Three Great New Watches That Are Quality/Value Propositions

Eberhard Aquadate Chrono

While collecting the high-end luxury watches is all well and good, sometimes people just want a really wearable, affordable watch. Thankfully there are a host of brands that fit the bill. Here we take a look at three watches that are great quality/value propositions. Eberhard & Co. Aquadate Chrono Swiss watch brand Eberhard & Co.…

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Why The Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+ Costs $580,000

Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+

  Recently, Jacob & Co. announced its newest watch in the just-over one-year-long relationship with Bugatti:  the Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+. It retails for  $580,000 and honors the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ — the car that broke the 300 mile-per hour barrier. Le Mans winner and the official test driver of the new…

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A New Steel Calatrava And A New $600 Million Patek Philippe Manufacture

Patek Philippe steel Calatrava

  The new Patek Philippe Manufacture was built over the course of five years to the total tune of CHF … [+] PATEK PHILIPPE It was just about 10 days ago  in Plan-les-Ouates (outskirts of Geneva), Switzerland, that Patek Philippe officially announced the opening of its new 10-floor manufacturing facility. It also announced the launch of…

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Introducing the $383,500 Bovet Recital 26 Brainstorm Chapter Two Watch

Bovet Recital 26 Brainstorm(R) Chapter Two

We have been writing about the majestic and complex watches from independent brand Bovet for years. It is a brand we love for many reasons, including the visionary designs and the superb mechanical prowess and three-dimensional architecture.  Today, we are happy to introduce the Bovet Recital 26 Brainstorm(R) Chapter Two timepiece.  In a nutshell, the…

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Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Time Zone Watch

A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Time Zone

I have had a great affinity for German brand, A. Lange  & Sohne, ever since the brand re-emerged on the market in the early 1990’s.  I remember sitting with the brand executives at the Basel Fair in 1994 and looking at the very first watches that were the result of Ferdinand Adolph Lange’s great-grandson Walter…

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Why This Year’s GPHG Seems Surreal, And What Happens Next

GPHG

The 2020 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève is upon us.  Considered by many to be the Oscars of the watch world, the event honors watchmaking at its finest. Each year in November, the industry gathers in Geneva for an incredible award ceremony where we all learn who has won the different prize categories. It is…

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