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Elvis Presley Ebel watch

Once owed by Elvis Presley, this solid gold and diamond-accented Ebel watch is up for sale for a mere $498,000 by M.S. Rau. The watch, which Presley later gifted to his friend and backup singer J.D. Sumner (complete with inscription on the back)  will be on display in New York at the upcoming  New York…

How Much Can You Fit into 45MM? A lot if you are IWC — Check Out the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Digital-Date Month Edition 75th Anniversary Watch (Video)

By Gordon Henderson To commemorate the 75th anniversary of IWC’s Portugieser line, the brand has unveiled the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Digital-Date Month Edition “75th Anniversary.” For the most part, the lengthy name lists the complications found in the piece, and, given the breadth of features listed, it would appear IWC has paid proper tribute to…

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Armin Strom Partners with Gumball 3000 — The Around-the-World Rally

What do Stockholm and Las Vegas have in common? Stop scratching your head … in reality the answer is nothing. However, each year a supercar rally featuring 120 select speedsters travels 3,000 miles across the globe for sport. And this year the trademarked Gumball 3000 Rally will be travelling from Europe’s “Venice of the North” to America’s…

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Tiffany & Co. Unveils Newest Swiss-Made Watches: CT60 and East West (Video)

Focusing on American design made in Switzerland, Tiffany & Co. today unveiled to the world its newest watch collections: CT60 and East West. Everything is made in Switzerland — under the very vigilant eyes of the less-than-three-year-young Tiffany & Co. Swiss Watch Company. Those who may remember Tiffany & Co. watches of the most recent…

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Off The Cuff – Casio’s ProTrek Tough Solar Is Ideal For Any Outdoor Adventure

What’s the most important aspect of a watch? It depends on who you are and what the occasion is. For hikers and outdoors people in general its versatility. As with any tool, while on the trail, if its heavy throw it to the wayside, and the more functions it has the better. In the end…

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BaselWorld 2015: Taming the Beast

We are officially back.Easily the biggest watch exhibition of the year, BaselWorld is a beast waiting to be tamed.This year we worked eight days straight from 8 am to 10 pm to cover the show. In fact, over the course of the eight days there, we saw nearly 100 watch brands — and saw dozens of…

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Off The Cuff: Ritmo Mundo’s Quantum II- A Fashionably Versatile Timepiece.

  I love football, or as we Americans call it, soccer. Since I’ve most recently relocated to the greater Los Angeles area, I was really excited to get my hands on some hardware from an official partner of the 2014 MLS Championship team, the LA Galaxy. I was fortunate enough to sport Ritmo Mundo’s blue…

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Storage Wars: BaselWorld 2015 Winning USBs

Every year we poke a little fun at the seriousness of BaselWorld by deciding which watch brand gave us the coolest looking USB sticks that contain the brand’s press releases and images.  These powerful sticks, in fact, hold the keys of information close to the vest. So, who won this year? MB&F with the Melchior…

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Baselworld 2015: The Bell & Ross BR03-92 Military Type Pays Tribute to the Military Profession

  As a brand that originated as a team of aircraft control specialists and designers, it should be no surprise that Bell & Ross brings us the all new BR03-92 Military Type, a practical watch for professional use. We’ve seen the BR03 before and this exceptional swiss brand has developed 38 different models. Each distinguished…

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Liquid Time: Introducing the HYT H3 Linear Watch (BaselWorld 2015)

We were among the first to introduce the world to the concept of liquid watches back in 2011 when Vincent Perriard, Founder of HYT (Hydro-Mechanical Timepieces) shared with us his concepts of using liquid for the time indication of a watch. He launched his brand in 2012 at BaselWorld and now, three years later, unveils…

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Fun Fun Fun — Corum Unveils a Limited Edition Bubble Phantom Watch (BaselWorld 2015)

While we are very rushed here at BaselWorld, we couldn’t wait to drop the news: Corum is unveiling a new limited edition Bubble watch! That’s right, this much-coveted, iconic watch  from the year 2000, is making a short return in the form of the a limited edition piece to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the…

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