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  • October 20, 2017

    ‘Elite Traveler’ Magazine Publishes Top 50 Watches of 2017

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    In its September/October issue, the prestigious Elite Traveler Magazine — authorities on all things luxury — published its “Top 50 Watches of 2017″ list. The 20-page cover feature is a behemoth reportage of the top watches to enter the market in 2017.
    The carefully curated selection was made by Elite Traveler contributing editor, Roberta Naas. […]

  • August 24, 2017

    1929 Mercedes Benz Wins Rolex Best of Show Award at Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance

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    If you are a car lover as well as a watch lover, then you know that this past week was filled with exciting motorsports events, including the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and all of the gatherings, tours, races and exhibitions that take place around it. Easily one of the most prestigious auto events in […]

  • August 8, 2017

    The ABCs of Watch Terminology, Part 2

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    In an earlier post, we reviewed some basic watch terminology that refers to the outside of a timepiece — from the case to the bezel, dial, crown and lugs. Today, we take this to the next level, where we identify some of the other features/functions you may find on a watch.

    Subsidiary Dial/Subdial. Often, instead of having […]

  • August 3, 2017

    The ABCs of Watch Terminology, Part 1

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    We often have customers ask us questions, such as “Is it a dial or a face?” or “What do you call the stem on the watch at 3 o’clock?” The truth is, watch terminology can be daunting, and while many connoisseurs and watch lovers have the terms down pat, newbies to the art of loving […]

  • June 29, 2017

    Watches and Water Resistance: Is Your Watch Ready to Take the Plunge?

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    Summer has arrived, and with it comes a host of wonderful outdoor activities — most of which involve water. Before you dive in, make sure the watch on your wrist is ready to take the plunge with you.
     
    Even though a watch may say it is water resistant, it may not be resistant enough — plain […]

  • June 1, 2017

    Top 10 Countdown to Watch Fair: #1 TAG Heuer Connected Modular

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    We have finally made it to our number one!
     
    With the same forward-thinking approach that inspired them to launch the first TAG Heuer Connected watch last year, it’s no surprise that TAG continues to hone its product by introducing the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45.
     
    While TAG’s original smartwatch gave its wearer the ability to customize […]

  • May 31, 2017

    Top 10 Countdown to Watch Fair: #2 Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante

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    A rattrapante features two seconds hands attached to the chronograph module; starting the chronograph triggers both hands to start simultaneously, a second push stops the first second hand while the second continues tracking time, and a third push catches the stopped hand up to the moving hand.
     
    This complication is no easy feat to design, […]

  • May 30, 2017

    Top 10 Can’t Miss Watches at Watch Fair 2017

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    During our two day Watch Fair,  we welcome thousands of watch lovers to our Princeton store to shop our largest selection of watches of the year. What makes us different from other Watch events is our close connection with the best luxury watch brands in the world. We are able to get the newest pieces, […]

  • May 30, 2017

    Top 10 Countdown to Watch Fair: #3 Hamilton Watch Intra-Matic 68

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    Though it can be difficult to find them, a number of Hamilton watches from the 1960’s and 70’s have become darlings of the vintage watch world in the past decade. In response to this cult status, Hamilton has designed the Intra-matic 68, a fitting homage to two of its most popular models. Though primarily based […]

  • May 26, 2017

    Top 10 Countdown to Watch Fair: #4 Jaeger-LeCoutre Master Thin Ultra Réserve de Marché

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    Jaeger-LeCoutre’s Master Thin Ultra Réserve de Marché is a masterwork of design. The balanced dial features three of the most practical complications: sub-seconds, a 40-hour power reserve, and a circular date indicator. As a watch for someone who appreciates haute horlogerie, but who also wants to wear something that makes sense for his or her […]