Hamilton Unveils Khaki Murph Watch, Replica Of ‘Interstellar’ Watch

 |  February 12th, 2019

Five years after the debut of the critically acclaimed hit movie, Interstellar,  in which Hamilton watches had a starring role, the Swiss watch brand now unveils a replica of the watch from that movie — the Hamilton Khaki  “Murph” watch. The original watch in the movie Interstellar was specially designed by the brand for the movie, and the watch played an important role in communication between stars Matthew McConaughey and Jessica Chastain in the 2014 movie.  In the film, humanity…

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F1 Grand Prix Winner Mark Webber Talks About Motorsports and Rolex

 |  February 11th, 2019

In the throes of the 2019 racing season, and on the heels of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, we talked extensively in Austin (during F1 racing) with Mark Webber, Rolex brand ambassador and nine-time Formula One Grand Prix winner, FIA World Endurance Champion, Porsche ambassador, and Red Bull athlete Mark Alan Webber about racing, watches and precision. Recently, in my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, I published parts of that interview, now I share it here.  The Rolex 24 at Daytona 2018:…

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Endurance Racing As Only Rolex Can Do: Rolex 24 At Daytona (Photo Gallery)

 |  February 8th, 2019

Just a couple of weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to accompany Rolex to the famed Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance races.  The weekend was wrought with rain and winds that soaked Daytona International Speedway during the second day of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, but it was just one more challenge for top drivers. It was the first time that   two red flags halted racing and that International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) called the race over 10 minutes prior to…

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Watch Lovers Won’t Want To Miss Watches & Wonders Miami On President’s Day Weekend

 |  February 7th, 2019

From February 15 to the 17th in sunny Miami, the second annual Watches & Wonders Miami show will take place, concurrent with the Miami Yacht Show and vintage auto show.  Watch lovers won’t want to miss this event. Just about 30 watch brands will be showcasing their newest watches here, and some are unveiling new timepieces for the first time. Led by the  Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in partnership with the Miami Design District.  Brands that are exhibiting in their…

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Meet Five Amazing Chinese New Year Watches Honoring The Year Of The Pig

 |  February 5th, 2019

Happy Chinese New Year! Today starts the Chinese New Year with a new zodiac sign being honored: the Year of the Pig. Not associated with dirt or mud, the pig in the Chinese world is associated with prosperity, abundance, good spirit, and is said to be very hard working. As such, some of today’s top luxury watchmakers also honor the sweet pig in zodiac watches made in limited numbers. Here we take a brief look at five of those watches.

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SIHH 2019: Hermes Arceau L’Heure De La Lune Watch

 |  January 31st, 2019

At SIHH this year, Hermes unveils the all-new complicated Arceau L’Heure De La Lune watch — a revolutionary new timepiece that was years in the making. The watch features a specially made module created by Jean-François Mojon, Founder, Co-Owner and Managing Director of Chronode SA. The module is exclusive to Hermes and enables the watch to have rotating hour/minutes and date subdials while the engraved mother-of-pearl moon disks remain in position on the dial. In other words, wherein most moon…

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SIHH 2019: Hands On With The Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar Watch

 |  January 30th, 2019

  It was just last year that Baume  & Mercier made huge strides in the watch world with the unveiling of the Baumatic movement and subsequent watches. Now, for SIHH 2019, the brand releases the  Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar  that, for the first time, combines the Baumatic movement with a perpetual calendar module.  The Baumatic self-winding movement is highly reliable thanks to the combination of its silicon hairspring and a high-performance escapement. In addition to five days power reserve, the…

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