Watch Education: What Makes Swiss Watches the Gold Standard? (Part 1)

We often are asked “Why Swiss watches are considered the best in the world?” This is no easy subject, since the rise of Switzerland as the epitome of fine watchmaking was centuries in the making. So, beginning today, and for several subsequent Thursdays, we are bringing you a series of articles that will track this…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Masters Time

Last week we introduced you to the all new Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin Perpetual calendar watch. Offered in 18-karat rose gold, 18-karat white gold, or in stainless steel for just under $20,000 – this may well be the must-have watch for the brand this year. However, we do want to revisit the brand’s alluring Duometre (dual-wing)…

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Off the Cuff: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Lady Quartz

Usually we review complicated watches, and a lot of men’s watches. Today, though, we take a look at the stunning Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ladies’ quartz watch because – guess what – Mother’s Day is less than two months away and now is the time for women to consider what you want to ask for,…

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Introducing Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin Perpetual–Under $20,000!

Ok so here we are in Las Vegas at the Jaeger-LeCoultre Boutique at the Wynn for the unveiling of a top-secret timepiece. It is an amazing Master Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar! This watch is a winner for sure! It marks the first time the brand unveils a perpetual calendar in such an ultra-thin piece. In fact,…

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Complicated Watches: MB&F Unveils Horological Machine HM4 Final Edition

As with most pieces Max Busser and MB&F releases – the new HM4 Final Edition is a work of complex artistry and excellence. The bold watch takes direct inspiration from stealth aircraft. It also marks the end of an era for the brand. When the original HM4 Thunderbolt was launched three years ago, MB&F insisted…

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Patek Philippe New York – Just Like Being in Geneva

Earlier this week, Patek Philippe celebrated the official opening of its new offices and watch service department in New York City. High above Rockefeller Center, with a superb view of the famed skating rink, Thierry Stern, President of Patek Philippe worldwide, and Larry Pettinelli, US President, cut the proverbial ribbon – opening the  doors to stunning…

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