Introducing: Audemars Piguet's Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Tourbillon Chronograph

Introducing: Audemars Piguet's Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Tourbillon Chronograph

At the second edition of the Hong Kong "Watches and Wonders" fair this fall, Audemars Piguet will unveil the Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Tourbillon Chronograph. The Royal Oak Offshore was introduced in 1993, as a sportier, tougher alternative to the classic Genta-designed Royal Oak. Though the the Offshore was a massive (at the time) 42mm chronograph with the incorporation of rubber pushers and an iron-constructed inner cage, traits such as the octagonal case structure and integrated bracelet remained selfsame.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Blancpain Opens 5th Avenue Boutique

PHOTO GALLERY: Blancpain Opens 5th Avenue Boutique

I'm pleased to announce the opening of the new Blancpain boutique, here in NYC. For years, Blancpain neighbored the former Breguet boutique on Madison Avenue. Now, Blancpain is nestled in the heart of the city--among lavish hotels, world-class restaurants, and various other SWATCH-GROUP retailers.

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A Beginner's Guide To Investing In Vintage Watches: Part II

A Beginner's Guide To Investing In Vintage Watches: Part II

In part one of "A Beginner's Guide To Investing In Vintage Watches," I dealt with the principal aspects of vintage watch buying, such as the brands, the case materials, and the topic of how specific wristwatches have gained their industy-wide status. Today I will discuss the best sources for buying vintage watches and the significance of foresight.

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A Beginner's Guide To Investing In Vintage Watches: Part I

A Beginner's Guide To Investing In Vintage Watches: Part I

I don't buy a watch, I invest in one. Whether I drop a few hundred or a few thousand on a vintage timepiece, I always keep one thing in mind: Appreciation. In all honesty, it can be near-impossible to determine the future value of many wristwatches, but there are several key attributes to look for [in a watch] that separate the record-breakers from the junk-drawer inhabitants.

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The Hublot Big Bang Unico "All Black" Review [WITH VIDEO]

The Hublot Big Bang Unico "All Black" Review [WITH VIDEO]

Last year, Hublot launched the first edition of the Big Bang Unico: A wristwatch from their most celebrated collection featuring an innovative in-house flyback chronograph movement. Hublot has now introduced a more recent variation of this piece, the Big Bang Unico "All Black."

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