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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…

Around the World: The Making of Zenith Watches

Recently, we had the opportunity to tour the Zenith Swiss Watch Manufacture – a brand long known for its precision watchmaking and visionary thinking. Since 1865, Zenith has been making watches that keep pace with the times. It is the brand behind the famed El Primero movement and a brand closely associated with aviation for…

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Around the World: Hamilton Watch Company Celebrates 120th Anniversary

Recently, we went with Hamilton Watch Company to LA for the brand’s annual Behind the Camera Awards, and to celebrate the company’s 120thanniversary.  Hamilton has one of the most unusual histories in the world of watchmaking, as this brand was created as an American brand in 1892. Located in Lancaster, PA, Hamilton watches was long…

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Weekend Sojourn: Hurricane Sandy Lingers, Watch Brands Reach Out

Exactly three weeks ago, Hurricane Sandy ravished the tri-state area. In New Jersey today, families who own beach houses at the Jersey Shore are allowed to visit their town, assess the damage, do what they have to do and leave in a few hours’ time. I know families who have lost entire homes at the…

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Time Capsules: News — Audemars Piguet Ambassador Novak Djokovic Victorious

Earlier this week, Audemars Piguet ambassador and tennis great, Novak Djokovic put a firm stamp on his position as world number one with a stunning victory over Roger Federer in the ATP World Tour Finals in London.  Djokovic won with a performance of incredible grit and determination adding the season-ending title to his Australian Open…

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Time Capsules: News- Announcing the Winners of the 12th Annual Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Genève

Max Busser of MB&F had a great day. With the Geneva Grand Prix d’Horlogerie just completed, MB&F won twice today! It won the award for the Public Prize (voted on by the public) for its Legacy Machine No. 1 (which we covered here), and also won best Men’s watch category. Zenith won the prize for…

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Time Capsules: News –12th Annual Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve

Thursday November 15 is a big day in watchmaking as the 12th annual Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) announces the winners of this large award program. Every year we cover this event — held at the Grand Theatre de Genève – via live streaming. We will again bring the news of this year’s winners…

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Time Capsules: Product – Hublot F1™ King Power Austin

Formula 1 racing officially returns to the U.S. on November 16th-18th in Austin, Texas, for the U.S. Grand Prix at the new Circuit of the Americas. In celebration, Hublot, Official Watch of Formula 1, has created the F1 King Power Austin – a limited edition timepiece featuring high-tech materials directly inspired by F1, including the…

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Video: Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils AMVOX7 Chronograph in cooperation with Aston Martin

Cars and watches have always enjoyed a certain love affair. Both are precision oriented mechanics with a thirst for high performance and cutting-edge design. Jaeger-LeCoultre is one brand that has associated itself with cars for years – specifically with the much-loved Aston Martin brand. In fact, Jaeger-LeCoutlre now  celebrates the eighth anniversary of the partnership…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Veterans Day and Marines Wrist Armor

Today marks the official celebration of Veterans Day in America – a time for Americans to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all veterans.  Formerly known as Armistice Day, it was originally set as a legal U.S. holiday dedicated to world peace and to honor the end of World War 1 (which officially ended 11/11/1918). Established…

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Weekend Sojourn: TAG Heuer Donates to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts and other Charities in NYC with Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio at Museum of Natural History

Last night, we spent several hours at New York’s Museum of Natural History at an elegant charity event hosted by TAG Heuer. Initially, I was adverse to going to this event, as I felt that with all the hurricane clean-up to be done, it wasn’t necessarily the right time for a party. I was wrong…

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