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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How Much Can You Fit into 45MM? A lot if you are IWC — Check Out the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Digital-Date Month Edition 75th Anniversary Watch (Video)

By Gordon Henderson To commemorate the 75th anniversary of IWC’s Portugieser line, the brand has unveiled the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Digital-Date Month Edition “75th Anniversary.” For the most part, the lengthy name lists the complications found in the piece, and, given the breadth of features listed, it would appear IWC has paid proper tribute to…

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Tiffany & Co. Unveils Newest Swiss-Made Watches: CT60 and East West (Video)

Focusing on American design made in Switzerland, Tiffany & Co. today unveiled to the world its newest watch collections: CT60 and East West. Everything is made in Switzerland — under the very vigilant eyes of the less-than-three-year-young Tiffany & Co. Swiss Watch Company. Those who may remember Tiffany & Co. watches of the most recent…

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BaselWorld 2015: Taming the Beast

We are officially back.Easily the biggest watch exhibition of the year, BaselWorld is a beast waiting to be tamed.This year we worked eight days straight from 8 am to 10 pm to cover the show. In fact, over the course of the eight days there, we saw nearly 100 watch brands — and saw dozens of…

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Storage Wars: BaselWorld 2015 Winning USBs

Every year we poke a little fun at the seriousness of BaselWorld by deciding which watch brand gave us the coolest looking USB sticks that contain the brand’s press releases and images.  These powerful sticks, in fact, hold the keys of information close to the vest. So, who won this year? MB&F with the Melchior…

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Liquid Time: Introducing the HYT H3 Linear Watch (BaselWorld 2015)

We were among the first to introduce the world to the concept of liquid watches back in 2011 when Vincent Perriard, Founder of HYT (Hydro-Mechanical Timepieces) shared with us his concepts of using liquid for the time indication of a watch. He launched his brand in 2012 at BaselWorld and now, three years later, unveils…

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