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This week we offer a quick look at watch complications from a beginner’s viewpoint. For the past few months we have gotten  a lot of questions about watch complications and how to just get the basics down. So here, we offer watch education for a true novice. This week: What is a chronograph? What is…

Time Capsules: Product –Corum Releases Vintage Fine Grand Precis

This is one of the most beautiful and alluring homage Corum timepieces to come on the market in a while. The historical Grand Precis watch not only pays tribute to a timepiece from 1957, but also holds the historical movement in its wonderful reinterpreted case.  In 1957, two years after its 1955 founding, Corum presented…

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Time Capsules: Product – Bulgari’s Serpenti –SSSSSSSuperlative

The Serpenti has been an integral part of Bulgari’s history for decades. This stunning timepiece was introduced in the 1950’s as a tubogas bracelet watch and has since been re-introduced in all its glory as a high jeweled masterpiece. The two-twirl bracelet is crafted in 18-karat pink gold and ends with a secret-watch serpent head…

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Weekend Sojourn: Behind the Sound of Music in Salzburg

Recently, while joining A. Lange & Sohne in Salzburg, Austria, where the original Glashutte watchmaking brand sponsored the Whitsun Music Festival, I got the privilege of touring this wonderful city – with an emphasis on the sites where the well-known 1960’s movie “The Sound of Music” was filmed. It was an interesting tour that led…

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Video: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver for an Edgier Deep Dive

If you’ve got a secret mission … this is the watch for you. Also for professional underwater explorers: the stainless steel Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver is water resistant to 300 meters and is resistant to extreme pressures, shocks and magnetic phenomena. A diver’s watch in all its pristine simplicity, it is equipped with…

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Off the Cuff: The Devon Tread 1 — Powerful Fun and Definitely an Eye-Catcher

This is not a watch industry born timepiece but it is definitely one that wows the watch industry. Never have I had to take off my watch more than in the month I wore this Devon Tread 1 timepiece. Don’t bother to read on. Watch the video below to see how this bold beauty works,…

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A timely Event: A Fantastic View of the Transatlantic Race 2011 Co-Sponsored by ROLEX

Grab your sunglasses, camera, binoculars and a blanket (and of course a great snack) and head to one of the many scenic spots around Narragansett Bay next week for one of the summer’s most anticipated sailing events: the TR2011 – Transatlantic Race. Beginning Sunday June 26, with a warning signal at 1:50 pm, each of…

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Around the World: IWC Sponsors Angel Flight NE – Today’s Heroes

Sometimes time really is of the essence. Sometimes time isn’t about being a few minutes late to that meeting or dinner. Sometimes the minutes we time are the ones that really count: those that make the difference between life and death; between medical treatments and going without treatments; between being a hero – or not.…

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Weekend Sojourn: Dresden in a day, with A. Lange & Sohne

During my recent visit to the Saxony region of Germany with A. Lange & Sohne, we stayed in lovely Dresden, the capitol city of the Free State of Saxony, where one afternoon, Lange took us on a stunning walking tour of the city that was once behind the Iron Curtain. Nearly totally destroyed during World…

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Time Capsules: Product – One HOT Panerai watch – The Radiomir Oro Rosa 42mm

Ok, so it may be a little too high priced for the kids to run out and buy it for you for Father’s Day but you can definitely get it for yourself! At a sweet $17,400, this Panerai Pam 336 Radiomir Oro Rosa 42mm is super cool. Crafted in satin-finished 18-karat pink gold with a…

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