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  It was nine years ago that innovative Swiss independent watch brand MB&F teamed with the well-respected Reuge music box maker to unveil the MusicMachine 1 space-inspired music box. Now, the two brands release the newest co-creation: the MusicMachine 1 Reloaded. The three-dimensional music box not only defies tradition in looks and design, but also…

Watch Review: Torgoen T42 Delivers In Looks, Performance And Value

Torgoen T42

Today we take a close-up look at a brand we haven’t covered before on our site: Torgoen. The company, founded 10 years ago, offers aviation-inspired watches that are functional and are a great value proposition. When E. Gluck Corporation bought the brand last year, it examined the collection and its audience of adventure-seeking individuals and…

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Introducing The Seiko Prospex Street Series Urban Safari Solar Chronograph Calendar

Seiko — the Japanese brand that makes top-notch affordable watches — unveils its newest theme for it beloved Prospex Street Series of watches: Urban Safari. While the Japanese home brand releases four new watches, the USA is picking up the two solar-powered Chronograph Calendar watches. The new series takes its design inspiration from the brand’s…

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Watch And Jewelry Industry Veteran Bob Sears Siragusa Dies Of COVID-19

Over the weekend, I learned of the death of Robert Sears Siragusa.. Bob. I was saddened to hear that he had become a victim of COVID-19. I’ve known Bob for more than 30 years — since the mid-1980’s when he founded Aurion International, in fact. I had just joined the watch and jewelry industry, working…

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Meet The Five New Hermes Arceau L’Heure De La Lune Watches For 2020

Hermes Arceau L'Heure de la Lune

Last year at SIHH, Hermes unveiled its all-new complicated Arceau L’Heure De La Lune watch — a revolutionary new timepiece that was years in the making. Now, the brand expands the collection, adding five impressive new versions, including a few limited editions. The new 36-piece limited edition versions include one with a black Sahara meteorite…

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A Close Look At the Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Chronograph

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Chronograph

 Classically elegant and exceptionally technical, the complex watches from Vacheron Constantin are often coveted masterpieces made in very limited numbers. The newest Traditionnelle Tourbillon Chronograph – unveiled on the Watchesandwonders.com digital platform (which was launched when the Watches & Wonders Geneva show would have taken place)— is no exception. The all0new Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Chronograph houses…

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What Bremont’s New MBII Configurator Can Do For You

Bremont Configurator MBII

  The configurator.  One of the first brands to offer this concept was Armin Strom — and that was several years ago. Initially, some buyers were reluctant to go on line and decide on the options they wanted in their newest watch, but that has begun to change. As such, a few more brands are…

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Oris x Momotaro: An Interview With Katsu Manabe

Oris x Momotaro

Are you a watch lover? A jeans lover? A lover of hand craftsmanship? All of these things come together in the newest Oris x Momotaro special edition watch.  “Every pair of Momotaro Jeans is made from denim weaved on vintage shuttle looms in the company’s factories. Details are sewn by hand to ensure quality and…

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Ulysse Nardin Sponsors Blue Shark Study

Ulysse Nardin Diver

Recently, Ulysse Nardin  announced its support of a program designed to study the ecosystem of blue sharks in the Atlantic ocean. The blue shark is an endangered species and by studying its habits and environment in a non-invasive manner, scientists  hope to acquire knowledge that can help save the species. Ulysse Nardin is sponsoring a study…

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Baselworld Cancels January 2021 Exhibition: The Story Behind The Breakdown

baselworld news

It’s no secret that Baselworld has been struggling. Let’s face it, the show started witnessing an exhibitor exodus as early as three or four years ago. Now, in light of its struggle with exhibitors and visitors, the organizers of the show, MCH Group, announce that the January 2021 exhibition is canceled. This comes as no surprise.…

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Super Charge Your Apple Series 5 Watch With A Cyber Watch Case By Gray

Gray Cyber Watch Case

Looking to an edgy way to wear your beloved Apple Series 5 smart watch? For anywhere from about $500 to $1200 you can now purchase an outer case for your smart watch that gives it a super-charged dynamic new look. Luxury accessories company GRAY® unveils the Cyber Watch® Case collection for the new Apple Watch…

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