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Oris James Morrison Academy of Music Limited Edition watch

Made in honor of the contemporary Australian jazz musician James Morrison, and his ongoing contribution to the development of the next generation of jazz musicians, Oris unveils yet another winner in its Jazz collection: the James Morrison Academy of Music Limited Edition watch. The timepiece supports his eponymous music academy in Australia. The 38mm watch…

Time Capsules: Product — Ressence Comes to US Market

Conceived of by Belgian industrial designer Benoît Mintiens, RESSENCE is a watch brand designed on the philosophy of less is more. The bold, visually appealing timepiece features a patented display system that was designed and developed in house for showing the time that features a revolving dial module driven by a Swiss modified 2824-A2 caliber. …

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A Moment in Time: Baseball’s Hall of Famer, the legendary Reggie Jackson

Born Reginald Martinez Jackson, “Reggie”, nicknamed “Mr. October” for his postseason clutch hitting  with the New York Yankees, is easily one of the most famous former American Major League baseball players. He enjoyed a 21-year career, played for four different teams and accumulated a number of record accomplishments. Reggie Jackson was inducted into the Hall…

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Time Capsules: Product – Blacksand Emerges On Market

There’s a new brand on the block — but don’t be fooled … the executives behind it have years of watch experience and have put together an impressive collection of powerful timepieces that are destined to bring a loyal following. Called Blacksand, the brand is founded by Alain Mouawad (of the famed Mouawad family of…

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Time Capsules: Product – Montblanc Does World Timing at a Great Price

We all know world time watches are today’s great watch. They say a lot about the person wearing them … world traveler, busy business man, hot shot, maybe? But most of them are top dollars, as well.  Now, Montblanc offers one of the most stunning – and affordable – Automatic Worldtimers on the market. The…

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Time Capsules: News – Would you pay a million for a Rolex?

Someone did this weekend at the Christie’s Geneva Sale of Important Watches. In fact, the bidder paid $1,163,340 — a new world record price for ANY Rolex wristwatch ever sold at auction. It was for this legendary ultra-rare split-seconds chronograph (reference 4113). Just 12 were made by Rolex and only 8 of them are known…

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Weekend Sojourn: Piaget Brings the Garden to Life

Long known as an haute joaillerie brand as well as a watchmaker extraordinaire, Piaget delights the senses with its amazing jewelry.  In its Limelight Garden Party collection unveiled earlier this year, the brand brought together the essence of nature in a garden collection of flowers and birds that is at once playful, whimsical and magical. …

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A Timely Event: NY TimeCrafters Show Open to Collectors this Weekend

If you are an avid watch lover and collector then get in gear and head to the Times Center (at 242 west 41st between 7th and 8th) this weekend for an amazing display of the newest timepieces from some of the most luxurious top-notch brands on the market. The TimeCrafters show officially opened yesterday, and is a…

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Around the World: Tutima Makes History with First German-made Minute Repeater since Reunification

“There is no present without the past,” Dieter Delecate, owner of Tutima, said yesterday as he welcomed guests to his new factory in Glashütte.  After three years of R&D, Tutima proudly revealed something not one industry observer would have expected to see from this predominantly pilot-watch company: a minute repeater that was fully conceived, designed,…

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Time Capsules: product — Zannetti Breathes Fire and Life into its Watches

Zannetti creates timepieces of true distinction. Handmade in Rome, the y are works of exceptional art. To touch one of these beauties, to see it on the wrist and to understand the amazing craftsmanship that goes into its making is a rare treat.  Each watch starts with a hand drawing so exact it could be…

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Time Capsules: Product – Here’s to the Rivet-ing HM3 Frog Zr from MB&F

Rare, unusual, and top-of-the-line mechanics – that about sums it up when it comes to creations from MB&F, and the newest extension of the HM3 Frog – the HM3 Frog Zr is no exception. Wowing us with the colors at first glance – the case is black PVD zirconium with a purple 22-karat gold rotor…

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