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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…

Video: Omega Moves Ahead with Liquidmetal® Technology

As watch companies forge ahead with new materials for cases and bracelets, as well as for movement parts, the race is on to find tougher, lighter-weight and ever more resilient materials that withstand the tests of time. Omega is one brand that has developed numerous materials, including a union of ceramics and Liquidmetal® that it…

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Trend Report: Multiple Time Zone Watches

IWC Portofino Dual Time with Automatic Caliber 64000In today’s hectic, fast-paced world, frequent travelers appreciate the ability to check the watch on their wrists and know the time not only where they are, but also where home is, as well. What’s more, business travelers often need to know the time in multiple markets. For this…

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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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Time Capsules: News – Win Your Pilot’s License from Breitling; Or At Least Go Fly with Them

Breitling, Instruments for Professionals and long-time aviation watch expert, has announced an amazing photo contest that will let aviation enthusiasts and Breitling lovers enter to win a chance to fly with the Breitling Jet Team, or to win your pilot’s license. The Facebook Contest requires entrants to submit a photo that best captures the spirit…

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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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Commentary: Don’t Miss Madison Avenue Watch Week

Just a  couple of nights ago in New York City, I had the pleasure of joining watch collectors gathered at the Presidential Suite at the Surrey Hotel, along with Madison Avenue’s finest watch boutique brand executives and Wall Street Journal VIPS for an exclusive event to celebrate the start of one of the biggest watch events…

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Time Capsules: Product — Patek Philippe Unveils Its Ladies First Minute Repeater

Patek Philippe- long the leader in complex timepieces pays closer attention to women’s complexities this year with an extensive array of complicated women’s watches that run the gamut from a split-seconds chronograph to the ultimate, first-time-ever for the brand Minute Repeater. This alluring and inviting complication – the elaborate acoustical chiming timepiece – is the…

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Time Capsules: Product – Franck Muller Releases Giga Tourbillon

Franck Muller has long been known for exceptional tourbillon calibers and mega-sized timepieces. Now, however, the brand takes its expertise a step further and unveils the ultra-large tourbillon escapement in its Giga Tourbillon timepieces. The Caliber FM 2100 manually wound mechanical movement   with a 20mm diameter tourbillon was months in the development stages. The tourbillon…

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Watch Stops 2011: BaselWorld – Boucheron Spreads Its Wings

Known for centuries as one of the great innovators in the jewelry world, the great House of Boucheron has teamed with Girard-Perregaux to bring timepieces of haute horology and haute joaillerie to the surface time and again. The brand’s newest one-of-a-kind Hera Tourbillon is an amazing example of beauty and awe that demonstrates the French…

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