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Shaken, Not Stirred

Shaken, Not Stirred

During Baselworld, Japan-based Seiko announced the introduction of its popular Cocktail Time model to the American market for the first time. Previously limited to only collectors in the brand’s home country, the Cocktail Time is noteworthy both for its striking sunburst dial and variety of

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On the Wrist: The Rado HyperChrome Captain Cook

On the Wrist: The Rado HyperChrome Captain Cook

Rado’s decision to release a new version of the cult favorite Captain Cook from 1962 was immediately hailed as a success across the various horological-focused blogs, forums, and magazines in the six months since Baselworld. Ever since the fair, I’ve been looking forward to getting the watch on my wrist for a review. ...

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Bonham’s Andrew Grima Auction Report

Bonham’s Andrew Grima Auction Report

This afternoon, Bonham’s hosted the sale of the largest-ever private collection of Andrew Grima’s jewelry. Andrew Grima was one of the most important jewelry designers of the 20th century, with daring and influential jewelry designs worn by such style icons as Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret, Jacqueline ...

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New York City Guide

New York City Guide

It’s hard to imagine a North American city with a greater horological heritage than New York: It’s the epicenter of the watch media, headquarters for countless brands, and home to endless boutiques. Compared to other non-Swiss hotspots like Hong Kong or London, watch culture here is more diverse—you’re just as likely ...

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Driving Force

Driving Force

Seiko’s rebranding of the Grand Seiko line was among the most talked-about events at Baselworld 2017. This renewed focus on the upscale manufacture came with an emphasis on one of Seiko’s most revolutionary technologies, Spring Drive.

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The English Tour

The English Tour

They will be traveling across the country in style, too. Nick will be driving a 1970 Series II E-Type Jaguar—a British mechanical legend in its own right—that was restored by the brothers’ late father and Giles will be driving his own 1973 Porsche 911T. Considering the combined 90 years of age between the two cars, ...

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