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Elvis Presley Ebel watch

Once owed by Elvis Presley, this solid gold and diamond-accented Ebel watch is up for sale for a mere $498,000 by M.S. Rau. The watch, which Presley later gifted to his friend and backup singer J.D. Sumner (complete with inscription on the back)  will be on display in New York at the upcoming  New York…

Rolex: Title Sponsor and Official Timepiece Of Many Events at Monterey Classic Car Week

This weekend ushers in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

This weekend — starting today — promises to be a truly exciting one for car lovers and watch lovers. It is Monterey Classic Car week and that is huge news. The event includes the famed Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance®, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering and more — and Rolex plays a role…

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Golfer Patrick Reed, ‘Captain America,’ Joins Hublot Brand Ambassador Team

US Ryder Cup star, Patrick Reed.

It’s golf season and that means announcements are in full swing.  US Ryder Cup star Patrick  Reed joins Hublot’s team of distinguished golfers as a brand ambassador.  Reed, it turns out, is a watch lover and owns several Hublot timepieces in his private collection. Referred to as “Captain America” in golf, Reed is known for defeating…

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The American Clock and Watch Museum Offers The One Time You Just Might Wish You Were an Old Crank

At the American Clock & Watch Museum in Bristol, CT, one can join the Old Cranks Tour as volunteers wind hundreds of clocks in the museum.

Something interesting happens on the first and third Friday of every month in New England. At the  American Clock and Watch Museum in Bristol, Connecticut, visitors can join the Old Cranks tour. During this exceptional time frame, four long-time volunteers at the museum come in to wind the approximately 60 to 70 historic clocks —…

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Baume & Mercier Teams Up with Indian Motorcycle – America’s First Motorcycle Company

Alain Zimmermann, CEO of Baume & Mercier, with Grant Bester,Vice President, Indian Motorcycle EMEA, celebrate their partnership in front of a Chieftain Dark Horse® motorbike.

Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier selected the famed Bonneville Salt Flats as the prefect venue today to announce its news affiliation — with America’s oldest motorcycle brand: Indian Motorcycle. Both Baume & Mercier and Indian honored the Burt Munro who took his Indian Scout Streamliner to the Salt Flats 50 years ago — earning…

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Grab A Seat for the Upcoming Total Eclipse of the Sun — A Rare Moment in Time

Time and astronomy have long been linked.  Man has always planted and harvested according to the moon and many an ancient ritual was performed to honor the sun. Next Monday,  August 21, 2017,  North America will get a rare and wonderful moment in time: the eclipse of the sun. Certain states are in the direct path…

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You Haven’t Been to Singapore? Now You Don’t Need To Go: Introducing Louis Moinet Singapore Edition Limited Edition Watch

There are 65 pieces of the stainless steel Louis Moinet Singapore Edition watch being made.

Yesterday was the National Day of the country of Singapore, sometimes called the Lion City. To honor the history and beauty of the city, Swiss watch brand Louis Moinet, in partnership with Wealth Solutions, unveiled an exclusive limited edition Singapore watch. Offered in an edition of 19 pieces in rose gold and 65 pieces in stainless…

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Interview: Racing Legend Jacky Ickx Reflects on Driving, Timing and Chopard

Legendary racecar drive Jacky Ickx. (Photo: R. Naas)

Being a car lover, I was thrilled when the opportunity arose not too long ago to interview the legendary Jacky Ickx. The 72-year-old racer is  one of the finest drivers of all time. In addition to winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans six times, he also achieved eight wins and 25 podium finishes in…

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Armin Strom Sailing Team Flies Out of the Water in GC32 Racing Tours

Armin Strom Sailing Team in GC32 Tour (photo: courtesy of Armin Strom Sailing)

Independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom has been making great strides over the past few years. Known for its incredible art of skeletonizing watches, the brand also offers new and unusual movement architecture to showcase this art, and has even offered incredible customization through the Armin Strom Configurator program—where customers can pick a host of different…

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The Galaxy on the Wrist: Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Copernicus Celestial Spheres 2460RT (prices)

The dial of this version of the Vacheron Constantin Metiers d'Arts Celestial Spheres 2460RT is created using hand- and laser-engraving on a sapphire disk. It is the least expensive of the three watches at $93,500.

Earlier this year at SIHH, Swiss watch brand Vacheron Constantin unveiled a watch that surprised and delighted us thanks to the celestial complexity and beauty of the piece: Metiers d’Art Copernicus Celestial Spheres 2460RT. We covered it here, however, this particular Metiers d’Arts collection warrants a closer look now that it has finally made its way…

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