What do the Cape of Good Hope, Vasco da Gama and Villeret Have in Common? The New Heritage Chronometrie Dual Time Vasco Da Gama 238 Limited Edition Watch from Montblanc

It was just over a year and a half ago that i had the distinct privilege of traveling with Montblanc to Capetown, South Africa. There, the brand celebrated the unveiling of an all new line that would not be seen by the world until SIHH of this year. That line, the Heritage, also had components…

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GO Sixties! Glashutte Original Makes Link Between Past and Present with Sixties Watches

This year, 2015, marks the 25th anniversary of a number of historically significant events. Twenty five years ago, the world world was introduced to Macaulay Culkin and for the first time really understood what it meant to be Home Alone; Will Smith got into one little fight and moved to California to become the Prince…

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Recapping the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup as Summer Sailing Comes to a Close

Last week, September 12-19, in Newport, RI, some of the finest sailing of the season took place at the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. A favorer among sailors worldwide, the Club is a key racing activity – held biennially and hosted by the New York Yacht Club. The event promotes Corinthian sailing and…

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Carl F. Bucherer Celebrates Ten Years With The Patravi TravelTec II

Every time I get on a plane, which happens to be more and more frequently these days, I make it a point to look at everyone else’s wrist. I particularly pay special attention to those sitting in first class, since those who travel frequently are in special need of multi-time zone wristwatches. For those travel-minded individuals…

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Breguet Historical Watch Exhibit at Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (Slideshow)

Breguet presetns a unique retrospective, Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking — taking place a the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco at the Legion of Honor. The exhibit is  the largest of Breguet antique timepieces ever to be shown in the United States and is the first-ever retrospective of Abraham-Louis Breguet to be seen…

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Introducing the Most Complicated Watch in the World: Vacheron Constantin Ref. 57260, with 2,800+ Movement parts

Would You Wait 8 Years for a Watch? Someone Did. And, by watch lovers’ standards, it was worth the wait.  Today in Geneva, Vacheron Constantin celebrates its 260th anniversary at an evening event that brought together time, history, people and watches. During the day, the brand also unveiled the new Vacheron Constantin Ref. 57260 —  the…

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