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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…

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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Be Daring! Try Racing Along with Tudor Watches

This past weekend was an exciting one in automotive racing, as the Tudor United SportsCar Championship was taking place at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The race kicked off the inaugural season of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship.   Motorsports fans at Laguna Seca were treated to races that ran the gamut from the 10 Prototype Challenge…

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It May Have NY Mets Colors, but the Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk is a Winner in Dive Watches

Girard-Perregaux introduced the new Sea Hawk 2014 recently.And I love its bold, sporty look and cool color combo. Perfect for outdoor summer activities – especially those involving water, the Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk not only looks good, but also is extremely functional. The specially developed protrusion of the case at 4:00, where a black rubber screw-down…

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My Personal Recounting of the Kentucky Derby: Experiencing the Fastest 2 Minutes in Sports with Longines

Yesterday, what is dubbed as the “Fastest two minutes in sports” took place. The 140th Kentucky Derby, held in Louisville, is one amazing event – something everyone should have on his or her bucket list. This is especially true if it is done in style, as in going along with the Official Watch and Timekeeper…

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Visiting New York this Week? Don’t Miss Madison Avenue Watch Week

This coming week ushers in the fourth annual Madison Avenue Watch Week, wherein premiere watch retailers on the luxurious Madison Ave preview the newest timepieces built for 2014. Additionally, from May 5-10, stores will host individual events, artisan demonstrations, panel discussions and more. Among the top watch brands participating are Vacheron Constantin, Montblanc, Girard-Perregaux, Hublot,…

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Eat Your Heart Out! Chef Experience Extraordinaire at the Kentucky Derby Taste of Derby with Longines

There are many stories behind the Kentucky Derby – the horses, jockeys and races, the hats (oh the hats), the bourbon, the food and more. It’s a lot to soak in. So, in several installments we will unroll the Kentucky Derby beginning with, since it is Saturday and we have a weekend sojourn here, the…

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It’s Good to Be a Lightweight: The Zenith El Primero Lightweight is in Stores Now

Even though it’s great to show the newest watches just released at shows, those watches don’t usually make it to retail market for months to come. But here we bring you a timepiece that is in stores now and that is a real attention grabber: Zenith Limited Edition El Primero Lightweight. Built of ultra high-tech…

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Bronze, Baby, Bronze: Introducing the Breitling Panamerican Navitimer 01

The famed classic favorite of pilots – the Breitling Navitimer 01 – with the Breitling self-winding chronograph 01 caliber is now available – in a limited version only — with a bronze dial. While iconic and chic in its original black-dial format, the new bronze dial color updates the watch magnificently – and just in…

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Affordable Watch Wednesday: Introducing the TW Steel Slim Line

For those readers who are just getting their feet wet in the watch world and may not have a lot of money to spend on a timepiece, fear not — introducing Affordable Watch Wednesdays. To kick off this special section, we unveil the new TW Steel Slim Line Collection.  From a watch brand known for…

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