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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…

Reservoir Kanister Watch Embodies Spirit Of 1950’s Dashboard Speedometer Gauges

Reservoir Kanister watch

In an era when all the rage is about vintage-inspired racecars and the reiteration of life’s classics, French watch brand Reservoir, which offers Swiss-made watches, deftly reinterprets vintage auto gauges of all sorts for spectacular results on the wrist. The newest Kanister is a prime example.  For all of its features and functions, this watch…

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C.D. Peacock Jewelers Owner Recalls Working With Betty White

Betty White, Jewelcor

It wasn’t even two weeks ago that famous actress, comedian and all-around beloved animal rights activist Betty White died (just weeks short of her 100th birthday). When watch industry veteran Seymour Holtzman, current owner of C.D. Peacock, heard of her passing, he contacted me to talk about old times and about how – for  five…

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Why The Armin Strom Zeitgeist Is Destined For Watchmaking History Books

Armin Strom Zeitgeist

It wasn’t too long ago, in late 2021, that independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom unveiled its one-of-la-kind Zeitgeist watch. The highly complicated $170,000 timepiece takes the concept of resonance technology to all new levels thanks to an innovative new system and years of research and development. This watch  has so many implications for aciieving…

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Elvis Presley Would Be Turning 87, Hamilton Celebrates With New Ventura S Watch

Elvis Presley, Hamilton Ventura

Hamilton has had a long and storied past in the world of film, and also in the world of Elvis Presley. The King would have turned 87 tomorrow, January 8, 2022. He was an avid Hamilton watch fan and frequently wore Hamilton in his movies. Easily the most notable of them is the Ventura triangular…

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Horology In Art Exhibition Open At Horological Society Of New York

Horology in Art exhibit at HSNY

We all know that time plays a major role in our lives, however, the Horological Society of New York – America’s first watchmaking guild – now also recognizes the role of watches and clocks in vintage and modern art. In fact, to celebrate that time-and-art association, the Society has opened its headquarters on “Club Row”…

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Hanna Zellers, Corum Ambassador, Joins IMSA Prototype Challenge Races 2022

Racecar driver Hanna Zellers

It was in November of 2019 that Corum Watch brand made a bold move by signing American racecar driver Hanna Zellers on as an official Friend of the brand. Bold because up until that point, Corum’s main relationships in the sporting world were predominantly in sailing with its Admiral collection. Bold, also, because the brand…

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A Look Back: Six Best Minute Repeaters Of 2021

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Minute Repeater

With 2021 behind us, we take a moment to reflect on the best watches of 2021. More specifically, the best chiming watches.  Chiming watches can range from minute repeaters to quarter repeaters and even five-minute repeaters (all to be explained below), but no matter what  type of chiming watch we look at – they all…

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Start The New Year Right: Sign Up For The Naked Watchmaker Master Classes

Thenakedwatchmaker Masterclass

With the new year upon us, you may want to spend a little time over winter getting to explore your passion for timepieces more deeply. Now you can do that and save $100 at the same time. The watch market has been growing by leaps and bounds. In fact, the idea of learning about watches and…

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G-Shock And Surfer Kanoa Igarashi Team Up For Surf-Graph Watch

Kanoa Igarashi, G-SHock

Continuing in its surf-related relationships, G-SHOCK announces the latest addition to the G-LIDE line of extreme sports watches with the launch of the new GBX-100K1 rugged and reliable watch. It is  the second timepiece designed in collaboration with pro-surfer and team G-SHOCK athlete, Kanoa Igarashi, who started surfing at the young age of just three…

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