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This week we offer a quick look at watch complications from a beginner’s viewpoint. For the past few months we have gotten  a lot of questions about watch complications and how to just get the basics down. So here, we offer watch education for a true novice. This week: What is a chronograph? What is…

Manufacture Royale Unveils 1770 Micromegas Revolution for about $178,000

It was just last year that Manufacture Royale surprised watch lovers with its Micromegas timepiece with double tourbillon escapements rotating at different speeds. That watch was powered by the MR04 caliber. Now the brand unveils the new 1770 Micromegas Revolution with a new movement, MR08, and a host of technically advanced features. The line and…

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Fast Focus: Romain Jerome Unveils $20,000 RJ X Pokemon Watch — with Pikachu as the Star

It’s been a long time coming but It’s finally here; Pikachu on the dial of a Romain Jerome watch.  Working in  collaboration with The Pokémon Company International, the two celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pokemon.. The star of the show: Pikachu — the beloved character that caught the hearts of children and adults. Just 20 of the…

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A. Lange & Sohne Unveils 100-Piece Lange 1 Time Zone in Honey Gold

Just 100 pieces of the A. Lange & Sohne Special Edition Lange 1 Timezone in honey gold will be made.

This morning in Germany, A. Lange & Söhne unveiled a very special timepiece: the Lange 1 Time Zone in proprietary honey gold. The timepiece makes its debut today, as this is the exact date – 22 years ago – that the brand unveiled its first Lange collection in Dresden. The new timepiece is being created…

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Introducing the Michael Kors Access Smartwatch Hybrids

Yesterday, Michael Kors unveiled  four new Michael Kors Access Hybrid Smart watches (including Access Gage and Access Slim Runway Hybrids) that will be available for sale during the holiday season. Each timepiece utilizes Bluetooth technology, and offers tracking of steps, distance and calories. Access also offers a sleep-pattern tracker and an alarm function. As to notifications, the…

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We Got Our Hands on the MB&F Horological Machine HM8 Can-Am (video)

Just when you thought they simply could not top themselves, they did. We are talking about MB&F, of course. This brand has been a powerhouse of innovation and high-tech performance time and again. Over the past decade, its three-dimensional timepieces have broken all the conventional rules and won hearts around the world. With many timepieces…

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Ball Watch USA Named Official Watch of Revived St. Petersburg-Habana Regatta in February 2017

Ball Watch is the Official Watch of the St. Petersburg-Habana Regatta re-launch

In February 2017, one of the finest sailing races in American/Cuban history will be re-launched: the St. Petersburg-Havana Regatta. There to time the event and act as official watch is Ball Watch USA. THE company will also be the watch sponsor and timing partner of The St. Petersburg Yacht Club – the Club responsible for…

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Are Men Ready for a Nearly $35,000 Chanel Monsieur Watch?

Earlier this year, in Baselworld 2016, i was whisked away into a back room of the Chanel exhibition space to see a  video about a top secret project: the Monsieur de Chanel men’s watch — that would appear on the market later in the year. The watch is here and it has a lot to…

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On the Wrist: Glashutte Original Senator Chronometer and 3 Reasons You Need It

Glashutte Original Senator Chronometer (photo: R. Naas/ATimelyPerspective)

There aren’t a lot of watches that can steal my heart just on winding. But, somehow, the   Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer watch did exactly that. This timepiece, unveiled earlier this year in Baselworld and coming to stores now, is a winning watch in so many ways. Here we bring you a look at 3 reasons why…

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Introducing the IWC USA-Exclusive: Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound “D.H. Craig US” Watch

IWC Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound D.H. Craig watch

  Yes, the new watch from IWC is a mouthful. The Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound “D.H. Craig US” Watch – unveiled today — is also an eyeful and a storyful. Well, “storyful” is not really a word, but in this case, it works. The beautiful watch pays homage to Florentine Ariosto Jones – the American founder…

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Time Travel, Kickstarter and My Klokers KLOK-01 Watch

You can personalize your Klok-01, which is sold with a variety of strap choices. Photo: Simon Cudd.

By Simon Cudd I discovered the Klokers brand earlier this year, after noticing their kickstarter campaign and having a chat with Richard Piras, CEO and Co-founder, on messenger. I have known Richard a few years, and he brought it to my attention. The kickstarter campaign went viral on 15th September 2015 and reached 100% goal in 8 minutes. Exactly 1,563…

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