Hands-on and in-depth reviews of timepieces.

Time Capsules: Commentary — Piaget Stars in Rabbit Hole

I know my readers enjoy the inside scoop on who’s wearing what on the big screen, so FYI – in the new, very-talked-about movie Rabbit Hole, actor Aaron Eckhart (as Howie) is seen wearing the ultra-slim Altiplano from Piaget. The watch is a 40mm beauty crafted in 18-karat white gold with a black alligator strap.…

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Trend Report: Skeleton Watches

Armin Strom Blue ChipIn the world of luxury watchmaking –skeleton timepieces are among the most alluring to behold. A skeleton watch is one whose mechanical movement has been carved away to such an extreme degree that often as much as 60 or 70 percent of the metal is gone – leaving an open-worked masterpiece that…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Would you pay $5.7 Mil for a Watch?

Well, the results are in – from Christie’s that is.  With its final auction of the fall season just recently in New York, Christie’s International wrapped up a record-breaking year for fine and rare watches that totaled $91.2 million in sales – the highest annual amount ever achieved for watches by the global auction house.…

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Weekend Sojourn: The Fun Theory

Well it’s nothing new.  TheFunTheory.com has been around a while, and I may be behind the times bringing this one forward again, but I couldn’t help myself. The concept at this site is that making something fun will change your habits, and cause you to do it – whether it is something good for yourself…

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Around the World: Ulysse Nardin Opens First US Boutique

If you’ve read the recently posted “A Moment in Time with Randy Johnson,” you already know this baseball legend was at the opening of the first Ulysse Nardin Boutique in the USA. We told you about Randy, but not about the true star of the show that night: Ulysse Nardin.  With Rolf Schnyder, owner and…

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A Moment in Time: Baseball’s Randy Johnson

In Boca Raton, Fl, for the opening of the first Ulysse Nardin USA boutique, future hall of famer baseball player–and watch collector—Randy Johnson made an appearance and talked with us about his reflections on time, fast balls and timepieces. During his 22-year baseball career, this 6’10” left-handed Major League baseball pitcher was famed as having…

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