What Has 771 Parts, Retails for Just about $450,000 and Is Coming to Stores Very Soon? Up Close with the A. Lange & Sohne Zeitwerk Minute Repeater

By Gordon Henderson When A. Lange & Sohne launched the Zeitwerk line in 2009 and unveiled its digital display, the brand created an aesthetic that was something truly different from not only it’s other lines, but also from the high end watch community as a whole. The bold numbers that display the time via rings…

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Affordable Watches: Nixon Unveils Star Wars™ Watches- Available for Sale for just 5 Days

While the game-changing minds that first invented Star Wars may not have envisioned a $375 affordable watch as a grand accessory for galaxy troopers, the playing field has changed. Now, Nixon introduces the Star Wars™ Nixon Collection timepieces. Among the watches: the Star Wars/Nixon Ranger Stormtrooper White and Ranger Imperial Pilot black – will be…

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VIDEO: Omega Watches: “The Collection” Depicts Brand’s Diversity

Watches are made for all sorts of purposes. Some are purely for style.  Some are created for divers, others for climbers or even pilots.  Many of us acquire these sorts of timepieces even though we don’t necessarily worry about our oxygen pressure gauge or our tachymeter. The makers at OMEGA realize this and embrace it…

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Meet Waldan Watches: A Brand With History Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Heard

Unless you’re a trained professional, it wouldn’t be considered wise to take apart a watch just to put it back together again.  However, decades ago, a young Oscar Waldan, of Waldan Watches, secretly did just that with his father’s pocket watch simply to locate and diagram how the pieces fit together. Shockingly the story doesn’t…

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Audemars Piguet’s Brand Ambassador Bernd Wiesberger Wins Big

It was a big moment for Audemars Piguet brand ambassador and golfer Bernd Wiesberger when he lifted the heavy trophy in celebration of his win of the Alstom Open de France in Paris on Sunday.  Part of the Le Golf National — this game is one of Europe’s top tours — and Wiesberger won the title…

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Hands On with the Arnold & Son Constant Force Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson Horology, at its core, is all about the pursuit of accuracy through mechanical timepieces. In that pursuit, the development of systems that eliminate any stimuli that detract from precision is paramount. In one of its newest feats, Arnold & Son has combined two complications that play as a horological version of Batman…

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