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Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

OK folks, get your wallets out. Today — June 19 —  is National Watch Day. That’s right … National Watch Day. I believe its origin lies with Nordstrom, which — about four years ago — coined the term. While the original concept was to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking, it was truly most…

Frederique Constant’s 30th Anniversary, Release of Grand Complications, Reconfirms Future Of Brand

Frederique Constant Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon

With the year 2018 coming to a close, we reflect on some of the brands that celebrated in style this year. One such brand is Frederique Constant, a Swiss brand built on the relationship of value and quality. Just 30 years young, Frederique Constant has, nonetheless, put an indelible mark on time.  A few months ago,…

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Hands On With Panerai L’Astronomo Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moonphases Equation of Time GMT Watch

Panerai L'Astronomo

Earlier this year at the SIHH 2018 in Geneva, Panerai unveiled its newest masterpiece: L’Astronomo. Also referred to as L’Astronomo Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moon Phase Equation of Time GMT, the 50 mm watch is the brand’s very first creation to have a moonphase indication  as well as a highly creative date indication system.  Recently, a…

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas In The Watch World

T’was the night before Christmas, and all through the watch world, Not a watchmaker was stirring; No Machines whirled The tools were all placed on the benches with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The collectors were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of tourbillons danced in their heads;…

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Ulysse Nardin Diver 42mm Watches Make the Perfect Gift For The Water Lover

Ulysse Nardin Diver 42mm

 Ulysse Nardin is synonymous with underwater adventure. This brand has been creating marine chronometers since its inception in 1846 and continues today to enhance its relationship with all things marine and nautical. As such, it comes as no surprise that its most recent unveiling — a sleek 42mm Diver  — is equipped to weather the elements with…

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Three Great Baume & Mercier Baumatic Watches For Under $3,500 — Perfect For The Holidays

Baume et Mercier Clifton Baumatic

With the holidays here, last-minute shopping doesn’t have to be a terrible thing. Baume & Mercier has the answer for the man in your life who loves watches: Baumatic. Earlier this year, at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), Baume & Mercier announced some pretty incredible news: the brand was unveiling a high-tech…

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Corum Golden Bridge And Miss Golden Bridge Sparkle With High-Diamond Snow Settings

Corum Golden Bridge and Miss Golden Bridge with snow-set diamond cases.

Just in time for the holiday season, Corum unveils four new Golden Bridge watches  with stunning diamond snow settings for him and for her. Snow setting is a process wherein a variety of diamond sizes are seemingly randomly set into the metal so that they emulate snow falling. All of the metal is obstructed from…

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Baselworld And SIHH Synchronize Show Dates For April/May 2020

SIHH and Baselworld coordinate dates for 2020

Earlier today,   Salon Internationals de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) and Baselworld announced plans to coordinate exhibition dates for the year 2020 through 2024, so that the shows coincide in timing. They also announced a joint date move to late  April through early May instead of January and March when the shows typically take place.…

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Top Three Tutima Watches Perfect For The Holidays: Patria, Saxon One, Tempostopp

Tutima Saxon One

Founded in the Saxon region of Germany in 1927, Tutima crafts timepieces in its state-of-the-art manufacture according to the strictest of standards. For those who love fine German watchmaking, this brand has it all. Now, just in time for the holidays, we take a look at three top Tutima watches that range in price and style,…

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Bovet Unveils Newest $232,000 Platinum OttantaSei Tourbillon With Pininfarina

Bovet Pininfarina Ottentasei Tourbillon platinum watch

In a bold and beautiful move,  Bovet is releasing the newest OttantaSei Tourbillon platinum watch — the result of an on-going collaboration between Pascal Raffy, owner of Bovet, and Paolo Pininfarina, well-known Italian businessman and owner of Pininfarina car design company (which has ties to and been hired by the likes of Ferrari, Alfa Romeo,…

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Pre-SIHH 2019: Introducing The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon Enamel

Jaeger-LeCoultre Ultra Thin Moon

SIHH is around the corner and we are beginning to witness a host of new timepieces being showcased ahead of time — but don’t get too excited — this only means we get a peek at what is coming in January in Geneva – it doesn’t mean you don’t have to wait until next year for the watches…

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