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Luminox Bear Grylls watch

For those who love a true adventure story, there is Bear Grylls. He’s the guy you can watch on television as the treks through jungles with sheer determination to find his way to sunshine and safety. Using basic tools such as a watch and a machete, Grylls has built a cult-like following of fans eager…

A Moment in Time: Renaud & Papi’s Giulio Papi

It was in the quartz rage era – the crisis of the mechanical watch – that the young Giulio Papi announced to his father that he wanted to be a watchmaker. The year was   1980, and Giulio Papi was 15. He apprenticed in a class of one-on-one – and got the education of a lifetime.…

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Time Capsules: Product — ArtyA’s Spider

As the creative and original Yvan Arpa, director of ArtyA, continues to draw on his own experiences and interests for his unusual watch designs, the world continues to receive high-end wonders such as this new Spider – just in time for the Halloween festivities. In this work of art and craftsmanship, Arpa blends conceptual art…

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Time Capsules: News – A mansion unlike any other — Ralph Lauren Opens US Watch & Jewelry Salon in Stunning Madison Ave Mansion

When it comes to Ralph Lauren, the world expects style, sophistication and savoir faire. Last week when he held the grand opening of his spectacular first-ever US Watch & Jewelry Salon at 888 Madison Avenue – he stunned even those who were expecting grandeur. The mansion, which was two years in the building and decorating…

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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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Time Capsules: Product: DeWitt’s Black on Track

Jon Omer, head of DeWitt USA told me the other day when we had drinks at the Waldorf Astoria, after visiting Cellini, that DeWitt is launching an all new ladies collection for 2011. While he wouldn’t reveal any secrets – in fact he was just flying over there this week to see the line for…

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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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