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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,…

Hands On With Blancpain Air Command As Seen At The 2019 Swatch Group Summit

Blancpain Air Command

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. While I got to visit the Blancpain Manufacture — more coming on that soon -and see all of the new watches for 2019 first hand,…

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Hands On: Omega Speedmaster Watches 2019 As Seen At The Swatch Group Summit

Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary watch in Moonshine gold.

Just a few months ago, I had the distinct privilege of joining the Swatch Group for its first-ever summit for watch journalists. We traveled to Switzerland to visit the six luxury watch brands owned by the Swatch Group. You can read an in-depth look at that Swatch Group Time to Move Summit experience here. One…

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Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Summit: 2019 Watches Coming To Stores Now

Inside the hand guilloche workshops at Breguet

Just a few months ago in Switzerland, the Swatch Group held its first annual watch summit for journalists. While some bloggers (including one or two who never even attended) have written articles about the event, I have written about the Swatch Group Summit and the timepieces  on  ATmelyPerspective  and in other publications. Now, however, I…

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What You Need To Know About Shock Resistant Watches

shock resistant watches

As people lead more active lifestyles, shock resistance is an important factor with top watches. As such, certain watch brands are creating timepieces that are ever more resilient and can withstand the shock of being dropped or otherwise being subjected to outside forces. In order for a watch to be shock resistant, the movement, and particularly…

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Introducing The Mud-Wrestler’s Dream Watch: Casio G-Shock G Mudmaster

g-shock mixmaster

We’ve all heard about water resistant watches, even magnetic-resistant watches, but mud resistant? Well, apparently, some of us need that mud resistance and the newest line up of Casio G-Shock Mudmaster watches are finally in stores now to deliver mud resistance. Having gone off roading in a lifted truck a couple of times,I can see…

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Grand Seiko, Spring Drive, Nissan Unveil Collaboration: Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary

Grand Seiko Nissan GT-R

This year, Grand Seiko celebrates 20 years of its famed Spring Drive movement. Additionally Japanese car brand Nissan GT-R celebrate a 50th anniversary. The two Japanese brands come together now to celebrate in style with a Grand Seiko sport collection that pays homage to the Nissan GT-R. Naturally, the new series is equipped with the…

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Wristwatch Review: Robert & Fils 1630 Leather/Lace La Dentelle Watches For Women

Robert & Fils watches

Women who love lace, leather and  diamonds have a new luxury watch option from a brand with roots dating back nearly 400 years. Recently Robert & Fils 1630, currently headed by 11th-generation watchmaker Gilles Robert, unveiled a new timepiece that deftly blends past and present — with a modern twist. The new 100-percent Swiss-made Lace-leather La…

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Hands On With The Carl F. Bucherer Retro Manero Flyback

carl f. bucherer

We’ve written a lot about Car F. Bucherer and its Manero collection of timepieces. Now, the brand unveils the vintage-inspired Manero Flyback Chronograph in 18-karat rose gold. There is so much to like about this watch that it is difficult to decide where to begin.  Thanks to its wonderful Retro style, this watch offers so many…

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A Basic Guide To How Mother of Pearl Dials Are Made

Sowind Mother of pearl dial disks being readied for work. Photo by patriceschreyer.com. Many watches today feature mother-of-pearl dials. These shimmering orbs offer a  classic and elegant appeal. However,  mother of pearl is brittle and ultra thin when used as a dial, and breakage can easily occur. Here we take a quick look at how these…

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How Corum Sneaked Out A New Golden Bridge Watch That Will Blow Your Mind

Corum Golden Bridge

Everyone who knows Corum knows that the brand is synonymous with the Golden Bridge … a collection it unveiled decades ago that is inspired by the Golden Gate Bridge and that features a striking vertical architecture movement developed originally by master watchmaker Vincent Calabrese. Most of the newer Golden Bridge watches features bold renditions of…

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