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Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Double Rainbow Flying Toubillon

It may cost a pretty penny at $196,000 on a gold bracelet, but then it has all the attributes to warrant it. What does? The Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Double Rainbow Flying Tourbillon Watch. If you love gemstones, or even rainbows, you will really enjoy the beauty of this piece — inside and out. Recently, I…

FP Journe Achieves Perfect Symmetry with the Nouvelle Octa Lune

By Gordon Henderson   On every FP Journe timepiece, the inscription “Invenit et Fecit” can be found. Followers of the brand already know its translation, but for those unaware, the Latin phrase translates to “Invented and made,” referring to the fact that Francois Paul Journe – passionate watchmaker – invented and created each of his…

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Audemars Piguet Unveils New Millenary Watches with In-House Movement – for Women

By Gordon Henderson   After three years of development in its quest to target the under-served women’s high-end watch market, Audemars Piaget has unveiled several impressive all-new Millenary watches. In fact, Audemars Piguet has a long history of creating timepieces for women ever since it’s founding in 1875. You can read about some of those…

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Off The Cuff – The Devon Tread 2 – Why this Watch Will Fascinate You And Increase Your Productivity? (Video)

Swiss and top German watch companies tend to be credited as the more innovative and original brands on the market when it comes to watches. However, the Los Angeles-based Devon Works challenges that notion entirely. “Made in the USA” or perhaps more specifically “Made in California” is now something to be proud of, especially if you’re wearing a…

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Does Your Watch have a Singing Bird? If Not, Take a Close-Up Look at the Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater (Video)

By Gordon Henderson Haute horology is a deft blend of technical innovations, artistry and handcrafted workmanship. All of these feats come together in the alluring Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater Geneva—a watch that sits comfortably at the intersection of mechanical invention and art. The newest piece, like the others before it, honors Genève, where the brand’s namesake,…

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Introducing the Distinguished and Daring Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme LAB 2

Jaeger-LeCoultre knows how to pack a big punch in such a small space. The new Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme LAB 2 does just that and more.  At first glance this new chronograph may seem a bit congested and a tad confusing, but once you get to know the formula behind Jaeger-LeCoultre’s unique design you’ll fall…

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Vacheron Constantin Unveils Harmony to Celebrate its 260th Anniversary

By Gordon Henderson In honor of 260 years of continuous production (the longest of any manufacturer), Vacheron Constantin has unveiled a new line of timepieces under the banner name, Harmony. The line will feature a cushion shaped case and a design that is inspired by a yellow gold chronograph produced in 1928. However, the modern…

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MMT – A Swiss Joint Venture Finally Develops A Watch That Is Smart (with Frederique Constant and Alpina)

When you think watches, you think something that can stand up to the test of time. A personal item with an emotional attachment you can pass down from generation to generation. And when you think technology you think something that is ever-changing. An item made to be obsolete, to be replaced just months later. It…

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Pure Ingenuity – Introducing Armin Strom’s Pure Skeleton Air and Earth

The elegance of a timepiece is often hidden behind an exquisite dial sometimes leaving the inner workings of a watch largely mysterious.  However, Armin Strom’s Skeleton Pure collection reveals the mastery inside its device without losing the stylish appeal of a tasteful dial. We’ve touched on the  Skeleton Pure Fire and Water models here in the past but…

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Close-Up with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication – You’ll Be Star Struck

We know Jaeger-LeCoultre has a rich heritage of perfecting the technical skill and craftsmanship that makes an extraordinary timepiece. This is a brand that continually reaches for the stars in its efforts to create works of art that are truly inventive and innovative. Such is the case with the newly released 2015 edition of the  Master Grande…

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Introducing the 1815 Anniversary A. Lange Limited Edition Watch from A. Lange & Sohne

By Gordon Henderson Last week, A. Lange & Sohne celebrated the 200th anniversary of its founder, Ferdinand Adolph Lange, at the brand’s newly minted NYC boutique. Lange was born on February 18, 1815 and as any astute horologist should know, helped place not only the brand, but also the former East German town of Glashutte,…

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