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Armin Strom Minute Repeater Resonance

Earlier this summer, independent watch brand Armin Strom unveiled its second Masterpiece watch: the Resonance Minute Repeater. We covered that watch thoroughly here and here (where we discuss why the watch didn’t make it to the GPHG jury). The watch warrants so much because it is a world’s first and worthy of the coverage.  Recently, though,…

Longines Masters Los Angeles — The American Series of Equestrian Prowess Concludes

This past weekend in Los Angeles, the Longines Masters took place.  The Longines Masters of Los Angeles brought together 30,000 spectators for four unforgettable days of top-level equestrian sport. Throughout the four-day event, there are a host of winners in  different categories, but in the $450,000 Longines Grand Prix, this year, the winner was Marco…

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Introducing the new Glashütte Original Sixties Iconic Collection in Dramatic Colors

Paying tribute to a unique lifestyle of today – inspired by the past – Glashütte Original unveils dramatic new models to the Sixties Iconic Collection. The watches are inspired by the original 1960’s designs. In eastern Germany at the time, the German Democratic Republic’s state-owned VEB Glashütter Uhrenbetriebe launched the Spezimatic wristwatch that was one…

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Michael Kors Unveils New Limited Edition Watches to Help Fight World Hunger, with Kate Hudson

  Designer Michael Kors, with the help of customers, has aided in the delivery of more than 10 million meals to hungry children around the world via the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). In fact, in recognition of his philanthropic efforts, Michael Kors has been named a United Nations World Food Programme Global Ambassador…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Geophysic® True Second and Universal Time Watches at Watches & Wonders 2015

It is hard to believe that nearly three months ago, I got to see the newest watches we are talking about here in person in New York. It was a sneak preview and I was not allowed to breathe a word about it to anyone. At that point- being one of the first in the…

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A. Lange & Sohne Unveils Stunning White Gold 1815 Chronograph at Watches & Wonders 2015

At Watches & Wonders this week, A. Lange & Sohne introduces some exciting new timepieces, one of which is the absolutely stunning 1815 Chronograph in  a special boutique edition in 18-karat white gold with a argente’  dial and blue numerals and pulsometer scale. The new case/dial color combo is both bold and alluring. Since 2010, the 1815…

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What do Winston Churchill, Cuba and Cuervo y Sobrinos Have in Common? Find Out

With roots in Havana, Cuervo y Sobrinos is a brand with a Cuban soul and Swiss heart. Made in Switzerland, Cuervo y Sobrinos watches often recall their heady roots – when, in the 1940’s heyday of the country — top dignitaries from around the world would bask in the Cuban sun. Such was the case with Sir…

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Upcoming Antiquorum Auction Sees Some True Rare Beauties

On September 30, Antiquorum’s “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” auction in New York will feature an incredible selection of timepieces. Not only will see Richard Mille watches made in collaboration with Rafael Nadel and Yohan Blake, but also there are some rare Patek Philippe, Jaeger-LeCoultre and A. Lange & Sohne watches, and some specialty pieces…

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What do the Cape of Good Hope, Vasco da Gama and Villeret Have in Common? The New Heritage Chronometrie Dual Time Vasco Da Gama 238 Limited Edition Watch from Montblanc

It was just over a year and a half ago that i had the distinct privilege of traveling with Montblanc to Capetown, South Africa. There, the brand celebrated the unveiling of an all new line that would not be seen by the world until SIHH of this year. That line, the Heritage, also had components…

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Introducing a Beautiful Complication: the Peter Speake-Marin Magister Vertical Double Tourbillon

Watching time can be mesmerizing, especially if you are wearing the right watch on your wrist.  While not everyone is afforded the luxury of  observing time ticking by, the imagery of such a quintessential element of life can be quite captivating.  One of the distinct complications within horology that creates the visual effect of time and beauty is…

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GO Sixties! Glashutte Original Makes Link Between Past and Present with Sixties Watches

This year, 2015, marks the 25th anniversary of a number of historically significant events. Twenty five years ago, the world world was introduced to Macaulay Culkin and for the first time really understood what it meant to be Home Alone; Will Smith got into one little fight and moved to California to become the Prince…

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