Time and Tides: Celebrate Earth Day with Jaeger-LeCoultre and UNESCO New Video of Glacier Bay National Park (video)

Today we celebrate the 45th Earth Day.  As such, in New York, Jaeger-LeCoultre and UNESCO also celebrate in a big way, and if you are in New York this week for Madison Avenue Watch Week, you will want to pay a visit to the Jaeger-LeCoultre boutique (801 Maidens Ave (near 62nd Street) for a first-hand look at…

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Omega Speedster Professional Watch Owned by Astronaut Alan Bean Sells for $50,000

Earlier today, the seventh annual Space History auction from Bonhams took place — on the very same date that marks the 50th anniversary of America’s first spacewalk. Among the many rare and coveted items up for auction was astronaut Alan Bean’s 18-karat gold Omega Speedmaster Professional watch.  The timepiece fetched $50,000. During the Apollo 12 mission, Captain…

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Be Among the First Consumers to See this Year’s Top Watches — Don’t Miss Madison Avenue Watch Week this Week in NY

This week in New York City, you can be among the first consumers ever to see, touch and try on some of the hottest watches of the new year. All week long, top Madison Avenue watch boutiques are showcasing new products that are just arriving in stores this spring and summer. Additionally, some brands are offering…

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SmartWatch Week — Day 1: Can Traditional Watch Brands Compete in the Smart Watch World?

As we have said before, BaselWorld is a beast waiting to be tamed. Much like the watch version of an auto show, hundreds upon hundreds of brands introduce the newest models that are set to come out in the months to follow. This year’s BaselWorld Fair in Switzerland brought us an array of new designs and…

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Zenith Celebrates 150 Years and Classic Racing with the El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Tour Auto Edition

By Ryan Walsh The concept of “Pushing the limits” applies to many different things. In some aspects it’s racing a car at full tilt, pushing your skills to the absolute limit, or taking all your creative skills, and building a masterpiece of innovation. That is what Zenith has been doing – time and again –…

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Is Your Watch a Counterfeit? And How Would You Know?

Each year, more than 11 million maritime containers arrive at our seaports — many filled with counterfeit goods. Last year, the category of jewelry and watches became the leading commodity in the most-seized counterfeit items – by value, according to the US Customs and Border Protection department. In fact, seizures of counterfeit watches and jewelry…

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