A Practical Guide to Watch Collecting

By Alex Lam Yesterday, we waxed poetic about our passion for watches and the drive to collect and curate them.  That article was all about the emotion involved in buying a watch and the relationship one forms with it.  Today, we bring a more practical view to the concept of watch collecting.  After considering the…

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Love Affair Revealed: One Man’s Journey into Watch Collecting

By Alexander Lam There are many ways to view an object.  At the end of the day an object is inanimate, it does not breathe, it does not feel, it is not alive.  However, the objects we touch from day to day, that our five senses observe, we attribute qualities to these objects that a…

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Black Beauty? Yes or No? Hublot’s Classic Fusion Tourbillon Night-Out

Ever sinceJean-Claude Biver took over the helm of  Hublot — we’ve seen all sorts of bold delights from the brand — ranging  from Tutti Frutti gems, to denim straps, Big Bang complications and even the complex La Ferrari. Now, the brand unveils the Classic Fusion Tourbillon Night Out – a crisp clean pitch-black watch sporting…

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Technically Speaking, You’ll be Dead before the new A. Lange & Sohne Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch Needs to be Adjusted

Just about a  month ago, A. Lange & Sohne invited journalists from around the world to the unveiling of its Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch that tracks the lunar cycles in  — well – grand style. The official unveiling of this watch to the world will occur in just about two weeks at the…

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Rarest of Them All? Unveiling the Greubel Forsey GMT in Platinum (Pre-SIHH 2014)

We’ve seen this watch make jaws drop. The sheer three-dimensional beauty of the Greubel Forsey GMT has had many a watch collector lusting after it since it was first unveiled to the world in 2011.  Now, the brand has upped the ante – unveiling it in platinum – the world’s rarest metal. The watch still…

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Introducing Zenith’s El Primero Caliber 410 Triple Calendar Chronograph – an Icon Reintroduced

Those who love a precision instrument will be thrilled with the new Zenith Calibre 410 that recalls the original powerhouse introduced in 1969. That same year that men walked on the moon, Zenith unveiled a revolutionary new movement that had been seven years in the R&D stages. The watch – code named the El Primero…

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