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Grand Seiko Heritage Collection Seiko 140th Anniversary Limited Edition

By Nancy Olson Two new Grand Seiko Heritage models have recently been introduced and while their looks are quite different, they share a spiritual connection that speaks to nature, the essence of time and the vision of Seiko founder Kintaro Hattori. Both are driven by the Hi-Beat automatic Caliber 9SA5, and both feature the distinctive…

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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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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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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A Moment in Time: Davis Love (and Omega)

Golf great Davis Love III – six-time Ryder Cup player, and holder of 34 professional titles, including 20 PGA Tour events  – this year serves the 2012 US Ryder Cup Team Captain, a position he says is a both an honor and a welcome challenge. He also has just become the newest brand ambassador for Omega…

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Around the World: Lange Celebrates Legacy of the Lange 1 Family

By Samantha Walsh Just recently, at NEUE Galarie, Museum for German and Austrian Art, A. Lange & Sohne celebrated its legacy of the Lange 1 family – a particularly exciting event, as this year the brand launched three new Lange 1 timepieces: the Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar, the new Grande Lange 1, and the…

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ATimelyEvent: Breguet Celebrates Aviation Watch Heritage

If you are in New York this week- through Sunday July 8th — you won’t want to miss this great Breguet exhibit celebrating a century in aviation-inspired timepieces that is on display at the Breguet Boutique on Fifth Avenue (711 Fifth Avenue, between 55th and 56th Streets). The exhibition, “Breguet: Watchmaker, Aviator, Innovator,” was unveiled…

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Weekend Sojourn: Rolex Awards for Enterprise Remind Us of the Plight of the World

By Samantha Walsh Just last week, in London, five people with potential to change the future of the world were chosen as winners of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise. After sorting through 3,500 applicants from over 150 countries, an independent jury of experts deemed the following 5 people, and their life-changing plans, as worthy of…

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Around the World: Girard-Perregaux supports World Oceans Day

By Samantha Walsh In NYC last week, Susan and David Rockefeller partnered with luxury Swiss watch brand Girard-Perregaux in a grand celebration for World Oceans Day.  This event, attended by everyone from actors, to models, to watch-lovers, and environmental conservationists brought together seemingly dissimilar groups all with one common goal, to celebrate the world’s valuable…

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Around the World: Buying and Selling Watches at Auction

This past week was a huge one for the big auction houses in New York City.  Several sold incredible watches – many owned by famous folk such as Elvis Presley and Henry Graves – for pretty interesting prices.  So many of our loyal readers have asked for some insight into what sells at auction and…

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Around the World: Panerai and Sailing Heals Celebrate in New York City

Long known as a brand for underwater adventures –created for the Italian Royal Navy decades ago – Panerai supports a host of water-related events. Perhaps none as philanthropic and grass-roots as being a founding sponsor of Sailing Heals. This incredible organization supports cancer patients, survivors and their care givers via days spent sailing on the…

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