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Elvis Presley Ebel watch

Once owed by Elvis Presley, this solid gold and diamond-accented Ebel watch is up for sale for a mere $498,000 by M.S. Rau. The watch, which Presley later gifted to his friend and backup singer J.D. Sumner (complete with inscription on the back)  will be on display in New York at the upcoming  New York…

Time Capsules – News: Concrete Watches? Yep – Really – Girard-Perregaux Le Corbusier Trilogy

In La Chaux-de-Fonds yesterday, Girard-Perregaux unveiled its new Le Corbusier Trilogy of timepieces – in honor of the internationally renowned architect who hailed from that region. The trilogy is inspired by his iconic designs and villas and includes a Vintage 1945 le Corbusier La Chaux-de-Fonds watch with inlaid mother of pearl dial that is created…

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A Moment in Time: Master Watchmaker Roger Dubuis

As a young boy living in a quiet village in Switzerland, Roger Dubuis was tasked with helping the local cobbler ring the church bells on Sunday morning. Little did anyone know that this important chore would change his life forever. Every week, he would walk to the church tower and climb hundreds upon hundreds of…

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Off the Cuff: Panerai Radiomir 10 Days GMT

Recently, we had the opportunity to take a close up look at Panerai — the watch that is renowned for its oversized zeal, underwater adventures and unique Paneristi following.  While the brand has some great new timepieces — especialy in its composit materials — this one really strikes a chord with us thanks to its around-the-world…

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Around the World: Zenith Celebrates New Pilot Watches

Historical watchJust a couple of weeks ago in Paris, I had the distinct pleasure of joining Zenith at the world famous Muse’e des Arts et Me’tiers in Paris to celebrate the Pilot collection by Zenith. This brand, founded in 1865, accompanied Louis Ble’riot on his flight over the English Channel in 1909 – making him…

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Time Capsules: Product – Harry Winston Unveils Ladies’ Moon Phase Watch

At the recent TimeCrafters Show in NYC, the iconic luxury watch and jewelry maker, Harry Winston, unveiled its newest, extremely captivating Midnight Moon Phase timepieces. Part of the Midnight Collection™, these two new watches offer a romantic interpretation of the moonphase complication, wherein the moon and stars peek out from behind the branches of trees…

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Off the Cuff: Complicated Watches Don’t Get Much Better – The IWC Portuguese Sidereal Scafusia

Granted, the name is a mouthful, but the IWC Portuguese Siderale Scafusia deserves a mouthful. It was 10 years in the research and development stages and is a masterpiece of haute horlogerie. The watch offers sidereal time, solar time and astronomical displays, among other functions, and is the most complex watch ever created by IWC.…

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Trend Report: High-Jeweled Watches Inspired by Nature

These avian inspirations make time take flight, combining multiple modes of artistic diligence with enamel work, gem setting, sculpt­ing, and engraving. They are works of art that perfectly reflect nature, giving women the sense of gratification and pride that only a true piece of wearable art can bring. Cartier Tourbillon watch ($221,000) features a kingfisher…

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