Pantone Color Of The New Year: Classic Blue And 12 Top Watches From 2019 That Exemplify It

Tutima Sky watches

Pantone made its announcement last month that the color of 2020 would be Classic Blue. Well, 2020 is here and we’re pretty sure this year’s color is going to please most watch lovers.  After all, classic blue has been a hot color amongst collectors and watch aficionados for years. In fact, throughout the past year…

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Introducing The Vacheron Constantin La Musique Du Temps Cabinotiers Watches

“La Musique du Temps®” Les Cabinotiers Minute repeater tourbillon sky chart - A celestial note

Yesterday in Singapore, Vacheron Constantin unveiled a host of complicated Cabinotiers watches  — all under the theme of La Musique Du Temps.  In total there are six new music of time watches  — each extraordinary and alluring for a variety of reasons. As is the tradition at Vacheron Constantin, the Les Cabinoitiers timepieces are all…

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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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Close Up: Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 in Steel

Vacheron Constantin Cornes de Vache 1955 Stainless Steel watch.

Marking a first for Vacheron Constantin (well almost), the brand recently unveiled its  Histories Cornes de Vache 1955 watch in stainless steel. It is the first time the brand has created this historical incarnation in steel (with the exception of a limited edition piece it created for Hodinkee).  Retailing for $39,800, the watch is a…

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Meet The $39,800 Steel Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955

Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955

Are looking for a great Vacheron Constantin watch that won’t break the bank? Well, if you are a serious watch collector, today might be your day.  For the first time (since a special limited edition done with Hodinkee), Vacheron Constantin unveils the Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955, Ref. 6087, in stainless steel. The enticing watch…

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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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