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Time Capsules: News: Boston Tourneau Event

Calling all Bostonian Watch Collectors! A. Lange & Söhne and Tourneau, the World’s Largest Watch Store, are presenting Exclusive Viewings of the A. Lange & Söhne Collection.  Highlights will include the LANGE 1 DAYMATIC, the self-winding version of the legendary LANGE 1 with a retrograde day-of-week display, and the SAXONIA ANNUAL CALENDAR, Lange’s first annual…

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Time Capsules: Product: DeWitt’s Black on Track

Jon Omer, head of DeWitt USA told me the other day when we had drinks at the Waldorf Astoria, after visiting Cellini, that DeWitt is launching an all new ladies collection for 2011. While he wouldn’t reveal any secrets – in fact he was just flying over there this week to see the line for…

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Trend Report: Cars and Watches

Anyone who is an avid car lover somehow comes around to being a luxury watch collector as well. The two just have that certain something in common: excellence under the hood, the drive (pardon the pun) for precision, the magnificence of all those mechanical parts finely tuned and working harmoniously together.  What’s more, both industries…

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Weekend Sojourn: Punta Cana’s Melia Caribe Tropical

This weekend, as I thought of summer gone and fall fading, I began dreaming up winter vacation ideas, which got me thinking of the lovely Caribbean. So this weekend’s sojourn is travel related: where we visit the warm turquoise waters and the hot white sands of the easy-to-get-to Dominican Republic. This desirable island, thanks to…

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Time Capsules: Commentary — Swiss Heart, Cuban Soul, Cuervo y Sobrinos Offers Luxury Styling for Women, too

For just about five years now I have been wearing a Cuervo y Sobrinos Esplendidos Clasico with a cream colored dial, tobacco strap and superbly ergonomically curved 18-karat case. Granted, this is not the only watch I wear. But it is one of my favorites.   It retails for about $8400 and offers a lot of…

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Time Capsules: News – Lange & Sohne Reconstructs 1902 Grand Complication Pocket Watch

Lange & Sohne’s Master Watchmaker Jan Sliva spent the past five years of his life on an emotional journey. Sometimes his rollercoaster had him thinking he had bitten off more than he could chew. Other times he was overwhelmed with emotion and fulfillment. Sliva was the first watchmaker at A. Lange & Sohne to lay…

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Video: Marking Time Day by Day – the Making of Perpetual Calendars

Watchmakers work their way up to creating complicated timepieces. They begin on a basic watch and take years to get to the pieces that have multi-functions in them. Herein, one watchmaker discusses his work in creating the Perpetual Calendar timepiece. The perpetual calendar is a precise watch that indicates the date of the month –…

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Moment in Time: IWC’s Mario Klein

Mario Klein, senior product manager, IWC Schaffhausen The year 2010 is the year of the IWC Portuguese watch.  While IWC Schaffhausen has been building timepieces of distinction since its inception in 1868 – the Portuguese is a watch of truly generous scope.  This year the brand unveils its biggest launch of Portuguese watches ever with…

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