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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,…

Sea Time Book Making Waves With Watch Collectors

Sea Time

  Sea Time: Watches Inspired by Sailing, Yachting, and Diving  was written by two of my favorite colleagues: Aaron Sigmond and Mark Bernardo, andis published by Rizzoli New York.  it is a comprehensive look at the world of water-inspried watches. The book launched in May, but book signings and unveilings continue as the watch industry…

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Hands On With The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Barakuda As Seen At The Swatch Group Time To Move Summit

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Automatique

At the recent Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Summit  in Switzerland, we got to go hands on with some of the amazing new timepieces making their way to stores now. Today, we take a closer look at  the Fifty Fathoms Barakuda, inspired by a vintage watch. Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Blancpain was already involved…

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Detroit-Based Shinola Unveils Whimsical And Witty Detrola

Shinola Detrola

Earlier this year,  I had the great opportunity to go hands on with an all-new watch line being launched by Detroit-based Shinola. Called Detrola, the new line is  highly affordable and decidedly trendy.   Years ago, when Tom Kartsotis (who founded Fossil and later Shinola) was searching trademarks for Shinola (Shinola officially launched in 2013),…

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Celebs Amanda Seyfried, Nicholas Hoult Join Jaeger-LeCoultre At Venice Film Festival

Amanda Seyfried, Jaeger-LeCoultre

Jaeger-LeCoultre has had a long and strong relationship with the world of cinema and filmmaking, and this year the brand celebrates its 15th anniversary of its partnership with the Venice International Film Festival.  This year, the 76th annual festival begins next week on August 28th and runs until September 7, 2019. Joining Jaeger-LeCoultre — the…

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Rolex Watches Given Away During Monterey Classic Car Week

Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

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Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance: Bentley Wins Best Of Show; Breitling Displays Bentley Centenary Watch

Breitling Bentley

It was an interesting few days on the California coast, where some of the most magnificent cars in the world were seen driving the Pacific highway and lining the famed 18th hole at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance (with Rolex holding an important role there as the Official Timepiece). This year was a…

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Car And Watch Enthusiasts Unite With Monterey Classic Car Week And Rolex

Rolex, Monterey Classic Car Week

It’s definitelya busy week for car lovers and for  Rolex this week and weekend as we embrace Monterey Classic Car Week.  Held in the Pacific coastal town of Monterey,California, the week consists of a host of events that draw automobile enthusiasts from around the world — most of which are either sponsored or  timed by…

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Hands On: Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 10 World Premier

Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 10,

I have long been a fan of the Histoire de Tourbillon series by Harry Winston. Begun in 2009 to really showcase the tourbillon escapement (a device that compensates for errors in timekeeping due to the effects of gravity on the wrist when it is in certain positions), the Histoire de Tourbillon series of watches have…

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