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Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

Revisiting MB&F: Meet Medusa, The Clock That Almost Didn’t Make Its Debut

Maximilian Busser at the GAIA Prize awards

With Baselworld around the corner, we wanted to take a few minutes to revisit some important MB&F products before the exciting new unveilings coming out. Yes, we know about the new watches already, but that is embargoed material so you just have to be patient.  However, at the recent SIHH, MB&F unveiled its 10th collaboration…

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De Bethune USA Exclusive Launched At Watches & Wonders Miami

DeBethune DB 28 USA exclusive watch launched at Watches & Wonders Miami.

DB28 Kind of GoldUSA Limited Edition   Recently at the Watches & Wonders Miami show at the Miami Design District, Swiss independent watch brand De Bethune smartly unveiled a USA exclusive watch, the   “DB28 Kind of Blue.” A spin-off of the brand’s all-blue and much coveted DB28, the new watch features an 18-karat pink gold…

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Charitable Causes In The Watch World: Richard Mille Donates Proceeds Of $800,000 Watches To Education Above All Foundation

Richard Mille Onyx

Richard Mille has teamed with the Education Above All foundation (EAA), a global organization established to promote global social and political development through quality education, and created a new nearly $800,000  diamond encrusted watch. All proceeds of the sales of the watch will  support  Out-of-School Children (OOSC) globally  through EAA’s Educate a Child programme (EAC)…

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America’s Oldest Watchmaking Guild, Horological Society of New York, Announces Gala and Charity Auction Event

The Horological Society of New York, America’s first watchmaking guild, founded in1866, announces the 2019 Gala and Charity Auction event. This event is earmarked as one of the best horological evenings and this year, the organization is moving the dinner and auction to a new location at the Manhattan Penthouse with breathtaking views of the…

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Philippe Charriol, Founder Of Philippe Charriol Brand, Dies In Auto Race Accident

Philippe Charriol dies in automobile race accident.

I was in my twenties when i first met Philippe Charriol. He was energetic, enthusiastic and flamboyant.  I remember he wore his white fur coat regularly and bedecked himself in his own jewels and watches.  He was full of character and life. Sadly, I learned today that Philippe Charriol was killed in a race car…

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Photo Report: Watches & Wonders Miami 2019, Miami Concours, Yacht Show

Watches & Wonders Miami 2019:

It’s  no secret that I get around. As a veteran journalist in the watch industry, my job is to go where the stories are. I can’t go to everything, but I try to say yes to al least half of the trips i am offered annually, and I always go to the important  shows. Such…

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Hands On With The Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht Watch Unveiled At Watches & Wonders Miami

Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht

Last week in Miami – at the second annual Watches  & Wonders show — Ulysse Nardin used the Florida backdrop, complete with concurrent Yacht Show and car show — to unveil its newest masterpiece: The Marine Mega Yacht watch that indicates tides, along with a host of other important information for sailors, and that carries a…

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Bulgari Unveils Updated Icon In Rome: B.zero1 To Honor 20th Anniversary

This post is about jewelry, not watches — but pay attention men — these are rings you can easily wear. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Bulgari B.zero1 collection of jewelry. A line that broke typical jewelry design codes thanks to its spiral, flexible rings and visionary appeal, the B.zero1 has become an icon in the jewelry world. Last week in…

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Storage Wars: The Best USB Key From Watches & Wonders Miami

Sevan Bicakci at Watches & Wonders Miami

If you read my headline then you will know that at the recent Watches & Wonders Miami 2019 show, there was only one great USB keys. Don’t get me wrong, there were many distributed, but just one stole my heart and stands out now  as one of the best USB keys ever: Sevan Bicakci’s dagger…

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Pre-Basel 2019: Meet the Chopard L.U.C XPS Twist QF (price)

ChopardL.U.C XPS Twist QF

As a pre-Baselworld peek, Chopard unveils the L.U.C XPS Twist QF watch — a timepiece  that offers  a bit of a spin to horology.  Classically elegant and s magnificent statement in modern classics, the L.U.C XPS Twist QF features a rich  satin-finished blue dial with seconds sundial at 7 o’clock and crown at 4 o’clock. The…

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