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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,…

Simple Education: Easy Guide To Understanding a Perpetual Calendar

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complet Calendar Excellence Platine

We often get reader comments and questions about a variety of complications. While we understand that many of our readers are avid watch collectors, some are also novices. As such, we are implementing a monthly “Simple Education” column that will offer an easy guide to a variety of complexities in watchmaking. If you’re advanced, no need to continue, but if you want…

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Montegrappa Adds Fire To the Mighty Pen To Create Fortuna Blue Blazer (Video)

Montegrappa Fortuna Blue Blazer writing instrument is created by torching the steel body and cap with fire.

Forged in fire. That is the best description to fit the newest addition to Montegrappa’s incredible writing instrument series. This Italian writing instrument company was founded in 1912 and has regularly created writing instruments that capture the attention of writers and pen lovers. In fact, during World War II, famed author Ernest Hemingway spent time…

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Phillips To Auction $3Million+ Rolex Cosmograph Daytona “The Unicorn” Ref. 6265

Unique white gold Rolex Daytona, "The Unicorn" Ref. 6265 goes up for Auction with Phillips

What may well be the only known vintage Rolex Cosmograph Daytona in 18-karat white gold with white gold bracelet, “The Unicorn”  Reference 6265, is going up for auction by Phillips in Association with Bacs and Russo.  It is estimated to sell for more than $3 million.  This makes the first time this extremely rare  watch…

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Dietrich Unveils Time Companion Watch With Six-Sided Case and Customizable Options

Dietrich Time Companion in black PVD steel with blue dial.

The staple of any watch collection is a great steel watch. The aesthetic of steel and blackened steel is equally at home in a suit  and tie, as in  jeans and your favorite nostalgia tee shirt. Additionally, a good steel timepiece at a great price is always a nice add-on to a collection.  Now, independent…

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Hands On With The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox (Price, Original Pictures)

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox watch

During SIHH 2018, we broke the news that Jaeger-LeCoultre has unveiled an entirely new watch collection, Polaris, inspired by the Memovox Polaris line from 1968 that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The entire series takes its design cues from the past, but with updated styling and message. While there are five key models…

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Learn Why Daylight Saving Time Exists, And Spring Ahead This Weekend

Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

This weekend, at 2:00 in the morning on Sunday March 11, we set our clocks ahead by one hour for the start of Daylight Saving Time. The Spring-Ahead concept, originally designed to save energy, means we lose an hour of sleep. The notion of Daylight Saving Time has roots dating back to the 18th century,…

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Hands On With The New Bremont Endurance Watch, Tested On Location In Antartica By Explorer Ben Saunders

Bremont's new Endurance watch was tested in Antartica by Ben Saunders, polar explorer.

Last night in New York City, British brand Bremont held a grand unveiling event downtown on Lafayette Street, where the brand showcased its newest collections. We will bring you that story later today, along with news of all of the collections. In the meantime, though, we bring you a close-up look at one of our…

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Richard Mille, McLaren Automotive Unveil RM 11-03, First Co-Created Watch, At Geneva Motor Show (Price)

Richard Mille RM 11-03 McLaren Flyback Chronograph watch

At the 88th Geneva International Motor Show this week, Richard Mille and McLaren Automotive unveiled their first co-created limited edition watch: the RM 11-03. This is the first Limited-Edition timepiece from the two brands, which share values of luxury, precision, excellence and cutting-edge technology. The new watch incorporates design features from McLaren cars, as well as lightweight…

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No Longer Exhibiting At Baselworld, Movado Group Launches Movado Group Summit, Establishes Digital Center of Excellence

Movado Connect Watch

With a tag line of “Always in Motion,” Movado Group is staying true to its tune. Today the Group announced its first Movado Group Summit in the Alpine ski-resort town of Davos, Switzerland, to be held March 17-20. The Movado Group Summit is a meeting place for the company’s most important customers and distributors to…

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TAG Heuer Unveils Aston Martin Special Edition Watches, Including Carrera Heuer 01 Aston Martin And TAG Heuer Formula 1 Aston Martin (Prices)

TAG Heuer Formula 1 Aston Martin

The   International Geneva Car Show is in full swing, and that means that we will have a lot of car and watch announcements this week. So for those who love auto-inspired timepieces, this is going to be a good ride.  TAG Heuer announced yesterday it’s new partnership with  Aston Martin Racing, and we broke…

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