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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…

Three Top Stars Don Jaeger-LeCoultre – Find Out Who and Why

It has been a busy couple of months for luxury watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre – whose watches have been on the wrists of celebrities around the world. Most recently, Robert Downey Jr. – who is wearing a Jaeger-LeCoultre  AMVOX5 World Chronograph in his upcoming movie Iron Man 3 (coming out this spring)  was seen wearing his…

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Top Horological Delights: MB&F Unveils HM3 Megawind

We write about them often – MB&F – or Max Busser and friends. Not too long ago we introduced the HM 4 here. Now, just before BaselWorld, we bring you the re-engineered HM3 (the brand’s best-selling watch ever –that was originally designed by Jean-Marc Wiederrecht) in the form of the HM3 Megawind. The new HM3…

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Introducing Cinema on the Wrist – the Powerful New Russian-Made watch by Konstantin Chaykin

We don’t often cover the world of Russian made watches, but today we do – because one top watchmaker brings Cinema to the wrist. Konstantin Chaykin – known for his incredible pieces – unveils the Cinema watch – that – with the push of a button at 9:00 — features an animated depiction of man…

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3 Top Golfers Join Audemars Piguet

It’s a common known fact that watch brands align themselves with ambassadors who can represent their products in the true lifestyle manner that is befitting of the timepiece. Some brands have more alliances than others, and some brands hold tight relationships with ambassadors in just a single walk of life. Then, there is Audemars Piguet,…

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60 Limited Edition Curtis Lincoln Pen Overlays Found

Recently, the owners of Curtis Australia (writing instrument company) came upon an amazing discovery – a sealed padded bag in the back of a vault underneath a log of paperwork.  Inside: 60 sterling silver Abraham Lincoln pen overlays the company had produced a few years ago. The mold for these overlays had been publicly destroyed…

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Luxury Watches or Games? Vegas on the Wrist

Timepieces that reflect the excitement and allure of high-stakes gaming are wonderfully fun – if you’ve got the money. They offer a great distraction when you just don’t have time to go to the casinos.  Indeed, a handful of truly gifted watchmakers shake up accepted traditions and elevating the timepiece to a new dimension: a…

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How Panerai Gained Foothold in the Swiss Luxury Market and the Luminor Submersible

By Leo Parker It is fair to say that the Swiss rule when it comes to the luxury watch industry, with the majority of the world’s most revered and celebrated watchmakers heralding from the small, neutral territory. With this in mind, it is clear that watchmakers that aren’t in the Swiss old boy’s network need…

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Top Wristwatch Commercials

There’s a lot to be said for the power of a top television commercials — which is why some companies spend mega bucks during sporting events to air spots. Sometimes a televisiton commercial is funny, serious or — in certain instances — right on about a product. Now, Omega unveils an unprecedented 3D animated 70-second…

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News: Svend Andersen Watches Offered in Antiquorum Auction

Watch connoisseurs will not want to miss this opportunity to purchase an amazing timepiece from famed Danish watchmaker Svend Andersen, who is renowned for his unique dial designs and extraordinary complications.  Now, at the upcoming Antiquorum April 10th auction of “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” an American Collection, which includes nine Andersen wristwatches, is up…

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A Moment in Time with Sebastien Loeb

Recently, Richard Mille brought on a new brand ambassador  — French rally driver Sebastien Loeb.  Loeb is the most successful driver in World Rally Championship – with a record-breaking nine wins in a row. Interestingly enough, Loeb wasn’t always a race car driver. In fact, he was a gymnast – turned driver at the age…

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