Off the Cuff: Close Up with the Clerc Hydroscaph H1

Recently I wore a watch I never really thought I would wear. I was testing out the Clerc Hydroscaph H1 C.O.S.C certified automatic chronometer. One of the reasons I never thought I would wear this watch is because it is a brute of a timepiece. I say a brute because it is a significantly sized…

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Up Close with the Manufacture Royale 1770 Voltige – an Acrobat in Motion

Manufacture Royale –a five-year-old brand brand with roots dating back to Voltaire and the Age of Enlightenment — has been on the cutting edge of aesthetics and technology since its rebirth. We have covered the brand here before, but now we bring you the newest 1770 Voltige watch. Part of the brand’s 1770 Collection, this…

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Rolex, Audemars Piguet and Seiko – On Court Together at Wimbledon for Big Wins

It was a grand slam weekend in tennis! With smashing results: Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in the Wimbledon 2015 men’s singles final. This marks Djokovic’s second consecutive year winning Wimbledon, and the 28-year-old player accomplished it almost with a fury – not allowing the pressure of Federer’s serve get the best of him. Djokovic…

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What Has 771 Parts, Retails for Just about $450,000 and Is Coming to Stores Very Soon? Up Close with the A. Lange & Sohne Zeitwerk Minute Repeater

By Gordon Henderson When A. Lange & Sohne launched the Zeitwerk line in 2009 and unveiled its digital display, the brand created an aesthetic that was something truly different from not only it’s other lines, but also from the high end watch community as a whole. The bold numbers that display the time via rings…

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Affordable Watches: Nixon Unveils Star Wars™ Watches- Available for Sale for just 5 Days

While the game-changing minds that first invented Star Wars may not have envisioned a $375 affordable watch as a grand accessory for galaxy troopers, the playing field has changed. Now, Nixon introduces the Star Wars™ Nixon Collection timepieces. Among the watches: the Star Wars/Nixon Ranger Stormtrooper White and Ranger Imperial Pilot black – will be…

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VIDEO: Omega Watches: “The Collection” Depicts Brand’s Diversity

Watches are made for all sorts of purposes. Some are purely for style.  Some are created for divers, others for climbers or even pilots.  Many of us acquire these sorts of timepieces even though we don’t necessarily worry about our oxygen pressure gauge or our tachymeter. The makers at OMEGA realize this and embrace it…

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