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  1. When Breguet sought to add a high-level complication to its successful Reine de Naples ladies’ watch model, its development team looked to the original watch made two centuries before. Commissioned...
  2. When Porsche introduced the Cayenne nearly a decade ago, purists feared that this attempt to expand the brand would only dilute it; suddenly soccer moms and other seemingly unworthy owners would be...
  3. In 1910, decades before he first put his signature on a garment, Italian cloth maker Ermenegildo Zegna established his company with the introduction of a high-quality wool fabric that weighed only...
  4. Conceived in the aftermath of World War II, at a time when many European countries were attempting to rebuild and restore tattered, downtrodden economies, the modern-day scooter became a vehicle that...
  5. "Don’t be alarmed if I make any sudden movements during the flight," says my helicopter pilot as I take the seat next to him on a piercingly bright morning at Frégate Island Private. I nod hesitantly...
  6. 1950 Allard J2 When British racer and automaker Sydney Allard put a big American V-8 into a lithe English roadster and created the Allard J2, he could not have imagined he was setting the stage for a...
  7. The upcoming Christie’s Ski Sale ( www.christies.com ), to be held January 28 at the auction house’s South Kensington location in London, will include some 300 vintage promotional posters that span...
  8. THE GIFT A game-used 1927 Lou Gehrig bat. A charitable donation to the ALS Association in the recipient’s name. $500,000 Babe Ruth and lou gehrig are widely considered to be baseball’s greatest one-...
  9. For Jiro and Yukiko Hashimoto, a well-traveled couple who introduced triathlon competition to Japan and now publish a portfolio of magazines for endurance-sports enthusiasts, Atami seemed the perfect...
  10. THE GIFT 1958 Porsche 356 1600 Normal Speedster 2011 Porsche 911 Speedster Delivery of the new Speedster at the Porsche factory in Zuffenhausen, Germany. Private tour of the factory. Two days of...

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