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Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

OK folks, get your wallets out. Today — June 19 —  is National Watch Day. That’s right … National Watch Day. I believe its origin lies with Nordstrom, which — about four years ago — coined the term. While the original concept was to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking, it was truly most…

10 Hot Watches with Blue Dials from BaselWorld 2013 (slideshow)

Jacquet Droz Grande Seconde Quanteime

Blue. It has long been the color associated with royalty and regal beauty. The color of earth’s great sapphires, the oceans and the sky – blue is also a much coveted color when found on watch dials. This year, we found many gorgeous blue dials in an array of hues. Here we bring you 10…

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Introducing Clifton GMT from Baume & Mercier

For the busy traveler who wants time in two zones at his fingertips, Baume & Mercier answers the demand – and does so in style.  The Swiss watch brand with 183 years of history and tradition, unveils the retro-styled Clifton GMT. Two styles are being released of the 43mm brushed satin-finished steel watch. One features…

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Tutima Celebrates Heritage – Fliegers, NATOs, Saxon One and Patria

Tutima is a prime example of a small family owned business that has taken firm hold of its roots and quietly and consistently moved full steam ahead. This German brand has long been associated with pilot’s watches (almost since its 1927 inception) — building strong and reliable instruments for decades.  A couple of years ago,…

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Hublot LaFerrari – Is the Verdict In?

While in BaselWorld, we posted on our facebook pages about the new Hublot LaFerrari watch – created to celebrate the partnership between Hublot and the sleek and stealth Ferrari brand.  As those who love cars and watches know, the Ferrari brand has partnered with other watch brands before Hublot: Girard-Perregaux and Panerai are among them.…

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Exclusive Interview with Thierry Stern, Worldwide President, Patek Philippe

Thierry Stern, fourth generation to lead the Patek Philippe watch brand, is at once genuine in his passion for watches and sincere in his oath to continually strive to be the best. In an exclusive interview in Beverly Hills a few days ago with this global president of what is the benchmark gold standard in…

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Patek Philippe Unveils Minute Repeaters in Newly Built Acoustical Cylinder

Just a few days ago in Los Angeles, Patek Philippe brought together more than 150 top watch retailers and watch collectors at one of the nation’s most luxurious private mansions to showcase an exhibit of chronographs and minute repeaters. In a stand-alone exhibit space in the gardens of the mansion, Patek Philippe displayed not only…

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Introducing the Carl F. Bucherer Manero Power Reserve

Part of the Bucherer Group – which  celebrates its s 125th anniversary this year – the innovative Swiss watch brand Carl F. Bucherer has quietly been making important changes and growth moves in the past two to three years, including building its timepiece production and focusing on new movements . One of the fruits of…

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