How Can Disabled Veterans Earn a Living — Becoming Watchmakers

A newly formed 501C3 Organization has been established that can bring new employment hope to wounded veterans, including those in wheelchairs.  The Veterans Watchmaker Initiative is an organization dedicated to training disabled veterans with service-connected disabilities—for Free — in the art of watchmaking and watch repair—a field that is desperately seeking trained watchmakers. Still in…

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4 Top Watch Brands Win Couture Time Awards

  At the recent Couture show, I was honored to be – for the third year running – a Couture Time judge – along with fellow jurors: watch collectors Sam Yukon and celebrity chef Nick Stellino, journalist Keith Strandberg, author John Reardon and Daryn Schnipper of Sotheby’s. Judging is a big responsibility – as there…

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Understanding Tag Heuer’s New Carrera MikroPendulum Concept Watch

In BaselWorld last month, TAG Heuer did what it usually does – unveiled a concept watch. This time it was the extremely avant-garde TAG Heuer Carrera MikroPendulumS Concept watch.   Of course, it also unveiled the TAG Heuer Carrera MikroPendulum 100th of a second Chronograph.  Confused?  We’ll try to explain. In the world of haute horlogerie…

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Introducing Urwerk’s Mechanical Watch That Lets the Wearer Monitor the Precision

A young brand,  Urwerk has nonetheless made incredible inroads in the world of fine watchmaking mechanics and innovation thanks in great part to the brand’s signature satellite complications. Urwerk’s research and development department embraces an anti-establishment sprit – and as such has developed the concept for a mechanical timepiece with integrated intelligence—called EMC. “The interaction…

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Introducing Clifton GMT from Baume & Mercier

For the busy traveler who wants time in two zones at his fingertips, Baume & Mercier answers the demand – and does so in style.  The Swiss watch brand with 183 years of history and tradition, unveils the retro-styled Clifton GMT. Two styles are being released of the 43mm brushed satin-finished steel watch. One features…

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