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Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

Introducing the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 Watch – Customizable Smart Watch with 4,000 Iterations

The new TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45mm smart watch is totally customizable.

In an official unveiling last night in San Francisco and today in Switzerland, TAG Heuer unveils its second TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 watch – totally officially Swiss Made and in a modular format so that buyers can customize almost any aspect of the watch to suit their needs. In total, TAG Heuer says as…

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Interview: Peter Stas of Frederique Constant Speaks Out About Horological Smartwatches

Peter Stas, CEO of Frederique Constant and initiator of the Horological Smartwatch concept.

The Smart Watch. Those couple of words can send shivers down the neck of certain “traditional” watch brand executives. Not so with Peter Stas of Frederique Constant. This well-known brand has not only accepted the Smart Watch concept, but also has fully embraced it — unveiling several new smart collections and even starting a separate…

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Daylight Saving Time Starts:Spring Ahead, Lose an Hour’s Sleep

Daylight Saving Time is this weekend ... spring ahead

At 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 12 (or before you go to bed on Saturday night, March 11), remember to turn your clocks ahead by one hour — for Daylight Saving Time adjustments. The reason we practice or implement Daylight Saving Time is somewhat obscure. Some say it is practiced in an effort to save energy, but…

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Lace for Men? Absolutely. Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Artistica Mysterieuse

The movement of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Artistica Mysterieuse consists of 441 parts.

Since the advent of watch and clocking making the popular methodology for capturing the passage of time is through the use of one short hand to denote hours and a long hand to indicate the minutes. However, there are times when a manufacturer steps beyond convention and delivers a unique reinterpretation of the status quo…

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Self-Taught Watchmaker, Actor Aldis Hodge of Underground Talks About the Show, as Season 2 Starts Tonight

Underground Season 2 with Aldis Hodge starts tonight.

Tonight marks the season premier of the second season of WGN’s Underground, which I have been waiting for for a while. The show, which stars our friend Aldis Hodge is all about slavery in America and portrays the lives of the slaves in a personal rendition that is well thought out.  Recently we had the…

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Peter Speake-Marin Crazy Skulls Watch Review

The complex movement of the Peter Speak-Marin Crazy Skulls watch includes animation, sound and more.

Moving skulls, a minute repeater carillon, a tourbillon … does it get much better? The newly unveiled (you can see it at Baselworld) Peter Speake-MarinCrazy Skulls watch is — well — a little bit crazy. Of course, that’s what makes it so exciting. If you know Peter Speake-Marin as I do, you know that the gentle man…

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Why Audemars Piguet Spent 600 Hours in R&D for the new Case of the Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Black Ceramic

The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ceramic watch was 600 hours in R&D.

One of the most beloved watches of this year may well be the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Black Ceramic watch. What makes the watch so hot is the fact that the case and bracelet is created in matte black brushed ceramic. Simply stunning. Also stunning – the amount of time the brand invested in…

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Meet the People: A Dozen of the Wealthiest Swiss Watch “Families” Today, and How I Know Them

Some of the wealthiest Swiss watch families and individuals are worth billions.

  Sure, Forbes has its billionaire lists and its highest-paid athletes/CEOS/celebs lists, but they don’t have the list that is currently out and circulating of the richest people in the Swiss watch industry. The wealthiest Swiss watch families include names we are all too familiar with, including Rupert, Hayek, Stern and Scheufele. Here we bring…

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Eterna KonTiki Bronze Manufacture, Tribute to KonTiki Expedition, Watch Review, Prices

Eterna KonTiki Bronze Manufacture watch honoring the 70th anniversary of the famed KonTiki expedition.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of  scientist and explorer Thor Heyerdahl’s legendary KonTiki expedition across the Pacific  in hand-made crafts. To celebrate, Eterna marks the occasion with a limited edition timepiece, KonTiki Bronze Manufacture. The 1947 KonTiki expedition was an undertaking to prove that ancient civilizations could indeed traverse the Pacific Ocean in hand made crafts. The…

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Introducing the Jacob & Co. Astronomia Solar Watch,With Rotating Planets, Pre-BaselWorld 2017

It was just about three years ago that Jacob & Co. unveiled its first Astronomia watch — with a view of the sky on the wrist. Since then, the brand has evolved the Astronomia line time and again with sophisticated versions — but it is the newest model- being released at BaselWorld 2017 that steals…

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