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Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph

This week we offer a quick look at watch complications from a beginner’s viewpoint. For the past few months we have gotten  a lot of questions about watch complications and how to just get the basics down. So here, we offer watch education for a true novice. This week: What is a chronograph? What is…

Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Time Zone Watch

A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Time Zone

I have had a great affinity for German brand, A. Lange  & Sohne, ever since the brand re-emerged on the market in the early 1990’s.  I remember sitting with the brand executives at the Basel Fair in 1994 and looking at the very first watches that were the result of Ferdinand Adolph Lange’s great-grandson Walter…

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Why This Year’s GPHG Seems Surreal, And What Happens Next

GPHG

The 2020 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève is upon us.  Considered by many to be the Oscars of the watch world, the event honors watchmaking at its finest. Each year in November, the industry gathers in Geneva for an incredible award ceremony where we all learn who has won the different prize categories. It is…

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Franck Muller Teams With Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Geneva For Bespoke Watches

Franck Muller Black Badge

Franck Muller has teamed with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Geneva to create a timepiece as exclusive as the British car brand’s bespoke automobiles. The Bespoke collection of watches is based on Franck Muller’s well-known “Crazy Hours” watches.The two companies also worked together to customize the interior of the car. Via its Bespoke program, Rolls-Royce enables customers…

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TAG Heuer Unveils Heuer 02 Chrono In Collaboration With Fragment Design’s Hiroshi Fujiwara

TAG Heuer, Hiroshi Fujiwara of Fragment Design.

Tag Heuer has been very busy lately. The brand has had several new unveilings already this year — including its connected watch second generation and the connected watch golf version. There are two more unveilings in the works, as well, and today the brand announced its  TAG Heuer x Fragment Design Heuer 02 Chronograph. Working with the “Godfather…

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Call Of The Wild: Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Tiger Watches

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minutes Tiger

This is an updated post of an earlier post. While we haven’t had the opportunity to go hands-on with the  Jaquet Droz Petite Heuer Minute Tiger watches yet, we have definitely formed an impression. After all,  Jaquet Droz is long known for its  hand-painted and hand-crafted dials, and having been to the brand’s incredible workshops…

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Hamilton Watch Takes Starring Role In New Movie: Tenet

Tenet, Christopher Nolan, Hamilton

Hamilton Watch Company, which has a long and storied past in the world of movies, takes on a leading role in the new espionage thriller starring John David Washington and Robert Pattinson. In the movie, where time is omnipresent, the actors rely on a specially made Hamilton prop watch in their race to prevent the…

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Perfect Father’s Day Gift: HSNY Virtual Horological Tutoring Program

HSNY virtual horological training

Skip the ties, the shirts, the electronics. The Horological Society of New York (HSNY) has the perfect gift for Father’s Day this year: Virtual watchmaking tutoring. If dad loves watches, he will love this program.The Virtual Horological Tutoring offers 60- and 90-minute courses that are customizable and offer a theoretical approach to watchmaking.  HSNY, America’s oldest…

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Introducing The Oris Holstein Edition 2020 And New E-Shop Options

Oris Hölstein Edition 2020

Today marks a very big day for  independent watch brand Oris. Headquartered in the Swiss village of Hölstein, Oris today is one of the more progressive  watch brands on the market – and at quality/value prices that are pretty difficult to pass up. Today, the brand unveils the Oris Hölstein Edition 2020, as well as updating…

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Meet The Ball Engineer II U.S. Marine Corps Watch

Ball Engineer II U.S. Marine Corps

Celebrating the tough and tenacious U.S. Marine Corps, Ball Watch Company unveils the new Engineer II U.S. Marine Corps  combat watch in honor of the 245th Anniversary of the Marines. This elite corps of the American military is known for its stamina and selflessness on and off the battlefields. Ball, with its American heritage, wanted to…

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Introducing The High-Tech $190,000 Corum LAB 02

Corum LAB 02

Swiss watch brand Corum takes the concept of “lab” watches and innovation a step higher with its newly unveiled Corum LAB 02 watch.  Two years in the making, this dynamic, technically advanced watch boasts a revolutionary new caliber equipped with a flying gear train, and a host of other firsts for the brand. The LAB…

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