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Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

BaselWorld 2012: Chanel’s Haute Horology Premiere Tourbillon

It’s been more than a decade now that Chanel has been creating tourbillon timepieces. The newest one unveiled this year may take the cake. It is a one-minute flying tourbillon. Naturally, Chanel remains ever faithful to its vigilant female followers, but surprises and delights with this Premiere Flying Tourbillon watch. Crafted in a fully diamond-adorned…

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WatchStops: BaselWorld 2012 — HYT Liquid-Infused Watch Finally Arrives

We brought it to you here first – the news of the HYT watch that features a liquid module for time indication. Then we showed you another Video a month later here that explained how this proprietary movement  from Hydro Mechanical Horologists works. Now we bring you the finished product in the H1 case. Super…

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Watch Stops: BaselWorld 2012 H. Moser & Cie Unveils Meridian Dual Time

The Schaffhausen-based Swiss watch brand has done it again – brought luxury, technological advancement and purity of looks to the forefront in the new Meridian Dual Time watch. Offeredin platinum or in stunning 18-karat rose gold (for approximately $38,500), the alluring watch houses  an automatic manufacture mechanical movement HMC 346.121, with 29 jewels , and…

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Watch Stops: BaselWorld 2012: Ulysse Nardin Makes Waves with New Marine Chronometer Housing Proprietary UN 118 In-House Made Caliber

Last year, Ulysse Nardin announced the brand’s newest in-house-made caliber, the UN 118. It was not yet finished and housed in a case. Now, it is – and this is one sweet looking piece that is loaded with patents and accomplishments. The escapement of Caliber 118 is produced in collaboration between Ulysse Nardin and Sigatec…

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Watch Stops: BaselWorld 2012 Begins!

It’s here! That amazing time of year when the best of the best in luxury watches comes to the forefront. BaselWorld 2012 – starts tomorrow with a complete day of press conferences and announcements.  The long-anticipated, easily most important watch exhibition in the world, has arrived once again. This week, the watch world converges in…

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Around the World: Video — Cartier Unveils L’Odyssee de Cartier – a Film like Nothing Else!

Embracing the panther – Cartier’s long-time legendary icon – the House of Cartier brings superb luxury, imagination and sublime beauty to the forefront in a creative new three-and-a-half minute film that magically brings together its history, its global presence and its amazing craftsmanship. This is a MUST SEE VIDEO. Absolutely enchanting! It is one you…

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Trend Report: Pilot Watches Take Off

photo by Kenji TomaOne of the hottest categories of timepieces on the market today is pilot watches. While the concept of synchronizing crew watches to the navigator’s watch may have taken a back seat to today’s cockpit instrumentation, the look and quality of a true pilot’s watch remains steadfast and in demand.  Typically, today’s pilot…

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Time Capsules: News – Nilson Defies Odds in Pole2Pole Expedition wearing Zenith

There’s no telling what drives us; what passion ignites us. Clearly conquering a challenge and being the first to do so had to inspire Swedish environmentalist explorer Johan Ernst Nilson – who, despite frozen toes and broken ribs – recently crossed the globe from North to South in his Pole2Pole expedition. Throughout his 10-month trek…

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Trend Report: Under Water Timing

Perhaps taken for granted, the phrase, “just in the nick of time” is one with real meaning behind it. We regularly hear of rescues at sea – -but we don’t typically hear about the timepieces behind those events. In 1997, the crew of the Mata-Rangi expedition, on a reed raft en route from Chile to…

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