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Richard Mille, Rafael Nadal

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the partnership between watch brand extraordinaire Richard Mille and legendary tennis player Rafael Nadal. It was in 2010 that Rafael Nadal sported his first Richard Mille tourbillon watch on the courts – stunning viewers globally. The thing is, Richard Mille insists that all of his brand ambassadors wear their watches…

The Changing World of Luxury Retailing And Second-Hand Watches, And Why I Joined The TrueFacet.com Team

Not too long ago, I signed on as Executive Editor of The Loupe, the watch blog for TrueFacet.com (in addition to continuing with certain of my other roles). TrueFacet.com is an online marketplace for second-hand and vintage watches and jewelry, as well as operating a boutique division that offers new watches and jewelry for sale.…

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Celebrate America with Corum’s Bubble Flag Watches

Corum Big Bubble 52 Flag watch.

Fourth of July celebrates America’s Independence, and we cant think go a better way to show off patriotism than with the  Corum Bubble Flag watches. The beloved Bubble watch, with its incredibly high-domed sapphire crystal, is an icon for the brand, and one thoroughly embraced by American watch lovers. As such, it makes sense that the brand would utilize its Bubble…

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Patriotism Runs Deep With Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon ‘Stars & Stripes’ Watch

Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon Stars & Stripes watch

This week we celebrate the Fourth of July — America’s independence day.  To celebrate,  Ulysse Nardin unveils the all-new Executive Skeleton Tourbillon “Stars & Stripes” watch, which officially launches on the 4th of July and is exclusive to the United States market.  The Executive Skeleton Tourbillon “Stars & Stripes” not only pays tribute to America,…

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Rolex Celebrates 40 Years of Tennis At Wimbledon 2018

Roger Federer wears the $14,400 Rolex Osyter Perpetual Sky-Dweller

  Luxury Swiss watch brand, Rolex, celebrates 40 years of deep commitment to tennis at this year’s Wimbledon Grand Slam tournaments, which run until July 15, 2018. In fact, The Championships, Wimbledon event is the first tennis involvement that Rolex joined – acting as the Official Timekeeper in 1978. Since then, the brand has grown…

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Video: Witness the Jaquet Droz $367,500 Signing Machine Do Its Job … For The Person Who Has Everything

Jaquet Droz $367,500 Signing Machine automaton.

Four years in the making, the incredible Jaquet Droz   Signing Machine — an automata unveiled initially four years ago and then officially at Baselworld 2018 in honor of the brand’s 280th anniversary — is ready for delivery. The incredible mechanical machine will sign your name for you — in case you can’t or don’t…

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Breaking News: Fiona Kruger Moves From Skulls To Chaos With New Chaos Mechanical Entropy Watch

Fiona Kruger Chaos Mechanical Entropy watch features a new movement, Chaos, by Agenhor.

Known for her intricate and exceptional Skull-shaped watches, Fiona Kruger could be called the queen of the skulls. Her watches – in several sizes – attract attention from across any crowded room thanks to the colorful and detailed designs of the open-worked skull that reveals the movement within. Thanks to this collection, which has been…

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Video: Hands On With the New H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alps Minute Repeater Tourbillon

H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alps Minute Repeater Tourbillon.

Earlier this year, H. Moser & Cie unveiled a stunning new minute repeater timepiece in its distinctive cushion-cornered rectangular Swiss Alps watch case. The timepiece, the H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alps Minute Repeater Tourbillon, houses an all-new rectangular movement and is made strictly to order. The watch as seen here is crafted in 18-karat…

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Up Close With The Speake-Marin Vertical Double Tourbillon Openworked

Speake-Marin Double Tourbillon Openworked.

Properly executed, very few horological pieces capture both the artistry and technological prowess of a haute horology Manufacture quite the way an openworked piece does. Being able to craft a highly technical piece of machinery and being able to conceal the inner workings to make the piece largely transparent is a wonder and a joy…

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In Stores: Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition

Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition, powered by the mechanical Caliber 771

Initially announced in Baselworld,  and available in stores now, the  Oris’  second limited edition bronze watch, the Carl Brashear Chronograph is a timepiece that blends great looks, fine mechanics and a cause. The watch is a tribute to  a real American hero, US Naval Master Diver Carl Brashear. Similar to the first watch, which was a…

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Don’t Miss Your Chance To Be A Queen: Marie Antoinette’s Jewels Up For Auction By Sotheby’s

Marie Antoinette's never before seen natural pearl and diamond pendant up for auction.

We don’t typically write about jewelry here, but we know that we have women readers, as well as men, and this article has so much substance, that we couldn’t resist. For the first time ever, jewels owned by Queen Marie Antoinette are up for auction … and for the lucky buyer that could make you a…

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