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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…

2(X)IST Watches Make World Debut at Couture 2013

Last night in Las Vegas before the start of the Couture and JCK shows, we went zip-lining with  2(X)ist. Afterward, we joined award winning product and transportation designer, Jason Wilbur, as he unveiled his newest timepiece venture with 2 (X)ist.  Hot on the heels of his previous creation — the made in USA Devon Tread 1 watch…

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Introducing Urwerk’s Mechanical Watch That Lets the Wearer Monitor the Precision

A young brand,  Urwerk has nonetheless made incredible inroads in the world of fine watchmaking mechanics and innovation thanks in great part to the brand’s signature satellite complications. Urwerk’s research and development department embraces an anti-establishment sprit – and as such has developed the concept for a mechanical timepiece with integrated intelligence—called EMC. “The interaction…

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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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