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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: Product — Cartier Watches and the Grand Traditional Arts

Cartier has long been known for its extraordinary works of high jewelry and haute horology. A pioneer for more than 160 years in the watch and jewelry world, Cartier has always focused on artistry in its designs. In the past five years, this brand has created masterful new calibers in high watchmaking that has brought…

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Time Capsules: News – Bell & Ross creates new site

Offering an amazing user-friendly look and feel, the newest Bell & Ross site uses the latest web technologies, and  is a benchmark in web ergonomics and aesthetics. Bell & Ross blends modern interactive functionalities on the site’s practical, ultra-legible and luxurious field – which is accessible in full worldwide media (Smartphones, tablet PCs) and in…

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Time Capsules: News – Hamilton Watch Partners with Harrison Ford in Conservation Efforts

Hamilton Watch Company and Harrison Ford have teamed up for the third time Conservation International (CI), a non-profit organization that works to create a healthy planet.  In support of the cause, Hamilton has created the Hamilton Khaki Conservation Auto Chrono, designed in collaboration with Harrison Ford, vice chair of CI’s Board of Directors.  The watch…

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Time Capsules: Product — Ressence Comes to US Market

Conceived of by Belgian industrial designer Benoît Mintiens, RESSENCE is a watch brand designed on the philosophy of less is more. The bold, visually appealing timepiece features a patented display system that was designed and developed in house for showing the time that features a revolving dial module driven by a Swiss modified 2824-A2 caliber. …

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A Moment in Time: Baseball’s Hall of Famer, the legendary Reggie Jackson

Born Reginald Martinez Jackson, “Reggie”, nicknamed “Mr. October” for his postseason clutch hitting  with the New York Yankees, is easily one of the most famous former American Major League baseball players. He enjoyed a 21-year career, played for four different teams and accumulated a number of record accomplishments. Reggie Jackson was inducted into the Hall…

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Time Capsules: Product – Blacksand Emerges On Market

There’s a new brand on the block — but don’t be fooled … the executives behind it have years of watch experience and have put together an impressive collection of powerful timepieces that are destined to bring a loyal following. Called Blacksand, the brand is founded by Alain Mouawad (of the famed Mouawad family of…

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Time Capsules: Product – Montblanc Does World Timing at a Great Price

We all know world time watches are today’s great watch. They say a lot about the person wearing them … world traveler, busy business man, hot shot, maybe? But most of them are top dollars, as well.  Now, Montblanc offers one of the most stunning – and affordable – Automatic Worldtimers on the market. The…

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Time Capsules: News – Would you pay a million for a Rolex?

Someone did this weekend at the Christie’s Geneva Sale of Important Watches. In fact, the bidder paid $1,163,340 — a new world record price for ANY Rolex wristwatch ever sold at auction. It was for this legendary ultra-rare split-seconds chronograph (reference 4113). Just 12 were made by Rolex and only 8 of them are known…

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Weekend Sojourn: Piaget Brings the Garden to Life

Long known as an haute joaillerie brand as well as a watchmaker extraordinaire, Piaget delights the senses with its amazing jewelry.  In its Limelight Garden Party collection unveiled earlier this year, the brand brought together the essence of nature in a garden collection of flowers and birds that is at once playful, whimsical and magical. …

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A Timely Event: NY TimeCrafters Show Open to Collectors this Weekend

If you are an avid watch lover and collector then get in gear and head to the Times Center (at 242 west 41st between 7th and 8th) this weekend for an amazing display of the newest timepieces from some of the most luxurious top-notch brands on the market. The TimeCrafters show officially opened yesterday, and is a…

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