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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…

Time Capsules- News: Baume & Mercier Shows the Charitable Side of its Moments

By Dara Hinshaw A few nights ago, we joined Tourneau at the Tourneau TimeMachine for Baume & Mercier’s Winter Seaside Celebration; the main floor was packed with people.  Baume & Mercier, known for its affordable luxury timepieces, partnered with Tourneau to benefit the charity Love146, which works to end child sex slavery and exploitation.  The evening…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Fun Facts – The Wristwatch from the 1920’s to 1940

Recently, we brought readers a little insight into the birth of the wristwatch – for those who enjoy a little history and some fun facts.  Continuing that saga, which covered the turn of and the first two decades of the 20th century (see that coverage here), we now bring you perspective on how the wristwatch…

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Weekend Sojourn: Dinosaurs Invade the Franklin Institute

Looking for something to do that is great fun and maybe even informative? Plan on going to Philadelphia for a weekend – and try to be there  on December 10, when an exciting new exhibit makes it debut at  The Franklin Institute. Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs is set to premiere December 10, 2011 and run through…

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Around the World: Christophe Claret Unveils New 21 Blackjack in Association with Casino de Monte-Carlo

We’ve covered Christophe Claret many times before, with his innovative timepieces, and earlier this year, we brought you the 21 Blackjack watch (read about it here and see a video here) – a superb piece that offers 21, roulette and dice! Now,  Christophe Claret has partnered with the world-famous Casino de Monte-Carlo. The collaboration will be…

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Off the Cuff: Stefan Johansson Watches

For the past three weeks I have been wearing the Stefan Johansson Vaxjo chronograph timepiece with date indication and alluringly colorful dial. This watch went to the America’s Cup World Series races, did a few laps at a local racetrack, and some hiking. It withstood everything with valor, timed the races wonderfully with the 5/10…

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Around the World: Exclusive Info on the FP Journe LineSport Series — Aluminum Movements!

Recently in Geneva, I had the opportunity to visit the amazing FP Journe workshops and to view the watchmaker’s newest creations. A complete deviation from his usual ultra-classic and elegant pieces, the new watches are sport watches.  Yes, sport watches, and they utilize high-tech, innovative materials and ground-breaking technology. The first in the new lineSport series,…

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Weekend Sojourn: Visiting the Swiss Watchmaking mecca of La Chaux-deFonds

Exhibit at the clock museum. Watch lover visiting Switzerland? If so, most likely you’ll want to schedule a visit to the mecca of Swiss watchmaking, La Chaux-de-Fonds. It is a quick stop, but many brands call this district home. The capital city of the 1,000-meter-high district of La Chaux-de-Fonds, is the canton of Neuchâtel– where…

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Time Capsules: News – Winners of the 11th Annual Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve Announced

Just a few days ago, the 11th Annual Grand Prix d’horlogerie was held in Geneva –this is the watchmaking awards event of the year — a wonderful event chocked with emotion, entertainment and serious tribute.   Winners were in a host of categories – and you get to see here a vast array of timepieces.…

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