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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…

3 World Records Set at BaselWorld 2014 by Bulgari, Graff, TAG Heuer

A few months ago, after SIHH, we brought the three top world records set for timepieces during that Fair. Now, post-Basel, we bring you the three record-setting watches from this year’s BaselWorld 2014.  From ultra thins to ultra shimmer, it was a strong year for world premieres and records. We know you are chomping at…

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We’re Officially Back: BaselWorld 2014, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

This was a particularly long trip f or me. It always is. Basel is an eight-day marathon test of endurance of strength and memory. This year, however, I also went a week early to Europe to celebrate the 130th anniversary of Bulgari (we’ll bring you more about that here soon).  So, two and a half…

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Rolling Out History: Elvis Presley’s Stutz Drives onto Charlotte Speedway

By Ryan Walsh Breaking the norm at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a little more class and a lot less speed than usually seen there, one famous car rolled out onto the track a little over a week ago. If you’re a fan of The King, this story is even better. March 27 was the day…

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Storage Wars II: Top 4 Creative USB’s from BaselWorld 2014

We always come back from BaselWorld talking about all the great timepieces we saw – and we should. But, as we all know- the info about those watches has to be somewhere – and that is usually on a USB. Indeed, storage is one of the most important aspects when it comes to offering journalists…

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Orange You Glad Omega is Innovative? Introducing the World-Premiere Planet Ocean Orange Ceramic Watch at BaselWorld 2014

Omega is a watch brand synonymous with exploration and adventure, having ventured to the depths of the oceans and to outer space with NASA.  To celebrate its successes in timing, Omega unveils a few mighty impressive watches this year.  Among them is the Planet Ocean Orange Ceramic watch – an exceptional example of innovation and…

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Tudor Releases its Newest Heritage Black Bay

We know you love those Tudor timepieces, so we are happy to bring you one of the newest – just unveiled here at BaselWorld 2014. The newest watch, the Heritage Black Bay Reference 79220B is a blend of heritage and authenticity. It is inspired by the brand’s first diver watch, the Tudor Submariner 7922 that…

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How Does a Legend Reinvent Itself? Ask Patek Philippe. Introducing the New Nautilus and the New Annual Calendar

A legend in its own rights, Patek Philippe has been the benchmark for watchmaking for 175 years. This year, in fact, marks the brand’s 175th anniversary. With that comes a host of celebrations and exciting new product unveilings. Several are so complex that we will delve more deeply into those in the coming weeks. For…

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Jacob & Co Reinterprets Time with the Astronomia Tourbillon

Sometimes watches we see here at BaselWorld make us scratch our heads and wonder. The new Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon is one of those watches. To begin with – let’s be clear – this is not an astronomical watch. Instead, it is one extremely unusual and complex tourbillon that also features a rendition of…

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Tissot Pays Tribute to Motorsports with the Tissot PRS 51 Extreme at BaselWorld2014

Bringing affordability and ingenuity to the table at BaselWorld 2014, Tissot –makers of Swiss watches since 1853 – introduces the Tissot PRS 516 Extreme. This watch is today’s interpretation of the well-known 1960’s Tissot PR 516 watch, which was a tribute to motorsports of the time. That original model had a distinctive strap that integrated…

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