Up-to-the-minute news and announcements about watch brands and the watch industry.

May Auctions Prove Investment Value of Watches, Jewels

  Well a lot happened on the way to the forum, so to speak. This month’s auctions are keeping us crazy busy — and are demonstrating yet again the value of the timepiece. Before the next round of auctions gets underway, we want to bring you a few highlights that may perk up your idea…

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Fast Focus: Meet The Ultimate Light Weight: Montblanc Pythagore TimeWalker Ultra-Light Concept Watch

On our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, we offer an in-depth look at this  ultra-light-weight Montblanc TimeWalker Pythagore Ultra-Light Concept watch –that weighs in at 14.88 grams (just about half an ounce). The one-of-a-kind watch is dedicated to the brand’s ambassador Lin Dan, world-famous badminton champion and two-time Olympic champion, who helped design the piece…

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Panerai Gets Its Due: Meet the Luminor Due Series

Last week in Florence, Panerai — with roots in that city — unveiled the all-new Luminor Due.The line features an  all-new case that, while  inspired by the classic Luminor of the 1950’s, offers updated appeal. Details such as thickness of case were changed — making the case slimmer and lighter in weight. Additionally, all of the models…

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Breitling Opens New NYC Boutique with Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly, John Travolta, Boomer Esiason and Others

  Say it with me, there is no place like home, no place like home, no place like the new home of the Breitling US Flagship store on the corner of 57th and Madison in NYC. On May 19, Breitling held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the unveiling of its new two-story, 7,000 square-foot location, and…

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1962 Wittnauer Watch, Owned by Major League Baseball Star, Sells for $10,000

Last week, our friends over at Analog/Shift — buyers and sellers of fine vintage watches — partnered with former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani  to auction off a very special timepiece. The watch – up for auction for one week- sold as of 5 PM tonight for $10,000. Bidding had started at $500.  The watch, which…

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Possibly the World’s Most Expensive Evening Bag: Harry Winston The New York Companion

It isn’t every day that a woman gets to step out on the town bedecked in her finest jewels from head to toe, but with the newest evening bag from Harry Winston, The New York Companion evening bag, she will steal the limelight from any Red Carpet star.  This year at Baselworld 2016, Harry Winston…

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