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Rolex, Monterey Classic Car Week

It’s definitelya busy week for car lovers and for  Rolex this week and weekend as we embrace Monterey Classic Car Week.  Held in the Pacific coastal town of Monterey,California, the week consists of a host of events that draw automobile enthusiasts from around the world — most of which are either sponsored or  timed by…

Time Capsules: Product — Girard-Perregaux Dazzles with Cat’s Eye Tourbillon Haute Joaillerie

This Girard-Perregaux watch is more than hot! Sparkling inside and out – it is a supreme work of haute horlogerie and haute joaillerie. The Cat’s Eye Tourbillon is entirely set with 287 baguette-cut diamonds weighing nearly 20 carats. It took the brand’s master stone setters more than 700 hours of painstaking, meticulous work to set…

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Time Capsules: Product – Alarming News: Vulcain Re-enters US with legendary Cricket

It was 64 years ago, in 1947, that Vulcain presented the first fully operational mechanical alarm wristwatch, equipped with what would become the legendary Cricket caliber.  The audibly loud alarm was quickly made history – and became the watch of choice for notables globally, including  US Presidents, Trumann, Eisenhower, Nixon and Johnson – earning it…

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Around the World: An Insider’s View of the A. Lange & Söhne Glashutte Manufactory

This past week I was fortunate enough to be part of an elite group of journalists who were treated to the distinct pleasure of joining A. Lange & Sohne for a behind-the-scenes tour of the brand’s outstanding workshops in Glashutte, Germany. (We also visited Salzburg Austria for the brand’s sponsorship of the Whitsun Festival, but…

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Weekend Sojourn: SEAH® Releases Great New Astrological Jewelry Line

For those who really love the luxe look and want their own style statement, the newest SEAH® collection of jewelry is incredibly alluring. It consists of men’s cufflinks and bracelets and women’s bracelets earrings, and necklaces created in stainless steel, gold plate and leather with trademarked original astrological designs on them that offer individuals the…

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Watch Stops: JCK 2011 — Officina Del Tempo Releases Special Edition Power Chrono

Every once in a while a well-priced watch catches our eye. Such is the case with the Italian designed and made Officina Del Tempo brand. This company creates a host of powerful and alluring timepieces, especially with its bold new Power Chrono Special Edition.  Lovingly referred to in-house as the Military Power, this techno-sport series…

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Time Capsules: News– Christie’s Auction Packed with Great Lots and Special Pieces

Lot 94The upcoming June 15 Christie’s New York sale of Important Watches promises to offer a good number of lots for collectors interested in pieces in any price range. With watches on public exhibition from June 11 to June 14, Christie’s highlights more than 400 individual watches from vintage to modern day pieces for men…

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Watch Stops 2011: Swiss Watch by JCK – Louis Moinet Takes to the Forest Again

Louis Moinet is a brand known not only for its high watchmaking prowess, but also for its unusual dials — rare meteors, million-year-old woods and fossils. Now, on the heels of its recent Geograph Rainforest watch introduction just a few months ago (wherein the brand announced that a portion of the proceeds of the sales…

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Video: Antiquorum Auction Today Highlights AP Schwarzenegger Grand Complication

The first session of the Antiquorum Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces auction takes place this morning, June 8 at 11 am, and the second session at 2 pm at the New York auction room (595 Madison Avenue). This promises to be one great auction – you may want to get your bids ready.  Highlights include…

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Watch Stops 2011: Couture — Gerge’ Brings Architecture to the Forefront

A new and exciting mechanical watch brand emerges on the market after three years of design and development.  Gerge’ – named for St. George —  is an all-mechanical brand  that focuses on architecture in its design – with a side-view of the case that is meant to replicate a bridge between  two cities, and a…

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Watch Stops 2011: Couture – Giuliano Mazzuoli Presents Patented World First Watch

Those in the know will recognize this designer’s name.  Giuliano Mazzuoli is the man responsible for the famed Manometro watch, as well as several pen and leather goods collections. The Manometro watch is renowned for its simplicity. Designed as a concept to reflect a pressure gauge, the Manometro measures time – elegantly and cleanly –…

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