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Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Caliber 101 in New Joaillerie Watches At Venice Film Festival

Jaeger-LeCoultre secret watch caliber 101 venice film festival

Beginning today and running until September 8 is the 75th annual International Venice Film Festival, and Jaeger-LeCoutlre is a main sponsor.  Officially called the Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia, the event celebrates filmmaking in all its glory. This year marks the 13th year that Jaeger-LeCoultre has a key partnership with the event and pays…

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Watch Review: Building My Own Customized Baume Watch

Baume watches

You may recall that we broke the news here first last May that Richemont Group was creating an all-new brand: Baume. Not to be confused with Baume & Mercier, but a brainchild that was formed under that brand’s wings, the new Baume brand can be purchased only on line, and buyers can customize their own…

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Watch Lovers And Photographers: Enter the Watch Photo Awards Contest

Watch Photo Award

Attention watch lovers, are you aware you can enter your watch photos in a real contest, get published on line, and win a weekend trip to a five-star hotel in Geneva? If you didn’t know about the Watch Photo Awards (WPA) that started in May, you already lost three opportunities. The Watch Photo Awards are…

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A Close-Up Look at The Challenges Behind Building the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept Watch

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept Watch measures just 6.3mm when cased and is the world's thinnest self-winding perpetual calendar.

For those familiar with the iconic Simpsons series, you no doubt know of the drool-inducing affects a well-glazed and sprinkled donut have on Homer J. Simpson. The same drool-inducing affect is evident with the 2018 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept watch. First things first, even before we get to…

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You Have Just One Week Left To See The Vacheron Constantin Les Collectionneurs Refurbished Vintage Watches For Sale in NYC

1942 Vacheron Constantin Les Collectionneurs Chronograph with 30-minute counter and manual wind movement.

What began in  July and ends next week onl August 17th  in  Vacheron Constantin’s New York City boutique is an incredible and unusual event: the showing off 11  exclusive vintage timepieces that have been hand-selected and fully refurbished by the brand  — and every one is for sale.The exhibition and sale is  the result of a new…

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De Beers Partners With Peace Parks Foundation To Relocate Elephants

De Beers and Peace Parks Foundation are relocating 200 elephants in South Africa (Photo: R. Naas)

Having been to South Africa on a couple of occasions and having had the great fortune of going on Safari and seeing the wildlife in person — including the spectacular elephants — the announcement by De Beers that it is partnering with Peace Parks Foundation in order  to help relocated 200 elephants really touched my…

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