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Timex Unveils Teslar

This article by Roberta Naas first appeared in her Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. In today’s world where magnetic fields surround us in our every day life — from cell phones and covers, to microwaves and even the upcoming 5G — the World Health Organization estimates that approximately 30% of the population (in first-world countries)…

Eterna Super KonTiki Chronograph: An Icon That Weathered A Legendary Expedition

For more than 160 years, Swiss watch brand Eterna has been known for its pioneering spirit — in watchmaking and on the water. This company is known for unveiling a host of firsts, including the famed Eterna Matic rotor, as well as for releasing the first wristwatch with an integrated alarm, and the Eterna Spherodrive ball-…

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Elite Traveler Magazine Publishes the ‘Top 50 Watches of 2017’

Elite Traveler Magazine's Top 50 Watches of 2017: astronomical watches

Earlier this year, I was assigned a very large task by top luxury lifestyle publication Elite Traveler Magazine. I am proud to say that I have been covering watches for the publication for several years now, and we regularly take close-up looks at timepieces that are influencers in today’s world, and why. However, the assignment…

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Wait, Is That an Octopus on Your Table? Meet the MB&F Octopod

Seen here in the palladium version, the MB&F Octopod clock has legs that are adjustable to different heights.

One might say Max Busser of MB&F has become obsessed with the seas. A lover of all things space age, Busser is the genius behind some of the most incredible watches we have seen on the market to date — including pieces with aliens inside and spaceship-like designs. Now, however, MB&F has reached deeper depths. …

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Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar Handwerkskunst 2017 Watch, And a Complete Look at All Six Historical Handwerkskunsts (slideshow)

The stunning dial of the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar Handwerkskunst 2017 watch features a celestial theme with stars and moon phase indication accurate for 122.6 years.

This year marks the sixth year in a row that German brand A. Lange & Sohne unveils a limited edition Handwerkskunst watch. The Handwerkskunst watches are all about honoring the arts the brand has mastered, including finishing, engraving, relief work, and more, as well as watchmaking. This year’s Handwerkskunst is a stunning celestial rendition of…

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Zenith Unveils Revolutionary Defy Lab Watch With Two World Premiers, New Zenith-Oscillator

All 10 of the world premier Zenith Defy Lab watches have been pre-sold.

Today in LeLocle, Switzerland, we are with Zenith Watch Manufacture as the brand unveils a revolutionary new timepiece that could well be the world’s most accurate mechanical watch. The Defy Lab watch offers two world premier innovations. One is the new  one-piece 15 Hertz Oscillator that may be the single most important invention since 1675…

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Mutiny: Meerson Customized Chronographs Under $5,000

Alexandre Meerson Mutiny Chronographs offer customized polishes, colors, straps and more.

Seeking to create a disruptor in the horological marketplace, Alexandre Meerson is releasing the aptly named Mutiny Chronograph Limited Production Bespoke Watch Collection. The line seeks to combine the well-loved British cool aesthetic with superior watch craftsmanship. The made-to-order moniker has picked up steam as ordering bespoke items online has become increasingly desirable. Naturally, bespoke…

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The Watch World’s Nobel Prize, PRIX GAIA 2017, Goes To Wiederrecht, Mille and Marti

The GAIA prize for the 2017 awards.

In the watch industry, there is a single aware, the Prix GAIA, that may be the most important, validating award yet. A jury of professionals, along with the Curator at MIH (Museum of International Horology // International Watchmaking Museum)  selects the candidates for three categories: Craftsmanship and Creation, History and Research, Entrepreneurship.  This year, the…

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Watch Review: Panerai Luminor 1950 PCYC 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Acciaio 44mm, And a Look at the PCYC Regatta Watch

Panerai Luminor 1950 PCYC 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic watch with ivory dial is super stunning on the wrist and is rugged enough to take to the water.

Last week, we brought you a behind-the-scenes look at sailing with Officine Panerai in the Opera House Cut Regatta, part of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge. There, we mentioned that in honor of its long-standing involvement with the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, Panerai has unveiled a new collection of three PCYC timepieces. Here we bring…

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RGM Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Ties in with National Watch & Clock Museum

RGM workshops, Mt. Joy, PA

September is going to be a busy month in the watch industry. From the US Open Tennis Championships starting next week (with many watch brands having tennis brand ambassadors) to the celebration of American horology — watch lovers have something to look forward to. It is those in America, though, and particularly East Coasters, who will…

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Top Five Watch Brands On the Wrists of Tennis Stars at the US Open Tennis Championship

The 2017 US Open Tennis Championships. (Photo: R. Naas)

Well, we are just a little over halfway through the 14 days of the US Open Tennis Championship and we have seen some ups and downs. We’ve also seen some nice watches both on the court and off. Here we take a quick look at five top watch brands with tennis brand ambassadors on the…

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