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Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

Watch Education: Understanding Constant Force

Not a new concept in watchmaking at all, the idea of constant force has taken center stage as watchmakers strive for ever greater accuracy and precision.  Essentially, constant force is a means of improving the rate of a watch by making the torque of the spring constant throughout the entire power reserve duration. Generally, in…

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Iconic Watches: Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso now in Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin Duetto Duo Form

Born out of necessity in the 1930’s, the now iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso watch was initially created for polo players whose timepieces could not withstand the rigor of the sport. By creating a case that slides out sideways and turns around, so that the watch dial is protected inside the metal caseback, Jaeger-LeCoultre not only demonstrated…

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Watch of the Week: Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Perpetual Calendar- Wow

Taking a closer look at powerful timepieces, our top pick this week is the Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Perpetual Calendar by Audemars Piguet.  This bold watch packs a punch in design, functions and feel. This distinctive watch is impressive in all three of its renditions: platinum with a blue dial and strap ($128,500), rose gold…

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Glashutte Original Unveils new German-made Women’s Pavonina Line

A few nights ago, at the famed Waterfall Mansion on New York’s Upper East Side, Glashutte Original paid tribute to women with the launch of its new Pavonina collection of timepieces.  Created just for women by this esteemed German watchmaker, the Pavonina timepieces feature cushion-shaped cases that recall the 1920s. “It is a shame we…

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Nik Wallenda Makes History- Wearing JeanRichard watch

Having met Nik Wallenda in person, I was anxious to watch his historic walk. It was an extremely tense walk. I had watched Nik cross Niagara Falls but that was before I knew him — and — to be honest — liked him as a genuine person. This walk — knowing Nik and anticipating his…

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Exclusive Interview with Nik Wallenda — Soon to Walk Across the Grand Canyon on a Wire

  To those who follow his amazing feats, he is known as The King of the High Wire, but to his three kids, Nik Wallenda is just Dad. In fact, this seventh generation of the legendary Great Flying Wallendas insists he is not the daredevil people make him out to be. “I am just a regular man…

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Get Your Piece of James Dean Now – His Favorite Watch Up at Auction this Weekend

John Lennon once said, “Without James Dean, the Beatles would never have existed.” For all you pop-culture lovers, you have a unique chance to purchase one of the most important possessions this rebel without a cause had in his life – his U.S.-made pocket watch. The American made watch goes up for auction the day after…

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Off the Cuff: The new DV One Skeleton from Versace

Yes, that’s right, from Versace. This fashion-forward watch brand has stepped up its watchmaking a few notches—turning to top Swiss movements and classic elegance that befits its namesake.  Some of its best-selling collections are truly worthy of a closer look. Being a fan of mechanical watches, I was thrilled to put the new special edition…

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How to Sell Your Wrist Watch with Confidence — Crown & Caliber

Throughout the entire watch industry, we talk all the time about buying vintage watches at auction and even about buying refurbished watches from retailers. What has never really been discussed is the concept of selling a watch. Too often, collectors and long-time lovers of watches who have amassed many timepieces express the desire to sell…

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Richard Mille’s Amazing Tourbillon RM26-01 Panda – in Video

One of the first watchmakers ever to introduce the concept of 3D watches to the world, Richard Mille has done it again with the stunning RM 26-01 Panda high-jeweled watch.  In three-dimensional beauty, a giant panda, created in gold with black sapphires and white diamonds, rests among bamboo shoots on the dial of the tourbillon…

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