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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,…

Watch Review: Panerai Luminor 1950 PCYC 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Acciaio 44mm, And a Look at the PCYC Regatta Watch

Panerai Luminor 1950 PCYC 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic watch with ivory dial is super stunning on the wrist and is rugged enough to take to the water.

Last week, we brought you a behind-the-scenes look at sailing with Officine Panerai in the Opera House Cut Regatta, part of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge. There, we mentioned that in honor of its long-standing involvement with the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, Panerai has unveiled a new collection of three PCYC timepieces. Here we bring…

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RGM Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Ties in with National Watch & Clock Museum

RGM workshops, Mt. Joy, PA

September is going to be a busy month in the watch industry. From the US Open Tennis Championships starting next week (with many watch brands having tennis brand ambassadors) to the celebration of American horology — watch lovers have something to look forward to. It is those in America, though, and particularly East Coasters, who will…

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Top Five Watch Brands On the Wrists of Tennis Stars at the US Open Tennis Championship

The 2017 US Open Tennis Championships. (Photo: R. Naas)

Well, we are just a little over halfway through the 14 days of the US Open Tennis Championship and we have seen some ups and downs. We’ve also seen some nice watches both on the court and off. Here we take a quick look at five top watch brands with tennis brand ambassadors on the…

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Citizen, Billie Jean King, US Open and Battle of the Sexes – Does it Get Any Better? Oh And There Are Watches, Too

Citizen Watch US Open 25th Anniversary Commemorative Edition Timepiece

This year is a big one for Citizen, which celebrates its 25th anniversary as the Official Timekeeper of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships. Additionally, the brand announces a new partnership with tennis legend Billie Jean King and her Leadership Initiative – a non-profit organization that addresses critical social issues. The plan is to present new…

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How Desperate Are You for an IWC Portugieser Rattrapante?

Meet the IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Limited Edition Boutique Canada watch.

Easily one of the IWC Schaffhausen’s most beloved timepieces, the Portugieser Rattrapante has a long and storied past. The watch is one of the brand’s best sellers in the Portugieser line because of its ability to time two events simultaneously. Now, in honor of the opening of its first Toronto boutique, IWC releases the Portugieser…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Official Sponsor of the 74th Venice International Film Festival

VENICE, ITALY - AUGUST 31: Actress Rita Hayek wearing a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso One Duetto Moon watch attends the 'The Insult' premiere during the 74th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on August 31, 2017 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Jaeger-LeCoultre)

As the Official Sponsor of the Venice International Film Festival for 13 years, Jaeger-LeCoultre helped dress some celebrities at this 74th event — where the brand underscores its commitment to celebrating filmmaking. Actress Rita Hayek donned a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso One Duetto Moon pink gold watch, while attending the ‘The Insult’ premiere and then later changed…

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Sailing the Seas During Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, and the New Luminor 1950 PCYC Watches

Fulls sails on the Eleonora during the Opera House Cup Regattas at the 2017 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge.

Nothing is as invigorating as spending a day on the water aboard one of the most beautiful schooners in the world – except spending the day racing on the water. Just a couple of weeks ago, I had the most unique experience of sailing in Nantucket during the 2017 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge aboard the…

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American Watchmakers – Clockmakers Institute Announce Florida Convention

watchmaking demonstrations and classes will be part of the 7th annual Madison Avenue Watch Week event.

For those die-hard lovers of the intricacies of watchmaking, take note:  The American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute will host its annual convention October 4–7, 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Airport—Westshore hotel in Tampa, Fla. The event, which includes a vendor fair with tools, technology and more, also offers more than 12 hours of education. Additionally, a tour of watchband…

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‘The Naked Watchmaker’ By Peter Speake-Marin Goes Live (Exclusive interview)

Peter Speake-Marin Unveils 'The Naked Watchmaker' today.

In June, we broke the news via an exclusive interview that top-notch watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin was leaving the eponymous brand he founded and starting something new: The Naked Watchmaker. While he is not watchmaking in the nude (who knows, though, he may do that from time to time in the privacy of his workshops), he…

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