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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,…

Introducing the Ulysse Nardin “Stranger” Musical Watch

A true lover of the 1966 song “Strangers in the Night” – this watch is one I love. Of course, Ulysse Nardin could not turn out anything but a masterpiece, but this one hits home for me.  It is a musical watch for the wrist – not a repeater. In fact, the watch emulates a…

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Watch Education: What Makes Swiss Watches the Gold Standard? (Part 1)

We often are asked “Why Swiss watches are considered the best in the world?” This is no easy subject, since the rise of Switzerland as the epitome of fine watchmaking was centuries in the making. So, beginning today, and for several subsequent Thursdays, we are bringing you a series of articles that will track this…

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Car watches – Hublot / Ferrari Team Works Magic

We opened this week with a feature about the newest Ferrari and Lamborghini cars just unveiled in Geneva. Now, we want to introduce you to the cool new Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Red Magic Carbon timepiece – because at just $32,100 retail it is a lot more attainable than the car. What’s more- you don’t…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Masters Time

Last week we introduced you to the all new Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin Perpetual calendar watch. Offered in 18-karat rose gold, 18-karat white gold, or in stainless steel for just under $20,000 – this may well be the must-have watch for the brand this year. However, we do want to revisit the brand’s alluring Duometre (dual-wing)…

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Off the Cuff: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Lady Quartz

Usually we review complicated watches, and a lot of men’s watches. Today, though, we take a look at the stunning Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ladies’ quartz watch because – guess what – Mother’s Day is less than two months away and now is the time for women to consider what you want to ask for,…

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Introducing the Time Pyramid from Arnold & Son

British-born brand, Arnold & Son, which now produces top-quality Swiss-made watches mindful of its British heritage, unveils a totally new watch movement with unique architecture and technical sophistication. The Time Pyramid wristwatch features a skeletonized pyramid-shaped regulator movement in vertical linear format that seems to float between the  sapphire crystal and caseback. Part of the…

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Weekend Sojourn: Ferrari vs. Lamborghini — Still Racing it out after 50 Years

By Ryan Walsh After the 83rd Geneva Auto show last week – the biggest car show of the year —  many new machines are getting a lot of attention. Top among them are two brands about which many dream. Let’s face it, anyone who loves cars has, at some point in time, aspired to own…

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A Close-up Look at Richard Mille’s RM 011

Recently, we had some time to spend with extremely alluring Richard Mille timepieces of distinction. This particular Richard Mille watch made heads turn thanks to its trendy colors and technical savvy. Richard Mille has been the principal partner of the Le Mans Classic since 2002, and this watch reflects that relationship and more. The RM 011 Automatic…

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Introducing Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin Perpetual–Under $20,000!

Ok so here we are in Las Vegas at the Jaeger-LeCoultre Boutique at the Wynn for the unveiling of a top-secret timepiece. It is an amazing Master Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar! This watch is a winner for sure! It marks the first time the brand unveils a perpetual calendar in such an ultra-thin piece. In fact,…

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Complicated Watches: MB&F Unveils Horological Machine HM4 Final Edition

As with most pieces Max Busser and MB&F releases – the new HM4 Final Edition is a work of complex artistry and excellence. The bold watch takes direct inspiration from stealth aircraft. It also marks the end of an era for the brand. When the original HM4 Thunderbolt was launched three years ago, MB&F insisted…

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