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Swiss Watch Brand Mido Unveils Multifort Datometer Watch To Celebrate 100th Anniversary

Mido Multifort Datometer is updated from the 1930's model with a sandblasted silvered dial and a red-laquer-tipped date hand.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Swiss watch brand Mido. The company, founded in 1918, is committed to unveiling new collections throughout the entire year honoring its heritage and its positioning for the future. Late last year, the brand unveiled the Commander Big Date watch, based on a model made without interruptions since 1959.…

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The Most Complete Look At Omega Seamaster Olympic Games Limited Edition Collection Watches, And All Omega Olympic Watches For PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018

Omega Olympic Games Limited Edition set with watches crafted in each of the Rings of the Olympics colors and a bell crafted in the same foundry as the last-lap bells for the Olympics.

The Winter 2018 Olympics begin this week and run until the  25th of February. The timing of the Olympics, done by Omega, is one of the most state-of-the-art concepts ever created.  From focusing down to thousandths of a second finishes, and clocking skiing and other winter events for ultimate precision in virtually live circumstances, timing…

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Philadelphia Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie Has A Good Luck Charm And You Won’t Believe What It Is

Last night’s epic win by the Philadelphia Eagles over New England at the Super Bowl LII was even impressive from a watch perspective. It turns out that Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie brought a good luck charm to the game with him: his father’s watch. In different interviews last night and today, Lurie said that he…

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Timex Unveils Eagles Super Bowl 2018 Watch as Philadelphia Wins Super Bowl LII

Timex Eagles Super Bowl 2018 watch

So we don’t usually cover the low-end of the watch spectrum, but we can’t resist this one. Last night in an epic win against the five-time winner Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, the Philadelphia Eagles took the Vince Lombardi Trophy. It was a historic moment — marking the Eagles’ first-ever Super Bowl victory.…

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Minuteman Watches Joins Forces With Team Rubicon To Raise Funds For Emergency Response

Minuteman Team Rubicon watch offers $60 of each watch sale to Team Rubicon.

Sometimes a watch can have a special purpose above and beyond telling time and offering added functions. The new Minuteman Team Rubicon watches certainly have an important function: charity. In fact, the Minuteman was conceived of by Thomas Carey, who wanted to raise funds for charities that assist veterans and their families. Every year, the brand…

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Today in Time: Why We Celebrate Ground Hog Day

This morning, as has been the case every Groundhog Day for decades, thousands of people trek to what is the largest celebration — in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania — where Phil the groundhog makes his rightful appearance as the star meteorologist. He alone will determine if we hibernate (hide from winter) another six weeks, or start readying…

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Video: Panerai Interchangeable Strap System For Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic Acciaio Watches (SIHH 2018)

Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic Acciaio watches with patented interchangeable strap system shown at SIHH 2018

During SIHH 2018, Paneria unveiled a host of exciting new timepieces, including new 38 and 42mm Panerai Luminor Due watches — with great new interchangeable strap system. Characterized by the much-loved circular bezel on the cushion-cornered square case, the new Luminor Due watches are offered in stainless steel or 18-karat 5 N rose gold, each housing…

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Retail Building Blocks In America: Bucherer Acquires Tourneau — What Does It Mean For American Retail?

Bucherer Group acquires Tourneau.

In big news today, American retailer Tourneau has been acquired by European jewelry and watch retail giant, Bucherer Group. Not to be confused with the Swiss watch brand Carl F. Bucherer, which is also under the Lucerne, Switzerland-based retail group umbrella, Bucherer Group,  acquired what is the largest US-based luxury watch retailer brick-and-mortar operation (not to…

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NSFW: Dare I Say ‘Hands On’ With The New Ulysse Nardin Classic Voyeur Erotic Watch? Hot Horlogerie

Ulysse Nardin Classic Voyeur erotic watch was unveiled at SIHH 2018.

Ok first and foremost,  yes,  we did go “hands on” with the Ulysse Nardin Classic Voyeur Erotic watch — a timepiece that not only gives all-new meaning to the concept of voyeurism, but also displays a sexual gesture that has not yet been shown in erotic watches, to the best of our knowledge.   Erotic…

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An Insider’s Complete Review of SIHH 2018: Come Inside With Us And See What A Typical Day Is Like And Witness The Best Exhibition Spaces And More

A back room at the Piaget exhibition space at SIHH 2018 makes you feel as though you are underwater in a swimming pool.

Every year, we anxiously await the trek to Geneva for the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) – the first luxury watch exhibit of the year. This year marked the 28th exhibition – and my 27th year in attendance (I missed one year when my darling daughter was born). As always, it was a…

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