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Elvis Presley Ebel watch

Once owed by Elvis Presley, this solid gold and diamond-accented Ebel watch is up for sale for a mere $498,000 by M.S. Rau. The watch, which Presley later gifted to his friend and backup singer J.D. Sumner (complete with inscription on the back)  will be on display in New York at the upcoming  New York…

De Beers Partners With Peace Parks Foundation To Relocate Elephants

De Beers and Peace Parks Foundation are relocating 200 elephants in South Africa (Photo: R. Naas)

Having been to South Africa on a couple of occasions and having had the great fortune of going on Safari and seeing the wildlife in person — including the spectacular elephants — the announcement by De Beers that it is partnering with Peace Parks Foundation in order  to help relocated 200 elephants really touched my…

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Hands On With The Longines Master Annual Calendar (prices)

Longines Master Annual Calendar

With generations of experience, Swiss watch manufacturer Longines enjoys an expertise steeped in tradition and performance. Since its inception, in Saint-Imier, Switzerland, in 1832, the brand has grown to become a top timekeeper for elegant sports championships around the world. A key collection that underscores its urban chic appeal is the Master series of watches,…

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Meet the $18 Million Watch That Floyd Mayweather Wears

Floyd Mayweather's $18 million Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch

Not too long ago, Floyd Mayweather made headlines buying an $18 million diamond bedecked watch from Jacob & Co. Here we take a closer look at that watch. The article below was written by Roberta Naas and first appeared on her Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. “It is no secret that former professional boxer Floyd…

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Hands On With The Tutima Patria Power Reserve Watch (price)

Tutima Patria Power Reserve

Tutima has a rich history in the German watch making industry, manufacturing quality timepieces since 1927 in the small town of Glashutte. More than 100 years ago, watch aficionados already recognized the virtuosity of the Glashutte watchmakers. With Tutima’s Patria collection, first introduced in 2013, the great traditions of the brand’s fine watchmaking were elevated…

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Hands On With A Watch That Could Save Your Life: North Eagles H2S Detector Watch

North Eagles H2S Professional Gas Detector watch detects deadly gas and warns the wearer.

Last week on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, I introduced a timepiece that — if you are in the oil and gas industry — could save your life. Now, I go hands-on with the North Eagles H2S Professional Gas Detector watch. The watch, created by North Eagles Swiss brand that has been making watches for the…

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Swatch Group Leaves Baselworld Fair Says Nick Hayek — Breaking Watch Industry News

Swatch Group pulls out of Baselworld 2019. This year's Baselworld already witnessed a decline in exhibitors by the hundreds.

In big news, the Swatch Group has announced that it will not be returning to exhibit at Baselworld 2019. Nick Hayek, CEO of the Swatch Group, said that all of the Swatch Group brand will leave the fair, indicating that the Fair seemed to be more about making money than being cutting edge and progressive.…

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Alexander Shorokhoff Unveils Newport Watches Via Grenon’s of Newport

Alexander Shorokhoff Newport watch

Independent watch brand, Alexander Shorokhoff makes some of the most creative, relatively affordable watches currently on the market. Made in Germany, the Shorokhoff watches are generally bring art and aesthetics into play in a big way, and the newest Alexander Shorokhoff Newport watches — honoring Newport, RI — are no exception. Newport, a well-known picturesque…

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Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Watches … Perfect Summer Companions

Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Quartz watch in stainless steel

Summer time presents an opportunity to reconnect with friends, family and loved ones in a variety of  great places — many of them outdoors. From the beach, to barbecues, to hiking trails and exotic locations in between, summer is a time to enjoy and have a good time. That means that when it comes to…

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Casual Cool: Omega Unveils Denim-Inspired Seamaster Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer 40mm Railmaster

Seamaster Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer 40mm Railmaster

Denim… .It screams relaxed. So it’s really cool to see a brand like Omega indulging in denim with a vintage-inspired watch that you just won’t want to pass up.   Inspired by the original 1957 Railmaster watch that was known for its anti-magnetic properties, Omega releases a new timepiece inspired by the past: The new…

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