Going Light: F.P. Journe Watches — Up Close with the Titanium Octa Sport and Centigraphe Sport

By Gordon Henderson Heft. Weight. Nice. These are some of the words sometimes used to approximate value of a new-found item of interest. It’s as if the weight of the object is directly related to its assumed value. Typically that mindset holds true in horology, especially when dealing with watches that are encased in gold,…

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Hamilton and Hollywood: Watches Go Interstellar

Hamilton Watch brand has long been known for its leading role in Hollywood – with more than 60 years on the screen. It started with the 1951 O Oscar-nominated movie, The Frogmen, wherein the brand equipped the naval divers in the movies with Hamilton watches – much as it had during World War II. Since…

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Ritmo Mundo Watches Joins Forces with LA Galaxy

By Ryan Walsh For the first time in Ritmo Mundo’s history, the brand is partnering with a sports team. Likewise, the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team will have its first watch sponsor. This partnership will begin with the 2014- 2015 MLS season. This year, Ritmo Mundo’s garnered international attention thanks to its stepped-up involvement with…

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Watches Gone Wild — Introducing the MB&F HM6 Space Pirate

He’s done it again. Max Busser of MB&F (Max Busser and Friends) is back with a maddening blast of space age, high-tech, sci-fi blending that presents itself in the HM No. 6 – just unveiled to the world today in Switzerland. Fondly called the HM6 Space Pirate, this new creation is designed to survive the…

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Nik Wallenda, King of the High Wire, Dances with Death Crossing the Chicago River

The first thing Nik Wallenda said when I asked him what his major concern was about walking a high-wire tightrope across the Chicago River was: “ The weather. It is the Windy City after all.” Well, yesterday, Nik Wallenda, known as the king of the high wire, dazzled the world (it was filmed live on…

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