Time Capsules: Commentary –The AfterWrath of Hurricane Sandy

With the exception of the article written last Monday about my flight into NJ as the hurricane was also coming in, the rest of last week’s posts were pre-written before Hurricane Sandy landed and changed NJ forever. Today, I can finally post again – it will be the first of several posts about this long…

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Around the World: Flying to the East Coast Before Hurricane Sandy Arrives

Time – it’s all about time. Everything is about time – and right now, the USA’s east coast is worried about how much time residents have left to board their homes and evacuate before what is predicted to be a huge mother-storm rolls in. New York has closed its subways; airports have closed and widespread…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – September 11 Tribute

 Today marks 11 years since the fateful day — September 11, 2001- when the terrorist attack on our country brought tragic loss of life and yet became another defining moment for America and Americans. That day was a day of heroic actions. It — and the ensuing days – marked a time when our country…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Labor Day – Made-in-America Watches

Baltimore-born Roland Murphy started RGM in Mount Joy, PA, where he builds American-made watches including chronographs and tourbillons that range in price from $6,500 for the new Aircraft 801, to tens of thousands for the American-made Tourbillon. Shown here is the Professional Limited Edition Diver.By the time it became a federal holiday in 1894, Labor…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Million-Dollar Watches Sold

Signed Breguet et Fils, No. 2667, sold in August 1814 to Mr Garcias of London for 5,000 francs, this rare 18-karat gold precision watch contains two movements within the area of a single plate, both with going barrels, fully jewelled, straight line calibrated lever escapements with divided lift and straight pallets. Estimated to sell for…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – IWC Pilot’s Watch in The Bourne Legacy

Just recently, Universal Pictures released the next film in the “Bourne” series of espionage thrillers, “The Bourne Legacy,” starring Jeremy Renner as the leading man, Aaron Cross. Now, if you are just a normal film lover- you went (or plan to go) to the movie and enjoy it. I, too, have such a desire, however…

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