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Vacheron Constantin Tribute to Great Civilizations Collection with the Louvre

Standing inside the world famous Louvre in Paris, it’s nearly impossible to take in the depth,  breadth and scope of the art within these walls. From the Greek and Roman sculptures to Leonardo da Vinci‘s Mona Lisa and other famed paintings as well as the Egyptian, Asian and Islamic art, we are immediately reminded of…

A Closer Look At The Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Zero Oxygen World-First Watch

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Zero Oxygen watch , Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022

There were a host of “firsts” unveiled last week at the Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022 exhibition in Switzerland. Among them: Montblanc, whose 1858 Geosphere Zero Oxygen watch is the first timepiece to be encased in an oxygen-free environment. The watch will be real-life tested in an ascent of Mount Everest on the wrist of…

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Introducing The Parmigiani Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante: A True Sleight Of Hands

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante watch as seen at Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022.

  By Nancy Olson   The Tonda PF, which debuted last fall, is welcoming the just-introduced Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante to the collection of elegant, understated, and often-complicated timepieces. But before we get into the specifics of this world premiere, here’s a quick review of the rattrapante and why it’s important. If French is not…

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A Closer Look At The Vacheron Constantin 222 Watch And Why It Matters

Vacheron Constantin Historiques 222

Just last week at Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022, Vacheron Constantin unveiled a remake of a legendary watch from the 1970’s.  In fact, it  was 45 years ago in 1977 that the brand unveiled the 222 watch — better known by collectors as the Jumbo. It was designed  by Jorg Hysek and created in celebration…

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Corum Unveils Carbon Green Ultra-Light Admiral Watch

Corum Admiral 45 Openworked Carbon and Green watch.

Taking the concept of high-tech materials on iconic watches to new heights, Corum unveils the all-new Admiral watch in the ultra-light weight Carbon black and green watch. This legendary timepiece was first released to the world more than 60 years ago and was inspired by the famed America’s Cup races, which the brand sponsored for…

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Introducing The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Perpetual Calendar

Jaeger-LeCoultre steel Polaris Perpetual Calendar

By Nancy Olson   A perpetual calendar is among the most challenging—and the most coveted—complications. By definition, it automatically adjusts for the different durations of months and even leap years. Thus it always shows the correct date, at least for the somewhat distant future, while a “normal” date display needs periodic adjustment. Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new Polaris…

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Breitling Celebrates 70 Years Of Navitimer With New Watches

Breitling 41mm Navitimer watch

At a summit that took place today in Switzerland, Breitling celebrates the 70th anniversary of the iconic Navitimer watch – with famed slide-rule bezel – by unveiling several important new variations that boast retro-inspired looks with contemporary movements.   Like much of what Breitling has been introducing in the past few years, the new Navitimer…

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Maurice Lacroix Commits To Upcycling 10 Million Bottles Taken From The Oceans With New Watch Line

Maurice Lacroix Aikon #tide watch

Maurice Lacroix  teams with #Tide, to create watches made of plastic waste composite, as it aims to help keep our oceans clean and to give today’s customers the environmentally friendly products it wants.  The all new Maurice Lacroix collection features cases made entirely from recycled plastics taken from the world’s oceans. The funky new watches, the…

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Bulgari Shatters World Records With $440,000 Octo Finissimo Ultra, Thin As A Dime

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Ultra

Bulgari’s newest watch, the Octo Finissimo Ultra, is the 8th world record-setting timepiece for the brand: it is the thinnest mechanical manual-wind watch in the world. At just 1.8mm thick, the entire cased watch (not just the movement) is just slightly thicker than the ultra slim American dime. The Octo Finissimo Ultra watch, which is…

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Introducing The Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Brown Bronze Watch

Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Brown Bronze watch.

It’s no secret that watch collectors are loving the bronze watches that have been emerging onto the watch scene in recent years.  And the new Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Brown Bronze beauty is no exception. There are several reasons this new diver’s watch – water resistant to 300 meters – will be hot,…

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