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The Return of Classical Watches

The Return of Classical Watches

The world’s economic crisis seems to have changed, and the pendulum has begun to swing back. This is why we have begun to see a revival of the classical watch; a watch with a slimmer case, two hands, and maybe a seconds sub dial.

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Bruno Belamich, the Creative Mind of Bell and Ross

Bruno Belamich, the Creative Mind of Bell and Ross

Looking at a Bell & Ross watch, with its lines so structured and clean, you would never think that the company’s headquarters are housed in a typical Parisian building full of old world charm. It was once a residential building but now is used only for commercial purposes.

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Omega and the Olympic Games

Omega and the Olympic Games

The London 2012 Olympic Games will commemorate the 25th time that Omega has been selected as the Official Olympic Timekeeper. The last time that the Olympic Games were held in London was in 1948, right after World War II; it then symbolized the return to a world of peace, and Omega was also the Official Timekeeper.

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Powerful Watches for Men

Powerful Watches for Men

As I have said many times before, a watch reflects the personality of the man who wears it.  The classier the watch, the classier the man, right?  Well, these are the watches worn by the powerful guys around.  Please keep in mind this is just for fun and by no means the rule. It is just an opinion.

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Omega Speedmaster Professional – First Watch in Space

Omega Speedmaster Professional – First Watch in Space

The limited edition Speedmaster Professional not only stands out just for being an Omega watch, which is already in a league all by itself, maybe accompanied by a few more watchmakers, but it has nice casing that honors Ed White, and his first gallop in space. Inside the watch, it uses the same movement that Omega trusts in all of there “Moonwatch” watches since 1997, the Lemania based caliber 1861 movement.

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Patek Philippe – a Collector’s Favorite

Patek Philippe – a Collector’s Favorite

I keep hearing how more and more collectors are partial to Patek Philippe watches, even if they are more expensive watches, and I think I know why. These watches, considered as dress watches, are usually made in solid gold or platinum; also the degree of hand finishing and craftsmanship influences the price of the timepiece.

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Designer Watches for Less

Designer Watches for Less

A designer watch does not have to be expensive. If you do your homework you can find a designer watch for less than five thousand dollars; granted, it will not be a Rolex or a Longines, but those huge watch name brands are not the only ones that make designer watches.

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Trench Watch

Trench Watch

The Trench watch, or wristlet, emerged during World War I, mainly because pocket watches got in the way during battle. Some say it was the first step in the transition from pocket watches to wristwatches as it was a combination of both.

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