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Dubai Watch Week

Last week we wrote about the upcoming WatchTime New York show, beginning this Firayd the 22nd of October at Gotham Hall and running throughout the weekend. At this year’s edition, dozens of watch brands are participating in person and a host of panel discussions will take place. In fact, I will be speaking on one…

Behold: This Knight in Shining Armor Slays More than Dragons: Introducing the Urwerk UR-105 TA Knight

By Gordon Henderson For those familiar with the brand, Urwerk represents an aesthetic that sits on the edge of modern wristwatch design while also pushing the technological advances of horology. They are unapologetically a brand that marches to the beat of its own drummer when it comes to design elements, while at the same time…

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Raymond Weil’s Maestro Frank Sinatra Limited Edition Pays Homage To One Of The Greats

Music is often a driving source of inspiration. How many times do we hear a song and be whirled away to a different moment or a different memory?  Music has a way of capturing time itself. That may well be why Raymond Weil has teamed up with Frank Sinatra Enterprise to create a timepiece reminiscent of the musical…

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Affordable Watches: Fly the Skies with Hamilton and National Geographic for Daring Adventure (video)

With the world moving so fast around us, we quickly take for granted  all of the things that allow us to move so fast and stay so connected.  This April, National Geographic Studios released its documentary, “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” which depicts the rich history and rapid growth behind aviation and the industry that it…

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Meet Phillips Auction House- the New Kid on the Block that has Achieved Record Highs with Rolex Day Dates

It isn’t everyday that an auction house can come in as the new kid on the block and powerhouse through a single day sale — making world records that stun Rolex lovers and poke a little thorn into the sides of  the tried-and-true houses such as Sotheby’s, Christies’ and Antiquorum. However, Phillips has done just…

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Meet the Watch Lover’s Dream: Govberg OnTime, the All-in-One Watch App

Not sure when your favorite watch was serviced last? Thinking about buying a new watch? Maybe even a vintage watch? Searching around the Internet looking for the latest articles from the best watch blogs out there? Stop a moment and download the new, free Govberg OnTime app for your iPhone or iPad (android versions coming…

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Industry Loses Watch Veteran Steve Shonebarger

Sadly, last night, Steve Shonebarger, a 25-year-plus veteran in the watch and jewelry world, passed away. He had just been on an overseas trip  in his capacity as Vice President of Wholesale USA with deGrisogono. I first met Steve Shonebarger back in the early 1990’s when I was writing about watches and jewelry and he was…

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Bone-Chilling: Edox’s HydroSub Anniversary Diver’s Watch Withstands -40°F Waters

I bet if I put my car keys in a plastic bag submerged under -40°F water for three minutes they probably wouldn’t work anymore. To be honest, if I put my body into water that cold I most likely wouldn’t work anymore either. However, in celebration of Edox’s 50th  anniversary of its HydroSub Automatic divers watch,…

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Fashion-Forward Versace DV25 Watch- Perfect for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is around the corner and if you haven’t started thinking about the perfect gift, it’s time. Literally. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Versace Watches – a line first started by Gianni Versace in 1990. I was actually lucky enough to be one of the few watch journalists present when the line…

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Your Chance To Bid On General Douglas MacArthur’s Jaeger-LeCoultre “Reverso” Is Here!

How would you like to have a Jaeger LeCoultre piece that was formerly owned by the famous General Douglas MacArthur? This Saturday, May 10th, you’ll have an opportunity to bid on a timepiece worn by this illustrious American five-star general. Thanks to Antiquorum auction house, the Jaeger-LeCoultre, “Reverso” will be sold to the highest bidder. While…

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