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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…

Introducing American-Made Watches from Shinola

When I first heard of this brand and its efforts to bring full-scale production watchmaking back to American soil, I had two thoughts: What kind of name is Shinola?; How do they think they can do this in down-trodden Detroit? That was a couple of years ago. Now, with all the information disclosed and the…

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A Moment in Time with Legendary Jack Heuer

Having been in this industry nearly 30 years, I’ve had the distinct good fortune of witnessing certain brands as they grew and flourished, and of meeting some of the watch industry’s legends. TAG Heuer — and Jack Heuer, in particular — are among those. I’ve met Jack Heuer before, several times, with the first dating…

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Introducing the Ulysse Nardin “Stranger” Musical Watch

A true lover of the 1966 song “Strangers in the Night” – this watch is one I love. Of course, Ulysse Nardin could not turn out anything but a masterpiece, but this one hits home for me.  It is a musical watch for the wrist – not a repeater. In fact, the watch emulates a…

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Watch Education: What Makes Swiss Watches the Gold Standard? (Part 1)

We often are asked “Why Swiss watches are considered the best in the world?” This is no easy subject, since the rise of Switzerland as the epitome of fine watchmaking was centuries in the making. So, beginning today, and for several subsequent Thursdays, we are bringing you a series of articles that will track this…

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Car watches – Hublot / Ferrari Team Works Magic

We opened this week with a feature about the newest Ferrari and Lamborghini cars just unveiled in Geneva. Now, we want to introduce you to the cool new Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Red Magic Carbon timepiece – because at just $32,100 retail it is a lot more attainable than the car. What’s more- you don’t…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Masters Time

Last week we introduced you to the all new Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin Perpetual calendar watch. Offered in 18-karat rose gold, 18-karat white gold, or in stainless steel for just under $20,000 – this may well be the must-have watch for the brand this year. However, we do want to revisit the brand’s alluring Duometre (dual-wing)…

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Off the Cuff: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Lady Quartz

Usually we review complicated watches, and a lot of men’s watches. Today, though, we take a look at the stunning Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ladies’ quartz watch because – guess what – Mother’s Day is less than two months away and now is the time for women to consider what you want to ask for,…

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Introducing the Time Pyramid from Arnold & Son

British-born brand, Arnold & Son, which now produces top-quality Swiss-made watches mindful of its British heritage, unveils a totally new watch movement with unique architecture and technical sophistication. The Time Pyramid wristwatch features a skeletonized pyramid-shaped regulator movement in vertical linear format that seems to float between the  sapphire crystal and caseback. Part of the…

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Weekend Sojourn: Ferrari vs. Lamborghini — Still Racing it out after 50 Years

By Ryan Walsh After the 83rd Geneva Auto show last week – the biggest car show of the year —  many new machines are getting a lot of attention. Top among them are two brands about which many dream. Let’s face it, anyone who loves cars has, at some point in time, aspired to own…

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