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DTZ (Dual Time Zone)

Unique central 24-hour second time zone
Fully integrated movement
Elements of surprise

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Limited edition of 30 pieces

A. Lange & Söhne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite

A. Lange & Söhne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour Le Mérite: Building On Foundations

A. Lange & Söhne always creates a new movement for a new watch, the Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite is no exception. The Tourbograph Perpetual Pour le Mérite features not only the fusée and chain, tourbillon, and split-seconds chronograph, but also adds the complex perpetual calendar and moon phase to the equation.

A letter from George Daniels comes with this George Daniels Spring Detent Tourbillon Watch
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Sotheby’s To Auction George Daniels Spring Detent Tourbillon In London On July 6, 2017

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This Sotheby’s London auction is part four of a series celebrating the English watch and contains English watches from the mid-seventeenth century all the way up to the 1970s, However, all eyes will certainly be on the prize in this sale: the George Daniels Spring Detent Tourbillon Pocket Watch.
Patek Philippe pendant watch no. 4719 sold to Queen Victoria in 1851
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Bringing Patek Philippe’s Universe To New York City For 11 Days In July 2017 With ‘The Art Of Watches Grand Exhibition’

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Capitalizing on a vast history of exceptional horology, Patek Philippe will create one of the most comprehensive horological exhibitions ever to be shown in the USA: “The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition” will take place at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City from July 13 through 23, 2017.
Ian Paice with his Corum Paiste Bubble
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Keeping Time With Deep Purple’s Ian Paice, Corum, And Paiste Cymbals (Archive)

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The pounding of the drum backbeat and tick-tick-ticking of the mechanical watch form the background of my life, day in and day out. But what do these two fields concretely have in common?
Porsche Design Chronograph 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series
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Porsche Design Introduces First In-House Chronograph Movement, But This Timepiece Is Exclusively Available For Owners Of Porsche's New 911 Turbo S Sports Car

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Porsche Design has came up with what I believe is one of the most interesting chronographs of recent decades: the Monobloc Actuator, whose claim to fame is its case and the operation of the start, stop, and reset functions. And now Porsche Design introduces its first in-house flyback chronograph movement – within a limited edition timepiece only available to future owners of Porsche's 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Tourbillon Universal Time
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Orbital Mechanics: Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Tourbillon Universal Time With "Orbiting" Flying Tourbillon

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Read on to explore the newest addition to the Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic collection, the Tourbillon Universal Time, and its orbiting flying tourbillon with Gyrolab balance. This latest take on the Universal Time is the first time a flying tourbillon has been mated with a world timer.
Akrivia AK-06 with heart cam for zero-reset at bottom center
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A Collector’s View: Is Akrivia Bound for Glory?

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If you follow the world of independent watchmaking, by now you’ve almost certainly heard of watchmaker Rexhep Rexhepi and his Akrivia watches. Since arriving on the scene in 2012 with its first tourbillon-based watch, Akrivia has continued to delight.
Roland Iten for Rebellion RR782 Flyback Pilot belt buckle
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The Roland Iten For Rebellion RR782 Flyback Pilot Belt Buckle Is Ready To Race!

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The Roland Iten for Rebellion RR782 Flyback Pilot belt buckle is designed to be worn in the most extreme of conditions, and things don't come much more extreme than 24 hours in the cramped, closed cockpit of an LMP2 category endurance race car during the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
This ring from Eleuterio’s Heritage collection really displays the intricate filigree wire
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The History Of Portuguese Filigree Reinterpreted In A Single Luxury Jewelry Brand: Eleuterio

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Ian and I had the pleasure of recently visiting the high-end Portuguese jewelry brand Eleuterio in northern Portugal, which specializes in a contemporary interpretation of the local traditional art of filigree. Read on to follow us there!
Image of my watch tattoo, which was once featured in a magazine
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Film: A. Lange & Söhne "A Legend Comes Home"

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If you love fine timepieces and A. Lange and Söhne, do yourself a favor and take the next 22 minutes to see what might not have been if it weren‘t for the passion and determination of Walter Lange, Günter Blümlein, and the city of Glashütte featured in the film “A. Lange & Söhne: A Legend Comes Home."
Eric Clapton Rolex Cosmograph Daytona is Lot 88 at the Bonham's June 21, 2017 “Fine Watches and Wristwatches” London sale
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Bonham’s June 2017 Auction Features Eric Clapton Rolex Daytona, Jaeger-LeCoultre Gyrotourbillon 2, Blancpain L-Evolution Carrousel Saphir Volant Une Minute, And Patek Philippe Ref. 5004P

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Rare and unusual watches continue to pop up at auction this spring, and here I’d like to highlight a few that caught my eye coming up in the June 21, 2017 “Fine Watches and Wristwatches” London sale at Bonham’s.
Jaquet Droz Charming Bird
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Jaquet Droz’s Watchmaking Master Class: An Intensely Beautiful, Artistic 16-Minute Film

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Jaquet Droz’s history is long, but this gorgeous film is thankfully short – and visually stunning. It begins with a depiction of Pierre Jaquet-Droz’s historical feats, which really took off with the famous automata, and follows with beautiful images of the brand’s modern timepieces as well as an artistic look into the métiers d'art workshop.
Fiona Krüger Vanitas Color
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Fiona Krüger’s Vanitas Is A Skull Clock That Yawns To Indicate Becoming Tired And Needing More Energy

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The skull is one of art history’s most referenced objects thanks to its powerful ability to instantly remind us that we are only flesh and bone. Fiona Krüger, specializing in skulls, has now partnered with L’Epée 1839 to produce Vanitas, a skull-shaped clock based on her Skull Collection with an unexpected function: it yawns as its movement tires.
This A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Handwerkskunst was Sotheby’s seventh best performer in the June 2017 auction
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Interesting Results For Sotheby’s Spring 2017 'Important Watches' Sale: Richard Mille, A. Lange & Söhne, And Multiple Greubel Forseys In Top Ten

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Sotheby’s June 2017 Important Watches sale in New York City took in $7.4 million. That’s not a sum to be sneezing at for 310 lots sold, with a sell-through rate of 84.2 percent. I was pleased to see that the top ten list of performers at this auction included Richard Mille and Greubel Forsey in addition to Patek Philippe.
Rolex Sea-Dweller 43mm
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Give Me Five! 5 Watches That Have Stood The Test Of Time Starring Rolex, Patek Philippe, Omega, And Cartier

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Why is it that watch brands celebrate watch anniversaries so enthusiastically? The answer isn't as complicated as you might think . . . and it's also good to know that major brands like Rolex, Patek Philippe, Cartier, Chanel, and Omega are celebrating major anniversaries in 2017.
Singer Reimagined Track 1 on the wrist
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Track 1 By Singer Reimagined Is The World's Most Advanced ‘Flat 6’ Chronograph: It Might Not Sound Like An Air-Cooled 911, But It Sure Laps Like One! (Live Photos, Fast Cars And Price)

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It's a rare event when the stars align, rarer still when they align to create what may well become a truly iconic chronograph. In fact, the Singer Reimagined Track 1 may already be truly iconic: it certainly has both the pedigree and the style. And more importantly for a horological icon, the Track 1 looks like it's been around since the 1970s.

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