A Closer Look At The $500,000 Jacob & Co. Opera Godfather 50th Anniversary Watch

Jacob & Co. Opera Godfather 50th Anniversary Watch

Last week, I was supposed to be in Sicily for the unveiling a very unusual timepiece: the Jacob & Co. Opera Godfather 50th Anniversary Watch. When the movie, The Godfather, made its debut in 1972, it was met with critical acclaim. The famous film, which holds high ranks in “best movies ever” listings, had a largely B-grade…

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How The H. Moser & Cie Streamliner Tourbillon Vantablack® Gold Watch Came To Be

Introducing the Streamliner Tourbillon Vantablack® 18-karat gold watch

  For those in the watchmaking know, the use of Vantablack® is relatively new. Not only that, but combining this high-tech ultra-black substance with precious materials like 18-karat gold is also not the norm. But then independent Swiss watch brand H. Moser & Cie. is anything but normal. This brand is all about stepping outside…

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What Happens When A Brand Themes Its Direction For The Entire Year? Vacheron Constantin Tells All

Vacheron Constantin

It was in March at the Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022 exhibition, that the longest continually operating Swiss watch brand, Vacheron Constantin, announced that this year, its unveilings (both product wise and event wise) would follow a themer: The Anatomy of Beauty. The brand, which crafts some of the most beautiful and technically advanced watches…

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A Closer Look At Chopard’s Alpine Eagle Flying Tourbillon

Chopard Alpine Eagle Flying Tourbillon

  By Nancy Olson   Since its introduction in 2019, Chopard’s Alpine Eagle has maintained its stake as an commendable watch collection, currently comprising more than two-dozen models inspired by Chopard’s much-earlier St. Moritz collection. Like the St. Moritz, the Alpine Eagle’s timeless look lends itself well to numerous iterations without compromising its solid design…

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Introducing The Arnold & Son Ultra-Thin Tourbillon (UTT) With Cosmic Dials

Arnold & Son Ultrathin Tourbillon (UTT)

By Gordon Henderson Newly released by Arnold & Sons are two ultrathin tourbillons, one in  18-karat 5N rose gold and the other in 950 platinum. As sophisticated as the complication and as special as the rare metals used for the pieces, the artistic finishings take the watches to the next level of the intersection of…

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6 Sensational Top Watches From Watches And Wonders 2022

Rolex GMT Master-II

Earlier this week, we brought you a look at five top watches from the Geneva 2022 Watches & Wonders Show. Now, we take a look at six sensational  watches from the same fair…. just from the “other side.” One complete side of the Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022 show consisted of  brands  such as Rolex,…

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