How Can Disabled Veterans Earn a Living — Becoming Watchmakers

A newly formed 501C3 Organization has been established that can bring new employment hope to wounded veterans, including those in wheelchairs.  The Veterans Watchmaker Initiative is an organization dedicated to training disabled veterans with service-connected disabilities—for Free — in the art of watchmaking and watch repair—a field that is desperately seeking trained watchmakers. Still in…

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Introducing the new Tissot T-Complication Squelette

Tissot’s recently unveiled T-Complication Squelette is a lovely mix of modernity and craftsmanship – and is a new milestone for the Swiss brand. The Tissot T-Complication Squelette watch houses a new, specially developed hand-wound ETA movement that is exclusive to Tissot. It was adapted from a pocket watch but with special cut outs. The 45mm…

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4 Top Watch Brands Win Couture Time Awards

  At the recent Couture show, I was honored to be – for the third year running – a Couture Time judge – along with fellow jurors: watch collectors Sam Yukon and celebrity chef Nick Stellino, journalist Keith Strandberg, author John Reardon and Daryn Schnipper of Sotheby’s. Judging is a big responsibility – as there…

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MB&F MusicMachine – Possibly the Best Father’s Day Gift Ever

It was only a month or so ago in BaselWorld that the well-known and much-loved MB&F unveiled its newest piece – the MusicMachine. While the brand is renowned for its cutting-edge timepieces, the ever-creative Max Busser couldn’t help but want something a little different to wow the world with this year. He conceived of a…

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Exploring the Chopard L.U.C Engine One H

An aesthetic hybrid that combines auto inspirations and fine watchmaking, the new Chopard L.U.C Engine One H hand-wound timepiece is a delight to look at and to wear. The Chopard Manufacture Tourbillon movement reflects the look of an engine and race car instrumentation – on both the dial side and via the sapphire caseback. The…

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