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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,…

Happy Labor Day 2013

This year, as America’s Department of Labor turns 100 years old, we take note of the fact that Labor Day is fully American. It is a day dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being…

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Hands On with the Greubel Forsey GMT

This Greubel Forsey GMT , which was first unveiled to the world last year and is now in production, was three years in the making. The watch offers a 24-second Tourbillon and a rotating globe with universal time display, 24 time zone world-time display, summer time indicator, world time disk with summer time zones and…

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Introducing the Urwerk UR-EMC Finished Watch with Built-in Intelligence

Recently, we brought you the news about the new EMC movement by Urwerk. You can read the details here, but essentially this 100 percent mechanical movement incorporates its own integrated intelligence. Today, in Geneva, Urwerk officially unveiled the UR-EMC watch that houses this unique movement that was a long journey for its watchmakers and engineers.…

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Equestrian Inspirations

Before the advent of automobiles, many of today’s luxury watchmakers were saddlers and leather goods specialists. Others simply grew up in the world where equestrian involvement was all encompassing, and they quickly recognized a need to  outfit the rider and horse lover.  Today, top watch brands embrace the equestrian world with design accents that tell their…

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Crossbow Smartwatch Pre-Buy

It’s official. The Hyetis Crossbow Smartwatch is available for sale in a pre-buy offer. The price is steep — $1,200. But, look at what you get. A smartwatch with built-in 41 megapixel “life camera” to record your moves and emotions. Billing itself as Swiss made and housing a mechanical movement, the watch offers a host…

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Around the World: New York’s Ferrari Rally

If you were lucky enough to be in New York today, it was a wonderful sight. Ferrari hosted a rally from New York’s Battery Park to Bridgehampton on the East End of Long Island to mark the close of Bridghampton Polo. More than 60 models of this grand Italian performance car joined the Tributo Ferrari,…

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A look at the Dubey & Schaldenbrand R92 Column Wheel Chronograph

Independent watchmaker Dubey & Schaldenbrand is a company that prides itself on blending history and current day. As such, it has proudly curated treasured movements from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s that it then utilizes in its newest creations. Now, this manufacture has done it again with the Grand Dôme R92. This limited-edition chronograph combines…

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One for the Road: Armin Strom Racing Tourbillon

We’ve written about Armin Strom before – and how this brand utilizes actual reconfigured auto racing parts on its Racing Tourbillon watch. Now, in honor of its third season as the official timing partner of the Marussia F1 Team, Armin Strom unveils the newest RACING TOURBILLON model – created in a limited edition of just…

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Wow Wednesday, Wonderful Women’s Watches: Extravaganza from Bedat & Co.

It’s been a long summer – one filled with watches that go where you go – from the beaches to boats, hiking, camping and just plain outdoor fun. Now, in anticipation of fall – we bring you a couple of Wow watches for women. These are timepieces that utilize style and grace, and exude beauty…

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