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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,…

Nik Wallenda Makes History- Wearing JeanRichard watch

Having met Nik Wallenda in person, I was anxious to watch his historic walk. It was an extremely tense walk. I had watched Nik cross Niagara Falls but that was before I knew him — and — to be honest — liked him as a genuine person. This walk — knowing Nik and anticipating his…

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Exclusive Interview with Nik Wallenda — Soon to Walk Across the Grand Canyon on a Wire

  To those who follow his amazing feats, he is known as The King of the High Wire, but to his three kids, Nik Wallenda is just Dad. In fact, this seventh generation of the legendary Great Flying Wallendas insists he is not the daredevil people make him out to be. “I am just a regular man…

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Get Your Piece of James Dean Now – His Favorite Watch Up at Auction this Weekend

John Lennon once said, “Without James Dean, the Beatles would never have existed.” For all you pop-culture lovers, you have a unique chance to purchase one of the most important possessions this rebel without a cause had in his life – his U.S.-made pocket watch. The American made watch goes up for auction the day after…

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Off the Cuff: The new DV One Skeleton from Versace

Yes, that’s right, from Versace. This fashion-forward watch brand has stepped up its watchmaking a few notches—turning to top Swiss movements and classic elegance that befits its namesake.  Some of its best-selling collections are truly worthy of a closer look. Being a fan of mechanical watches, I was thrilled to put the new special edition…

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How to Sell Your Wrist Watch with Confidence — Crown & Caliber

Throughout the entire watch industry, we talk all the time about buying vintage watches at auction and even about buying refurbished watches from retailers. What has never really been discussed is the concept of selling a watch. Too often, collectors and long-time lovers of watches who have amassed many timepieces express the desire to sell…

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Richard Mille’s Amazing Tourbillon RM26-01 Panda – in Video

One of the first watchmakers ever to introduce the concept of 3D watches to the world, Richard Mille has done it again with the stunning RM 26-01 Panda high-jeweled watch.  In three-dimensional beauty, a giant panda, created in gold with black sapphires and white diamonds, rests among bamboo shoots on the dial of the tourbillon…

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One of the Best Father’s Day Gifts Yet – Orbita LightHouse™ Flashlight — in Review

We all expect flashlights to be totally utilitarian…  and they are. Now, though, Orbita has revolutionized the flashlight for the luxury sect – especially those with an affinity for sailing and lighthouses. The brand unveils its new LightHouse™ series of  luxury LED  flashlights – which we review herein. By Ryan Walsh I’d seen the picture…

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Great Father’s Day Gifts — Four Fabulous Finds

Even though we know it’s coming every year, we somehow wait until the last minute to figure out for that loved one who is a dad.  Now we bring you great ideas that you can grab last minute and that run the gamut in price to fit a budget from $60 to $800. Tomorrow we…

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How Can Disabled Veterans Earn a Living — Becoming Watchmakers

A newly formed 501C3 Organization has been established that can bring new employment hope to wounded veterans, including those in wheelchairs.  The Veterans Watchmaker Initiative is an organization dedicated to training disabled veterans with service-connected disabilities—for Free — in the art of watchmaking and watch repair—a field that is desperately seeking trained watchmakers. Still in…

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