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Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

OK folks, get your wallets out. Today — June 19 —  is National Watch Day. That’s right … National Watch Day. I believe its origin lies with Nordstrom, which — about four years ago — coined the term. While the original concept was to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking, it was truly most…

Arnold & Son Watches and the Patented CTB (Central True Beat) Watch

We’ve written about Arnold & Son time and again here, as this is a brand we truly respect. Here, we reflect on what Arnold & Son has achieved this year with its newest introductions, watches that are just starting to hit the markets this summer. These complexities created with superb craftsmanship celebrate the brand’s 250th…

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Video: UNESCO World Heritage Site: Pantanal State Park

For this weekend’s sojourn, we travel to South America — with the Weather Channel. In this video, get a quick close-up look at the Pantanal — the world’s largest contingious wet lands — and its superb wildlife and water life with Matt Sampson. The Pantanal spans three countries — with the majority in Brazil, and …

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Collectors’ Corner: The Journe Identity (or, the Beauty of FP Journe watches)

By Todd Vladyka, Philadelphia Collector   The first time I ever saw an FP Journe Chronometre Bleu, I almost didn’t try it on! A close friend and I decided to meet up in Zermatt for a few days of skiing. Earlier in the week he had been on business in Geneva attending SIHH, and I…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Watches:Hybris Artistica in Exclusive NY Premiere

Last night on the rooftop of the NoMad Hotel in New York, Jaeger-LeCoultre presented an exclusive viewing of Jaeger-LeCoultre watches – unique artistic  and heritage pieces — in a sneak peek of what will premiere to the public beginning tomorrow at the NY TimeCrafters show at the Armory. The Hybris Artistica Collection of 12 precious…

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New York Area Watch Collectors Have Rare Opp to see Luxury Watches at TimeCrafters 2014

If you are in or close to New York City this week, you may want to take some time to attend the third annual TimeCrafters show at the Park Avenue Armory to get your own close-up look at 15 top luxury watch brands and their superb new luxury watches. Open to the public, TimeCrafters is…

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Audemars Piguet Watches for Women – Just in Time for Mother’s Day

Searching for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? (You’re late but not too late.) Thankfully Audemars Piguet this year has unveiled some stunning new Ladies Royal Oak Offshore  watches. These Audemars Piguet watches are quartz powered and feature all of the attention to detail we have come to love from the brand.  Offered in either 18-karat…

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About Face! Bovet Watches Presents its Reverse-Fitted Recital 12 Monsieur Dimier

True watch collectors know the house of Bovet 1822. Bovet watches are  steeped in tradition, driven by excellence in craftsmanship and a real passion for watchmaking on the part of the owner, Pascal Raffy. During the launch of the brand’s first USA boutique late last year in New York City, where artisans demonstrated miniature enamel…

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F.P. Journe Watches for Women – A Piece that Sleeps and Wakes Up!

Participating in this week’s Madison Avenue Watch Week, F.P. Journe — easily one of the most traditional independent watchmakers of our time – regularly focuses on hand-made mechanical movements and heritage-inspired complexities. This year, however, Journe deviated in a big way with the new FP Journe watches. Concurrent with SIHH, he unveiled his first ever…

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