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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Happy Chinese New Year: Introducing Stunning Year of the Horse Watches (Slide Show)

Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Horse

Happy Chinese New Year. It is the year of the Horse. The Horse is one of the most powerful symbols in the Chinese zodiac. The sign is symbolic of speed and strength, are people born under it are said to be energetic and independent with a free, unbounded spirit. They also demonstrate great taste —…

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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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Bovet’s Pascal Raffy Cuts Ribbon at First USA Boutique in New York

Yesterday at Central Park South in New York City, Bovet 1822 officially opened its first USA boutique – with brand owner Pascal Raffy humbly acknowledging his family, family team and newest alliances for all their hard work in bringing a dream to fruition.  In fact, Raffy has owned the Bovet brand for just about 13…

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Introducing the Ulysse Nardin USA Exclusive Schooner Watch

A few days ago in New York City, Ulysse Nardin opened its third USA boutique in a wonderful location at the Ritz-Carlton on Central Park West. With CEO Patrik Hoffmann in from Switzerland, and brand ambassadors Baseball legend Randy Johnson and pianist Lola Astanova there to celebrate, the brand also unveiled its USA-exclusive Schooner watch.…

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New York, Antiquorum Preview of Only Watch Timepieces

Just last week in New York City,  Antiquorum  Auctioneers U.S. held its US-exclusive preview of the 33 unique watches – each made especially for the auction —  that are being auctioned this weekend in the upcoming   Only Watch auction  on September 28 at the Only Watch 2013 charity event in Monaco.  All proceeds from the…

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