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Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

Bourbon: The Spirit of America — Join Us on the Bourbon Trail, Buffalo Trace, Woodford Reserve

Bourbon is America's spirit.

It isn’t something everyone would admit, but those who know me know that I developed a love of bourbon early in life. As a teenager growing up, my mom regularly hosted parties, and drinking sociably at home was quite accepted in the early 1960’s and 70’s. Their drinks are the stuff of history: Manhattans, Bourbon…

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British Brand, Bremont, Celebrates 10 Years Of Watchmaking And 15 Years In Business

Bremont 1918 watch celebrates 100 years of the RAF.

The great British brand, Bremont, started by those British boys, Nick and Giles English that everyone knows and loves, is turning 10 – and in these 10 years, they’ve managed to accomplish quite a bit. The very first collection of Bremont watches was introduced in 2007, five years after the brand was founded (in 2002)…

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Hands On: Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph LE 100 (SIHH 2018, Prices)

Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph LE 100 as seen at SIHH 2018

  Last week  we brought you a close up look at the Montblanc 1858 Pocket Watch LE 100- the first in a series of new pieces dedicated to the great outdoors and the spirit of mountain climbing. Today, we go hands on with the Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph LE 100 — and it is a beauty.…

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Storage Wars: The Best (And Worst) USB Keys From SIHH 2018

H. Moser & Cie wins the best USB key of SIHH 2018 in our regular Storage Wars coverage.

We are into our sixth year of our much-loved Storage Wars coverage. Each year since 2012, we have taken a close look at the USB keys that we receive at the shows — mentioning the stand-out sticks that carry a powerful punch. Each USB key holds all of the important press releases and images released…

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Watch Review: Porsche Design 1919 Datetimer One Millionth 911 Watch

We have been a big fan of the Porsche Design watches since the early 1980’s when we first discovered them. Since then, the brand has grown by leaps and bounds. Back then, the watches were made for Porsche Design by IWC, but today, the brand is fully in charge of its timepieces — and doing…

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SIHH 2018: Laurent Ferrier Unveils Galet Annual Calendar School Piece

The Galet Annual Calendar School Piece by Laurent Ferrier

For 2018 SIHH Laurent Ferrier is releasing the 5th exclusive in-house caliber — with annual calendar complication, The Galet Annual Calendar School Piece. The  vintage-inspired piece is packed to the brim with horological fire power sure to please. The Galet Annual Calendar School Piece is designed around delivering optimal visibility while delivering user friendly functionality. The…

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SIHH 2018: Cartier Rotonde De Cartier Skeleton Mysterious Double Tourbillon And Mysterious Day And Night

SIHH 2018: Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Day and Night watch

Next week, SIHH will be in full swing. It will be a wild and wonderful time as we visit nearly 50 brands in Geneva and get the newest low-down on thousands of watches. In anticipation of being quite busy, we are getting a jump on bringing you some of the newest watches already unveiled as…

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Hands On: Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon Blue Grand Feu With An Amazing Retail Price

The Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon Blue Grand Feu watch carries an amazing price point for a tourbillon.

We all know that blue is the hottest dial color on the market these days, and somehow Ulysse Nardin always gets its blues right, especially in the case of this new  Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon Blue Grand Feu — just unveiled at SIHH 2018, and making its way to stores this summer. We went hands on…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils All New Polaris Collection At SIHH 2018, With Polaris Memovox, Polaris Chronograph And More

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox

In a bold move, Jaeger-LeCoultre this year unveils an all-new watch collection, Polaris, that is inspired by the Memovox Polaris line from 1968,  but that offers a contemporary appeal. Taking distinctive design cues from that 50-year-old icon, Jaeger-LeCoultre incorporates them into a full range of watches that Include a Polaris Memovox, Polaris Chronograph, Polaris Chronograph World…

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Montblanc Takes To The Mountains And We Go Hands On With The Montblanc 1858 Pocket Watch LE 100 (SIHH 2018, Prices)

Montblanc 1858 Pocket Watch LE 100, unveiled at SIHH 2018

Once you have spent a few days in the Grand Tetons of Wyoming, you come to appreciate beauty in a new way. Exposure to the cold temperatures – as well as to the scenery and mountain ranges that date back thousands of years — gives one time to appreciate durability and function as well as…

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