Former NFL Quarterback, Boomer Esiason, Talks Life, Time and Breitling

Born Norman Julius Esiason, the retired American football quarterback known to he world as Boomer, is a life-long Long Islander. Nicknamed by his mother before he was even born because of the big kicks he would give her from inside the womb, Boomer’s moniker stuck.  Boomer was a multi-sport talent in high school and later…

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When Sound Breaks New Barriers: Why it Took Audemars Piguet 8 Years to Build the Royal Oak Acoustic Concept Watch (Pre-SIHH 2015)

With the soon-to-be officially released 2015 concept watch by Audemars Piguet – the notion of sound in a wristwatch booms. And while the sound of the new Royal Oak Acoustic Research- Episode 1 Concept watch may not be roaring or thunderous, it can be heard by someone other than the wearer and those leaning their…

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Affordable WatchWednesday: Reactor Warp Chronograph Tachymeter

By Ryan Walsh Reactor, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2014, is a performance sports watch brand that is known for its rugged, utilitarian timepieces.   The newest line Reactor has developing is called the Warp Chronograph Tachymeter — forged from solid 316L stainless, steel. Built to endure the tasks at hand – especially if that…

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Three Top Timepieces Exclusive to the Americas, from Richard Mille

By Ryan Walsh The quest to woo Americans to buy finer, more-high-tech haute horological timepieces remains a race – especially among independent watch brands that recognize the savvy watch-collecting market as a strong frontier. As such, we are witnessing more “Made exclusively for the Americas” watch releases than ever before. Such is the case with…

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Bulova and Manchester United Team Up with New Accu*Swiss Treble Watches

By Ryan Walsh Founded in 1875 in America, Bulova is one of the most recognized names in watchmaking. Among its many significant collections of watches, the Swiss-made Accu*Swiss brand stands out as a leader. That may well be why the brand turned to the Accu*Swiss line when it wanted to celebrate its role as the…

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Montblanc Enters the Smart Watch World with new Timewalker Urban Speed e-Strap Watches

We have just learned that Montblanc is taking the New Year more seriously than others. The brand has entered the Smart watch world in its own special mode: with an e-Strap. The integrated technology device is encased in steel and rubber and placed on the interchangeable Extreme Leather Strap (a specially made leather that Montblanc…

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