8 Minutes Well Spent: Video Snapshot of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Efforts to Protect our Oceans’

In today’s delicately balanced world, some watch brands recognize the need to help sustain our oceans, and are getting involved. Jaeger-LeCoultre has been partnered with UNESCO and the World Heritage Marine Program since 2008 to protect World Heritage Sights — one of which is the Everglades National Park. (In fact, the Everglades were the focus…

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Fantastic Vintage Watches — Original Pics from Readers

Last month, we posted some vintage timepieces here  – watches from the 40’s, 70’s and 80’s. That sparked some interesting reactions from readers, and today we share a look into a few reader-submitted photos. There will be more coming soon, too, so stay tuned.  

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Watches Flea Market: Is this a Watch Lovers Dream or Nightmare?

Yesterday a reader  sent me this photo where there were bins and bins of these pieces at a flea market. My first reaction was, “Wow, where is that , I’m going right now to dig through these bins — maybe I’ll find a great piece. It’s a treasure trove!”  My second thought was, “Wow, all those pieces…

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Throwbacks: A Look at some 20th Century Wristwatches

  As more and more brands look to their archives for inspiration, we decided it would be interesting to pull out a few of our older average-retail-priced 1980’s and 1990’s timepieces and take a  look at their size and design. Just for the fun of it. We also added a 1940’s Bulova — just because…

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Commentary: What Inspires YOU?

Recently, I was asked a very simple question: “What inspires you?”  Before I could answer, I realized that it was not such a simple question. It has many aspects. Naturally, being a journalist, my first reaction was to ask: “What inspires me in what way? To do something? To write something?” etc. Then I stopped…

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Louis Moinet Historic Clock in The White House

In honor of Fourth of July – a true American Holiday – and as we celebrate this long weekend,  we bring you a little history about clocks and the White House. The Louis Moinet clock purchased by Monroe strikes the hours and quarter hours and features Minerva – the Roman goddess of poetry, medicine, wisdom,…

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