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Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Double Rainbow Flying Toubillon

It may cost a pretty penny at $196,000 on a gold bracelet, but then it has all the attributes to warrant it. What does? The Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Double Rainbow Flying Tourbillon Watch. If you love gemstones, or even rainbows, you will really enjoy the beauty of this piece — inside and out. Recently, I…

Up Close and Personal with the Bremont Codebreaker – A Tribute to WWII History (video and original pics)

Last night we had the opportunity to spend quality time with our good friends at Bremont Watch Company, and we got the chance to really see and touch the new Codebreaker watch. History lovers are going to go in big for this one—because it celebrates the thousands who worked tirelessly in England during World War…

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Up Close and Personal with the Richard Mille RM053 Tourbillon Pablo Mac Donough

Yesterday we had the chance to get up close with the very unique Richard Mille RM053 Tourbillon Pablo Mac Donough – the watch made specifically for one of the world’s top polo players. For those who know Richard Mille and his sports affiliations – you know that his sport “friends” actually wear their watches while playing.…

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Antiquorum Only Watch 2013 Sneak Peek

It’s official: Antiquorum —which every other year sponsors the Only Watch auction — has a super hot lineup of one-of-a-kind watches to be auctioned off on September 28 at the Only Watch 2013 charity event in Monaco.  This year 33 watch brands have donated to the cause, wherein all proceeds from the auction will benefit…

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RACE Week- Cars and Watches: Meccaniche Veloci Chrono Driver

By Ryan Walsh Watch brand Meccaniche Veloci is all about designing watches for auto enthusiasts. With Italian heritage, much like Ferrari, this comes as no surprise.  The brand has eight different types of auto-inspired collections in its current inventory, including the Quattro Valvole made of carbon ceramic and created in partnership with the world’s best…

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ONE AMAZING WATCH: Jaquet Droz Charming Bird- VIDEO

Jaquet Droz has long been known for its mastery of automatons – moving figures on a timepiece. This year, though, the brand takes the concept to new heights in the form of the multi-dimensional Charming Bird – the first singing bird automata wrist watch in the world. The revolutionary watch was first unveiled at BaselWorld…

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How Mother-of-Pearl Dials are Made

Many brands today use mother of pearl for dials on both women’s and men’s watches. Shimmering and intriguing, mother of pearl is not an easy substance to work with. It is quite brittle and ultra thin when used as a dial and breakage can easily occur. Depending on the complexity of the dial, the entire…

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Wristwatch Pulsometers and Beyond! Introducing the Longines Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph

Pulsometer wristwatches—wristwatches that enable doctors (or laymen) to time the pulse – have been around for more than half a century. They are, however, quite rarely made in today’s watchmaking world. In fact, one can count on fingers and toes the number of luxury Swiss watch brands that produce pulsometer watches. Still, doctors and certain…

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Motorcycles and Watches – Cvstos Joins the Pack

Watch brand Cvstos, with its bold timepieces, joins forces with Spanish MotoGP motorcycle racer Dani Pedrosa to create a limited edition of Challenge Dani Pedrosa watches. The Limited Edition will consist of 26 pieces in titanium and 26 pieces in Orange Aluminium – reflecting Pedrosa’s lucky number 26. A bold, bright eye-catcher, the watch is…

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Rolex Brand Ambassador, Phil Mickelson, Wins British Open, and a look at a few other brand ambassadors

Yesterday, Phil Mickelson closed the British Open with his best-ever  round in a major Sunday when he finished with a 5-under 66 at Muirfield to win the third leg of the career Grand Slam. Patron and Official Timekeeper of The Open for more than 30 years, Rolex is also proud to have Mickelson on board…

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