Did MB&F Go Too Far With Flow, The $182,000 Horological Machine No. 9? (price)

MB&F Horological Machine No. 9, Flow, Road version

Today, MB&F unveils the Horological Machine No. 9, nicknamed Flow. Built in two limited edition titanium versions, the horological machine, like all of MB&F’s space age, three-dimensional works of art — does not disappoint. The big question, though, is did MB&F go a bit too far in the design of Flow? The answer is, of…

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Peter Speake-Marin, The Naked Watchmaker, Bares His Soul With Stoic World Watches: Hands On (Prices)

Stoic World Sports watch

 Let me begin this article by saying that I have known Peter Speake-Marin – who recently launched Stoic World watches — for 16 years, ever since he founded his own eponymous brand, Peter Speake-Marin. I have talked with him year after year, watched him grow as both a watchmaker and as a person. I recall…

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In Stores Now: Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Watches With All-New High Technology Inside (Prices)

Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic watch with innovative highly functional caliber.

Earlier this year, at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), Baume & Mercier announced some pretty incredible news: the brand was unveiling a high-tech in-house movement called Baumatic(TM). Now, the watches housing the incredible new caliber are in stores — and any watch lover and seeker of precision is going to want to…

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Why TrueFacet.com’s Brand-Certified Pre-Owned Division Is Garnering Accolades

Zenith is among the first seven brands to join TrueFacet.com's Certified Pre-Owned classification.

It was just last month that TrueFacet.com, leading luxury online marketplace for acquiring and consigning fine jewelry and timepieces, launched its Brand-Certified Pre-Owned division.  It marked the first time that an e-commerce site could offer Brand-Certified Pre-Owned watches and jewelry.  The announcement quickly garnered attention of such publications as Forbes.com, Robb Report  and even TechCrunch. Why?…

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Richemont Group Makes Executive Changes, Appoints Jerome Lambert CEO

Jerome Lambert, CEO of Richemont Group

In big news at luxury conglomerate Compagnie Financiere Richemont, known to most as the Richemont Group, some new appointments have been made to the executive ranks that are expected to help boost sales of all brands and get a handle on marketing messages. Chairman of the group, Johann Rupert appoints Jerome Lambert to the position…

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Introducing The Ulysse Nardin Torpilleur Military Semper Fortis Watch (Price)

Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur US Navy watch

This past weekend in Annapolis, Swiss watch brand Ulysse Nardin unveiled its new  Marine Torpilleur Military Semper Fortis US Navy edition watch that celebrates the brand’s long-standing partnership with the US Navy by supplying on-board deck chronometers. The relationship began in 1905, when   the Washington Naval Observatory devised a competition for ‘Precision Torpedo Boat Timepieces’ in an effort…

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