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Rado Captain Cook

Swiss watch brand Rado, owned by the Swatch Group, may be a bit misunderstood in the United States market. Despite being born more than 100 years ago in 1917, Rado really only became well known in America in the mid 1980’s when it introduced the then-revolutionary high-tech ceramic watch. The material was groundbreaking in its…

Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady Versus Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning: Rolex, IWC Against Rolex

golf

  If you look at the big names coming together this Sunday in Florida for a Coronavirus Relief golf game, you have Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady against Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning.  In other words, Rolex and IWC against Rolex and – well, since Manning isn’t a brand ambassador for a watch company — Manning.…

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Introducing The Tutima M2 Coastline Chronograph: The Perfect Father’s Day Gift

Tutima M2 Coastline Chronograph

Don’t procrastinate. Father’s Day is not really that far off and German watch brand Tutima has the perfect gift for dad: the all-new M2 Coastline Chronograph with a unique personality. Maybe almost as unique as dad.  There are two versions of the robust Tutima M2 Coastline Chronograph being offered with the brand’s chronograph automatic caliber…

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Introducing the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Tourbillon

Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Tourbillon Slate

When you are familiar with Swiss luxury watch brand Parmigiani Fleurier, you may think you have seen it all from them. However, you have not. Today the brand unveiled its first tourbillon in the Toric line. Let me start off by saying, there is a superb sophistication  to this piece. “Like everything that Parmigiani Fleurier…

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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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