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Breitling security

Breitling Opens Online Sales Boutique, and It Sucks. Bad.

Breitling is one of the last Swiss watch brands I would expect to open up an e-commerce store.  I recall a time no too long ago when a visit to the Breitling website was prefaced with a cautionary note of the risks of buying Breitling watches online.  But now they’ve done it themselves — Breiting […]

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This Day in Watch History: Breguet’s “Marie-Antoinette” Watch Was Stolen

One of the most famous watches in the world was stolen this day in 1983.  Ironically, it was the theft of this watch that made it so famous.  This, and the fact that in 1783, Abraham-Louis Breguet himself received the order to make the watch as a gift for for none other than France’s Marie-Antoinette.   […]

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Franck Muller Yachting Collection

First Look: The New Franck Muller Yachting Collection

Franck Muller very recently unveiled the first timepiece in its new Yachting Collection, a watch series dedicated to its exclusive new yacht partnership with the Italian Sea Group which aims to create “to produce luxury yachts of a level never seen before.”   In today’s world of mega-billionaires with mega-yachts, that’s no small challenge folks!!! As […]

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The Corum “Bubble Watch” is Revived

The brainchild of the late Severin Wunderman, the Corum Bubble was first introduced in the year 2000 — an oversized watch (44mm) with an a towering bubble-like sapphire crystal that uniquely distorted the dial.   It was an unorthodox, though well-received design at the time, but the line eventually lost its luster and was discontinued.   The […]

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