MB&F Brings Aliens to Life: Introducing the Legacy Machine No. 1 Xia Hang Watch – A World’s First (original pics, prices)

It’s an odd mix of futuristic science fiction and pure, unadulterated watchmaking – and it’s a world’s first. Yes, Max Busser, founder of MB&F and lover of all things space age and science fiction, takes his horological machines to an all new level as he breathes life into the new LM1 Xia Hang watch. The…

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Introducing the Artful Saga of the Unique Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition a QP 8 Jours SQ (video)

Blending the arts of watchmaking, engraving, enameling and more – all in a timepiece that not only reflects history but houses the visionary forethought of today and tomorrow- is no easy feat. But somehow, Jaeger-LeCoultre makes it seem like it is. This is especially the case with the brand’s Master Grande Tradition a Quantieme Perpetual…

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Rugby Power: Introducing the Tissot T-Touch II Titanium RBS 6 Nations Special Edition 2014

By Ryan Walsh If you are a tactile person and are not familiar with Tissot T-Touch watches – you should be. These fantastic touch-operated timepieces have been around for a long time- but they just keep on getting better.  The new Tissot T-Touch II Titanium RBS 6 Nations Special Edition 2014 sure is a long…

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Babe Ruth 1923 World Series Pocket Watch by Gruen Sells for $717,000

He was a troubled child who ended up in a reform school. Born in 1895, George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr.  began playing Major League Baseball when he was a teenager (first or the Baltimore Orioles in the minor league and then for the Boston Red Sox in the MLB). He wowed the world with his…

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Affordable “Astronomy” – The Swatch Sistem51 is Finally Out

Back in 1983 – I remember it well — Swatch bounded in as the first Swiss fashion quartz watch and saved the world – well, the Swiss watchmaking world, that is. The country was dying a not-too-slow death in the wake of the Japanese quartz movement and the Swiss refused to embrace the concept that…

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