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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Traditions Gyrotourbillon 3 Meteorite watch.

Somehow, the luxury Swiss watch brand from Le Sentier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, never ceases to amaze us. With exceptional watches for women, to the iconic Reverso and Memovox lines, the new Polaris collections and more, this brand just doesn’t stop. With an exceptional fully integrated Manufacture, the brand regularly unveils new timepieces that have the collectors clamoring.…

Claret’s Newest Game Watch – POKER — Will Keep You Up at Night

The latest addition to Christophe Claret’s trilogy of gaming watches is the Poker – unveiled here in Geneva today at a press conference that reinforces the genius behind Claret’s thinking and craftsmanship and takes interactive haute horologerie to a new level. The 45mm watch – which offers Texas Hold’em poker — houses a sophisticated mechanism…

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One Must-See Exhibition in Paris Right Now: Cartier Style and History – Will Take your Breath Away

Called an “achingly beautiful delight” by Maria Doulton of The Telegraph, The Cartier: Style and History exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris is exactly that – achingly beautiful. With more than 600 historical pieces (displayed chronologically), Cartier chronicles 160 years of taste making – from tiaras to objects of art, jewels of Hollywood divas…

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We’re Off to See the Wizards! The Wonderful Wizards of SIHH 2014

You may have noticed that this week we brought you a lot of cool new watches just arriving in retail stores.  That’s because we wanted to temper next week’s coverage of hot new watches being unveiled at the SIHH Show—to which we now embark on our annual journey. The watches introduced at the SIHH –…

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Exactly what is the Poincon de Genève? And is the same as the Geneva Seal?

We get asked the question a lot from readers: What are the Geneva Seal and the Poincon de Genève? Are they the same? And how does a brand get the Geneva Seal? Well the answer to all of these questions – which for some are confusing – is simple. The Geneva Seal and the Poincon…

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Does 18-karat Rose Gold Really Make a Difference? Judge for Yourself with the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time

You’ve already seen one of the coolest, most capable GMT watches posted on A Timely Perspective for last year’s SIHH, and maybe it made you want to go buy one for yourself — whether it was the looks, or the mechanical capabilities of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time. Now, this watch just got cooler.…

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Witness What I Think is the Perfect Blend of Genta and Bulgari: the New Octo

In stores now – you won’t want to miss this new Bulgari watch. Classic, elegant and extremely appealing are the words that best describe the new addition to the Octo family. While I admit I have been against the concept of integrating the Gerald Genta and Daniel Roth names as Bulgari since the brand decided…

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Just How Adventurous are You? Would You go to the Moon? If Not, You May Want to Wear It. The Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon is Finally Here

As promised yesterday, we said we would bring you all the news about hot watches finally making their way to the market before we move on to the 2014 unveilings that won’t hit the market for another 3-6 months. This is one you won’t want to miss – Omega’s Dark Side of the Moon. First…

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They’ve Finally Hit Stores … The New Jaeger-LeCoultre Aston Martin Watches are Here

By Ryan Walsh While everyone is busy reporting the newest watches being introduced at SIHH (watches that won’t be available for sale on the world market for months to come), we want to take a minute and tell you about some of last year’s SIHH introductions that finally have arrived in stores – so you…

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A Practical Guide to Watch Collecting

By Alex Lam Yesterday, we waxed poetic about our passion for watches and the drive to collect and curate them.  That article was all about the emotion involved in buying a watch and the relationship one forms with it.  Today, we bring a more practical view to the concept of watch collecting.  After considering the…

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Love Affair Revealed: One Man’s Journey into Watch Collecting

By Alexander Lam There are many ways to view an object.  At the end of the day an object is inanimate, it does not breathe, it does not feel, it is not alive.  However, the objects we touch from day to day, that our five senses observe, we attribute qualities to these objects that a…

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