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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…

The Day Before Christmas

‘Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the watch world, Not a watchmaker was stirring, no machines whirled; The tools were all placed on the benches with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The collectors were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of tourbillons danced in their heads;…

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Experience the DeWitt Academia Steel Grande Date Hora Mundi

In celebration of its 10th anniversary this year, Dewitt has launched it s first steel Academia timepiece. Created in a limited series of just 200 pieces this year, the Academia Steel is a bold, sporty chic self-winding timepiece that offers a new opening price for the brand but still maintains its tip-quality DeWitt Manufacture craftsmanship.…

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Today’s Best Watchmakers: Exclusive Interview with APRP’s Giulio Papi

We have written about Giulio Papi before here, but recently – on his first trip to New York City – we had the chance for another exclusive interview with this master watchmaker. A brain ahead of his time, Papi is the founder Renaud & Papi — one of the world’s finest complicated movement manufactures. Today…

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Watch Executives Speak Out about Prices, Groups, Technology and More

In a passionate statement that rounded out an hour-long panel discussion among top-level watch industry executives in New York City recently, Maximilian Busser, founder of MB&F Horological Lab, summed up the idea of what makes a watch extraordinary: “It is proof of human genius. The first tower clocks were transformed from stone and metal in…

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Great Stocking Stuffer: Introducing the Reflex Audi Watch

Stocking stuffers for the man who has everything are hard to find –but if he (or she) enjoys life in the fast lane, you may want to take a spin to your closest Audi dealer to get a little cool time on your side. The newest Ritmo Mundo Reflex watches are the result of a…

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Experience the FIBT World Cup – Timing by OMEGA Watches

By Dan O’Rourke It’s all about the clock in bobsledding. When watching the sport you’ll quickly realize your eyes constantly shifting back and forth between the sled and its time. You try to keep up with the color-coded segment comparisons and appreciate the sports announcers who vocalize those differences to ease the strain of your…

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Pre- SIHH 2014: Unveiling the Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon Watch

Packing a punch – a technical, aesthetic and watchmaking prowess punch– is what this newest Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon timepiece is all about. The alluring blue dialed beauty is set to be officially unveiled in the January 2014 SIHH- but we bring you a sneak peek here. The simply dazzling dial is created…

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Great Holiday Gifts: Introducing the Strut ™ iPad LaunchPort™

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the person who has everything? The cool new Strut™ iPad and iPad mini LaunchPort™ transforms the conventional iPad charging station into pa versatile workstation and a personal statement in luxury. The LaunchPort™ is a totally wireless charging station that makes the flat iPad a 3-dimensional useable device without…

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Exclusive Interview: Vincent Calabrese, Creator of the Corum Golden Bridge

A foremost watchmaker of our times, Vincent Calabrese – inventor of the Corum Golden Bridge — is a self-taught watchmaker. Expelled from school in Italy when he was just 12 years old, Calabrese found work in a watchmaker’s shop where he acquired a few skills before  working as a street watchmaker for almost five years. …

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