Who Are The Final 84 Watches In The 2019 GPHG (Grand Prix d Horlogerie) Competition?

Armin Strom, GPHG

      The Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)  has announced its pre-selected watches — six in each of the categories — that will be going up for the final vote this fall.  In total, there are 84 timepieces   competing for the 18 prizes, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix. The GPHG’s…

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Grand Seiko, Spring Drive, Nissan Unveil Collaboration: Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary

Grand Seiko Nissan GT-R

This year, Grand Seiko celebrates 20 years of its famed Spring Drive movement. Additionally Japanese car brand Nissan GT-R celebrate a 50th anniversary. The two Japanese brands come together now to celebrate in style with a Grand Seiko sport collection that pays homage to the Nissan GT-R. Naturally, the new series is equipped with the…

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A Close Look At The Grand Seiko Caliber 9F 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Watch

Grand Seiko Caliber 9F 25th Anniversary watch, ref. number SBGT241.

In the late 1980s watches powered by quartz movements were undergoing a series of rapid innovations as brands resolved to add new functions to the quartz caliber.  At Seiko, the  Grand Sieko team chose to focus to the improvement and refinement of precision and durability and in 1993, Grand Seiko  unveiled a new quartz caliber:…

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Watch Collectors Unite: WatchTime New York 2017 Is Around The Corner

A glimpse inside WatchTime New York.

The industry event of the year is just around the corner. WatchTime New York brings together some of the most illustrious brands in the watch industry and opens them up to the public. Held at Gotham Hall in New York City, this two-day event welcomes 30 brands to center stage. Festivities kick off on October…

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Seiko Opens Miami Boutique, Brings in Special Edition Credor, Grand Seiko and Galante Watches

Just a couple of days ago in Miami, Seiko opened its first Miami boutique in the heart of the Design District. The opening celebration was a stellar success: a Grand (Seiko) kind of night, with some of the rarest Seiko timepieces on display — including pieces from a collection that is typically not sold in…

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