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First Watch: U.S. Presidents and Their Timepieces

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With the race for the 2016 presidential primaries already off and running, we felt it was the perfect time to share this feature on presidents and their watches from the WatchTime archives (December … [Read more...]


Around the Web: The Secret Message in Lincoln’s Watch, Behind the Scenes at SIHH 2014, and More

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Welcome to this week's installment of “Around the Web”. As always, WatchTime social media maven Alan Loren updates watch aficionados with what we thought were some of the most interesting … [Read more...]


Bremont Codebreaker: A Tribute Timepiece to Britain’s WWII Cryptologists (Video)

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The Bremont Codebreaker, one of the year's most shrouded-in-secrecy new watch releases, teased at during Baselworld and at the Las Vegas watch and jewelry shows, finally made its United States debut … [Read more...]


Seconds City: Exploring La Chaux-de-Fonds

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In our March-April issue, on sale now on newsstands and for the iPad, Norma Buchanan visits the Swiss watchmaking town of Le Locle. In this feature story from our June 2009 issue, Buchanan journeys to … [Read more...]


Hamilton Celebrates 120 Years With Exhibit at New York’s Tourneau Time Machine

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Hamilton Watch Company, founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892, marks its 120th anniversary this year. To commemorate the milestone, Hamilton has collaborated with the National Watch & Clock … [Read more...]


Michael Friedman Appointed Horological Director of Antiquorum USA

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Antiquorum has announced that Michael Friedman has been appointed Horological Director of Antiquorum USA. Mr. Friedman will oversee all U.S. auctions and private sales from Antiquorum's U.S. … [Read more...]


Zenith Captain Winsor Annual Calendar Chronograph

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Zenith's new Captain Winsor Annual Calendar brings together two notable watchmaking achievements: the elegantly simple annual calendar complication designed by Ludwig Oechslin, curator of the Musée … [Read more...]


James Bond Weekend Coming September 10 and 11

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The James Bond Enthusiast Weekend is part of the first-ever "Bond Watches, James Bond Watches" exhibition at the National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia, PA. The display includes the widest … [Read more...]


NAWCC Presents James Bond Enthusiast Weekend September 10 & 11

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Mark your calendars for the weekend of September 10-11 when a special James Bond Enthusiasts Weekend will be held at the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, PA. Attendees are encouraged to … [Read more...]


Breguet at the Louvre: An Apogee of European Watchmaking

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Apogee means culmination or high point. In astronomy, it refers to the point in a heavenly body’s orbit when it is furthest from earth, or, in other words, when it is most out of this world. All of … [Read more...]