Why The Patek Philippe Ref. 5303R Minute Repeater Tourbillon Is Destined For Greatness

Patek Philippe Ref. 5303R Minute Repeater Tourbillon

When I saw the very first Patek Philippe Ref. 5303R-001 Minute Repeater Tourbillon Singapore 2019 Special Edition watch at the late fall Patek Philippe Singapore exhibition — I knew it was destined for greatness. That watch, based off of an existing movement (Caliber R To 27PS) was totally re-worked in order to showcase the minute repeater…

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Beginner’s Guide: What Is A Chronograph?

Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph

This week we offer a quick look at watch complications from a beginner’s viewpoint. For the past few months we have gotten  a lot of questions about watch complications and how to just get the basics down. So here, we offer watch education for a true novice. This week: What is a chronograph? What is…

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Video: IWC Unveils Tom Brady Film, ‘Born Of A Dream,’ Watch It Here

Tom Brady, IWC

Today, IWC Schaffhausen released a four-minute video starring the legendary quarterback Tom Brady. Brady, who became an IWC brand ambassador last year, plays himself in the movie– which is designed to showcase his passion and determination. The movie, Born of a Dream: A boy from San Mateo,  depicts Brady from his  childhood in San Mateo,…

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What All The Hype Is About: Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight, Navy Blue

Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight, Navy Blue

Just last week, Tudor — sister brand to Rolex — unveiled its new Navy Blue Black Bay Fifty-Eight watch. Collectors were clamoring. There were good comments, bad comments, change-of-mind comments and more. The thing is, when you take a brand that has become a collectors’ delight — and you add Tudor blue to the flagship…

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The Millennium Watch Book: Pre-Order This Encyclopedia Of The First 20 Years Of This Century

The Millennium Watch Book

Not too long ago, I was asked to contribute a chapter and some profiles for a huge undertaking: The Millennium Watch Book. This is not the first time I have written chapters for group-author books, but this one was truly exciting because rather than being about a single brand, it was about the entire industry…

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