Exclusive Interview: Vincent Calabrese, Creator of the Corum Golden Bridge

A foremost watchmaker of our times, Vincent Calabrese – inventor of the Corum Golden Bridge — is a self-taught watchmaker. Expelled from school in Italy when he was just 12 years old, Calabrese found work in a watchmaker’s shop where he acquired a few skills before  working as a street watchmaker for almost five years. …

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Bovet’s Pascal Raffy Cuts Ribbon at First USA Boutique in New York

Yesterday at Central Park South in New York City, Bovet 1822 officially opened its first USA boutique – with brand owner Pascal Raffy humbly acknowledging his family, family team and newest alliances for all their hard work in bringing a dream to fruition.  In fact, Raffy has owned the Bovet brand for just about 13…

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Horology for the Holidays: Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph

While this classically elegant Baume & Mercier watch was unveiled earlier in the year, the pieces are in stores – and stack up as a great holiday watch purchase. The 44mm stainless steel Capeland Chronograph 10063 houses an automatic movement and offers both form and function thanks to the tachymeter and telemeter indicators, as well…

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Pre-SIHH 2014: Introducing the Revolutionary Piaget Altiplano 900P

Three years in the development stages, the all new Altiplano 900P from Piaget was worth the wait. The watch breaks records, sets records and holds a patent all at the same time. It is the world’s thinnest mechanical watch – built so that the movement actually merges seamlessly with the case in a revolutionary concept…

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Pre-SIHH 2014: Introducing the Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra-Thin 1931

Elegantly crafted in 18-karat pink gold and featuring a chocolate dial, the newest Reverso from Jaeger-LeCoultre is truly a timeless classic. Evoking the famed glory days of the Art Deco era, the Grande Reverso Ultra Thin 1931 features a sleek 7.3mm case – complete with its swivel reversing mechanism – and houses a mechanical manually…

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William Shatner and Egard Watch Company Launch New Enterprise: Passages Watch Line

Star Trek cult members well remember the phrase, spoken on the intro of the show by Captain James T. Kirk, “Space: the final frontier.”  But is it?   William Shatner, the man who played the famed and beloved captain, has embarked on a new voyage – exploring the strange new world of time. Working together with…

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