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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona with palm fronds dial.

By Nancy Olson Back in the day, when the spring watch fairs were face-to-face, Rolex was always one of the hottest tickets in town at BaselWorld, with devoted fans, journalists and jewelers in queue to see the latest innovations. Well, some things have changed, but watch aficionados were still waiting with high anticipation to see what…

Around the World: Ralph Lauren Auto Collection Unveils in Paris

Beginning April 28 and running through August 28, 2011, at  The Muse’e des Arts De’coratifs in Paris, France, is one of the most unusual  and distinctive exhibits that watch and car lovers won’t want to miss: “The Art of the Automobile: Masterpieces of the Ralph Lauren Collection.” Iconic American fashion designer, Ralph Lauren has assembled…

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Around the World: F.P. Journe Previews Octa UTC in US Market

At a special preview this morning at the F.P. Journe Boutique on Madison Avenue in New York City during this week’s Madison Avenue Watch Week,  Journe unveiled the  Octa UTC, Universal Time, Coordinated watch.  Released to the world earlier in the year in Geneva during the SIHH,  this is the first time it is available in…

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A Moment in Time: LeBron James

Easily one of the greatest athletes of his generation, NBA star and celebrated two-time NBA MVP player LeBron James has joined the elite corps of global ambassadors for Audemars Piguet. LeBron James surprised the world in 2003 when, at the young age of 18, he was selected as the number one pick in the NBA…

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Around the World: Audemars Piguet Turns up the Heat, Brings on Lebron James as Global Ambassador

Just as Audemars Piguet barely closed the book on the decade-long relationship with Arnold Schwarzenegger and introduced The Legacy this year, the final watch in a seven-series success story, this legendary brand brought a few select journalists and guests to Miami this weekend to announce the appointment of NBA Star Lebron James as its new…

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Around the World: Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Bespoke Reverso for US Market Exclusively

If you love vintage fine timepieces, and have a craving for all things luxury and custom designed, this one is definitely for you. You may recall that we wrote several times over in the past few months about the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Tribute to 1931 timepieces – released in honor of the watch’s 80th…

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A Moment in Time: The legendary Sean D. Tucker, aerobatic aviation pilot, and so much more

There aren’t many people you would trust your life with – really trust your life with. But I trusted mine with aerobatic aviation instructor Sean D. Tucker recently and I’d do it again. Billed as a power aerobatic pilot and instructor par excellence (at the Tutima Academy, which he founded), Tucker has flown more than…

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Around the World: Flying High with Tutima

This past weekend, I had the awe-inspiring experience of aerobatic aviation, flying formation and joining the legendary Sean D. Tucker and his team at the Tutima Academy of Aviation Safety in CA. Founded by Tucker, and the only place in the world of its kind, the Academy is dedicated to saving lives. It is the…

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A Moment in Time: Max Busser of MB&F

One would be hard pressed to find anyone in the watch collector world who doesn’t know Max Busser. Max has made a global name for himself as a creator and gentleman in his years in this industry. He has held key positions and worked wonders in all of them. He spearheaded the Harry Winston Opus…

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A Moment in Time: Stephen Forsey

Watchmaker Stephen Forsey, along with Robert Greubel, has become a true force in the watchmaking world since entering the watchmkaing scene just about six years ago. Their untiring quest for perfection and pursuit of excellence easily rivals that of their counterparts of centuries ago- and would have made watchmaking forefathers such as Abraham-Louis Breguet proud.…

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A Moment in Time: hD3’s Jorg Hysek and the SLYDE –Time Turned Technology

There are some of us die-hard watch fans who remember Jorg Hysek way back when he was designing his own writing instruments and timepieces some 10 years ago. He was on the cutting edge with carbon fiber and titanium back then.  Then, after a respite with that company, he resurfaced with hD3– with co-designers and…

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