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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,…

Philippe Charriol, Founder Of Philippe Charriol Brand, Dies In Auto Race Accident

Philippe Charriol dies in automobile race accident.

I was in my twenties when i first met Philippe Charriol. He was energetic, enthusiastic and flamboyant.  I remember he wore his white fur coat regularly and bedecked himself in his own jewels and watches.  He was full of character and life. Sadly, I learned today that Philippe Charriol was killed in a race car…

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Photo Report: Watches & Wonders Miami 2019, Miami Concours, Yacht Show

Watches & Wonders Miami 2019:

It’s  no secret that I get around. As a veteran journalist in the watch industry, my job is to go where the stories are. I can’t go to everything, but I try to say yes to al least half of the trips i am offered annually, and I always go to the important  shows. Such…

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Hands On With The Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht Watch Unveiled At Watches & Wonders Miami

Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht

Last week in Miami – at the second annual Watches  & Wonders show — Ulysse Nardin used the Florida backdrop, complete with concurrent Yacht Show and car show — to unveil its newest masterpiece: The Marine Mega Yacht watch that indicates tides, along with a host of other important information for sailors, and that carries a…

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Bulgari Unveils Updated Icon In Rome: B.zero1 To Honor 20th Anniversary

This post is about jewelry, not watches — but pay attention men — these are rings you can easily wear. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Bulgari B.zero1 collection of jewelry. A line that broke typical jewelry design codes thanks to its spiral, flexible rings and visionary appeal, the B.zero1 has become an icon in the jewelry world. Last week in…

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Storage Wars: The Best USB Key From Watches & Wonders Miami

Sevan Bicakci at Watches & Wonders Miami

If you read my headline then you will know that at the recent Watches & Wonders Miami 2019 show, there was only one great USB keys. Don’t get me wrong, there were many distributed, but just one stole my heart and stands out now  as one of the best USB keys ever: Sevan Bicakci’s dagger…

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Pre-Basel 2019: Meet the Chopard L.U.C XPS Twist QF (price)

ChopardL.U.C XPS Twist QF

As a pre-Baselworld peek, Chopard unveils the L.U.C XPS Twist QF watch — a timepiece  that offers  a bit of a spin to horology.  Classically elegant and s magnificent statement in modern classics, the L.U.C XPS Twist QF features a rich  satin-finished blue dial with seconds sundial at 7 o’clock and crown at 4 o’clock. The…

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Hands On With The Romain Gauthier Prestige HMS Stainless Steel Watch With Meteorite Dial

Romain Gauthier Prestige HMS Stainless Steel watch with rare meteorite dial. (Photo: R. Naas)

A supplier of components to the watch world, the independent watch brand Romain Gauthier regularly creates  timepieces that are works of art and technology. However, he only makes about 60 watches a year.  Now, he unveils the exceptional  Prestige HMS Stainless Steel watch with rare meteorite dial. Just 10 pieces will ever be made —…

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Five Fantastic Red Watches For Men For Valentine’s Day

Corum Admiral's Cup Tides watch

Women aren’t  the only ones who can wear colorful watches. Some of the finest brands in the world offer bold colors for men, including red — the color of love. Here we take a brief look at five bold red watches for men — a perfect Valentine’s Day gift. Several of these watches were cited…

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20 Unique Les Cabinotiers Vacheron Constantin Watches Tour America

Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers

With so much emphasis today on the fact that many collectors are looking for bespoke watches, it comes as no surprise that one of the world’s most esteemed watch brands, Vacheron Constantin, would go out of its way to deliver on that demand.  Just recently, and running for another week  or so, Vacheron Constantin is…

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Hamilton Unveils Khaki Murph Watch, Replica Of ‘Interstellar’ Watch

Hamilton Khaki Field Murph

Five years after the debut of the critically acclaimed hit movie, Interstellar,  in which Hamilton watches had a starring role, the Swiss watch brand now unveils a replica of the watch from that movie — the Hamilton Khaki  “Murph” watch. The original watch in the movie Interstellar was specially designed by the brand for the…

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