Stripped of its Title: Pluto Was Discovered 84 Years Ago Today; A Look at Astronomy and Time via the SIHH 2014 Exhibit: Horology, a Child of Astronomy

Exactly 84 years ago today, Pluto, long believed to be the  9th planet in our solar system, was discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, AZ, by astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh —although the concept of an unknown 9th planet had been first noted and searched for by Percival Lowell a decade earlier. Then-new photographic techniques…

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Would You Ditch Playing in a PGA Tour to See the New Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph from SIHH 2014?

Louis Oosthuizen, South African professional golfer and Audemars Piguet brand ambassador has had a busy 2014 golf schedule. Currently in the Pacific Palisades, CA, for the Northern Trust Open, he won the Volvo Golf Champions Title in January in Durban for the second year in a row and is slated for two more important tournaments…

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A Skeleton in your Closet That You Will Love: Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Mecaniques Ajourees (VIDEO)

Vacheron Constantin is a specialist in the arts of fine watchmaking. From movement to sublime adornment, this brand has been weaving master crafts together in timepieces since its inception nearly 260 years ago. Thus it doesn’t surprise us that one of this year’s main focuses would be on combining the art of skeleton zing with…

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Ulysse Nardin Celebrates the Chinese New Year — year of the Horse – in Stallion Style

Ulysse Nardin Classico Horse

It’s no secret that Ulysse Nardin offers some of the most stunning enamel champleve’ dials in the world. But this year, with its tribute to the year of the horse, Ulysse Nardin takes the field to a whole new level. The Classico Horse watch celebrates the independent spirit of wild horses with the likeness of…

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Claret’s Newest Game Watch – POKER — Will Keep You Up at Night

The latest addition to Christophe Claret’s trilogy of gaming watches is the Poker – unveiled here in Geneva today at a press conference that reinforces the genius behind Claret’s thinking and craftsmanship and takes interactive haute horologerie to a new level. The 45mm watch – which offers Texas Hold’em poker — houses a sophisticated mechanism…

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