Time Capsules: Commentary – Only Once in 823 Years

It really is all about the timing and this year we will see and live an event that will only happen once in 823 years. This year, July has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays – a phenomenon referred to as “money bags.” In fact, this year we will experience four unusual dates: 1/1/11…

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Around the World: Alpina Unveils Startimer Pilot Line in Martha’s Vineyard

After a wonderful flight yesterday in a luxury private jet from LaGuardia airport to Martha’s Vineyard, where we toured the Vineyard, Alpina unveiled its exciting new affordably priced Startimer Pilot’s collection of timepieces – and they are something to look at and wear! In fact, the automatic  watches, ranging from an amazing $2,595 to $2,795,…

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Time Capsules: Product –Corum Releases Vintage Fine Grand Precis

This is one of the most beautiful and alluring homage Corum timepieces to come on the market in a while. The historical Grand Precis watch not only pays tribute to a timepiece from 1957, but also holds the historical movement in its wonderful reinterpreted case.  In 1957, two years after its 1955 founding, Corum presented…

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Time Capsules: Product – Bulgari’s Serpenti –SSSSSSSuperlative

The Serpenti has been an integral part of Bulgari’s history for decades. This stunning timepiece was introduced in the 1950’s as a tubogas bracelet watch and has since been re-introduced in all its glory as a high jeweled masterpiece. The two-twirl bracelet is crafted in 18-karat pink gold and ends with a secret-watch serpent head…

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Weekend Sojourn: Behind the Sound of Music in Salzburg

Recently, while joining A. Lange & Sohne in Salzburg, Austria, where the original Glashutte watchmaking brand sponsored the Whitsun Music Festival, I got the privilege of touring this wonderful city – with an emphasis on the sites where the well-known 1960’s movie “The Sound of Music” was filmed. It was an interesting tour that led…

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