What It’s Really Like To Attend Grand Prix D’Horlogerie Geneva, GPHG

GPHG 2019

This year marked the second time that I attended the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie Geneva, GPHG. Some call this the Academy Awards of the watch industry. I am not so sure because it is not all encompassing. Many top brands don’t participate and don’t send their watches in for judging.  This leaves some gaping holes.…

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Introducing A World’s First: The Urwerk UR-100 SpaceTime Watch

Urwerk UR-100 SpaceTime watch

  Astronomers, scientists, and studiers of time – this is the watch for you. It is also the stuff watch collectors’ dreams are made of: a three-dimensional work of art, horology and science in an incredibly limited edition from one of the strongest small independent brands on the market. I mean, does it get any…

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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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The Complete List: 50 Watches Being Auctioned In The ‘Only Watch’ 2019 Event

Only Watch MB&F

Every two years in the watch industry, something truly special happens: 50 top watch brands create a single timepiece to donate to the Only Watch Auction, with 99 percent of the proceeds going to benefit research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (Thus far more than 40 million Swiss Francs has been raised in the first seven…

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10 Watches That Played Starring Roles in Iconic Movies Over The Decades

Paul Newman's Rolex Daytona sold at a PHillip's Auction for $17 million

With summer movie flicks on their way to us, I wanted to review some of the great, iconic movies of all time and the watches that we saw in those films. It is a topic I wrote extensively about in other posts, so it is worth taking a look at once again now. Especially since…

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SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

Richard Mille SIHH 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good,…

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