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Hands-on with the Girard-Perregaux Laureato Chronograph 42mm, Ref 81020

Finally, I have been able to take the Girard-Perregaux Laureato Chronograph hands-on and report on it with my personal impressions. Ever since it’s rebirth in 2016 with the Anniversary Laureato, the Laureato has quickly become a key successful line for Girard-Perregaux. We know of course that GP is
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By: crown comfort
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Cru Jones
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My deepest apologies...

Hi Gang, I must start by sending my apologies... I have been overwhelmed since BaselWorld with mix of work, travel, family and life... this has left me very little time for my passion. It has also left me with a hard drive of Basel images and with little time to even look through them. BUT ... this
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By: andrewluff
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foversta
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Reservoir: the Longbridge collection

Step by step, the young French brand Reservoir manages to impose its singularity on the watchmaking landscape. Its visibility grows, its distribution network expands and above all, its collection becomes larger as evidenced by the presentation of the Longbridge collection during the last edition of
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By: foversta
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MTR
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Richemont dismantles unsold stocks of Vacheron Constantin and others

As reported in The Guardian on 18 May:
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By: tick-talk
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sham1
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Lange & Söhne rejuvenates its image

The 2018 edition of the Concorso d'Eleganza of the Villa d'Este will take place from the 25th to the 27th of May on the shores of Lake Como. Lange & Söhne will be present for the 7th consecutive year as sponsor of the event and as usual, will give the coveted prize, the Lange One Timezone "Como
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By: foversta
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Ornatus-Mundi
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Breguet Type XX Transatlantique Platinum Salmon Dial, Limited Edition 14th Anniversary.

Yes, you read well, I had to check the date I purchased this watch as I couldn't believe 14 years have passed, already. In May 2004, during a trip in Sicily, I was fortunate to fall on this Breguet Type XX Transatlantique in platinum, with its gorgeous salmon dial which is made in rose gold. That wa
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By: amanico
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amanico
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The top 10 iconic watches from the last century: in my very humble opinion

Santos In 1904 Louis Cartier made a wrist watch for his friend Alberto Santos-Dumont, it was the first wristwatch made for a man (Patek had made wristwatches prior- but these wristlets were made for women). This square watch featured an extra long leather strap so the Santos-Dumont could wear it ove
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By: Miranda
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Padj
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Box Play 1940’s: Omega Officer reference 2299

Back in the 1940’s, watches were smaller than today’s fashion and so were the boxes as well. Today we see a lot of very large, luxury boxes that would easily fit ten watches or more inside, made for just one watch… Back in the 1940’s many boxes were made by paper… Like this special made box for the
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By: blomman Mr Blue
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claes_t
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My collection of modern Rolex, and my projects.

By modern I mean from the 90's to nowadays, the Rolex before the 90's are neo vintage for me. So, what do I have? The Daytona 16520: The Explorer II 16570: The Yacht Master 16222: The Milgauss 116400 GV: And the Air King 2016 Edition, the 116 900: The funny thing I noticed is that in that selection,
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By: amanico
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amanico
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LIVE Photos: Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2018 Race Editions

Thanks to KenH for the draft report draft and image processing. I append LIVE hands-on photos of the watches and post on his behalf as he is travelling. Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Only victory counts Grand Prix de Monaco Historique The most prestigious event on the classic racing circuit is sch
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By: MTF
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MTF
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