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Breitling Bentley

It was an interesting few days on the California coast, where some of the most magnificent cars in the world were seen driving the Pacific highway and lining the famed 18th hole at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance (with Rolex holding an important role there as the Official Timepiece). This year was a…

A look at the Dubey & Schaldenbrand R92 Column Wheel Chronograph

Independent watchmaker Dubey & Schaldenbrand is a company that prides itself on blending history and current day. As such, it has proudly curated treasured movements from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s that it then utilizes in its newest creations. Now, this manufacture has done it again with the Grand Dôme R92. This limited-edition chronograph combines…

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One for the Road: Armin Strom Racing Tourbillon

We’ve written about Armin Strom before – and how this brand utilizes actual reconfigured auto racing parts on its Racing Tourbillon watch. Now, in honor of its third season as the official timing partner of the Marussia F1 Team, Armin Strom unveils the newest RACING TOURBILLON model – created in a limited edition of just…

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Wow Wednesday, Wonderful Women’s Watches: Extravaganza from Bedat & Co.

It’s been a long summer – one filled with watches that go where you go – from the beaches to boats, hiking, camping and just plain outdoor fun. Now, in anticipation of fall – we bring you a couple of Wow watches for women. These are timepieces that utilize style and grace, and exude beauty…

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One of the World’s Most Unique Watch Concepts — Astrological Watches: SEAH® Brings Personality to the Wrist

We’ve written about this Swiss-made brand before. We’ve even reviewed these timepieces. Incredibly well made and beautifully crafted for men and women, SEAH® watches hold a full patent for their unique design. The watches are all inspired in design by astrology, and offer the wearer a quiet, personal statement. This year the brand (whose name…

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8 Minutes Well Spent: Video Snapshot of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Efforts to Protect our Oceans’

In today’s delicately balanced world, some watch brands recognize the need to help sustain our oceans, and are getting involved. Jaeger-LeCoultre has been partnered with UNESCO and the World Heritage Marine Program since 2008 to protect World Heritage Sights — one of which is the Everglades National Park. (In fact, the Everglades were the focus…

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Don’t Miss Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca Now

Today and tomorrow in Monterey, CA, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is in full swing- with races on both days. During Classic Car Week, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is reserved for three days of historic automobile racing while the rest of California’s Monterey Peninsula hosts a cornucopia of indulgent events for car lovers of every…

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Friday’s Fabulous Find: ALOR Watches for Women

It isn’t everyday that a new watch brand makes its debut on the market. But California-based ALOR® fine jewelry is launching a line of intriguing and affordable Swiss-made timepieces that definitely caught our eye. While the collection is for men and women, we are particularly impressed by their women’s timepiece. In a world where great…

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We Don’t Have Enough Watchmakers !?!

Article Courtesy of WorldTempus.com, Watch Culture By Keith Strandberg WorldTempus Rant #8  — Service Event Horizon — The watch industry doesn’t have enough watchmakers to do the servicing. Be afraid…Be very afraid. Back when quartz ruled the world, there wasn’t much worry about service. After all, when your battery ran out, the watch store replaced…

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Watch Designer Eric Giroud Shares thoughts on the Swarovski Crystallium

  Unveiled at BaselWorld and now making its way to the retail stores, the Swarovski Crystallium Automatic watch won an honorable mention from the Red Dot Award for Best Product Design 2013. This is no great surprise when you consider the fact that the stadium-style watch was conceived of by renowned watch designer Eric Giroud. This was…

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