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Hublot, Eden Rock

A lot of watch brands look at their best-selling timepieces when planning extensions to lines. This makes sense because if it sold great before, a new version should also sell like hotcakes. Sometimes, though, it isn’t just about focusing on new editions, but also on lifestyles. This is an area that Swiss watch brand Hublot…

Meet The Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367 Grand Feu

Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367 Grand Feu at Baselworld 2018

With a lot of big announcements and great new product being unveiled here at Baselworld, it is nice to see that some brands still offer classic elegance. Such is the case with Breguet, which introduces its Classique Tourbillion Extra-Plat Automatique 5367 watch now with a Grand Feu enamel dial. With a simply elegant interpretation of…

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Baselworld 2018: Corum Teams With Artist Aleksey Saburov for New Heritage Hobo Coin Watch

Corum Heritage Hobo Coin made of a sterling silver $1 dollar coin.

Almost 50 years after being the first brand in the world to turn the famous $20 US Double Eagle coin into a cult timepiece, Corum unveils the newest generation: The Heritage “Hobo Coin.” Designed by artist Aleksey Saburov, who is demonstrating his art here in Baselworld as he is hand-crafting one of the watches, the new Hobo Coin…

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Bulgari Unveils Two Record-Setting Watches at Baselworld 2018: Octo Finissimo Automatic Tourbillon and Diva Finissima Minute Repeater

Baselworld 2018: Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic Tourbillon watch sets new record

Yesterday on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com,  I broke the news about the record-setting Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic Tourbillon watch that again established records for ultra-thin watches. However, Bulgari has also set a record for the world’s thinnest ultra-thin minute repeater for women with the bejeweled Octo Finissima Minute Repeater. Bulgari Octo Finnisimo Automatic…

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Hublot Soccer Involvement Leads To Hublot Connected Watch: Hublot Big Bang Referee 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ (Price)

Hublot Big Bang Referee 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Connected Watch, announced at Baselworld 2018

If you are a soccer fan, or in Europe, a footballer fan, then Hublot has you covered – in a way you probably never even imaged. Here in Baselworld today, the brand unveiled its first-ever connected watch, and while that is big news, it is not the big news. Nope, the big news here is…

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Patek Philippe Unveils Half-Million-Dollar Ref. 5531R World Time Minute Repeater At BaselWorld 2018

Patek Philippe Ref. 5531R World Time Minute Repeater watch unveiled at Baselworld 2018.

Last year for its July Grand Exhibition in New York, Patek Philippe unveiled an amazing USA-exclusive watch that left many non-American clients incredibly jealous: Ref. 5531 New York Special Edition. With a patented movement, the watch became the first ever minute repeater to chime the time in any city on the world time chapter ring. Now, for…

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Zannetti Unveils Fun Year Of The Dog Scuba Piranha Watch With Hand-Painted Bulldog Dial

Year of the Dog watch by Zannetti.

In typical Zannetti style, the Rome-based watch brand unveils its newest timepiece, The Year of the Dog Scuba, taking a light-hearted  approach. The dial of the  watch   — like so many of the brand’s best timepieces — is entirely hand painted. Instead of selecting a Chinese breed, or a serious life-like looking dog,  Zannetti…

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Bound for Baselworld 2018 And Exciting Times, Follow Us

We're Off to Baselworld 2018

It is officially that time of year again. Today, we embark on the journey to Baselworld 2018 — easily one of the most important watch and jewelry exhibitions of the year. It will be interesting to witness the lay of the land there this year, as hundreds of exhibitors opted out, several halls are closed…

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Hands On With The IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon And Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon (Prices)

IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Limited Edition 150 Years watch

This year, IWC Schaffhausen celebrates its 150th anniversary — and does so with more than two dozen important jubilee timepieces. Prior to SIHH 2018, we brought you a close-up look at one of our favorites, the IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition 150 Years. Now we turn our attention to the two new Portugieser Tourbillon timepieces…

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Simple Education: Easy Guide To Understanding a Perpetual Calendar

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complet Calendar Excellence Platine

We often get reader comments and questions about a variety of complications. While we understand that many of our readers are avid watch collectors, some are also novices. As such, we are implementing a monthly “Simple Education” column that will offer an easy guide to a variety of complexities in watchmaking. If you’re advanced, no need to continue, but if you want…

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Montegrappa Adds Fire To the Mighty Pen To Create Fortuna Blue Blazer (Video)

Montegrappa Fortuna Blue Blazer writing instrument is created by torching the steel body and cap with fire.

Forged in fire. That is the best description to fit the newest addition to Montegrappa’s incredible writing instrument series. This Italian writing instrument company was founded in 1912 and has regularly created writing instruments that capture the attention of writers and pen lovers. In fact, during World War II, famed author Ernest Hemingway spent time…

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