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Zenith El Primero A386 platinum watch

Just a few weeks ago, we broke the news here about Zenith’s collaboration with Phillips in Association with Bacs  & Russo for a one-of-a-kind platinum Zenith El Primero watch. The one-off watch is to celebrate the brand’s 50th anniversary of the legendary movement  — and it went up for auction this past weekend at the…

Watch Review: Building My Own Customized Baume Watch

Baume watches

You may recall that we broke the news here first last May that Richemont Group was creating an all-new brand: Baume. Not to be confused with Baume & Mercier, but a brainchild that was formed under that brand’s wings, the new Baume brand can be purchased only on line, and buyers can customize their own…

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Watch Lovers And Photographers: Enter the Watch Photo Awards Contest

Watch Photo Award

Attention watch lovers, are you aware you can enter your watch photos in a real contest, get published on line, and win a weekend trip to a five-star hotel in Geneva? If you didn’t know about the Watch Photo Awards (WPA) that started in May, you already lost three opportunities. The Watch Photo Awards are…

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Richard Mille Teams With Sly Stallone for the Nearly $1 Million RM 25-01 Tourbillon Adventure Watch

Richard Mille RM25-01 Tourbillon Adventure watch made with Sylvester Stallone,

Recently, on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, I introduced the newest watch from Richard Mille: The RM 25-01 Tourbillon Adventure watch — inspired by the adventurous souls and by the incredible roles played by Sylvester Stallone. In fact, the watch has direct design input from Stallone, who – as it turns out — is…

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A Close-Up Look at The Challenges Behind Building the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept Watch

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept Watch measures just 6.3mm when cased and is the world's thinnest self-winding perpetual calendar.

For those familiar with the iconic Simpsons series, you no doubt know of the drool-inducing affects a well-glazed and sprinkled donut have on Homer J. Simpson. The same drool-inducing affect is evident with the 2018 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept watch. First things first, even before we get to…

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Oris Goes For Wild and Wonderful Pop-Up Store Experience with Vintage Airstream

Oris Airstream Pop-Up shop mixes vintage mobile Americana with Swiss watchmaking.

It isn’t every day that we see pop-up watch sales by brands at events taking place around America, but when we do, they are usually very staid in nature, with sales reps showing watches via luxury showcases and pouring champagne. Well forget that … Independent Swiss watch brand, Oris, takes the concept of experiencing watches…

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You Have Just One Week Left To See The Vacheron Constantin Les Collectionneurs Refurbished Vintage Watches For Sale in NYC

1942 Vacheron Constantin Les Collectionneurs Chronograph with 30-minute counter and manual wind movement.

What began in  July and ends next week onl August 17th  in  Vacheron Constantin’s New York City boutique is an incredible and unusual event: the showing off 11  exclusive vintage timepieces that have been hand-selected and fully refurbished by the brand  — and every one is for sale.The exhibition and sale is  the result of a new…

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Mido Unveils Baroncelli Big Date To Celebrate 100 Years

Mido Automatic Baroncelli Big Date watch on the wrist offers simple elegance.

In 2018, MIDO celebrates its 100th anniversary by continuing along the path set out by founder Georges Schaeren. Through the introduction of numerous exceptional new timepieces, MIDO reaffirms the values punctuated by the brand: timeless design, quality materials and technical innovation. In honor of this hallmark year, Mido unveils the the  Baroncelli Big Date. After…

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Meet Jacob & Co.’s Epic X Chrono Summer Editions –Limited For Good Reason

Jacob & Co Epic X Chrono Summer Edition with white ceramic bezel.

The Epic X Chrono collection for Jacob & Co became synonymous with an active and sports-driven lifestyle after it’s initial launch at Baselworld 2017. After great success with it’s first collection, the brand has decided to launch a limited 2018 Summer Edition. Inspired by the lunar rocks and turquoise seas of Sardinia, Italy, these timepieces…

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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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