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Panerai Submersible Chrono Navy SEALs Experience watch.

Ever wish you could take a few days and mingle with the Navy SEALS — maybe even take a training course and try your hand at search and rescue? Now is your chance. As it has in the past with other watches, such as the Jimmy Chin experience, Panerai now offers a real Experience watch…

Nautilus Painting By Gerald Genta Fetches $727,000 At Sotheby’s But There’s Still A Chance To Own A Genta Original

Painting of the Patek Philippe Nautilus by Gerald Genta.

Watch lovers who only dreamed of owning a Gerald Genta piece, may still have a chance at the remaining two Sotheby’s “Gerald Genta: Icon of Time” auctions in May and June, But you have missed the chance to buy his original design painting of the Patek Philippe Nautilus he created 50 years ago.  That went…

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Cartier CEO Cyrille Vigneron Talks Design Strategies And Sustainability

Rotonde de Cartier watch, Masse Mystérieuse

  During the recent Watches & Wonder Geneva exhibition, I secured a one-on-one interview with Cartier International’s CEO and President, Cyrille Vigneron. It was an exciting exhibition for Cartier, which released a world’s first mechanical wonder that was eight years in the making, some spectacular métiers d’Arts pieces using marquetry, miniature painting and more, and…

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Meet The New, More Openworked Zenith Chronomaster Open

Zenith Chronomaster Open with blue cordura strap.

By Gordon Henderson Unveiled at Watches and Wonders 2022, the new Zenith Chronomaster Open collection had some jaws dropping. The line sits under their “Masters of Chronographs Since 1865” platform, which taps into the brand’s rich horological history and, as the year would indicate, the year the brand was founded. One of the complications Zenith…

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6 Sensational Top Watches From Watches And Wonders 2022

Rolex GMT Master-II

Earlier this week, we brought you a look at five top watches from the Geneva 2022 Watches & Wonders Show. Now, we take a look at six sensational  watches from the same fair…. just from the “other side.” One complete side of the Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022 show consisted of  brands  such as Rolex,…

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Five Top Watches From Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022 (Cartier, Patek, Grand Seiko, Parmigiani, Ulysse Nardin)

Ulysse Nardin Freak S

There were a lot of watches to be seen during Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022. Exactly 38 brands at the show, and then dozens more outside the show. Today, we focus on 10 of the best watches we saw inside the PalExpo convention center. Later this week, we will post another five from other exhibitors…

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TAG Heuer Announces Go-Karting Experience In Miami In May

TAG Heuer, Go Karting, Miami

  TAG Heuer is planning the ultimate grand prix experience in Miami for those fans who love a good race. The brand is taking over Miami Design District’s Jungle Plaza with an   outdoor installation that celebrates race week in the city. The event further underscores the Swiss watch brands relationship with  Oracle Red Bull…

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Win A Custom-Made Indian Scout Saltire Motorcycle And A William Wood Watch

William Wood, Saltire

Starting next week, on April 20th, to be exact, motorcycle lovers and supporters of first responders have a wonderful opportunity being presented by William Wood watches. The British brand, which makes timepieces that benefit firefighters and that feature recycled fire hoses as straps, is partnering with Saltier Motorcycles in Scotland to auction a custom-made motorbike…

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A Closer Look At The Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Zero Oxygen World-First Watch

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Zero Oxygen watch , Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022

There were a host of “firsts” unveiled last week at the Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022 exhibition in Switzerland. Among them: Montblanc, whose 1858 Geosphere Zero Oxygen watch is the first timepiece to be encased in an oxygen-free environment. The watch will be real-life tested in an ascent of Mount Everest on the wrist of…

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Introducing The Parmigiani Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante: A True Sleight Of Hands

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante watch as seen at Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022.

  By Nancy Olson   The Tonda PF, which debuted last fall, is welcoming the just-introduced Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante to the collection of elegant, understated, and often-complicated timepieces. But before we get into the specifics of this world premiere, here’s a quick review of the rattrapante and why it’s important. If French is not…

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A Closer Look At The Vacheron Constantin 222 Watch And Why It Matters

Vacheron Constantin Historiques 222

Just last week at Watches & Wonders Geneva 2022, Vacheron Constantin unveiled a remake of a legendary watch from the 1970’s.  In fact, it  was 45 years ago in 1977 that the brand unveiled the 222 watch — better known by collectors as the Jumbo. It was designed  by Jorg Hysek and created in celebration…

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