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Fast Focus: Half-Million Dollar Bell & Ross Transparent Tourbillon Sapphire BR-X1 Watch is Out Now

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Transparent sapphire chronograph tourbillon.

Built in a limited edition of just 5 pieces — the Bell & Ross Transparent Chronograph Tourbillon Sapphire BR-X1 — unveiled to the world earlier this year — is available for sale now, and marks a new era for the brand’s high-tech chronograph. The watch is meticulously machined from six pieces of sapphire, making it…

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Jaquet Droz Unveils ‘Year of the Rooster’ Petite Heure Minute Watch for the Chinese New Year

There are two distinct dials for this year's Jaquet Droz Year of the Rooster watches: one painted, one sculpted.

It’s around the corner — the Chinese New Year begins on January 28, 2017, and rings in the year of the rooster.  In celebration, certain watch brands unveil timepieces dedicated to this 10th sign of the Chinese zodiac. Jaquet Droz is one such brand and this morning the company released its newest renditions — two dial…

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Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance Adds 30 Percent More Accuracy to Watch

Arnin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance new Caliber

Recently, at an exclusive event in NYC, Armin Strom unveiled its latest creation, the Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance, which we recently introduced to you here. Now, we bring you even more information about this unusual watch – not the least of which is the fact that in-house tests on the resonance complication in this timepiece…

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Three Terrific Corum Bubble Watches of 2016: Bubble Game; Bubble Dani Olivieri

Corum Bubble Game watch: Joker

We have written about Corum often here before. The brand has a rich Swiss history with a number of iconic watches in its past. In fact, this is the brand renowned for its famed Coin watches, wherein a coin is actually sliced in half and the movement placed between the halves. It is also the…

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Cartier Unveils Sneak Peek at 3 SIHH 2017 Watches: Rotonde de Cartier Minute Repeater Mysterious Double Tourbillon, Rotonde de Cartier Skeleton Mysterious Hour, Panthere Joueuse

Rotonde de Cartier Minute Repeater Mysterious Double Tourbillon

  For years, Cartier has been elevating its level of fine haute horlogerie watchmaking – unveiling some of the most complicated and mesmerizing watches on the market. Today, the brand brought us – one of the few members of the global press that is part of its fine watchmaking “club” — a sneak peek at…

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Louis Moinet Named by Guinness World Records ™ for ‘First Chronograph’

Louis Moinet invented the chronograph in 1816.

  In a super exciting move, and following six months of thorough investigation of the brand and its claim as the inventor of the chronograph, Louis Moinet has been named the holder of the title of “First Chronograph” by the famed Guinness World Records organization that has been naming world records and firsts since 1955.…

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