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IWC Portugieser Automatic Blue Panda.

  Watch collectors around the world are familiar with the term Panda when it comes to chronograph watches. It typically defines a white background with black subsidiary dials (panda eyes)  and the reverse Panda is just what it sounds like: black dial, white subsidiary dials. Now, though, IWC Schaffhausen brings one of the watch  world’s…

Introducing The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Perpetual Calendar

Jaeger-LeCoultre steel Polaris Perpetual Calendar

By Nancy Olson   A perpetual calendar is among the most challenging—and the most coveted—complications. By definition, it automatically adjusts for the different durations of months and even leap years. Thus it always shows the correct date, at least for the somewhat distant future, while a “normal” date display needs periodic adjustment. Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new Polaris…

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Breitling Celebrates 70 Years Of Navitimer With New Watches

Breitling 41mm Navitimer watch

At a summit that took place today in Switzerland, Breitling celebrates the 70th anniversary of the iconic Navitimer watch – with famed slide-rule bezel – by unveiling several important new variations that boast retro-inspired looks with contemporary movements.   Like much of what Breitling has been introducing in the past few years, the new Navitimer…

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Maurice Lacroix Commits To Upcycling 10 Million Bottles Taken From The Oceans With New Watch Line

Maurice Lacroix Aikon #tide watch

Maurice Lacroix  teams with #Tide, to create watches made of plastic waste composite, as it aims to help keep our oceans clean and to give today’s customers the environmentally friendly products it wants.  The all new Maurice Lacroix collection features cases made entirely from recycled plastics taken from the world’s oceans. The funky new watches, the…

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Bulgari Shatters World Records With $440,000 Octo Finissimo Ultra, Thin As A Dime

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Ultra

Bulgari’s newest watch, the Octo Finissimo Ultra, is the 8th world record-setting timepiece for the brand: it is the thinnest mechanical manual-wind watch in the world. At just 1.8mm thick, the entire cased watch (not just the movement) is just slightly thicker than the ultra slim American dime. The Octo Finissimo Ultra watch, which is…

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Introducing The Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Brown Bronze Watch

Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Brown Bronze watch.

It’s no secret that watch collectors are loving the bronze watches that have been emerging onto the watch scene in recent years.  And the new Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Brown Bronze beauty is no exception. There are several reasons this new diver’s watch – water resistant to 300 meters – will be hot,…

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Watch Review: Hands On With Hegid Watches

Hegid watches

Recently, I had the chance to go hands on with Hegid watches. The brand, globall2019y launched four years ago in 2018 (with its first watches being shown at Baselworld in 2019), the French company has a  very unique watch wardrobe concept that offers wearers the ability to be creative and different. Thanks to a patented…

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I’m Not Old, I’m Vintage: Confessions Of A 1940’s Bulova WristWatch, And Me

vintage bulova watch

This article first ran on ATimelyPerspective several years ago, but with the craze for vintage watches so intense, I thought it would be fun to share this story again. This time, though, after the watch shows are over, I fully intend to bring this piece to Bulova for its long-awaited overhaul. A few days ago,…

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Patek Philippe, Rolex Join Russia Boycott, Redbar Auction To Help Starts Soon

Hublot boutique in Moscow.

The boycott is on in Russia and top watch brands including Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet and Rolex have joined the league of  other brands and big watch groups that are  taking a stance when it comes to doing business in Russia.  Some are closing their stores altogether, while others  are saying they will remain open to…

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