Time Capsules: News – Breguet Original Pocket Watches on Display at J. Paul Getty Museum, LA

Four original pocket watches from the late1700s and early 1800s created by Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747-1823) have gone on display in the J. Paul Getty Museum in the permanent collection of French Decorative Arts and will remain there through October 2011. It is the first time such a rare and special viewing of these four historic…

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Time Capsules: News – Bell & Ross creates new site

Offering an amazing user-friendly look and feel, the newest Bell & Ross site uses the latest web technologies, and  is a benchmark in web ergonomics and aesthetics. Bell & Ross blends modern interactive functionalities on the site’s practical, ultra-legible and luxurious field – which is accessible in full worldwide media (Smartphones, tablet PCs) and in…

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Time Capsules: News – Hamilton Watch Partners with Harrison Ford in Conservation Efforts

Hamilton Watch Company and Harrison Ford have teamed up for the third time Conservation International (CI), a non-profit organization that works to create a healthy planet.  In support of the cause, Hamilton has created the Hamilton Khaki Conservation Auto Chrono, designed in collaboration with Harrison Ford, vice chair of CI’s Board of Directors.  The watch…

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Time Capsules: News – Would you pay a million for a Rolex?

Someone did this weekend at the Christie’s Geneva Sale of Important Watches. In fact, the bidder paid $1,163,340 — a new world record price for ANY Rolex wristwatch ever sold at auction. It was for this legendary ultra-rare split-seconds chronograph (reference 4113). Just 12 were made by Rolex and only 8 of them are known…

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Time Capsules: Product – Jean Dunand’s Palace – Fit for a King – But you can buy one, too

For the past decade, the Jean Dunand brand has been quietly turning out masterpieces. The brand, born of the fascination of two great watchmaking minds — Thierry Oulevay and Christophe Claret, celebrates Swiss-born artist Jean Dunand (1877–1942), one of the great craftsmen of the art deco movement. With the brand name in place in 2003,…

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Time Capsules: News — Franck Muller Hits a Home Run with The Reggie Jackson Collection at Tourneau

Beginning Monday morning May 2nd, and throughout the month of May, New Yorkers are in for a treat:  the windows of Tourneau Time Machine on 57th Street will pay tribute to Yankees all-time great Reggie Jackson, and will showcase renderings of the new Franck Muller Reggie Jackson watch Collection – for which Tourneau is the…

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