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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,…

Time Capsules: News – Audemars Piguet Volcano for Carmelo Anthony

It would be nice, right, if when you celebrate your 28th birthday, Audemars Piguet celebrated with you – the brand obviously knows how to do it in style. Monday night, Audemars Piguet hosted a dinner at New York City’s chic CATCH to honor the New York Knicks player. Of course, many of his friends were…

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Time Capsules – Product: MasterGraff Skeleton Tourbillon

This is one you won’t see often! In fact, just 10 of this amazing MasterGraff Skeleton watch will be made.  The spectacular transparent timepiece reveals the intricacies of the open-worked skeletonized self-winding movement with tourbillon. The caliber is housed in a 48mm faceted case built according to Graff’s strict codes of perfection. For those who…

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Weekend Sojourn: Moonphase Cufflinks Offer Intriguing Appeal from TF

We all recognize that there are few accessories a man can wear that really tell about himself. While he can drive a great car, that’s usually parked outside during board meetings and evenings out. The watch on the wrist is generally the biggest symbol of personality and individuality – and often a conversation piece. Now,…

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Time Capsules: Commentary — See Paul Simon in Concert

Earlier this week, thanks to Movado – one of the watch industry’s largest patrons of fine and cultural arts – I had the wonderful opportunity to go to the Paul Simon Songbook Concert—featuring Paul Simon & Wynton Marsalis at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Special Guest Aaron Neville also appeared. I must say that the amazing…

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Time Capsules—News: Racing soon with Rolex at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Unveiling of the artwork for the 2012 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion’s official event poster Gill Campbell (right) Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca CEO & General Manager and Bill Patterson (left), official artist for Featured Marque Shelby Cobra, the largest 50th anniversary celebration of the venerable marque. Photo taken at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.The…

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Time Capsules: Product – Harry Winston’s Amazing Opus 12 – A Magic Show on the Wrist

Developed with master watchmaker Emmanuel Bouchet, the newest Harry Winston Opus – 12 – defies all conventional rules of watchmaking. While it is, indeed, a mechanical masterpiece, it is nothing like we have seen before in its display and changing of the hours and minutes.  In the Opus12 watch, at the change of every hour,…

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Time Capsules: Product –Bell & Ross Shell Shocks us with the Vintage WW2 Bomber Regulateur

The original watch, which can be seen above on the sexy leg of Bell & Ross’s own Alexandra Castro, featured a bold minute indicator so bombers could perfectly time their minute. It was equipped with oversized straps on all sides.We’ve written about Bell & Ross many times before, but this one is grand! During BaselWorld…

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Around the World: Jaeger-LeCoultre Works with Casa Fagliano for second special Reverso strap

Yesterday we brought you the story of what most likely is the world’s best bespoke polo boot maker. Now, we bring you a new side of Casa Fagliano, as the family-run company that builds its reputation on centuries-old techniques craftsmanship joins forces with Jaeger-LeCoultre—one of the finest watch brands in the world. For those who…

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