Watch Collectors Speak Out

Hands On with an Enviable Bovet 1822 Fleurier Custom-Painted Watch

Every once in a while, we — who see countless numbers of watches each year — are stopped in our tracks by something truly special. Mind you, Bovet 1822 makes  a habit of stopping me in my tracks, but this particular watch stole my heart, too.  This absolutely enviable custom-made Bovet  hand-painted Fleurier watch is one…

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A Close-Up Look at the Record-Setting Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

Earlier this year, at Baselworld 2016, a number of world records were set. One of the most alluring may well be the Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater watch — setting the world record as the thinnest hand-wound minute repeater on the market.   Part of the ultra-thin Octo collection, the  Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater houses the…

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Louis Moinet Uses Meteorites, Dinosaur Bones and Other Treasures for Rare Artistic Watch Dials

A lot of reference has been made in the horological community about some of the exotic materials being used in the design of high-end time pieces. While we are as big a fan as any others about the latest carbon compound being forged into a watch, there are certain elements that evoke a sense of timelessness…

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26 Reasons for Watch Lovers to Go to Vegas for the Luxury Suisse and World WatchMarket Show

Watch lovers kick up your heels and get packing. There has never been a better reason to go to Las Vegas than now. Beginning this weekend, you will have access to some of the most unusual and rarely seen independent watch brands at the first-ever open-to-the-public watch show ever to be in Vegas:  Luxury Suisse and…

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Corum Brings the Famed Bubble to New Heights with Skeleton High-Jewelry Watches

First launched in the year 2000, the Bubble watch, with domed sapphire crystal, became an immediate hit. Now, the brand has begun bringing limited edition versions of the Bubble back to the forefront — and watch lovers can’t seem to get enough of it. The newest Bubble Skeleton High Jewelry pieces were unveiled to demonstrate the…

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Finally, In Stores Now: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Calendar and Classic Watches

Four score and five years ago the horological manufacture Jaeger-LeCoutre produced what would be one of the most iconic watches in the industry: the Reverso. One of the first true sports watches, the piece was originally designed for Polo players in  1931. The watch dial side would face up when worn recreationally, but when it came to…

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