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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…

Bang. The Sochi 2014 Olympics Start this Week –with Omega’s Timing Help

This year, Omega celebrates 78 years of timekeeping with the opening o f the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, this week. In addition to nine Omega Countdown clocks that have been spread across the Russian Federation, Omega brings in mega technology and personnel to continue its Official Timekeeping role for the 26th time since…

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More Happy Chinese New Year Horse Wristwatches

Panerai Luminor Sealand, 100 pieces to be made.

Last week, on the exact Chinese New Year, we presented a slideshow here of great horse watches created in honor of the Chinese zodiac – Year of the Horse. Before we move fully into the year, we wanted to present a few others that we were unable to get into that slide show — brands ranging…

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Seven Super Rolex Watches for Super Bowl Sunday (slide show)

Rolex Oyster 40mm Everose gold Cosmograph Daytona

Going out to watch the big game at a pub? Visiting friends’ houses? Having friends over? Or – best yet – going in person to the NJ stadium to watch the big game on one of the warmest winter days the state has seen thus far? In any case – a good sports day deserves…

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Happy Chinese New Year: Introducing Stunning Year of the Horse Watches (Slide Show)

Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Horse

Happy Chinese New Year. It is the year of the Horse. The Horse is one of the most powerful symbols in the Chinese zodiac. The sign is symbolic of speed and strength, are people born under it are said to be energetic and independent with a free, unbounded spirit. They also demonstrate great taste —…

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Ulysse Nardin Celebrates the Chinese New Year — year of the Horse – in Stallion Style

Ulysse Nardin Classico Horse

It’s no secret that Ulysse Nardin offers some of the most stunning enamel champleve’ dials in the world. But this year, with its tribute to the year of the horse, Ulysse Nardin takes the field to a whole new level. The Classico Horse watch celebrates the independent spirit of wild horses with the likeness of…

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TAG Heuer Opens NY Boutique – with Cameron Diaz

In its on-going effort to build greater brand awareness and presence, TAG Heuer last night celebrated the grand opening of its first New York City boutique at 701 Fifth Avenue (nearby 54th street). The event – with ribbon cutting outside in the frigid 10-degree weather – heralded the opening of the 1200-square-foot custom-designed boutique that…

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The Name of this Zenith watch is a Mouthful – but the Tribute is in the “Wright” place: Pilot Montre d’Aeronef Type 20 GMT 1903 watch

By Ryan Walsh   If you were to play the game where someone says a word and you have to say the first thing that comes to mind, and if the word you were told was flight or flying…  your response may likely be the Wright Brothers.  Zenith this year recognizes the achievements the Wright Brothers…

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Recalling Times with Watch Industry’s Raymond Weil who Passed Away

When people ask me how I got into the watch business, I tell them it is a long story, and it is – one day I’ll tell it here. Now, however, I want to talk about the reason I stayed in the industry for the past 30 years. It wasn’t just great product, amazing technology…

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I’m Back … I Braved the Great Wave and Entered Hyperbaric Chambers for this SIHH 2014 Review

So I survived Geneva.  Thanks to sheer determination to bring my loyal readers the best coverage possible,  I endured the following:   descending into shark infested waters (sort of ) with IWC; entering into a hyperbaric chamber (for real) with Breva ; being transported back in time to the late 19th century (sort of ) with…

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