Time Capsules: Commentary — See Paul Simon in Concert

Earlier this week, thanks to Movado – one of the watch industry’s largest patrons of fine and cultural arts – I had the wonderful opportunity to go to the Paul Simon Songbook Concert—featuring Paul Simon & Wynton Marsalis at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Special Guest Aaron Neville also appeared. I must say that the amazing…

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Time Capsules: Commentary — The Academy Awards — Results are In

Photo by: Pascal LeSegretain, WireImageLast night at the 84th Academy Awards, French actor Jean Dujardin received an Oscar as Best Actor for his role in the film “The Artist.”  On his wrist:  a Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea watch, a re-edition of  the world’s  first diver’s watch equipped with an alarm function. The new…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Rolex 24 at Daytona Celebrates 50 Years

Photo by Stephan Cooper.For those who are car lovers like me – yesterday was a highlight day – the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. A record number of motorsports fans descended on Daytona International Speedway for this historic anniversary on Saturday, when the Rolex clock counted down to the 3:30 pm start…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Fun Facts – The Wristwatch from the 1920’s to 1940

Recently, we brought readers a little insight into the birth of the wristwatch – for those who enjoy a little history and some fun facts.  Continuing that saga, which covered the turn of and the first two decades of the 20th century (see that coverage here), we now bring you perspective on how the wristwatch…

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Time Capsules: Commentary — Fun Facts about the Birth of the Wristwatch

FoCartier Tank Watches, ca 1940sr those of you who are history buffs or those interested in a little more fun information to pack in to your thought processes about watches, we are bringing you a little insight into the just-over-a-century-old wristwatch era. Sure there are a few prior “watches for the wrist” on historical record…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – 11 11 11 – Veteran’s Day and More … Check this out

It really is all about the timing and this year we will experience four unusual dates: 1/1/11,  1/11/11,  11/1/11, and 11/11/11 – today. Today is also Veteran’s Day — a time when Americans celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all veterans.  Thank you to those who have served. But the 11/11/11 date is not the only…

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