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Daniel Craig Wears Milgauss on Red Carpet

Whether you like it or not Daniel Craig has reinvented the character we know as James Bond. The new James Bond is tougher – relies less on gadgets – and more on muscle to get him out of impossible situations. When Pierce Brosnan was 007 he would look at his …

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Colorful Luxury Sports Watches

Brilliant colors can often be a great accent on a sporty timepiece. From sports watch classics like the “Pepsi” – bezel Rolex GMT Master, to modern introductions such as the Anonimo Polluce Bronze watch, with its bright orange dial, bronze case, and leather strap with matching orange stitching, eye-catching colors …

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You Are What You Wear….. Really?

People fall into 2 very distinct categories when trying to answer this question: people who don’t care and think about clothes and regard fashion and watches merely as functional utility items and those who are trying to say something about themselves by the things they wear. Its not to say …

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How Much Does Your Wristwatch Weigh?

Have you ever taken your watch off and weighed it? With the ever increasing size of watches these days they are getting to be pretty heavy. My Breitling Chrono Cockpit on a leather strap with a deployment buckle is just shy of a quarter pound So, I thought I would …

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The “Daily Beater”: A term of Horological Endearment

Luxury watches are a pretty crazy obsession. For those of us who love, drool over, and get worked up about all things horological, the thought of wearing a watch which doesn’t have provenance, pedigree, panache, or any other associated superlatives (and those are all purely subjective)—is about as appealing as …

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Thoughts on Why Watches Appeal to Us

To some, a watch  is merely a means to an end, an object which provides them the time of day at a glance. To others, the watch is a symbol of their position in life, a subtle indication that they have “arrived” at a certain point of achievement, and in …

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The Wonder of Manual Wind Watches

To many laypersons who have begun their fascination with luxury watchmaking, the terms “mechanical watch” and “automatic” are interchangeable. They eagerly look for a “sweeping” second hand to tell them that the watch is an automatic, and therefore fine or valuable. That sure described me. Remember the 80’s, when the “reliable” …

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Celebrity Female Watch Collectors

I used to think that luxury watch purchasing was a more man centric thing, but I soon realized that women are now starting to get into the watch craze as well. Look no further then a red carpet event in LA or to the streets of New York. Women are …

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Presidential Watches

I know I mentioned in an earlier post that our president King George II has been known to wear a Franck Muller. After that post, I started to think about what watches other presidents have worn. I remember specifically the Timex Ironman Bill Clinton wore while in office, but 6 …

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