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  1. Since the introduction of its Opus 1 watch in 2001, Harry Winston has done what few jewelry houses have been able to do: capture the imaginations of serious collectors. Limited to six pieces for each...
  2. Of all the aspects of watchmaking, astronomic complications—those that render the movements of the sun, stars, and planets on a watch dial—are the most obscure and hard to decipher for the average...
  3. Jaeger-LeCoultre has recently built what is unquestionably the most technically sophisticated musical watch in the world. But there is a catch: One cannot buy the watch on its own. The Jaeger-...
  4. Watchmakers Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey probably did not intend for their latest Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon Technique ( www.greubelforsey.com ; available through Westime, 310.470.1388) to...
  5. For years, A. Lange & Söhne has sought to define a uniquely German style of building fine watches—one that reflects the suitably Teutonic qualities of masculinity, utility, and, of course,...
  6. One of the most impressive features of the Christophe Claret DualTow (954.610.2234, www.dualtow.ch ) is the watch’s pedigree—a fact that may strike one as unusual, given that Christophe Claret is not...
  7. DeWitt’s latest high complication now offers the one thing that collectors desire as much in a watch as a quality complicated movement and an ingenious design: guaranteed exclusivity. The company...
  8. Wheh the possible exception of a power-reserve indicator, the Jules Audemars Chronometer has no complications whatsoever," says Giulio Papi, the watch’s technical designer. His assertion, though...
  9. Prensado is Spanish for "pressed" and a fitting name for this well-constructed Honduran powerhouse, which is Alec Bradley’s second box-pressed cigar. The Al ec Bradley Prensado ( www.alecbradley.com...
  10. It is unusual for a new cigar brand to garner praise from virtually every individual who smokes it, but that is what seems to have happened with the Berger & Argenti Classico ( www.bergerargenti...

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