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Hublot Big Bang Unico Summer

Unisex is a thing again when it comes to watches. It was a turnkey phrase in the 1980’s and into the ‘90’s, but now it has taken on all new meaning. Now it is about having a watch the proper size to fit any wrist. This year, too, unisex and color go hand in hand,…

Sylvester Stallone Puts Panerai ‘Daylight” And Richard Mille Watches Up For Auction With Phillips

Sylvester Stallone's Richard Mille

Many know him as Rambo, or Rocky, while others just know him as one of the best modern-day actors for action flicks. Yet others know him as a painter, author and even watch collector. Not matter what, though, when one says the name  Sylvester Stallone, images immediately come to mind. Now, the legendary actor —…

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Jacob & Co. Offers Everest Expedition Trip With Explorer Johan Ernst Nilson With Purchase of Astronomia Mount Everest Watch

Jacob & Co. Astronomia Mt. Everest created with explorer Johan Ernst Nilson

There’s a lot going on with the newest Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon. In fact, one might say the Astronomia Mount Everest watch tops all other Astronomia watches. Partnering with Swedish explorer and environmentalist, Johan Ernst Nilson, Jacob & Co. creates a limited edition watch that actually has a piece of rock from the legendary…

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MB&F Leaps Ahead 10 Years With HM3 FrogX

MB&F HM3 FrogX

Five years into the ground-breaking horological machine building that MB&F started in 2005, the brand steered from outer space right down to Earth. in 2010, it unveiled the HM3 Frog – which became its first beloved mascot. I remember that first Frog so well, with globe-like eyes (that showcased the hours and minutes) and a big…

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Watch Review: Yema Superman GMT Bronze

Yema Superman GMT Bronze watch

By Eric Gregoire First founded in France in 1948 by Henry Louis Belmont, Yema created some important watch for divers, yachtsmen and even racers in the 1960’s. The brand even went into space flight in the early 1980’s and to the North Pole in the late 1980’s. The brand then came under the ownership of…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Teams With  Artist Zimoun For Sound Art, Recalls History

zimoun, Jaeger-LeCoultre The sound maker

Swiss watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre has teamed with renowned Swiss  artist Zimoun, commissioning him to create a special installation of sound art that reflects Jaeger-LeCoultre’s centuries-old history in sound making within the realm of watchmaking. The exhibition, Zimoun: 1944, which includes prepared dc-motors, MDF panels and Jaeger-LeCoultre watch parts, opens in China and will make a…

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Montblanc Goes Exploring With Mountain Climber Reinhold Messner

montblanc reinhold messner

  It was two years ago in 2018 that Swiss watch brand Montblanc introduced its first 1858 Geosphere watch, with northern and southern hemispheres on the dial. In fact, the brand unveiled a host of watches that year geared toward those who love the great outdoors, and has continued in that domain. Now, Montblanc partners…

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Introducing: Zenith Defy Classic Carbon With Integrated Carbon Bracelet

Zenith Defy Carbon

Zenith just went a big step further with its Defy watches by introducing a carbon version of the Defy Classic that is the first to feature an integrated carbon bracelet in the history of the brand.  Zenith’s carbon bracelet is made of more than 50 different components — in crafted all carbon. The ultra-light weight…

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Ulysse Nardin Unveils Diver Net Concept Watch Made From Fishing Nets

Ulysse Nardin Diver Net Concept Watch

As one of the world’s greatest sailing events, Vendee Globe, gets set to begin, Swiss watch brand Ulysse Nardin – Official Timekeeper of the single-crew highly dangerous race—celebrates by releasing a concept watch created using plastic pollution from the oceans. Ulysse Nardin has, in fact, regularly turned its attention to the oceans, and now is…

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Steve McQueen’s Heuer Monaco Worn In 1971 Film, Le Mans, To Be Auctioned by Phillips

Steve McQueen, LeMans

Steve McQueen put time on the map – at least for TAG Heuer back in the 1970’s  when he wore the Monaco in the film Le Mans. McQueen was an avid racecar driver in addition to being a superb actor and he did his own driving in that movie.  Now, the watch he wore –…

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3 Reasons To Love The Armin Strom Lady Beat Watch

Armin Strom Lady Beat

Just last week, independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom unveiled its first-ever “ladies” watch — developed for women and housing a completely new movement. The Armin Strom Lady Beat watch is all brains and lots of beauty. There is a lot to like about this watch (and maybe one thing I don’t like), so let…

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