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Bremont Longitude Collection

British watch brand Bremont changes the English watchmaking landscape with an in-house made movement, fully assembled in its new workshops on its Henley-on-Thames location – marking the long-awaited return of serially produced British watches. The movement is housed in the new Longitude collection of watches, made in the new Manufacturing and Technology center, called The…

A Close-Up Look At Longines Spirit Collection

Longines Spirit Collection Chronograph

By Gordon Henderson The Longines Spirit collection looks to tap into the shared history of the manufacture and the many adventurers that have used the brand’s timepieces to navigate land, sea and air.  Celebrity pioneers include Charles Lindberg, Amelia Earhart, Paul-Emile Victor, Elinor Smith and Howard Hughes, to name a few. The pilots watches and chronographs…

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Hands On: Waldan American-Made Heritage Watches

Waldan Heritage watch

Those who are really familiar with the watch industry for multiple decades have likely heard of Waldan watches. The brand, founded by Oscar Waldan in 1979, was all about creating classically elegant timepieces with mechanical watches —  something almost no one believed in during the blaring quartz era. But Oscar Waldan, who had spent decades…

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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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