1929 Mercedes Benz Wins 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Rolex Best of Show Award (Slideshow: Top 10 Highlights of Monterey Classic Car Week)

Pre-War-Era 1929 Mercedes Benz S Barker Tourer wins Rolex Best of Show at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2017

Every year for more than half a century, some of the greatest motorsports events take place in Monterey, California. This past weekend was the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, which started back in 1955 and is easily the most sophisticated and prestigious of all motorsports events. With Rolex as the Official Timepiece of Concours d’Elegance…

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Kering Group Appoints Patrick Pruniaux CEO of Ulysse Nardin As Patrik Hoffmann Exits

Elina Svitolina, brand ambassador for Ulysse Nardin, with Patrik Hoffmann, CEO of Ulysse Nardin (Photo: courtesy Ulysse Nardin)

While we were busy covering some great events this past weekend, the Albert Bensoussan, CEO of Kering Group Luxury — Watches and Jewelelry Division  (owners of watch and jewelry brands: Ulysse Nardin, Pomellato, Gucci, Boucheron and Girard-Perrregaux) made another management change announcement: Patrick  Pruniaux is the new head of Ulysse Nardin. He replaces long-standing CEO of the…

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Introducing the Montblanc TimeWalker ExoTourbillon Minute Chronograph Limited Edition 100

Montblanc TimeWalker Exotourbillon Minute Chronograph Limited Edition 100 watch -- inspired by auto racing.

  As a further expansion of its totally revamped TimeWalker Collection, Montblanc unveils a very special limited edition watch: TimeWalker ExoTourbillon Minute Chronograph Limited Edition 100. The piece combines two notable horological complications: the brand’s in-house patented one-minute ExoTourbillon that was first unveiled by the brand in 2010, and with quick stop-second mechanism, and a…

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Rolex: Title Sponsor and Official Timepiece Of Many Events at Monterey Classic Car Week

This weekend ushers in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

This weekend — starting today — promises to be a truly exciting one for car lovers and watch lovers. It is Monterey Classic Car week and that is huge news. The event includes the famed Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance®, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering and more — and Rolex plays a role…

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Golfer Patrick Reed, ‘Captain America,’ Joins Hublot Brand Ambassador Team

US Ryder Cup star, Patrick Reed.

It’s golf season and that means announcements are in full swing.  US Ryder Cup star Patrick  Reed joins Hublot’s team of distinguished golfers as a brand ambassador.  Reed, it turns out, is a watch lover and owns several Hublot timepieces in his private collection. Referred to as “Captain America” in golf, Reed is known for defeating…

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The American Clock and Watch Museum Offers The One Time You Just Might Wish You Were an Old Crank

At the American Clock & Watch Museum in Bristol, CT, one can join the Old Cranks Tour as volunteers wind hundreds of clocks in the museum.

Something interesting happens on the first and third Friday of every month in New England. At the  American Clock and Watch Museum in Bristol, Connecticut, visitors can join the Old Cranks tour. During this exceptional time frame, four long-time volunteers at the museum come in to wind the approximately 60 to 70 historic clocks —…

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