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Displaying: all articles from 2011

  • GMT or not to be?

    The early morning of the 30th October saw the end of British Summer Time as the UK reverted to Greenwich Mean Time. It may be an inconvenience for the many users of clocks and

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  • Best of British Brands

    Britain doesn’t always get the best press. Binge drinkers and football hooligans see to that, and then the actions of unethical newspapers finish it off. But there’s one area of British endeavour, which despite everything,

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  • Oris Kittiwake Limited Edition diver

    You certainly can’t accuse Oris of failing to provide its followers with a rich variety of passions; from motor sports chronographs, to a long line of aviation watches, to the Bob Dylan signature watch, there’s

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  • Car park peddler watches

    Yesterday we featured an ultra rare Patek Philippe timepiece that could potentially cost its new owner up to US$1m. It is the veritable grail of watchmaking, but for all its superlative craftsmanship, its perceived value

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  • Christie’s to auction previously unknown Patek Philippe watch

    If October was a very, very good month for you, you might want to consider heading over to Geneva for Christie’s November sale of Important Watches. The event will showcase one of the most impressive roll-calls

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  • Omega in space

    Omega watches have an enviable reputation as a watch that is rugged enough to go in to space. The watches accompanied American astronauts on their Apollo and Saturn missions and the brand is still in

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  • Leading horologist Dr. George Daniels dies aged 85

    Master watchmaker and horologist Dr. George Daniels died on October 21st at his home in England. He was 85 years old. George Daniels, who built 37 watches entirely by himself, is the inventor of the co-axial

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  • D&G Watches to close following Spring 2012 collection

    The fashion world was taken by storm last month by the announcement of the closure of D&G Watches. The watch brand is a line of the fashion house Dolce & Gabanna, started in Milan in

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  • Mighty white: New Oris TT1 Day Date

    Oris has just released a new version of the Oris TT1 Day Date from the Oris Motorsport Collection. It features a three piece stainless steel case, white polished ceramic top ring, stainless steel crown and a

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  • Which watch to wear in a rock and roll band

    Rock and roll. It’s 78 cities in 90 days. Never the same room twice. It’s Breakfast TV appearances looking pale and fragile from the heady excesses of just a few short hours earlier. The

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