Hands On With The IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon And Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon (Prices)

IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Limited Edition 150 Years watch

This year, IWC Schaffhausen celebrates its 150th anniversary — and does so with more than two dozen important jubilee timepieces. Prior to SIHH 2018, we brought you a close-up look at one of our favorites, the IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition 150 Years. Now we turn our attention to the two new Portugieser Tourbillon timepieces…

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Simple Education: Easy Guide To Understanding a Perpetual Calendar

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complet Calendar Excellence Platine

We often get reader comments and questions about a variety of complications. While we understand that many of our readers are avid watch collectors, some are also novices. As such, we are implementing a monthly “Simple Education” column that will offer an easy guide to a variety of complexities in watchmaking. If you’re advanced, no need to continue, but if you want…

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Montegrappa Adds Fire To the Mighty Pen To Create Fortuna Blue Blazer (Video)

Montegrappa Fortuna Blue Blazer writing instrument is created by torching the steel body and cap with fire.

Forged in fire. That is the best description to fit the newest addition to Montegrappa’s incredible writing instrument series. This Italian writing instrument company was founded in 1912 and has regularly created writing instruments that capture the attention of writers and pen lovers. In fact, during World War II, famed author Ernest Hemingway spent time…

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Phillips To Auction $3Million+ Rolex Cosmograph Daytona “The Unicorn” Ref. 6265

Unique white gold Rolex Daytona, "The Unicorn" Ref. 6265 goes up for Auction with Phillips

What may well be the only known vintage Rolex Cosmograph Daytona in 18-karat white gold with white gold bracelet, “The Unicorn”  Reference 6265, is going up for auction by Phillips in Association with Bacs and Russo.  It is estimated to sell for more than $3 million.  This makes the first time this extremely rare  watch…

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Dietrich Unveils Time Companion Watch With Six-Sided Case and Customizable Options

Dietrich Time Companion in black PVD steel with blue dial.

The staple of any watch collection is a great steel watch. The aesthetic of steel and blackened steel is equally at home in a suit  and tie, as in  jeans and your favorite nostalgia tee shirt. Additionally, a good steel timepiece at a great price is always a nice add-on to a collection.  Now, independent…

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Hands On With The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox (Price, Original Pictures)

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox watch

During SIHH 2018, we broke the news that Jaeger-LeCoultre has unveiled an entirely new watch collection, Polaris, inspired by the Memovox Polaris line from 1968 that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The entire series takes its design cues from the past, but with updated styling and message. While there are five key models…

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