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GPHG 202

This year’s Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Geneve (GPHG)  — what some refer to as the Academy Awards of watchmaking – has announced the 84watch nominees for the 2020 edition. The nominations have been selected by more than 350 members of the watchmaking community, from brand executives, to watchmakers, watch educators and leaders and journalists…

TAG Heuer, Official Timer of the Indy 500, Measures Ultimate Precision- Rossi Wins

Today marked the 100th running of the Indy 500– an American institution that happens every year on Memorial Day weekend. Alexander Rossi, considered a rookie, managed to win the race by conserving fuel to use at the end –  basically finishing on fumes (while Munoz had to hit the pits for fuel with four laps…

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Ritmo Mundo Celebrates Auto Racing at the Indy 500

Tomorrow marks the 100th running of the famed Indy 500 — and it promises excitement. There are a few watch brands intimately involved in the event, and one of them, Ritmo Mundo, which produces a great line of affordable Racer watches (including the tribute to Dan Wheldon watch, which you can read about here), also…

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Finally, In Stores Now: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Calendar and Classic Watches

Four score and five years ago the horological manufacture Jaeger-LeCoutre produced what would be one of the most iconic watches in the industry: the Reverso. One of the first true sports watches, the piece was originally designed for Polo players in  1931. The watch dial side would face up when worn recreationally, but when it came to…

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Fast Focus: Meet the Richard Mille RM 35-02 Rafael Nadal Quartz TPT Watch (Price)

Luxury watchmaker Richard Mille has a way of wowing watch lovers and sports spectators. He brings on brand ambassadors that actually wear their Richard Mille watches while engaging in their competitions. From racing, to tennis, golf and more—Richard Mille works side by side with its ambassadors to create special timepieces that work for them (in…

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3 Reasons to Love the New MB&F Legacy Machine: LM1 Silberstein, Made with Alain Silberstein (prices)

A few months ago in Basel, we met with MB&F and got a sneak peek at the all-new Legacy Machine LM1 Silberstein – but the watch was under embargo – until now. The reasons we love this watch are multi-fold and run the gamut from admiring the work of Alain Silberstein and MB&F for years…

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May Auctions Prove Investment Value of Watches, Jewels

  Well a lot happened on the way to the forum, so to speak. This month’s auctions are keeping us crazy busy — and are demonstrating yet again the value of the timepiece. Before the next round of auctions gets underway, we want to bring you a few highlights that may perk up your idea…

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Fast Focus: Meet The Ultimate Light Weight: Montblanc Pythagore TimeWalker Ultra-Light Concept Watch

On our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, we offer an in-depth look at this  ultra-light-weight Montblanc TimeWalker Pythagore Ultra-Light Concept watch –that weighs in at 14.88 grams (just about half an ounce). The one-of-a-kind watch is dedicated to the brand’s ambassador Lin Dan, world-famous badminton champion and two-time Olympic champion, who helped design the piece…

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Panerai Gets Its Due: Meet the Luminor Due Series

Last week in Florence, Panerai — with roots in that city — unveiled the all-new Luminor Due.The line features an  all-new case that, while  inspired by the classic Luminor of the 1950’s, offers updated appeal. Details such as thickness of case were changed — making the case slimmer and lighter in weight. Additionally, all of the models…

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Breitling Opens New NYC Boutique with Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly, John Travolta, Boomer Esiason and Others

  Say it with me, there is no place like home, no place like home, no place like the new home of the Breitling US Flagship store on the corner of 57th and Madison in NYC. On May 19, Breitling held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the unveiling of its new two-story, 7,000 square-foot location, and…

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1962 Wittnauer Watch, Owned by Major League Baseball Star, Sells for $10,000

Last week, our friends over at Analog/Shift — buyers and sellers of fine vintage watches — partnered with former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani  to auction off a very special timepiece. The watch – up for auction for one week- sold as of 5 PM tonight for $10,000. Bidding had started at $500.  The watch, which…

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