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IWC Pilot Watch Tribute to 3705

IWC Schaffhausen is perhaps best known to the world for its pilot watches. Since the 1930’s, it has introduced a host of Flieger and Mark watches that have earned the brand a great distinction. Now, IWC unveils the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “Tribute to 3705” watch that pays homage to the 1994 iconic black Flieger…

A Close-Up Look At The Corum Admiral 42 Bronze Watches

Corum Admiral 42 bronze

If you are a lover of sailing and all things maritime, most likely you have already heard of Corum’s Admiral watch. It is legendary in the watch  market  — immediately recognizable thanks to the nautical pennants that act as markers on the dial. Now, the brand unveils two new Admiral watches — with monotone pennants…

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Why The Newly Introduced Cartier Pasha Collection Will Steal Hearts

Cartier Pasha skeleton

It was a cult watch back in the mid 1980s. In fact, when it was first introduced in 1985, the world went wild for the Cartier Pasha. I remember because I had just joined the watch world — as the first female watch journalist in America — and I was blown away by it. It…

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Video: Armin Strom Explains What Resonance Is and How It Works

Armin Strom Masterpieces Dual Time Resonance Sapphire Watch, SIHH 2019

Resonance. It’s a word we use in  watchmaking that — for some — is difficult to understand. We have written a lot about independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom — masters at resonance. On multiple occasions we have tried to explain what resonance is and how it is achieved in watchmaking. Now, Armin Strom has…

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Introducing Vacheron Constantin’s Most Complicated Wristwatch: Les Cabinotiers Tempo

Vacheron Constantin Grand Complication Split-Seconds Tempo La Musique du Temps

The name of the watch, and the collection it belongs to, is almost as complex as the timepiece itself. I’m talking about the newly released Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers split-second Chronograph that is part of the brand’s “La Musique du Temps(R)”  Les Cabinotiers collection. Ok, with the introductory formalities out of the way, let me…

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Three Reasons Why You Need The Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force Watch

Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force

Back in November of 2019, during the Dubai Watch Week, independent brand Armin Strom officially launched its Gravity Equal Force watch.  We covered the timepiece then, and even brought you a cool video explaining this pretty complex timepiece. Now, as many Swiss watch brands — Armin Strom included — have temporarily closed workshops due to COVID-19, we…

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Louis Moinet Set To Launch Immersive ‘Discovery Days’ Event

Louis Moinet founder Jean-Marie Schaller.

  Swiss independent watch brand Louis Moinet is one of the more creative brands on the market. This is the company that brought us the first-ever oil derrick watch with moving automated derrick. It is the brand that brings us dinosaur fossils as dials, as well as other antique and space-age dial materials. Inventor of…

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Introducing the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Date And Calendar Watches

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Calendar

It was almost 30 years ago in 1992 that Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled its Master Control watches and they were an immediate hit. I remember because I was covering this industry (as the first female watch journalist in America) at the time. The line was marked by its aura of technical mastery and sophisticated style. Now, via…

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Introducing The New A. Lange & Sohne Odysseus — The First-Ever Lange With Rubber Strap

A. Lange & Sohne Odysseus white gold watch

Tomorrow would have been the official opening of Watches & Wonders Geneva (previously SIHH) had it not been for COVID-19. So, instead, we are witnessing the digital launch of many of the newest 2020 watches. This makes it very difficult to be 100 percent on target with reviews, as we have not gotten to see…

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Introducing The DeBethune DB28XP Ultra Thin Watch That Celebrates 10th Anniversary of DB28

DeBethune DB28XP

When it made its debut 10 years ago, the DB28 watch from independent Swiss brand De Bethune turned heads. Lots of them. The revolutionary design had people talking. Now, the brand celebrates the 10th anniversary of that iconic watch and unveils three new pieces. Perhaps top among them is the DB28XP that most closely recalls…

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FHH Launches Digital Platform For Watches & Wonders Geneva: Watchesandwonders.com

FHH, Watches & Wonders

Earlier this week on my column on Forbes.com, I posted that, beginning April 25 — the day that would have been the opening day of  Watches & Wonders Geneva 2020 — the Federation de la Haute Horlogerie (the organizers of the show)  will go live with a digital platform for the brands to showcase their watches,…

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