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Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

OK folks, get your wallets out. Today — June 19 —  is National Watch Day. That’s right … National Watch Day. I believe its origin lies with Nordstrom, which — about four years ago — coined the term. While the original concept was to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking, it was truly most…

Weekend Sojourn: TF Cufflinks – Statements on Time

For men of taste – and let’s face it,  watch collectors are all of sophistication and taste or you just wouldn’t be  collecting watches – it’s time to re-think what you’re wearing on your wrist. Well, not the watch, but the cufflinks. (Maybe the watch, too?) These TF EST 1968 cufflinks are made in the…

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Time Capsules: News: Boston Tourneau Event

Calling all Bostonian Watch Collectors! A. Lange & Söhne and Tourneau, the World’s Largest Watch Store, are presenting Exclusive Viewings of the A. Lange & Söhne Collection.  Highlights will include the LANGE 1 DAYMATIC, the self-winding version of the legendary LANGE 1 with a retrograde day-of-week display, and the SAXONIA ANNUAL CALENDAR, Lange’s first annual…

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Trend Report: Cars and Watches

Anyone who is an avid car lover somehow comes around to being a luxury watch collector as well. The two just have that certain something in common: excellence under the hood, the drive (pardon the pun) for precision, the magnificence of all those mechanical parts finely tuned and working harmoniously together.  What’s more, both industries…

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Weekend Sojourn: Punta Cana’s Melia Caribe Tropical

This weekend, as I thought of summer gone and fall fading, I began dreaming up winter vacation ideas, which got me thinking of the lovely Caribbean. So this weekend’s sojourn is travel related: where we visit the warm turquoise waters and the hot white sands of the easy-to-get-to Dominican Republic. This desirable island, thanks to…

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Time Capsules: Commentary — Swiss Heart, Cuban Soul, Cuervo y Sobrinos Offers Luxury Styling for Women, too

For just about five years now I have been wearing a Cuervo y Sobrinos Esplendidos Clasico with a cream colored dial, tobacco strap and superbly ergonomically curved 18-karat case. Granted, this is not the only watch I wear. But it is one of my favorites.   It retails for about $8400 and offers a lot of…

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Time Capsules: News – Lange & Sohne Reconstructs 1902 Grand Complication Pocket Watch

Lange & Sohne’s Master Watchmaker Jan Sliva spent the past five years of his life on an emotional journey. Sometimes his rollercoaster had him thinking he had bitten off more than he could chew. Other times he was overwhelmed with emotion and fulfillment. Sliva was the first watchmaker at A. Lange & Sohne to lay…

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Video: Marking Time Day by Day – the Making of Perpetual Calendars

Watchmakers work their way up to creating complicated timepieces. They begin on a basic watch and take years to get to the pieces that have multi-functions in them. Herein, one watchmaker discusses his work in creating the Perpetual Calendar timepiece. The perpetual calendar is a precise watch that indicates the date of the month –…

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