Happy New Year: Welcome to 2018 … Time To Start Anew

Happy New Year, Welcome 2018

Happy New Year. Welcome to 2018 and the wonderful watch world we live in. This year, we opted not to reflect back on the negatives of 2017. Yes, there were negatives, there is no point in denying it:  disappointing watch sales, disappointing product and even disappointing changes in industry personnel. However, the flip side is…

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Review: TAG Heuer Limited Edition Autavia Jack Heuer Watch a Hit in 2017

TAG Heuer Autavia Jack Heuer Limited Edition watch

Earlier this year, TAG Heuer did something many watch brands don’t have the chance to do. It honored the still-living creator of the brand’s iconic Autavia watch: Jack Heuer. Born in 1932, the watch was created for Jack’s 85th birthday and celebrates the full return of this important series.  It was a grand gesture. Jack…

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Would You Want a Watch Made Via 3D Printing?

3D printing in the watch industry

We hear about all sorts of items being made via three-dimensional printing… but watches? Absolutely. In fact, over the past years, more and more watch brands have been using 3D printing in creating prototypes of watches that are in research and development stages.   Yesterday, we wrote about Vortic Watch Company, which makes all of…

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Baume & Mercier’s Clifton Club Burt Munro Tribute Limited Edition Watch Launched the Indian Motorcycle Partnership; What’s Next?

Baume & Mercier / Indian Motorcycle: Clifton Club Burt MunroLimited Edition

With the SIHH 2018 almost upon us, we expect to see some great watches coming our way from the 18 brands exhibiting there. One of those brands, Baume & Mercier, may have an extension for us resulting from the company’s partnership with Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company. The collaboration, announced earlier this year, witnesses…

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Watch Review: American-Made Vortic Watches and Why I like the Chicago Watch

The "Chicago" watch with restored Elgin movement, by Vortic Watches.

Recently, I was one of seven industry insiders — all women — asked to name one of my favorite picks for watches under $1,000, for Monochrome-Watches.  I selected a brand that  typically retails for more than $1,000, but that has certain pieces in the under (barely) $1,000: Vortic Watches. I selected the Chicago watch, with…

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Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Tradicion Champagne Watch — Perfect for New Year

Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Tradicion Champagne

  We have written about Cuervo y Sobrinos many times here before. It is a brand we really love. Not only is it Swiss made, but it has long ties in the watch world, and has firm Cuban roots. Here we take a look at the alluring Cuervo y Sobrinos  Historiador  Tradicion Champagne watch. Cheers! This…

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