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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,…

Interview: KISS Guitarist Tommy Thayer Shares His Grail Songs and More

Kiss Guitarist Tommy Thayer in makeup

Last week we had the opportunity to interview guitarist Tommy Thayer, a.k.a the Spaceman, of KISS. He was talking then about his involvement in raising money for the Oregon Military Museum, named after his war-hero dad. However, we did get to ask a few questions on a more rock-and-roll tone. Here we bring you the answers…

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$1M Audemars Piguet Diamond Outrage Sapphire Watch, Shiveringly Superb

Audemars Piguet Diamond Outrage

Once again Audemars Piguet demonstrated its exquisite watchmaking talent in the field of audacious diamond timepieces with the more than $1 million Diamond Outrage Sapphire and the $1.25 million  Diamond Outrage. The newest watches, unveiled last month at SIHH and causing quite a stir, represent the third and final round in a trilogy of timepieces that have…

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Don’t Know What to do with that Diamond Engagement Ring after Divorce? Worthy.com Does

GIA 5.45-carat Princess-cut solitaire ring sold for $33,822. (photo courtesy of Worthy.com)

Not to be a “Debbie Downer” so close on the heels of St. Valentine’s Day, but believe it or not, it is said hat in today’s world between 40 and 50 percent of married couples get divorced. Recent research from the University of Washington says that divorce rates also spike after the holidays. All of this…

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A. Lange & Sohne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour Le Merite Watch Review

The A. Lange & Sohne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour Le Merite watch is a study in technical excellence.

Retailing for just about half a million dollars, the A. Lange & Sohne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour Le Merite watch is truly something to marvel at. The mega-complicated watch now also includes a perpetual calendar. The A. Lange & Sohne  Pour le Mérite line was first launched in 1994 and has seen a number of additions…

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KISS Guitarist Tommy Thayer Works with Zenith Watches on Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Thayer Limited Edition Bronze Watch

The Zenith Pilot Extra Special Thayer Limited Edition Bronze watch features a strap made of World War II ammunition bags.

In anticipation of a big military museum fundraiser that was taking place this past weekend, KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer — known to fans around the world as the Spaceman — worked with Zenith, with the help of KISS rocker Eric Singer, on the creation of the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Thayer Limited Edition…

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All the Presidents’ Watches: From Donald J. Trump to LBJ and JFK — What They Wore

Donald J. Trump at the Unveiling of his Trump Signature Watch Collection at Macy's in 2006

Every year on the celebrated “President’s Day” in America, we take a look at which presidents wore which watches. The thing is, with the exception of the newest president, President Donald J. Trump, that story hasn’t changed much. So, below, we give you a comprehensive look at some watches previous presidents wore, offer up a…

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Louis Moinet Mobilis Double Tourbillon Automaton Watch Review

Louis Moinet Mobiles features a double flying tourbillon and center kaleidoscope automaton

Every once in a while we see something that truly stands out from the rest — not just because it is different, but also because of its inherent beauty and craftsmanship. Such is the case with the Louis Moinet Mobilis Double Tourbillon Automaton watch that we got to spend some time with in Geneva recently.…

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Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 Limited Edition Watch for Hodinkee Sold Out

Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes De Vache 1955 Limited Edition For HODINKEE ($45,000. -- sold out)

It was another on-line sale of specially made watches — offered exclusively just last week via our friends and colleagues over at Hodinkee —  that has created quite a buzz. The specially made  Vacheron Constantin watch represented the brand’s  first co-designed collaboration. Now, if you read Hodinkee frequently, you would know that the original Vacheron…

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Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance Fire Watch, Video

Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance Fire Watch, Video

We’ve been keeping tabs on the recently released Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance watch, that increases accuracy by about 30 percent. Today, we bring you a look at a video that showcases the watch in all its beauty. The Armin Strom timepiece was developed after much research and development into resonance — a sophisticated and…

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The Truth Behind Audemars Piguet’s 40th Anniversary Frosted Gold Royal Oak Watches Unveiled at SIHH 2017

Audemars Piguet unveils new collection of Frosted Gold Royal Oak watches for women.

From the mid-1970’s and all the way through to the late 1980’s, Audemars Piguet used a host of different methods to make its watches more exciting – mesh bracelets, link bracelets and specially hammered gold bracelets that gave a textured appeal to the timepiece. Perhaps those hammered gold watches were the inspiration for the new…

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