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Introducing The Ever So Clean TAG Heuer Bamford Monaco

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TAG Heuer has linked up with luxury customisers, Bamford Watch Department, for the cleanest timepiece collaboration. A bespoke model encased in carbon featuring an original calibre 11 from 1969. One look at this dual effort is all it takes to have the word "striking" seared into your mind, and hanging on the edge of your lips. And striking it is. This latest iteration has been constructed with the 39mm square dial and TAG Heuer Monaco's winning left crown. Additionally, the George Bamford imprint has been engraved on the dial, and the bottom of the box being signed "Monaco Bamford". The...

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How To Buy Vintage Watches

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As noted in my other article about buying pre-owned watches, the market for truly “vintage” watches is something quite different from that for relatively young “pre-owned” watches. Any watch made before 1990 could be considered vintage, although some collectors put the maximum year of “vintage” at 1980 or even earlier. I’d like to use 1990 as the baseline for this article, which offers my tips on buying vintage watches, but in the end you’ll have to decide for yourself whether a given watch is old enough for you to qualify it as “vintage.” There are two very important questions to consider when it comes to...

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Introducing The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Carolina Bucci Edition

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  Quick Take   If you frequent this site, you are familiar with one of my many obsessions – frosted gold. If you recall Audemars Piguet first released the Royal Oak Frosted Gold in partnership with jeweler Carolina Bucci back in 2016. The first wave of releases featured 37mm and 33mm versions in both white and rose gold. The 37mm examples were powered by the automatic caliber 3120, while the 33mm versions were run by a quartz movement. As a follow up, AP released a limited edition men's version in 41mm, and series of new dial colors for the original models. Now they...

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Breguet 's Future by CEO Thierry Esslinger

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Thierry Esslinger has headed the Breguet manufacture as its CEO since September 2017. In an interview with Chronos Editor-in-Chief and Ebner Publishing International Editorial Director Rüdiger Bucher, Esslinger discusses the foreseeable challenges for the company. What does the strategy look like at Breguet for the near future?There will be no fundamental changes to the direction of our brand strategy. Breguet will continue to produce tourbillons and ultra-thin watches. We will continue to expand the Marine collection, which was revised in 2017. You will continue to see the typical Breguet aesthetics as expressed through complex guilloché dials, as well as enamel and mother-of-pearl dials. And of course we...

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Nicky Jam As The New Ambassador Of HUBLOT

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Nicky Jam As The New Ambassador Of HUBLOT

Nicky Jam who last years was part of the festivities of Hublot Loves Art in Miami has joined the brand as its new ambassador.

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