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Ralph Lauren Polo Player watch

It was just last year that Ralph Lauren surprised everyone with its newest Polo Player watch — one with horse and polo player front and center on the dial. Now, the brand expands the series with a white lacquer dial and new colors for bezel that range from green to navy blue and brown. They…

American Race Car Driver Hanna Zellers Joins Corum Ambassador Team

Hanna Zellers, Corum

Swiss watch brand Corum doesn’t really have brand ambassadors on its roster. Instead, the brand talks about having “friends” — and now female race car driver Hanna Zellers joins the family. American born, Zellers has been enjoying the sport of racing since the tender age of six when her father took her go kart racing.…

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What Goes Into The Making Of A One-Off New-Brand Watch: The Birth Of Paolo Mathai Kaleidoscopic Watch

Paolo Mathai Horology Kaeleidscopic watch

By Steve Huyton I can’t pinpoint the exact moment when I first became interested in horology, but it was definitely at an early age. Later in life after several creative endeavors, I started collecting timepieces — mostly Swiss mechanical. In comparison to some enthusiasts, my collection was fairly modest in size and price level. However,…

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Introducing The Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force Watch, System 78

Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force

Independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom has been regularly bending the rules of traditional watchmaking — thinking outside of the proverbial box and introducing ever more precise and exciting timepieces. From its Dual Time Resonance watches to the Skeleton Carbon  and the most recent Minute Repeater Resonance, this brand is on fire. Now Armin Strom…

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Hands On With HYT H5, With Complete Technical Explanation By Gregory Dourde, CEO

HYT H5

HYT — the brand originally known as Hydromechanical Horologists  — has turned a new corner in time. By going back to the drawing board and re-thinking its movements and technology, the brand has created an all-new movement that enables the watchmaker to set the fluid time precisely, and that combines fluids and mechanics in an…

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Zenith Unveils El Primero A386 Chronographs Designed by Phillips In Association With Bacs & Russo

Zenith X Phillipe El Primero A386

Yesterday we brought you the news of the $250,000 Zenith El Primero watch sold at auction during the past weekend’s Geneva Auction X by Phillips.  That one of a kind watch that was designed with Phillips In Association with Bacs & Russo, was not the only timepiece collaboration. Two other Zenith El Primero A386 chronograph…

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Zenith El Primero One-Off Watch Sells For $250,000 At Auction

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…

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Hands On With The Stunning Green Flieger Watch From Tutima

Tutima Flieger Chronograph

German watch brand Tutima has a rich history in creating pilot and aviation watches. Now, the brand brings its expertise to a more affordable collection of sporty Flieger watches. Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season. Several versions of the new Tutima Flieger watches are being offered, including one with a bold green gradient…

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What It’s Really Like To Attend Grand Prix D’Horlogerie Geneva, GPHG

GPHG 2019

This year marked the second time that I attended the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie Geneva, GPHG. Some call this the Academy Awards of the watch industry. I am not so sure because it is not all encompassing. Many top brands don’t participate and don’t send their watches in for judging.  This leaves some gaping holes.…

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$31 Million Patek Philippe Becomes World’s Most Expensive Watch At Only Watch 2019

Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime with two dials becomes the world's most expensive watch, selling at the Only Watch 2019 auction for $31 million.

This is how I lost my dream watch to charity: This past weekend’s Only Watch charity auction witnessed intense bidding for what was bound to be the top lot: Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime. The watch, which has everything anyone could ever want in a timepiece — and then some — went under wicked back-and-forth bidding…

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Oris Interview with Aaron Boone, Manager of the New York Yankees

New York Yankees’ Manager Aaron Boone

With November here, Oris stands behind men’s health. Some tout it as the month to grow a mustache, others say its just time to open up. Either way, the Movember campaign is all about raising awareness of men’s health issues  — especially the ones sometimes swept under the rugs, including prostate cancer and suicide. Oris…

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