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Oris James Morrison Academy of Music Limited Edition watch

Made in honor of the contemporary Australian jazz musician James Morrison, and his ongoing contribution to the development of the next generation of jazz musicians, Oris unveils yet another winner in its Jazz collection: the James Morrison Academy of Music Limited Edition watch. The timepiece supports his eponymous music academy in Australia. The 38mm watch…

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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One of the Best Father’s Day Gifts Yet – Orbita LightHouse™ Flashlight — in Review

We all expect flashlights to be totally utilitarian…  and they are. Now, though, Orbita has revolutionized the flashlight for the luxury sect – especially those with an affinity for sailing and lighthouses. The brand unveils its new LightHouse™ series of  luxury LED  flashlights – which we review herein. By Ryan Walsh I’d seen the picture…

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Great Father’s Day Gifts — Four Fabulous Finds

Even though we know it’s coming every year, we somehow wait until the last minute to figure out for that loved one who is a dad.  Now we bring you great ideas that you can grab last minute and that run the gamut in price to fit a budget from $60 to $800. Tomorrow we…

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How Can Disabled Veterans Earn a Living — Becoming Watchmakers

A newly formed 501C3 Organization has been established that can bring new employment hope to wounded veterans, including those in wheelchairs.  The Veterans Watchmaker Initiative is an organization dedicated to training disabled veterans with service-connected disabilities—for Free — in the art of watchmaking and watch repair—a field that is desperately seeking trained watchmakers. Still in…

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Introducing the new Tissot T-Complication Squelette

Tissot’s recently unveiled T-Complication Squelette is a lovely mix of modernity and craftsmanship – and is a new milestone for the Swiss brand. The Tissot T-Complication Squelette watch houses a new, specially developed hand-wound ETA movement that is exclusive to Tissot. It was adapted from a pocket watch but with special cut outs. The 45mm…

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4 Top Watch Brands Win Couture Time Awards

  At the recent Couture show, I was honored to be – for the third year running – a Couture Time judge – along with fellow jurors: watch collectors Sam Yukon and celebrity chef Nick Stellino, journalist Keith Strandberg, author John Reardon and Daryn Schnipper of Sotheby’s. Judging is a big responsibility – as there…

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