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Vacheron Constantin Zodiac Chinese Year of the Rat 2020 Metiers d'Art watch.

For us here in America, the thought of a rat is mostly affiliated with big cities, garbage dumps and all things ugly. We conjour sayings like “you dirty rat” or movies like Ben with rats trained to kill.  However, in other cultures, the rat is a revered animal. In China, for instance, the rat is…

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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Introducing the Carl F. Bucherer Manero Power Reserve

Part of the Bucherer Group – which  celebrates its s 125th anniversary this year – the innovative Swiss watch brand Carl F. Bucherer has quietly been making important changes and growth moves in the past two to three years, including building its timepiece production and focusing on new movements . One of the fruits of…

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5 Top Complicated Watches from BaselWorld 2013

Hublot La Ferrari

Throughout the past month or so, we have brought you so many wonderful new unveilings both pre-, during- and post- BaselWorld 2013. So many were exclusives – especially in the category of great Complications. You’ve seen here first several pieces from Arnold & Son, Ulysse Nardin, HYT and others. Now we bring you a quick…

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Tissot Celebrates 160th Anniversary with New Movements and an 80 Hour Automatic Chronometer

This year marks the 160th anniversary of Swiss watch brand, Tissot. To honor the milestone, the brand has been very busy, and this year unveils multiple new movements and a host of really cool new timepieces that move it to the next level of sophistication. Among the cool new pieces is the Powermatic 80 –…

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Three Watch Brands that Not Only Hold Their Value – but also Go Up in Price

The recent auctions that took place this past week told some interesting tales and saw some record sales. Antiquorum achieved two world records at its May 12 Geneva auction of “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces; Christie’s Geneva auction on May 13 set records and Sotheby’s May 11 sale of rare references saw some interesting results.…

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Louis Moinet Releases the Derrick Tourbillon – The World’s First watch Equipped with a Derrick

Part of the Treasures of the World collection, the new Derrick Tourbillon from Louis Moinet is an unprecedented piece – complete with a moving, replicated oil derrick on its dial. Essentially, above the tourbillon at 6:00, is an animated pumping oil derrick – made of aluminum to reduce the weight. The derrick is strictly decorative…

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