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Time Capsules: Product- Ralph Lauren Sporting Chronograph brings new allure to Guilloche

It has been just a few years since Ralph Lauren launched his amazing collection of high-end timepieces for men and women, crafted entirely in Switzerland by master artisans, and they have already taken the market by storm. The watches are – like everything Ralph Lauren creates – meticulous works of art, craftsmanship, design and precision, each…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Only Once in 823 Years

It really is all about the timing and this year we will see and live an event that will only happen once in 823 years. This year, July has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays – a phenomenon referred to as “money bags.” In fact, this year we will experience four unusual dates: 1/1/11…

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Around the World: Alpina Unveils Startimer Pilot Line in Martha’s Vineyard

After a wonderful flight yesterday in a luxury private jet from LaGuardia airport to Martha’s Vineyard, where we toured the Vineyard, Alpina unveiled its exciting new affordably priced Startimer Pilot’s collection of timepieces – and they are something to look at and wear! In fact, the automatic  watches, ranging from an amazing $2,595 to $2,795,…

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Time Capsules: Product –Corum Releases Vintage Fine Grand Precis

This is one of the most beautiful and alluring homage Corum timepieces to come on the market in a while. The historical Grand Precis watch not only pays tribute to a timepiece from 1957, but also holds the historical movement in its wonderful reinterpreted case.  In 1957, two years after its 1955 founding, Corum presented…

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Time Capsules: Product – Bulgari’s Serpenti –SSSSSSSuperlative

The Serpenti has been an integral part of Bulgari’s history for decades. This stunning timepiece was introduced in the 1950’s as a tubogas bracelet watch and has since been re-introduced in all its glory as a high jeweled masterpiece. The two-twirl bracelet is crafted in 18-karat pink gold and ends with a secret-watch serpent head…

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Weekend Sojourn: Behind the Sound of Music in Salzburg

Recently, while joining A. Lange & Sohne in Salzburg, Austria, where the original Glashutte watchmaking brand sponsored the Whitsun Music Festival, I got the privilege of touring this wonderful city – with an emphasis on the sites where the well-known 1960’s movie “The Sound of Music” was filmed. It was an interesting tour that led…

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Video: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver for an Edgier Deep Dive

If you’ve got a secret mission … this is the watch for you. Also for professional underwater explorers: the stainless steel Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver is water resistant to 300 meters and is resistant to extreme pressures, shocks and magnetic phenomena. A diver’s watch in all its pristine simplicity, it is equipped with…

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Off the Cuff: The Devon Tread 1 — Powerful Fun and Definitely an Eye-Catcher

This is not a watch industry born timepiece but it is definitely one that wows the watch industry. Never have I had to take off my watch more than in the month I wore this Devon Tread 1 timepiece. Don’t bother to read on. Watch the video below to see how this bold beauty works,…

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A timely Event: A Fantastic View of the Transatlantic Race 2011 Co-Sponsored by ROLEX

Grab your sunglasses, camera, binoculars and a blanket (and of course a great snack) and head to one of the many scenic spots around Narragansett Bay next week for one of the summer’s most anticipated sailing events: the TR2011 – Transatlantic Race. Beginning Sunday June 26, with a warning signal at 1:50 pm, each of…

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