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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…

We’re Off to See the Wizards! The Wonderful Wizards of SIHH 2014

You may have noticed that this week we brought you a lot of cool new watches just arriving in retail stores.  That’s because we wanted to temper next week’s coverage of hot new watches being unveiled at the SIHH Show—to which we now embark on our annual journey. The watches introduced at the SIHH –…

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Exactly what is the Poincon de Genève? And is the same as the Geneva Seal?

We get asked the question a lot from readers: What are the Geneva Seal and the Poincon de Genève? Are they the same? And how does a brand get the Geneva Seal? Well the answer to all of these questions – which for some are confusing – is simple. The Geneva Seal and the Poincon…

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Does 18-karat Rose Gold Really Make a Difference? Judge for Yourself with the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time

You’ve already seen one of the coolest, most capable GMT watches posted on A Timely Perspective for last year’s SIHH, and maybe it made you want to go buy one for yourself — whether it was the looks, or the mechanical capabilities of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time. Now, this watch just got cooler.…

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Witness What I Think is the Perfect Blend of Genta and Bulgari: the New Octo

In stores now – you won’t want to miss this new Bulgari watch. Classic, elegant and extremely appealing are the words that best describe the new addition to the Octo family. While I admit I have been against the concept of integrating the Gerald Genta and Daniel Roth names as Bulgari since the brand decided…

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Just How Adventurous are You? Would You go to the Moon? If Not, You May Want to Wear It. The Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon is Finally Here

As promised yesterday, we said we would bring you all the news about hot watches finally making their way to the market before we move on to the 2014 unveilings that won’t hit the market for another 3-6 months. This is one you won’t want to miss – Omega’s Dark Side of the Moon. First…

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They’ve Finally Hit Stores … The New Jaeger-LeCoultre Aston Martin Watches are Here

By Ryan Walsh While everyone is busy reporting the newest watches being introduced at SIHH (watches that won’t be available for sale on the world market for months to come), we want to take a minute and tell you about some of last year’s SIHH introductions that finally have arrived in stores – so you…

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A Practical Guide to Watch Collecting

By Alex Lam Yesterday, we waxed poetic about our passion for watches and the drive to collect and curate them.  That article was all about the emotion involved in buying a watch and the relationship one forms with it.  Today, we bring a more practical view to the concept of watch collecting.  After considering the…

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Love Affair Revealed: One Man’s Journey into Watch Collecting

By Alexander Lam There are many ways to view an object.  At the end of the day an object is inanimate, it does not breathe, it does not feel, it is not alive.  However, the objects we touch from day to day, that our five senses observe, we attribute qualities to these objects that a…

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Black Beauty? Yes or No? Hublot’s Classic Fusion Tourbillon Night-Out

Ever sinceJean-Claude Biver took over the helm of  Hublot — we’ve seen all sorts of bold delights from the brand — ranging  from Tutti Frutti gems, to denim straps, Big Bang complications and even the complex La Ferrari. Now, the brand unveils the Classic Fusion Tourbillon Night Out – a crisp clean pitch-black watch sporting…

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Technically Speaking, You’ll be Dead before the new A. Lange & Sohne Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch Needs to be Adjusted

Just about a  month ago, A. Lange & Sohne invited journalists from around the world to the unveiling of its Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch that tracks the lunar cycles in  — well – grand style. The official unveiling of this watch to the world will occur in just about two weeks at the…

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