ‘That’s All, Brother’ Dial

 |  November 1st, 2018

Today, young independent Austin,Texas-based watch brand Tockr unveils its Air Force inspired D-Day C-47  Limited Edition watch — using material from the famed “That’s All, Brother” paratrooper transport plane that flew on D-Day,  June 5, 1944, leading a formation of more than 800 aircraft all abiding by strict radio silence. That C-47 Skytrain had a very special message on its nose: That’s All, Brother. It was designed to give a strong message to Hitler when it arrived above Normandy Beach in…

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Six Scary Skull Watches For Halloween (Video)

 |  October 31st, 2018

For Halloween, we thought it would be fun to bring a simple gallery of six spectacular skull watches that are not just perfect for Halloween, but also for year round. These timepieces are works of art and craftsmanship — and worthy of more than a simple glance. Scroll down for a great video of one skull whose jaw moves with winding.  

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Watch Review: Jekyll & Hyde Watches … Not Just For Halloween

 |  October 30th, 2018

With Halloween being today, it makes sense to take a look at some interesting watches that make the dark side lighter. Such is the case with Jekyll & Hyde watches, which we reviewed when they first were released to the market. Because this brand has a fresh take on the double personality, we like the watches for any day, not just Halloween. So we are re-visiting this brand today. “I doubt there is anyone who doesn’t know the story by…

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WatchTime New York 2018: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

 |  October 29th, 2018

I’ve been known in the past to take a close look at the shows and bring the good, the bad and the ugly to the forefront. After spending a weekend in New York, it’s time to take a close-up look at WatchTime New York 2018. The Good About WatchTime New York To begin with, this show is highly successful and this year it exceeded expectations when it comes to high-quality foot traffic. With a top-notch sold-out cocktail party on Friday…

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Hands On: Roger Dubuis $417,000 Excalibur Quatuor Carbon With Four Sprung Balances

 |  October 25th, 2018

Recently I had the distinct pleasure of joining haute horlogerie Swiss watch brand Roger Dubuis on the race tracks at Las Vegas Motor Speedway — where the brand was celebrating its relationship with Lamborghini (yes, I got to drive an actual Lamborghini racecar on the track) and with Pirelli. Throughout the multi-day event, we all celebrated the Raging Mechanics that represent not only some of the finest race cars, but also some of the finest watches. To create its newest…

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Introducing The A. Lange & Sohne Datograph Up/Down Lumen In Platinum (price)

 |  October 24th, 2018

Taking a true classic and making it new isn’t always easy, but German watch brand A. Lange & Sohne makes it look easy time and again. Now the brand unveils a new twist to it beloved Datograph — releasing the platinum cased Datograph Up/Down Lumen. The Datograph, the brand’s first proprietary chronograph caliber with column-wheel design, jumping minute and flyback function was unveiled in 1999, and fast became an icon as a beloved timepiece by collectors. In 2012, A. Lange…

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L’Ecole Paris Jewelry School, With Van Cleef & Arpels, Offers Classes, Exhibitions in New York

 |  October 23rd, 2018

Paris-based L’Ecole, School of Jewelry Arts, fully supported by Van Cleef & Arpels, is the first of its kind to be open to everyone from novices to experts in the field of jewelry arts. Typically based in  Paris, the school, which offers monthly classes in Paris in both English and French,  has created a series of programs to take on the road to offer jewelry arts education around the world.  New York is next on the list, with classes, exhibitions…

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