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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,…

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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In Stores: Blancpain Villeret Complete Calendar GMT Watch

Blancpain Villeret Complete Calendar GMT Watch

Swiss watch brand Blancpain has been known for its prowess in technical, complicated watches. In fact, since its launch, this brand has been billed as one that will always only build mechanical watches — a creed it has stayed true to time and again. This year, among its exceptional introductions of dive watches and complexities,…

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Hands On With The Hermes Arceau Cavales Equestrian Watches And Arceau Casque Watches

Hermes Arceau Cavils watches with white mother of pearl dial and Cavales horse motif.

True to its equestrian roots Hermes unveils the Arceau Cavales watch. Designed for the first time in 1978 by Henri d’Oringy, a master of design and a key to many of the important Hermes collections, the Arceau Cavales collection is special in a host of different ways from most classic timepieces. Top among them: the…

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