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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

Kingsman: The Golden Circle and the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45

The Sense And Non-Sense Of Watches In Movies

There was a time when viewers didn’t consciously pay that much attention to what kind of wristwatches movie characters wore. This often meant that actors wore their personal watches on set, sometimes even when it didn’t suit the movie. Today placing a wristwatch in a big film is big business, which also changes the types of timepieces characters now wear.

HYT H0 White
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Days Of Futures Past: HYT H0

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HYT has, since its inception, been a watch brand about one thing: redefining horology and the future through the use of microfluidic technology and advanced research. The boutique brand's design has always been forward leaning, and the 2017 H0 model is no exception.
BHI: Land, Sea and Air – Watches and Navigation Collectors’ Conference On Military And Navigational Watches
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British Horological Institute Announces 'Land, Sea And Air – Collectors’ Conference On Military And Navigational Watches' In London

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A once-in-a-lifetime conference for lovers of military and navigational watches is set to take place in London on October 21, 2017. Setting the perfect scene for this day conference, the venue is the beautiful 'HQS Wellington,' an ex-Royal Navy ship moored on the Thames in central London. Click to find out more!
Parting shot: double tourbillon, Greubel Forsey Invention Piece 1
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How To (And Not To) Photograph A Watch

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One of the great pleasures of being a contributor here at Quill & Pad is that it gives me an excuse to set aside other priorities on a regular basis and immerse myself in the world of macro watch photography. Along the way, I’ve been asked by a number of folks to reveal techniques that I use to create the images you see in my articles, so here are some of my tips.
Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Daymatic Blue Series
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Give Me Five! 5 New Timepieces At WatchTime New York 2017

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Watches galore in NYC as WatchTime New York returned for its third edition October 13 and 14, 2017 at Manhattan’s elegant Gotham Hall. The annual event brings together some of the most prestigious brands in the watch world and opens them up to the public. Here are five new watches seen at the 2017 edition.
pre-selected Calendar watches for the 2017 GPHG are, clockwise from top left above: A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Annual Calendar, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar, Delma Klondike Moonphase, Greubel Forsey QP à Équation, Krayon Everywhere – Universal Sunrise & Sunset, and Zenith Chronomaster El Primero Grande Date Full Open
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Our Predictions In The Calendar Category Of The 2017 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève: We Are Split Between Two Watches

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Our panel of five predicts winners in the Calendar watch category of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève from the six shortlisted finalists. It came down to just two watches at the end, with our odd-numbered jury precisely split down the middle. How? Read on to find out.
Rolex GMT Master II: too hot, too cold, or just right?
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Great Rolex Experiment With The GMT Master II Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Crown (Archive)

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The last time I wrote here on Quill & Pad about my relationship with the world’s greatest mass luxury brand was last year when I explained 'Why I’ve Never Owned a Rolex – And Why I Might Yet.' Well, to know me is to know that if I say I “might yet” buy something it’s likely only a matter of time. So, too, with this Rolex: the GMT Master II BLNR “Batman” with black-and-blue bezel.
Cartier Tank à Guichets in platinum on the wrist
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An Introduction: Dandy Watches

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There is always something special about kicking off a new series of articles. It is like unwrapping a new notebook, sitting down with your favorite pen in hand, and beginning a new adventure. This particular adventure will take us to a very special part of the watch world: the so-called dandy watch, a word we will define right here.
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Carbon Spider
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Focus On Technology: Plastics In Watches And Why We Are Likely To See More Of Them

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Exotic materials: love them or hate them? And where are you in regard to plastics, which are ever-increasingly appearing in wristwatch cases and movements?
Fabergé Visionnaire Chronograph "If Life Gives You Lemons . . ." for Only Watch 2017
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Fabergé Visionnaire Chronograph Unique Piece For Only Watch 2017: If Life Gives You Lemons . . .

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The stunning color combination of Fabergé's "If Life Gives You Lemons . . ." chronograph highlights the Only Watch auction’s serious topic with a color scheme recalling that of Only Watch's corporate colors, an auction that raises funds and awareness for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. But this Fabergé chronograph is revolutionary for another reason!
Beautiful, but functional as well: A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual
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Why I Bought It: A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual (Archive)

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The date: January 13, 2012. The place: Glashütte, Germany, where one of my best friends had arranged for the two of us to visit A. Lange & Söhne. The vision: my friend extended his arm from the sleeve of his shirt, and what I saw left me reeling – my first view of the Lange Datograph Perpetual in white gold. I was confident from that very moment that this was a watch for me, but pursuit of the piece took four long years.
Pre-selected Ladies High-Mech watches for the 2017 GPHG are, clockwise from top left above: A. Lange & Söhne Little Lange 1 Moonphase, Chaumet Creative Complication Colombes, Claude Meylan Tortue Petite Fleur, Girard-Perregaux Cat’s Eye Celestial, Graff Mastergraff Floral Tourbillon, and Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Papillon Automate
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Our Predictions In The Ladies’ High-Mech Category Of The 2017 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève: The Panel Is Unanimous

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Welcome to the 2017 edition of Quill & Pad’s Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. Here the team picks favorites in the Ladies High-Mech category and explains the reasons for its choices, notably why the team has unanimously picked a winner!
Patek Philippe Beta 21 and advertisment (photo courtesy Atom Moore and Christie's)
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Quartz: Past, Present, But No Future?

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Nothing can stir up the watch world these days quite as much the launch of a new Apple watch. For some it's a must-have gadget, for others it just isn't a real watch. But perhaps quartz watches face more competition from smartwatches than mechanical watches. Does quartz even have a real future?
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yachtmaster 40
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What Will The Future Wristwatch Offer Millennials, Generation X, And Baby Boomers That Other Devices Cannot? A Generational Migration Of Timekeeping Examined

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How many years before we even start to recognize what the most popular timekeeping devices over the last 70 years were? Another 20 years? Forty? Who will use timekeepers? And for what purposes? What will they look like? I posed these questions to a few top watch industry professionals; their replies were perhaps surprising.
Hermès Slim d’Hermès L’Heure Impatiente unique piece for Only Watch 2017 on the wrist
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Hermès Slim d’Hermès L’Heure Impatiente Unique Piece For Only Watch 2017: Well Worth The Wait

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The titanium-clad Hermès Slim d’Hermès L’Heure Impatiente unique piece for Only Watch 2017 is striking, Quite literally striking in every sense of the term.
Emmanuel Bouchet EB02 with dark dial and diamonds
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Emmanuel Bouchet’s EB02 Seems To Be A Rare Case Of Reversing Entropy

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At first glance the Emmanuel Bouchet EB02 might look relatively simple, but when you look more closely there's much more than first appears. And EB02 puts an emphasis on simplifying and perfecting, characteristics the clever watchmaker is well acquainted with.

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