Happy Labor Day 2013

This year, as America’s Department of Labor turns 100 years old, we take note of the fact that Labor Day is fully American. It is a day dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being…

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Hands On with the Greubel Forsey GMT

This Greubel Forsey GMT , which was first unveiled to the world last year and is now in production, was three years in the making. The watch offers a 24-second Tourbillon and a rotating globe with universal time display, 24 time zone world-time display, summer time indicator, world time disk with summer time zones and…

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Introducing the Urwerk UR-EMC Finished Watch with Built-in Intelligence

Recently, we brought you the news about the new EMC movement by Urwerk. You can read the details here, but essentially this 100 percent mechanical movement incorporates its own integrated intelligence. Today, in Geneva, Urwerk officially unveiled the UR-EMC watch that houses this unique movement that was a long journey for its watchmakers and engineers.…

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Equestrian Inspirations

Before the advent of automobiles, many of today’s luxury watchmakers were saddlers and leather goods specialists. Others simply grew up in the world where equestrian involvement was all encompassing, and they quickly recognized a need to  outfit the rider and horse lover.  Today, top watch brands embrace the equestrian world with design accents that tell their…

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Crossbow Smartwatch Pre-Buy

It’s official. The Hyetis Crossbow Smartwatch is available for sale in a pre-buy offer. The price is steep — $1,200. But, look at what you get. A smartwatch with built-in 41 megapixel “life camera” to record your moves and emotions. Billing itself as Swiss made and housing a mechanical movement, the watch offers a host…

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