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Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance – First Edition

  Once again the Swiss watch brand from Biel/Bienne, Armin Strom, releases a new generation of its Mirrored Force Resonance watch. This brand, a master at skeletonization, also mastered the art of precision isochronism with its resonance watches in 2016 and continues to create sophisticated mechanical marvels. The elegant new Mirrored Force Resonance  combines the…

Tutima Watches And Esquivel Shoes Unveil Six-Piece Travel, Watch Set

Tutima x Esquivel Compass watch and boots

In a bold move that once again witnesses watch brands stepping outside of their watchmaking comfort zones, German brand Tutima joins forces with Los Angeles-based men’s shoe and accessories designer George Esquivel. Together, the two companies are launching the Compass line of men’s accessories, including travel duffle bag, watch roll and boots, as well as…

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Introducing The Kross Studio Batman Tourbillon Watch In Honor Of The Batman Movie And Superhero

The Batman tourbillon watch by Kross Studio

By Nancy Olson As U.S. fans eagerly await the theatrical debut of The Batman, another prize has been waiting in the wings that will appeal to watch lovers—right alongside those enthralled with Bruce Wayne’s well-known alter ego’s latest adventures. Switzerland-based Kross Studio is debuting The Batman Tourbillon watch created in its ongoing partnership with Warner…

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Maurice Lacroix Named Official Timekeeper Of FIBA 3×3 World Tour

Maurice Lacroix is named Official Timekeeper of the FIBA 3x3

Swiss watch brand Maurice Lacroix has been named the Official Timekeeper of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour where tams of three players compete in 10-minute battles without breaks. The basketball competition is all about concentration and deciding whether to pass, shoot or dunk. Extreme skill, precision and timing are keys to success in this game.…

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What Shock Resistance Really Means In Watches

IWC Shock Absorber XPL

As people lead more active lifestyles, shock resistance has to come into play with top watches. As such, certain watch brands are creating timepieces that are ever more resilient and can withstand the shock of being dropped or otherwise being subjected to outside forces. In order for a watch to be shock resistant, the movement, and…

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A Closer Look At The Breitling And Triumph Watch And Motorcycle Collaboration

Breitling Top Time Triumph watch with Zorro dial.

  It isn’t the first time a watch brand teams with a motorcycle company, but in the recent announcement pairing Breitling with Triumph, not only are new watches being made, but a new motorcycle, too. This pairing of Swiss watch brand Breitling and Triumph will have lovers of watches and bikes gunning their engines. The…

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Ineichen La Vie En Rose Auction To Showcase F.P. Journe, Roth And More

Ineichen-Auctioneers-F.-P.-Journe-Chronometre-a-Resonance-Sincere-Limited-Edition-No.-202-RN

Ineichen Auctioneers’ first auction for the 2022 calendar year happens on March 12., 2022. Ineichen, which put up several hundred top watches for sale in the late 2021 auction, now promises 50 lots for the  La Vie en Rose auction. All watches with rose gold cases and all created by esteemed watchmakers from the big brands to the indies. Top lots…

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What Is The Difference Between Mechanical Manual-Wind and Automatic Wind Movements?

hand-wound movement

Newcomers to the watch industry, especially collectors just starting out, often get confused about mechanical movements and are unsure when it comes to the difference between a mechanical automatic movement and a mechanical hand-winding movement. Here we explain the difference between mechanical self-winding and hand-winding movements in simple terms. A mechanical watch is made of …

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Presidents’ Watches From Biden To LBJ And JFK

Donald J. Trump at the Unveiling of his Trump Signature Watch Collection at Macy's in 2006

Updated 2/15/21 With President’s  Day here — it seems like a good time to take a look at which presidents wore which watches over the years. Current President, Joe Biden has been spotted wearing an Omega and also Seiko, as well as a few others – he seems to like watches. In fact, Chrono24 recently…

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A Closer Look At The Piaget Polo Skeleton Diamond Pave Watch; Men This Is For You, Too

Piaget Polo Skeleton Diamond Pave, Watches and Wonders Geneva 2022

Even if you don’t like diamonds (and who doesn’t like a diamond or two?), you can’t help but marvel at this masterpiece by Piaget. Thousands of hours of research and development to create the ultra-thin caliber and days upon days of meticulous workmanship to set the more than 1,700 diamonds — all to demonstrate its…

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Why We Are Seeing Articles Saying Rolex Is A Better Investment Than Gold; Thank You Bob’s Watches

Bob's Watches Rolex Data report for 10 years.

Recently, watch lovers and collectors may have seen the various articles appearing online that say that collecting Rolex watches over the past 10 years was better than collecting gold. Those articles stem largely from the report created by Bob’s Watches – online retailer of Rolex watches for more than a decade and experts on all…

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