A Close-UP Look at the Azimuth 3D Wonders: Mr. Roboto R2, Crazy Rider

Azimuth SP-1 Crazy Rider motorcycle-inspired watch.

As all of our regular readers know, I have been in the watch industry for three-and-a-half decades and so I have seen many a brand come and go. One brand that began its journey back in 2003 has grown by leaps and bounds: Azimuth. Known for its cutting-edge designs and relatively reasonable prices given the…

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank Watch Sets World Record, Sells For $379,500 At Christie’s Auction

Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank Watch sells for $379,500 at Christie's Auction

In yesterday’s Christie’s Rare Watches and American Icons auction, which totaled sales of more than $10M, the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank watch set a world record for the most expensive Cartier Tank ever sold at auction. It went for $379,500.  The winning bidder donated a portion of the proceeds to the National Endowment for…

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Watch Review: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent Watches Designed with Lapo Elkann

Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent collection 2017 designed with Lapo Elkann.

In an ongoing collaboration with Italia Independent and the brand’s  founder Lapo Elkann, Hublot unveiled its newest series of timepieces earlier this year. Now they are beginning to hit stores and we take a close-up look and bring you an honest review of the Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent collection. The newest watch collection continues to underscore…

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4 Reasons Why We Love the Graham Chronofighter Vintage Nose Art Watches

Graham Chronofighter Vintage Nose Art Ltd. watches are inspired by history.

Earlier this year, Graham unveiled its pin-up inspired Chronofighter Vintage Nose Ar watches. Some people thought the watches were a bit sexist, others embraced them in the spirit in which they were intended: history re-captured. In fact,  the line is inspired by the nose-art found on the military planes of the 1940’s. Here we bring you four reasons why we…

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Exclusive Interview: Peter Speake-Marin Talks About Leaving His Brand And His New Naked Watchmaker Ventures

Peter Speake-Marin

Just a few days ago, Speake-Marin SA — the eponymous brand started by well-known and much-loved English watchmaker  Peter Speake-Marin — issued a statement noting that after 16 years, Peter Speake-Marin will be leaving his brand to pursue other interests. In fact, he is pursuing a new path, and today, in an exclusive interview, he discussed his plans…

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Review of the Emmanuel Bouchet EB02 Automatic Limited Edition Watch

The Emmanuel Bouchet EB02 Automatic Limited Edition with diamonds -- in a conical setting -- is a technical masterpiece.

I admit, I am a great fan of watchmaker Emmanuel Bouchet who seems to think on a different level. About a year and a half ago, when he unveiled his first creation, the Emmanuel Bouchet Complication 1, we covered it in depth here.  Now, we got a good look at the newest rendition, the Emmanuel Bouchet…

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