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A Close-Up Look at the Record-Setting Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater

Earlier this year, at Baselworld 2016, a number of world records were set. One of the most alluring may well be the Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater watch — setting the world record as the thinnest hand-wound minute repeater on the market.   Part of the ultra-thin Octo collection, the  Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater houses the…

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Meet the Pantone Colors for Fall — Coming to Watches Soon

The Pantone Color Institute released its latest Fashion Color Report — with 10 hot hues for fall. The palette brings us shades from neutrals, to earthy tones and a bit of bright color mixed in: Airy Blue, Sharkskin, Aurora Red, Warm Taupe, Lush Meadow, Spicy Mustard, Potter’s Clay, Dusty Cedar, Riverside and Bodacious. While many of…

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Louis Moinet Uses Meteorites, Dinosaur Bones and Other Treasures for Rare Artistic Watch Dials

A lot of reference has been made in the horological community about some of the exotic materials being used in the design of high-end time pieces. While we are as big a fan as any others about the latest carbon compound being forged into a watch, there are certain elements that evoke a sense of timelessness…

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Baume & Mercier Unveils Four Limited Edition Capeland Shelby Cobra 1963 Chronographs Honoring Drivers

Certain things just go together and their synergistic value can never be understated. Pants and pockets, peanut butter and jelly, wine and cheese, buttered popcorn and a good movie and, of course, watches and auto racing. In celebration of that unity, Baume & Mercier unveils four new Capeland Shelby Cobra 1963 Chronographs —  honoring the iconic Cobra…

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26 Reasons for Watch Lovers to Go to Vegas for the Luxury Suisse and World WatchMarket Show

Watch lovers kick up your heels and get packing. There has never been a better reason to go to Las Vegas than now. Beginning this weekend, you will have access to some of the most unusual and rarely seen independent watch brands at the first-ever open-to-the-public watch show ever to be in Vegas:  Luxury Suisse and…

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Corum Brings the Famed Bubble to New Heights with Skeleton High-Jewelry Watches

First launched in the year 2000, the Bubble watch, with domed sapphire crystal, became an immediate hit. Now, the brand has begun bringing limited edition versions of the Bubble back to the forefront — and watch lovers can’t seem to get enough of it. The newest Bubble Skeleton High Jewelry pieces were unveiled to demonstrate the…

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TAG Heuer, Official Timer of the Indy 500, Measures Ultimate Precision- Rossi Wins

Today marked the 100th running of the Indy 500– an American institution that happens every year on Memorial Day weekend. Alexander Rossi, considered a rookie, managed to win the race by conserving fuel to use at the end –  basically finishing on fumes (while Munoz had to hit the pits for fuel with four laps…

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Ritmo Mundo Celebrates Auto Racing at the Indy 500

Tomorrow marks the 100th running of the famed Indy 500 — and it promises excitement. There are a few watch brands intimately involved in the event, and one of them, Ritmo Mundo, which produces a great line of affordable Racer watches (including the tribute to Dan Wheldon watch, which you can read about here), also…

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Finally, In Stores Now: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Calendar and Classic Watches

Four score and five years ago the horological manufacture Jaeger-LeCoutre produced what would be one of the most iconic watches in the industry: the Reverso. One of the first true sports watches, the piece was originally designed for Polo players in  1931. The watch dial side would face up when worn recreationally, but when it came to…

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