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Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers "Bid for the Louvre" watch.

From now until December 15, watch lovers can get bid on a bespoke one-of-a-kind Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinoties watch that is up for auction at the Louvre Museum. Held by the Louve and Christie’s (with the support of Drouot), the “Bid for the Louvre” auction (Dec. 1-15), benefits the Louve Museum in Paris and Vacheron…

Meet The Winners Of The Watch World’s Grand Prix Awards, GPHG 2020

GPHG Awards 2020

This year marks the first time I could not attend the GPHG awards ceremony in person in a while — thanks to COVID-19. As a member of the Academic jury, I was bummed. But then, as it turned out, the entire event had to be held virtually because of the pandemic. I was even more…

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Sylvester Stallone Puts Panerai ‘Daylight” And Richard Mille Watches Up For Auction With Phillips

Sylvester Stallone's Richard Mille

Many know him as Rambo, or Rocky, while others just know him as one of the best modern-day actors for action flicks. Yet others know him as a painter, author and even watch collector. Not matter what, though, when one says the name  Sylvester Stallone, images immediately come to mind. Now, the legendary actor —…

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Jacob & Co. Offers Everest Expedition Trip With Explorer Johan Ernst Nilson With Purchase of Astronomia Mount Everest Watch

Jacob & Co. Astronomia Mt. Everest created with explorer Johan Ernst Nilson

There’s a lot going on with the newest Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon. In fact, one might say the Astronomia Mount Everest watch tops all other Astronomia watches. Partnering with Swedish explorer and environmentalist, Johan Ernst Nilson, Jacob & Co. creates a limited edition watch that actually has a piece of rock from the legendary…

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MB&F Leaps Ahead 10 Years With HM3 FrogX

MB&F HM3 FrogX

Five years into the ground-breaking horological machine building that MB&F started in 2005, the brand steered from outer space right down to Earth. in 2010, it unveiled the HM3 Frog – which became its first beloved mascot. I remember that first Frog so well, with globe-like eyes (that showcased the hours and minutes) and a big…

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Watch Review: Yema Superman GMT Bronze

Yema Superman GMT Bronze watch

By Eric Gregoire First founded in France in 1948 by Henry Louis Belmont, Yema created some important watch for divers, yachtsmen and even racers in the 1960’s. The brand even went into space flight in the early 1980’s and to the North Pole in the late 1980’s. The brand then came under the ownership of…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Teams With  Artist Zimoun For Sound Art, Recalls History

zimoun, Jaeger-LeCoultre The sound maker

Swiss watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre has teamed with renowned Swiss  artist Zimoun, commissioning him to create a special installation of sound art that reflects Jaeger-LeCoultre’s centuries-old history in sound making within the realm of watchmaking. The exhibition, Zimoun: 1944, which includes prepared dc-motors, MDF panels and Jaeger-LeCoultre watch parts, opens in China and will make a…

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Montblanc Goes Exploring With Mountain Climber Reinhold Messner

montblanc reinhold messner

  It was two years ago in 2018 that Swiss watch brand Montblanc introduced its first 1858 Geosphere watch, with northern and southern hemispheres on the dial. In fact, the brand unveiled a host of watches that year geared toward those who love the great outdoors, and has continued in that domain. Now, Montblanc partners…

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Introducing: Zenith Defy Classic Carbon With Integrated Carbon Bracelet

Zenith Defy Carbon

Zenith just went a big step further with its Defy watches by introducing a carbon version of the Defy Classic that is the first to feature an integrated carbon bracelet in the history of the brand.  Zenith’s carbon bracelet is made of more than 50 different components — in crafted all carbon. The ultra-light weight…

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Election Day: Presidents’ Watches From Donald J. Trump to LBJ And JFK

Donald J. Trump at the Unveiling of his Trump Signature Watch Collection at Macy's in 2006

With America’s Election Day here — and with everyone around the world on pins and needles to learn who is the next president (which we probably will not know for a wile) …  we take a look at which presidents wore which watches over the years. Before moving on to the current President, let’s take…

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