Panerai Gets Its Due: Meet the Luminor Due Series

Last week in Florence, Panerai — with roots in that city — unveiled the all-new Luminor Due.The line features an  all-new case that, while  inspired by the classic Luminor of the 1950’s, offers updated appeal. Details such as thickness of case were changed — making the case slimmer and lighter in weight. Additionally, all of the models…

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Breitling Opens New NYC Boutique with Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly, John Travolta, Boomer Esiason and Others

  Say it with me, there is no place like home, no place like home, no place like the new home of the Breitling US Flagship store on the corner of 57th and Madison in NYC. On May 19, Breitling held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the unveiling of its new two-story, 7,000 square-foot location, and…

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1962 Wittnauer Watch, Owned by Major League Baseball Star, Sells for $10,000

Last week, our friends over at Analog/Shift — buyers and sellers of fine vintage watches — partnered with former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani  to auction off a very special timepiece. The watch – up for auction for one week- sold as of 5 PM tonight for $10,000. Bidding had started at $500.  The watch, which…

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Possibly the World’s Most Expensive Evening Bag: Harry Winston The New York Companion

It isn’t every day that a woman gets to step out on the town bedecked in her finest jewels from head to toe, but with the newest evening bag from Harry Winston, The New York Companion evening bag, she will steal the limelight from any Red Carpet star.  This year at Baselworld 2016, Harry Winston…

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4 Top Artisans Contribute to the Making of the Near Half-Million-Dollar Seiko Credor Fugaku Tourbillon Limited Edition

Not a name you ever expected to grace our “Haute Time” pages, Seiko Watch Corporation makes the list this year by introducing the brand’s first-ever tourbillon in the Credor brand. Additionally, it is a pretty impressive timepiece thanks to its three-dimensional artistic presentation. The Credor Tourbillon, with dramatic engraving and lacquer work, recalls the famed…

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1600-Year Old Coins, Metal Statues and More Found at Sea

According to Israel’s Antiquities Authority, salvage has been recovered from a merchant ship that sank more than 1,600 years ago. The find includes unusual metal statues and lamps – some in the shape of sun and moon gods and goddesses, as well as animal shapes such as a whale, a wild boar and more. It…

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