Archive for: July, 2015

Omega Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Apollo 17 Moon Mission

Omega Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Apollo 17 Moon Mission

Luxury watchmakers Omega are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the historic Apollo 17 mission to the Moon with a special edition of their iconic Speedmaster timepiece. Omega hosted a VIP cocktail reception and dinner at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Florida on the exact same night when, 40 years ago, NASA’s Apollo 17 crew successfully lifted off from the lunar surface in the ascent stage of the Lunar Module. Apollo 17, led by Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans, Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt and Commander Eugene Cernan, was the final mission of the United States’ Apollo lunar landing program. Omega has an important history with the READ MORE

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day: Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Magic Gold

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day:  Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Magic Gold

Today’s Haute Time Watch of the Day selected by Carmelo Anthony is the Big Bang Ferrari Magic Gold by Hublot. Hublot and Ferrari celebrates their partnership with this impressive timepiece, the Big Bang Ferrari Magic Gold. This timepiece is designed with the look and feel of Hublot creatively meshed together with Ferrari’s design and style and of course the craftsmanship and technology of both brands. The Big Bang Ferrari Magic Gold features a Unico self winding Chronograph in-house movement. The case measures 45.5mm and is polished Magic Gold and features a sapphire dial with the Ferrari prancing horse along with READ MORE

The iWatch: Are Sophisticated Watch Buyers Interested?

The iWatch: Are Sophisticated Watch Buyers Interested?

Today I stumbled across an Apple campaign for the launch of the company’s iWatch, which is supposed to launch in 2013. Reviewing the watch, it will have the iTUNES, but the coolest feature is that it will have FaceTime. We already have FaceTime on our phone, and unless you are in a strong Wifi signal, it doesn’t work so well. I’m not sure if I would rather speak to someone via my watch than my phone, but reviewing this, we feel the iWatch can either be a game changer or a bust. Plus, the question is would sophisticated watch collectors READ MORE

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day: Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Chronoap

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day:  Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Chronoap

The Haute Time Watch of the Day selected by Carmelo Anthony is the Jules Audemars Chronoap by Audemars Piguet. This beautiful timepiece is a hand-wound COSC certified chronometer with an Audemars Piguet escapement. The case measures 46mm and is made from 950 platinum and features enamel, glareproof sapphire crystal and caseback. The dial of the Jules Audemars Chronoap is a true work of art, with hours, minutes, small seconds and power reserve indications, black printed numerals and blued steel hands, each properly displayed around the dial. The Jules Audemars Chronoap is shown here with a fabulous blue, hand-stitched crocodile strap with matching platinum AP folding clasp. The Jules Audemars Chronoap is also available READ MORE

Bright Knights: The Roger Dubuis Excaliber Table Ronde Watch

Bright Knights: The Roger Dubuis Excaliber Table Ronde Watch

The famous tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table has been brought to life in this new timepiece by Roger Dubuis. In an effort to not have just one person be seated at the head, the king was the first to suggest meeting at this round-shaped table so that everyone felt equal. On the watch, the table is hand-painted enamel replica of the table that is on display in Winchester, England. The timepiece is a limited series of 88 pieces that features the 12 knights in gold marking the hours. Source: Luxuo READ MORE

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