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Tissot Celebrates 160th Anniversary with New Movements and an 80 Hour Automatic Chronometer

This year marks the 160th anniversary of Swiss watch brand, Tissot. To honor the milestone, the brand has been very busy, and this year unveils multiple new movements and a host of really cool new timepieces that move it to the next level of sophistication. Among the cool new pieces is the Powermatic 80 –…

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Three Watch Brands that Not Only Hold Their Value – but also Go Up in Price

The recent auctions that took place this past week told some interesting tales and saw some record sales. Antiquorum achieved two world records at its May 12 Geneva auction of “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces; Christie’s Geneva auction on May 13 set records and Sotheby’s May 11 sale of rare references saw some interesting results.…

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Louis Moinet Releases the Derrick Tourbillon – The World’s First watch Equipped with a Derrick

Part of the Treasures of the World collection, the new Derrick Tourbillon from Louis Moinet is an unprecedented piece – complete with a moving, replicated oil derrick on its dial. Essentially, above the tourbillon at 6:00, is an animated pumping oil derrick – made of aluminum to reduce the weight. The derrick is strictly decorative…

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Meet the new Hautlence Destination – The Place to Be

Hautlence is a brand we are particularly fond of here, thanks to the innovative design and technology of the brand, as well as the superb craftsmanship. In fact, we’ve written about the brand time and again, and have even conducted several exclusive interviews with founder and creator, Guillame Tetu. Perhaps the only downside to the…

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Magellan Watch Company Goes Where No One Dares

For those who really know their watches, you may recall the “older” Magellan watch brand – created in 2000 by Everhard Vissers, who loved mechanical watches. Inspired by a ship’s compass, he created a truly original horological product – the Magellan 1521 domed crystal watch and semi-spherical domed dial reminiscent of Magellan’s around the world…

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LeBron James Wins 4th MVP Award – Wears the Audemars Piguet Millenary

NBA star and Audemars Piguet ambassador, LeBron James, has received his 4th Most Valuable Player Award.  Playing for the Miami Heat for the past nearly 10 years, James receives this coveted MVP title for the fourth time in five years and the second time in a row (for the 2012-2013 basketball season).  Per game, James…

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New Diane Kruger Film Unveiled with Jaeger-LeCoultre

Yesterday in New York City, at the Loft and Garden atop 620 Fifth Avenue, Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrated its 180th anniversary in style. With the brand was ambassadress and amazing film star Diane Kruger (whom we had the privilege of  interviewing her here on video first last year). With Kruger, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveils its newest collection of women’s…

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Peter Speake-Marin Talks about Time and the new Triad

I’ve known Peter Speake-Marin for many years now. In fact, I even included some of his amazing timepieces in my most recent book, “Jewels of Time.” Peter is a rare breed. Not only is he a top watchmaker with incredible ideas as to the purity of watchmaking, but also he is a deep and forward-thinking…

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Another One Down – BaselWorld 2013 in Review

Few journalists have the incredible experience of visiting BaselWorld Fair for nearly 30 years.  It is an enlightening and always-changing journey. This year’s BaselWorld, we witnessed the third major change of the fair in three decades.  Years ago, it was simply a Swiss industries fair. Then it grew, many industries left the fair and it…

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The Editor’s Perspective: An Interview with Roberta Naas

With the upcoming JCK show around the corner — I was interviewed recently by the Fair Organizers about my take on time. For those who may be interested, the following is the printed result. As a contributor to numerous influential publications and sites and founder of the industry beacon, A Timely Perspective, Roberta Naas is…

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