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  • Perrelet Turbine Toxic

    Skull symbols, memento mori, and the skull and cross bones are all the rage in watchmaking circles at the moment. Many a top Swiss brand is being lured by the mystery of the skull symbol

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  • £2m in watches found in police raid

    Despite putting virtually all their resources towards providing security for this weekend’s Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the Metropolitan Police in Westminster have still found time to seize a haul of watches worth £2 million, suspected

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  • Breitling Super Ocean Chronograph II

    Water-resistant to 500m, Breitling now introduces the SuperOcean in a limited edition stylish ‘abyss’ red colour. The chronograph version of the Superocean, this model combines a youthful, dynamic and modern appearance with a high-performance self-winding

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  • Girard Perregaux on how to be happy

    Girard-Perregaux, the highly regarded Swiss watch brand partnered with Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu for a conversation with author Robert V. Taylor. ‘HOW TO BE HAPPY, CHANGE THE WORLD AND EMBRACE A NEW

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  • The fastest watch in the world

    Usain “Lightning” Bolt, the world’s fastest man, now has a Swiss watch named in his honour and featuring his image. Hublot, for whom he is an ambassador, has developed a special model in close consultation

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  • A new Masterpiece from Maurice Lacroix

    Maurice Lacroix is an excellent brand which doesn’t always get the coverage and recognition it deserves.Based in Saignelégier, Switzerland, and named after an employee who happened to have a name that fitted the image the

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  • Ulysse Nardin Classico Limited Edition Santa Maria

    The Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus’ boldest sail merchant ship, was originally named La Gallega because she was built in Pontevedra, Galicia, in Spain’s north-west. It seems the ship was known to her sailors as Marigalante,

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  • The Swiss Chinese connection

    Meet the future of the entry level Swiss watch market. Vasto. A Chinese brand headquartered in Switzerland taking its name from an Italian seaside resort in the Abruzzo region. Vasto was established in 1992 and produces

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  • Samuel L. Jackson saves the world with Piaget Polo

    The Avengers, the latest blockbuster from Marvel Studios, took in $103.2 million to lead for a second-straight weekend, raising its domestic total to $373.2 million, and a worldwide haul of $1 billion according to studio

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  • The most intelligent watch on earth

    According to Seiko, the search for totally precise time, everywhere on the planet, is over. They’ve developed a new patented, low-energy GPS receiver watch that can receive GPS signals and identify time zone, time and

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