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Pre-SIHH 2018, First Look: IWC Unveils Tribute to Pallweber Edition “150 Years” Jump Hour Watch

The all-new movement for the IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition 150 Years watch has a patent pending for the ingenious mechanism.

Next year, IWC Schaffhausen celebrates its 150th anniversary. The Swiss brand – founded by Bostonian Florentine Ariosto Jones in 1868 – now pays homage to its past and to the rich history of watchmaking with stunning new Jubilee watches in honor of its anniversary. While there are 17 limited-edition pieces, we are most thrilled with…

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First Look At The $680,000 Corum Golden Bridge Miss Sapphires Watch

The Corum Golden Bridge Miss Sapphires watch is a unique piece retailing for $680,000.

Ok — we admit it — this watch is going to rock your socks off.  Just in time for the holidays,  Corum unveils what may well be its most scintillating watch to date.  While I might venture to guess this new Corum Golden Bridge Miss Sapphires watch is for women only,  I know a particular…

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Prepare to Have Your Heart Stolen: Armin Strom Cameleon Manual Watch (Configurated)

Armin Strom Cameleon Manual watch configurated in deep aquamarine colors.

22/11/2017 /  0 responses /  in Armin Strom /  tagged: Independent Watchmaking, Luxury Watches, Reviews, Sports watch, Women’s Watches As many of you know, Roberta Naas, ATimelyPerspective’s founder, also reviews women’s watches for the great watch blog, Monochrome-Watches.  Earlier this month, she reviewed a watch from the brand that could go either way- for men or women: the Armin Strom Cameleon…

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Tennis Star Stan Wawrinka Looks Cold Outside Audemars Piguet Workshops

Tennis star Stan Wawrinka visits Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus, Switzerland.

Recently tennis star — world number 9 — Stan Wawrinka visited the Audemars Piguet workshops in Le Brassus, cradle of Swiss watchmaking, He has been a long-time brand ambassador for Audemars Piguet, so the visit to the workshops seemed fitting — especially since he is still off the courts recovering from a knee injury. Wawrinka…

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Great Holiday Watch Gifts: Tutima Tempostopp Chronograph Watch

Tutima Tempostopp in-house-made chronograph watch

We wrote a complete review of the Tutima TempoStopp watch  in April — right after it was introduced in honor of the brand’s 90th anniversary, but it is worthy of another look because this is a very special German watch. Easily one of the most complex timepieces to build, a bi-compax chronograph represents one of…

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Louis Moinet Wins Good Design Award for Memoris Chronograph Watch

Louis Moinet Memoris chronograph watch wins the Good Design Award.

Louis Moinet, a brand we write about frequently here, was recently honored with an international Good Design Award. for its Memoris watch.  The Good Design Awards have been assessing and awarding creative designs for 67 years now. In 2016,  approximately 1,000 applications from 46  countries were submitted by companies and independent designers — so a…

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Ritmo Mundo Releases ‘Realty-Check’ Open Letter to Watch World: OMG, Shut Up

Ritmo Munder, creator of the Ritmo Mundo Racer, issues open letter to the watch world: OMG. Shut Up

In a candid letter this weekend, Ritmo Mundo, a relatively young but established brand, issued a refreshing letter about what the brand is and is not. Entitled “OMG, Shut Up.” the letter pretty much calls out on the carpet big brands, retailers and even bloggers. Kudos to them –because much of what they say herein…

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Watch Review: Meet the Eterna KonTiki Bronze Manufacture Watch

Eterna Kon-Tiki Bronze Manufacture Watch

Eterna is a Swiss watch brand that we are very familiar with. The brand was highly popular in the United States throughout the 20th century  and was increasingly of interest after the famed Kon Tiki expedition. Founded  more than  160 years ago in Grenchen, Switzerland, the brand is known for its top-notch mechanical watches, including…

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Watch Lovers Pay Attention: Watches & Wonders Show To Debut in Miami

Watches & Wonders Miami

If you are a watch lover then you will want to mark this four-day luxury event on your calendar now: Watches & Wonders Miami will made its debut February 16-19 and will feature 21 leading watch and jewelry maisons and their newest pieces. THE  event is organized by the Miami Design District Associates (MDDA) and the…

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