The study of Time is called

The study of Time is called

JULY 26, 2016

THINKSTOCK IMAGES / GETTY IMAGES People who work irregular schedules or work outside of normal daytime hours are at higher risk of heart attack, stroke and other coronary events, according to a new study published this week in the British Medical Journal . This study is not the first to show a link between shift work and heart health, but it is the largest-ever analysis of…

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Portable timepiece

Portable timepiece

JULY 25, 2016

It was a Wednesday in Geneva in 1755. Wednesday, September 17 to be exact. This was the day a 24-year old master watchmaker walked through the Saint-Gervais neighborhood on the right bank of the river Rhône on his way to the office of a certain Master Choisy, a notary who often handled legal matters for watchmakers. That master watchmaker was young Jean-Marc Vacheron, and the…

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Omega DeVille Co-Axial Chronometer Price

Omega DeVille Co-Axial Chronometer Price

JULY 24, 2016

The Trésor shares its name with a model first produced in 1949 – it too was offered in pink gold with a simple three-handed dial, but it came with an automatic “bumper” movement, very popular in Omega watches of the day. The original Trésor was oversized at 37.5mm in diameter and featured a pared down dial with prominent hour indices atop a sterile ground, a signed crown, and…

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Superlative Chronometer Price

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Superlative Chronometer Price

JULY 23, 2016

A selection of vintage Rolex Professional / Sports watches . . . (Please click on the underlined words in the text body to see additional scans!) 1971 Rolex First Generation Explorer II Bracelet Watch (Box & Papers) ROLEX: Rare stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Explorer II Steve McQueen / Freccione Chronometer automatic date bracelet watch, circa 1971…

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Pendulum clock mechanism

Pendulum clock mechanism

JULY 22, 2016

This clock is operated by weights that, under gravity, drive the hands of the clock in their rotational movement by means of a gear train. drum Cylinder around which the weights’ cord or chain winds when the clock is rewound. weight Heavy body that hangs from the main wheel; its descent provides the necessary energy for the clock’s mechanism. ratchet wheel Toothed wheel having…

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Montblanc Chronometer

Montblanc Chronometer

JULY 21, 2016

The Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Collection was launched earlier this year at the SIHH, and it includes a number of watches that have attracted, for very good reasons, a great deal of attention, including the Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie ExoTourbillon Minute Chronograph Vasco da Gama, the Montblance Heritage Chronométrie Quantième Annual Vasco da Gama, and the very nicely…

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Best luxury Watches Brands

Best luxury Watches Brands

JULY 20, 2016

Every man should wear a watch. Not only is it an essential accessory to a real man, it also shows that a man values his and other people’s time. A fixture that easily completes the male fashion ensemble, watches have been around since the 16th century. There are certain watches, designed by brilliant watchmakers and crafted by expert hands that are engineered for the privileged…

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Best Watch Brand

Best Watch Brand

JULY 19, 2016

There’s a tendency for people to refer to expensive purchases as investments. “I’m going to investnot investments. Neither is a phone or a car, unless it’s a rare vintage one that will be kept in a garage and never touched. Clearly, pretty much anything with a technological expiration date is a bad financial investment. This is why many skeptics have voiced concerns about the…

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