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Breitling Bentley

It was an interesting few days on the California coast, where some of the most magnificent cars in the world were seen driving the Pacific highway and lining the famed 18th hole at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance (with Rolex holding an important role there as the Official Timepiece). This year was a…

A Moment in Time: 2012 London Summer Olympics Swimmer, Natalie Anne Coughlin

Natalie Anee Coughlin, photo courtesy of OmegaAmerican international swimmer and 11-time Olympic medalist, 30-year-old Natalie Anne Coughlin was the first American woman athlete to win six medals in one Olympics. She also is the first woman to ever swim the 100-meter backstroke in under one minute. As a member of the 2012 United States Olympic…

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Video: Let the Games Begin! The Olympics and Omega’s version of “Start Me Up”

Even though we showed this video back on May 31 (one of the first to air it on watch sites), it warrants another look — just in time for the start of the GAMES! This is one inspirational commercial.   It is the first  LONDON 2012 TV commercial, featuring the world-famous Rolling Stones soundtrack “Start me Up” along with…

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Time Capsules: Product – Cutting-Edge Timing with TAG Heuer’s Mikrotourbillon S

Yep – from concept to cutting-edge reality – TAG Heuer says it is definitely going to be producing the newest Mikrotourbillon S watch for series (albeit most likely a very limited series) production.  The watch, equipped with two tourbillon escapements, was first shown to the world a few months ago as a concept piece. The…

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Around the World: Historic Stock Cars Rev Engines at Upcoming Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Rusty Wallace’s 1989 Winston Cup Champion road car; Photo – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca / Allan Rosenberg America’s most popular form of motorsports will nudge its way onto the vintage race scene this summer when 27 historic stock cars participate in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Scheduled for August 17-19 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca…

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Time Capsules: New Product – Vulcain Unveils Herbie Hancock Watch

For jazz music lovers and for aficionados of the famed Vulcain Manufacture, this is an exciting introduction.  In honor of, and working with, this great pianist, Vulcain now releases two limited-edition 50s Presidents’ Watch models dedicated to the Herbie Hancock. The Herbie Hancock watches are created in two versions — both with a sunburst dial…

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Around the World: Wet and Wild at New York Yacht Club Race Week at Newport, presented by Rolex

J/111 Fleetwing, owned and skippered by Henry Brauer of Marblehead, MA. It was an unseasonably wet, dreary day in Newport, RI, yesterday, but at least somewhere, someone was having fun. That somewhere was Rhode Island Sound where nearly 100 teams are competing in the New York Yacht Club Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex…

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Time Capsules: New Product – Hautlence HLC06 in Rose Gold

We’ve written about Hautlence many times before here. Now we bring you this classically elegant rounded HLC06, created in a limited edition of just 88 numbered pieces. It features an opaline chocolate dial in an 18-k rose gold case measuring 41 mm in diameter. To create the watch, the brand has rebuilt its house movement…

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