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Blancpain Supports Gombessa Project

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Written by Selena DiGiovanni   Last April,  naturalist and diver Laurent Ballesta teamed up with a crew of researchers and the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms in search of a creature long forgotten at the bottom of the ocean off the coast of South Africa.  The Gombessa. The Gombessa (or coelacanth) is a large sea-dweller which has […]

Nixie Watch by Cathode Review

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by Chaz Nash Nixie Watch by Cathode is a nostalgic journey back in time with a dual digit presentation of time at the mere flick of a wrist. Calling all gadget creators and engineering geeks, the Nixie watch is just what creative minds ordered for reading the time of day. Engineer David Forbes got the […]

Tourbillon Complication Exclusivity a Thing of the Past?

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There are few complications that prove a watch’s horological prowess like the tourbillon.  Invented by Abraham-Louis Breguet at the turn of the century to achieve the utmost accuracy in timepieces, the tourbillon almost went extinct with the advent of the quartz watch.  Tourbillons were invented to balance out the effects of gravity and jiggling of […]

Omega Partners with 2012 Ryder Cup

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The biennial professional golf tournament between the greatest golf players from Europe and America has partnered with luxury watchmaker Omega for the 2012 Ryder Cup. Omega was named as the official timekeeper for the famed tournament in 2011 and is slated to continue the duties as timekeeper until 2016. For those unfamiliar with the distinguished […]

Slyde Watches Becomes Official Watch Sponsor of the European Poker Tour Season 9.

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The poker hands have it at this year’s European Poker Tour Season 9 Main Events, and Slyde Watches has revealed its sleek hand as the Official Watch Sponsor.   Luxury Swiss watch brand HD3 Slyde is sporting a different kind of poker face these days as it has forged a partnership with European Poker Tour […]

Richard Mille to Design Official Bracelet for “Big One for One Drop” Tournament

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At the beginning of 2012 the World Series of Poker announced that it would hold a tournament later on in the year. They eventually announced the “Big One for One Drop” tournament that was to be held from July 1st-3rd in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. This would be the world’s […]

The Corum Admiral’s Cup Seafender 48 Tides Late Clube de Santos

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Since 1993 Corum the Swiss watchmaker has developed Admirals Cup 48 Tide watches with such precision that they have become the name for such designs. In 2012 Corum released a new edition of the 48 Tides collection. The Seafender 48 was released earlier this year in limited edition, Corum done this to mark its re-entry […]

The Ulysse Nardin Classico Luna

Using the Moon as inspiration, Ulysse Nardin designed a new watch to represent the phases of the moon in a watch the looks like a classic timepiece. The Classico Luna watch does not seem like a special watch from a distance. In fact even from up-close it looks like an ordinary watch. One would think […]

The New Bovet Pininfarina Cambiano watch

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What happens when you bring together Swiss and Italian watchmakers? You get the Bovet Pininfarina Cambiano watch. A watch unique to both companies yet designed to show each company’s style. The Cambano watch was designed along the lines of Bovet’s Amadeo case style. What is unique about the Amadeo cases is that you can detach […]

The Tissot Seastar 1000 Automatic Professional Chronograph Valjoux

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Tissot the luxury Swiss watchmaker recently released the Tissot Seastar 1000 Automatic Professional Chronograph Valjoux. Fusing design with technology the Seastar 1000 allows for action packed adventures as well as calm and relaxed occasions. The design of the Seastar 1000 was based around the concept of a diver. The Seastar’s main selling point is its […]