C.D. Peacock Jewelers Owner Recalls Working With Betty White

Betty White, Jewelcor

It wasn’t even two weeks ago that famous actress, comedian and all-around beloved animal rights activist Betty White died (just weeks short of her 100th birthday). When watch industry veteran Seymour Holtzman, current owner of C.D. Peacock, heard of her passing, he contacted me to talk about old times and about how – for  five…

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Why The Armin Strom Zeitgeist Is Destined For Watchmaking History Books

Armin Strom Zeitgeist

It wasn’t too long ago, in late 2021, that independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom unveiled its one-of-la-kind Zeitgeist watch. The highly complicated $170,000 timepiece takes the concept of resonance technology to all new levels thanks to an innovative new system and years of research and development. This watch  has so many implications for aciieving…

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Elvis Presley Would Be Turning 87, Hamilton Celebrates With New Ventura S Watch

Elvis Presley, Hamilton Ventura

Hamilton has had a long and storied past in the world of film, and also in the world of Elvis Presley. The King would have turned 87 tomorrow, January 8, 2022. He was an avid Hamilton watch fan and frequently wore Hamilton in his movies. Easily the most notable of them is the Ventura triangular…

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Horology In Art Exhibition Open At Horological Society Of New York

Horology in Art exhibit at HSNY

We all know that time plays a major role in our lives, however, the Horological Society of New York – America’s first watchmaking guild – now also recognizes the role of watches and clocks in vintage and modern art. In fact, to celebrate that time-and-art association, the Society has opened its headquarters on “Club Row”…

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Hanna Zellers, Corum Ambassador, Joins IMSA Prototype Challenge Races 2022

Racecar driver Hanna Zellers

It was in November of 2019 that Corum Watch brand made a bold move by signing American racecar driver Hanna Zellers on as an official Friend of the brand. Bold because up until that point, Corum’s main relationships in the sporting world were predominantly in sailing with its Admiral collection. Bold, also, because the brand…

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A Look Back: Six Best Minute Repeaters Of 2021

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Minute Repeater

With 2021 behind us, we take a moment to reflect on the best watches of 2021. More specifically, the best chiming watches.  Chiming watches can range from minute repeaters to quarter repeaters and even five-minute repeaters (all to be explained below), but no matter what  type of chiming watch we look at – they all…

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