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Five Timepieces to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
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Five Timepieces to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
May 5, 2014 - Today marks 152 years since the French were thwarted in an attempt to seize Mexico City. Against the odds, 4,000 Mexican soldiers defeated 8,000 French soldiers in a battle lasting one day. Today, May 5, or Cinco de Mayo, has become a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage throughout North Amer...
Longines Celebrates 140th Kentucky Derby as Official Watch and Timekeeper
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Longines Celebrates 140th Kentucky Derby as Official Watch and Timekeeper
May 5, 2014 - As Official Watch and Timekeeper of the 140th Kentucky Derby, held May 3, Longines played a prominent and starring role in the festivities. Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and Head of International Marketing for Longines and Jennifer Judkins, U.S. Brand President, presented watches from the ...
Aldo Magada Appointed President and CEO of Zenith
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Aldo Magada Appointed President and CEO of Zenith
May 2, 2014 - Watch industry veteran Aldo Magada has been named new President and CEO of Zenith, taking over the role formerly held by Jean-Frédéric Dufour, who was recently appointed as the new chief at Rolex. According to a release, Jean-Claude Biver, president of the watches division of LVMH, which in...
Oris Celebrates 110 Years
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Oris Celebrates 110 Years
May 2, 2014 - Over the last 110 years, Oris has delivered exceptional timepieces while accomplishing many mechanical milestones. The company was founded in the small Swiss town of Hölstein in 1904 by Paul Cattin and Georges Christian. The two watchmakers named their company Oris after a stream near the factory. ...
Ulysse Nardin’s Swiss Manufactured Marvels
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Ulysse Nardin’s Swiss Manufactured Marvels
May 1, 2014 - As Ulysse Nardin increases movement production, new models feature in-house calibers with silicon components. And in the future, these movements could feature the firm’s entirely new Ulysse Anchor Escapement. It’s risky to say that the past year-and-a-half has been exceptional for technical...
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