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Breitling Bentley

It was an interesting few days on the California coast, where some of the most magnificent cars in the world were seen driving the Pacific highway and lining the famed 18th hole at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance (with Rolex holding an important role there as the Official Timepiece). This year was a…

A Moment in Time: Actor/Screenwriter Nadir Hasan Refuses to be a Prisoner of Time

Ever sit back with a beer to watch some TV and relax? Maybe you were taking time out from your busy day with an episode of The Black Box, Law & Order or the Michael J. Fox Show? If so, you’ve seen actor Nadir Hasan. He has done substantial television work with these shows and…

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If You Were a Watch Brand, Would You Craft Just 100 Watches a Year? Introducing Laurent Ferrier – Classic, Exclusive Elegance on the Wrist

Last night I had the distinct pleasure of meeting with the classically elegant brand Laurent Ferrier SA. For those who are not familiar with this five-year-young watch company, you should be. Laurent Ferrier is a watchmaker extraordinaire. For 37 years he worked at Patek Philippe in design and technical research carving his reputation out of…

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If You Were Jumping Out of a Plane, Would You Wear a Ball Watch? A Three-Week On-the-Wrist Review of the Engineer Hydrocarbon Airborne (live pics, prices)

By Alex Lam I just spent three weeks wearing the BALL Engineer Hydrocarbon Airborne. This Airborne is a relatively new offering from BALL, a manufacture with roots in the United States and now based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. It comes as no surprise that, as Ball is known for its tool watches, the Airborne is a…

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Racing along with the Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph

So many of our readers, especially those starting their first collections, ask about affordable timepieces. By the same token, a lot of you ask about car-inspired timepieces. Today we bring you the best of both worlds with the Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph. Inspired by the world of vintage motoring, Autodromo watches are a relatively new breed-…

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Lions and Hippos and More! On Safari in Tanzania (original photos)

For this weekend’s sojourn from time – we look at a luxury category that vies strongly for your money:  travel. For those who love life and nature, nothing can compare to the exotic, amazing concept of a Safari. Here, contributor Samantha Walsh brings you to Tanzania with her. For anyone with an adventurous side who…

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How Cool Would You Be with a Liquid Watch on Your Wrist ? Introducing 2 New HYT Watches

Since the first moment Vincent Perriard, founder of HYT, told me about his incredible liquid timekeeper, I knew it would be a winner. That was just about three years ago. Now, the brand continues to unveil new models of the first ever wristwatch to show time using   liquid. The new H1, fueled by more than…

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How to Wear an Hour Glass on Your Wrist: Konstantin Chaykin’s Carpe Diem

“Seize the Day!” A saying that in today’s fast-paced world we seem to forget. Did it mean more in yesteryear?  Or are we just too busy to take the time to seize a day, or even an hour? Well, Russian watchmaker Konstantin Chaykin (who we covered here before- with his amazing Cinema watch) understands time…

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Collectors Hooked on Swatch Watches

Just about four months ago, I was fortunate enough to travel to Paris and Switzerland with Breguet. (You can read about that trip here, here and here.)   One particular night during that trip, I met a gentleman wearing tomato-soup-red pants and sporting a Swatch watch on his wrist. We got to talking and – turns…

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Why Watch Lovers Should Pay Closer Attention to Arnold & Son (and a look at the Double Tourbillon Escapement Dual Time)

Arnold & Son is brand that just doesn’t get its due. This haute horlogerie, British-born watch company is superbly rich in innovation and invention, and yet, for some reason, especially in the United States where it sells to just a handful of knowledgeable jewelers, it just isn’t top on anyone’s mind when thinking of haute…

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Horror and Horology: Introducing Devon’s Ghost and Bloody Mary

We’ve written about them a few times before here, and even previewed one of their first watches in an off-the-cuff Video piece (see that video here). In fact, Devon Works LLC is a company especially close to our hearts – as it is made in America. Scott Devon, founder of the brand, created a lab…

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