Mastering Silicium: Going Into the Workshops with Patek Philippe (It Wasn’t Easy)

Just the other day, I had the unique experience of spending an entire day at a workshop with Patek Philippe in New York. There, we experienced a very thorough presentation of the brand’s pioneering research in silicium, and the material’s evolution as a balance wheel and as a hair spring.  It is astonishing to see that…

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Introducing the World’s First Mechanical Watch Built for MotorSports: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Laptimer Michael Schumacher

It has been five years in the making. The concept was the brainchild of legendary racecar driver Michael Schumacher. Now, Audemars Piguet introduces a world’s first in mechanical timepieces: the Royal Oak Laptimer Michael Schumacher. First unveiled to the world at a press event held today at Corinna Schumacher’s CS Ranch in Givrins, Switzerland, the…

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Watch Collectors, This is For You: The Maitres du Temps Chapter Three Midnight Blue

By Gordon Henderson Aside from the perfect piece of carry on luggage, the dual time zone watch is the perfect travel companion for the business professional. Let’s be honest, looking unfettered while traveling across three times zones, keeping track of meetings across the globe and knowing the kids’ bedtime back home is challenging on the…

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Behold: This Knight in Shining Armor Slays More than Dragons: Introducing the Urwerk UR-105 TA Knight

By Gordon Henderson For those familiar with the brand, Urwerk represents an aesthetic that sits on the edge of modern wristwatch design while also pushing the technological advances of horology. They are unapologetically a brand that marches to the beat of its own drummer when it comes to design elements, while at the same time…

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Affordable Watches: Fly the Skies with Hamilton and National Geographic for Daring Adventure (video)

With the world moving so fast around us, we quickly take for granted  all of the things that allow us to move so fast and stay so connected.  This April, National Geographic Studios released its documentary, “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” which depicts the rich history and rapid growth behind aviation and the industry that it…

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Bone-Chilling: Edox’s HydroSub Anniversary Diver’s Watch Withstands -40°F Waters

I bet if I put my car keys in a plastic bag submerged under -40°F water for three minutes they probably wouldn’t work anymore. To be honest, if I put my body into water that cold I most likely wouldn’t work anymore either. However, in celebration of Edox’s 50th  anniversary of its HydroSub Automatic divers watch,…

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