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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Traditions Gyrotourbillon 3 Meteorite watch.

Somehow, the luxury Swiss watch brand from Le Sentier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, never ceases to amaze us. With exceptional watches for women, to the iconic Reverso and Memovox lines, the new Polaris collections and more, this brand just doesn’t stop. With an exceptional fully integrated Manufacture, the brand regularly unveils new timepieces that have the collectors clamoring.…

Bulova Unveils “A History Of Firsts” Coffee Table Book By 10 Acclaimed Authors, Including Nile Rodgers

"Bulova: A History of Firsts" published by Assouline, edited by Aaron Sigmond and written by 10 contributing authors.

Let’s get something out of the way right up front. I am not new to authoring chapters or entire books. In fact, I have written six books on the history of timekeeping and on timepieces. Additionally, I have contributed chapters to several Group-Authored books, including one celebrating the history of Glashütte Original. Now, however, I…

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Behind The Scenes: Independent Watch Brand Armin Strom’s Watchmaking Facilities (Video)

Armin Strom Pure Resonance Water watch, powered by the ARF 16 caliber, was unveiled at Watches & Wonders Miami.

Earlier this week, we spoke to our good friends and colleagues over at TheWatchesTV, who gave us permission to use a few of their wonderful videos here on our site.  While we won’t do this often, we can’t help but get excited about a walk through a Manufacture captured on video. Recently, when MAD visited…

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Does Anyone Have A Score Card For The Revolving Doors Of The Swiss Watch Industry?

Richemont headquarters, SWitzerland.

Well, I  am not going to sugar coat this. The Richemont Group is making some more changes in the ranks, and one or two of them are quite interesting.  Alain Zimmermann, long-time CEO of Baume & Mercier will be stepping aside in June as he heads into a newly created Richemont Corporate position as head…

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Introducing An American Special: The A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia Annual Calendar U.S. Boutique Edition (Price)

A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia Annual Calendar US Boutique Exclusive

Easily one of the best-selling timepieces for German watch brand A. Lange  & Sohne is the incredibly beautiful Saxonia Annual Calendar watch.  Since it was first introduced to the world eight years ago in 2010, this model has been a benchmark in the realm of calendar watches thanks predominantly to its oversized date feature. Now,…

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Introducing The New $108,000 MB&F HM7 Aquapod Green/Titanium Watch, Inspired By JellyFish (Price)

Inspired by jelly fish, the newest MB&F HM7 Aquapod is crafted in titanium with Green bezel.

Today, we are happy to introduce MB&F fans to the newest HM7 Aquapod watch — clad in green and looking mean. Indeed,  after the two launch editions last year– one in 18-karat 5N rose gold with a black bezel and the beloved titanium version with a blue bezel — MB&F now unveils a second titanium…

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Carl F. Bucherer Unveils Baselworld 2018 New Watches, Including Manero Double Peripheral Tourbillon: Video

Carl F. Bucherer Manero Double Peripheral Tourbillon as seen at Baselworld 2018

Following the Baselworld 2018 exhibition, there is so much to cover — we literally saw nearly 100 brands and several thousand watches, that it takes a little time to get close-up with each brand. While we are putting together our hands-on reviews, though, we tap into the great video done by our friends at TheWatchesTV.…

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Greubel Forsey and Franco Cologni Awarded by FHH Cultural Council

Greubel Forsey's Stephen Forsey accepts the Homage au Talent award given by the FHH.

On April 18 at Cite du Temps in Geneva, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie’s Cultural Council announced the winners of this year’s awards that honor exceptional personalities and professionals who have left a significant stamp on the watch world vial creative, artistic and technical mastery.  During the 6th annual “Hommage au Talent” award ceremony,…

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Patek Philippe Ref. 5270 Grand Complication, And Wempe Jewelers, On ‘Billions’

Patek Philippe Ref. 5270 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph as unveiled at Baselworld 2018 and on the fourth episode of this season's Showtime series "Billions" -- shot at Wempe Jewelers.

For those who are avid television watches, and more importantly followers of the Showtime favorite Billions, if you were watching closely a couple of nights ago, you saw that a predecessor of one of the newest Patek Philippe watches unveiled at Baselworld 2018,  had a staring role in the show. The watch unveiled at Baselworld 2018, Ref. 5270…

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Hands On: Baume & Mercier Pulls Out All the Stops With New Clifton Club Indian Motorcycle Legend Tribute Scout And Chief Watches

Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Indian(R) Legend watches kick it up a notch.

Avid watch lovers familiar with our site know that we have a special affinity for Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier. Perhaps it stems from the fact that this brand has such a wonderfully inspiring roots story — founded by a husband wife team more than a century and a half ago – and dedicated…

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Hands-On With The Montblanc 1858 Automatic And Automatic Chronograph – In Stores Now (prices)

Montblanc 1858 Automatic Chronograph on location in Jackson Hole, Wyoming (Photo: R. Naas)

Earlier this year, we brought you news of all of the exquisite new Montblanc watches unveiled at SIHH 2018. Now, some of those timepieces are making their way to stores. Such is the case with  a couple of watches on the more affordable side: Montblanc 1858 Automatic and Montblanc 1858 Automatic Chronograph.  Each of these…

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