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Grenon & Cie Rosie watch

The complex and beautiful new eponymous brand unveiled by Rhode Island retailer,  Grenon ‘s of Newport, is the first in a series that brings the company full circle. Owner of Grenon’s, Ray Grenon, has long been a collector of watches in addition to operating the very special retail store. Now, after 35 years of collecting,…

Just Two Days Left To Visit Patek Philippe Rare Handcrafts Exhibit

Patek Philippe Sky Moon

For Patek Philippe watch  lovers, and all watch lovers, for that matter, you have just two days left to visit the mind-boggling Rare Handcrafts exhibit in Geneva. The exhibit opened on June 16 and continues through June 26 (Saturday). Don’t miss it or you will miss some amazing one-of-a-kind watches, as well as some brand…

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Cult Watches: A Look At 21 Years Of The Iconic Corum Bubble Watch, Its Roots And New X Ray Version

Corum Bubble X Ray watch

I remember it well. It was the year 2000, and Corum was exhibiting at Baselworld right in the front hall. In fact, the brand occupied the space immediately to the left as you walked into the main entrance of Hall 1. What hit you? The Bubble.  The oversized Bubble watch with huge domed crystal that…

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Tutima Takes The Seas By Storm With M2 Seven Seas Titanium Watches

Tutima M2 Seven Seas in yellow signal and titanium.

German independent watch brand Tutima is known for its aviation-inspired watches, as well as for its water watches. Now, though, the brand takes the ultimate plunge with a new line of M2 Seven Seas Titanium diver’s watches endowed with bold hues for ultimate legibility under water.  The new versions boast bright orange Signal and yellow…

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Secrets To Find Inside The Vacheron Constantin NY Flagship Store

Vacheron Constantin New York Flagship store , Chris Burden

Apparently, I am forever more an inherent part of the Vacheron Constantin New York Flagship store. About a month or so ago, I received an invitation from the brand (as one of a select group of journalists, friends and clients) to write an inscription, or note to the brand about being One of Not Many.…

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Breitling Named Official Luxury Watch Of Ironman

Breitling Endurance Pro IRONMAN watch honors the new partnership with Breitling as the Official Luxury Watch of Ironman events.

In an interesting alignment, Breitling has been named the “luxury watch partner” for Ironman and its events. To celebrate, the brand releases the co-designed Endurance Pro Ironman and the Endurance Pro Ironman Finisher watches. It marks the second time that Breitling has created an Ironman watch .In 2019, Breitling and IRONMAN had already launched the…

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HSNY Raises More Than $80,000 At 2021 Charity Auction By Phillips

Rolex

  A specially made Arnold & Son watch fetched the highest price ($30,240) at the HSNY charity auction held by Phillips in Association with Bacs and Russo, which wrapped up earlier this week. The proceeds of the on-line auction of seven timepieces over the course of a week all go toward the advancement of horology,…

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Rolex National Geographic Explorer Of The Year Named For 2021

Kenyan conservationist and wildlife advocate Paula Kahumbu has been named as Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year for 2021

Kenyan conservationist and wildlife advocate Paula Kahumbu has been named the Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year for 2021. She has been instrumental in Africa’s conservation movement and in working to preserve threatened wildlife and local habitats. Kahumbu is the CEO of the NGO Wildlife Direct and was acknowledged for her courage and leadership. Early…

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Ulysse Nardin Diver Lemon Shark And The Brand’s Ocean Efforts

Ulysse Nardin Diver Lemon Shark

Swiss watch brand Ulysse Nardin continues its work to improve our oceans and the abundance of life there with new and continued cooperative efforts. In fact, the brand has been working with Ocearch for just over a year now, and as an offshoot, recently also teamed with the Medina Aquarius Program of Florida International University…

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In-Person Watch And Jewelry Exhibitions Finally Back And Why It Matters

Dubai Watch Week

It’s been a long time coming. Almost everyone in the watch and jewelry world remembers the last live show they attended before the pandemic hit and lockdown sequestered us at home. In 2020, planned exhibitions from mid-March onward came to a screeching halt and show organizers and brands were left scrambling trying to figure out…

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Horological Society Of New York Charity Auction In Full Swing

Rolex

Beginning yesterday and running until June 14, 2021, the Horological Society of New York (HSNY), in conjunction with Phillips in Association with Back & Russo, is running the  Timepieces for HSNY: 2021 Charity Auction. The auction, which typically takes place during HSNY’s annual Gala that has been a tradition since 1866, is taking place online via…

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