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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,…

Audemars Piguet Watches Supports Broadway and the 2014 Tony Awards

The Tony Awards – Where Stars Align – is the Oscars of the live stage – where plays, musicals, revivals, actors, actresses, song writers and even choreographers are honored for their work. This year, with the 68th Tony Awards, the nominee lineup is superb. Hosting the event, is actor Hugh Jackman, Tony Award winner, Academy…

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Collectors’ Corner: A Passion for Rolex Watches … Meet The Tick

By Josef Vann, Las Vegas collector  I’m the publisher of both Vegas magazine and Wynn magazine and live in Las Vegas. This means that I’m in and around the best in travel/tourism, incredible restaurants, exhilarating entertainment, and jewelry and, of course, the best watches in the world… all in 2.5 mile radius. Additionally, during both…

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HYT Watches: Hands On with the HYT H1 Iceberg Watch at TimeCrafters 2014 (slideshow)

We love HYT watches. It’s that simple – except they are anything but simple. HYT watches are all about hydro-mechanics – the blending of fluid and mechanical precision for unrivaled innovation in timekeeping indication. This brand — the brainchild of Vincent Perriard, watch veteran – is now in its first full year of watch production.…

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Affordable Watches: Introducing Ferragamo Watches and the 1898 Sport Watch

By Ryan Walsh      Known for the classic appeal and style that reflect the codes of the designer Maison whose name it bears, Salvatore Ferragamo Watches is all about elegance and sophistication. Now, the brand delves into the sport diving realm with the impressive Swiss-made 1898 Sport Watch. With this timepiece, it’s not extravagant…

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Incomparable Watchmaking: Jaeger-LeCoultre Watches Hybris Artistica (slide show)

Every once in a while, we are wowed in the watch industry by technology, creative invention and the spirit of the arts. Thankfully, this happens more often than not lately thanks to the innovative and free spirited thinking prevalent in today’s watch world. Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of experiencing first-hand one such demonstration…

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Hamilton Watches: Crucial Instruments for America’s Armed Forces

With today being Memorial Day –a time when we Americans honor those who fought and died in service – it seems a fitting time to take a look at the one American-made watch brand that officially equipped the US Armed Forces: Hamilton. This brand not only supplied watches to the armed forces, but also suspended…

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Ryan Hunter-Reay, Ritmo Mundo Ambassador, Wins Indy 500

Congrats go to Ryan Hunter-Reay for winning the 98th Indianapolis 500 miles race today. He was the first American driver to win since 2006, and won by0.060 seconds – the second closest finish in race history. (The closest finish in history happened in 1992 when Al Unser Jr. beat Scott Goodyear by 0.043 seconds.) Hunter-Reay…

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Time and Speed: Watch Brands and the Indy 500 2014, and the Coca Cola 600 Drivers

Starting at 11:00 am Eastern Standard Time today, the 98th Indy 500 – The Greatest Spectacle in Racing — begins. In this series 33 racers will zoom 200 laps in a counter-clockwise direction on the 2.5-mil oval track at speeds that average about 230mph. Racing, virtually, right along with them are top watch brands. Precision…

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A. Lange & Sohne Watches: Love Affairs come Easy with the 1815 Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson A. Lange & Sohne watches are all about precision and ultimate craftsmanship – especially with the new A. Lange & Sohne 1815 tourbillon. A tourbillon watch movement is more a feat of human engineering than an actual watch complication. The development of the movement was done to counteract the most basic of…

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Why Watch Lovers Should Pay Close Attention to Frederique Constant Watches

I remember it well. It was 1995 and I was at BaselWorld. I had an appointment with a young new brand that had been established in 1988 and launched its first collection of six models in 1992. Frederique Constant was the name, and I was totally unsure of what to expect. However, when I met…

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