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John Lyon

Senior Editor, RobbReport.com

John Lyon is a senior editor at Robb Report magazine who has contributed to the publication, both online and in print, since 2009. While attending UCLA his passions for the written word and contemporary international events pulled him in two radically different directions. The pleasure of writing eventually won out, and he earned a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in global studies. He has written articles for nearly every category Robb Report covers, though he focuses largely on writing instruments, timepieces, and golf. (His interest in collectibles and antiques often draws him toward more esoteric subjects.)

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Earlier this year, Admiral Sail introduced the Wave series of all-aluminum sailing yachts.
The new Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Large Date, Moon-Phases watch is equipped with a transparent sapphire dial that permits full observation of its automatic movement.
Limited to just 2,000 pieces worldwide, the Breitling Transocean Chronograph Edition is a retro-styled timepiece.
The fifth and final release of a pen collection celebrating religions, the Visconti Al-Aqsa ( www.visconti.it ) pays tribute to Jerusalem’s Dome of the Rock, which is located adjacent to the Al-Aqsa...
The Gift A bespoke pen created specifically for the recipient by the designers at Curtis Australia. An exclusive tour of the Argyle Diamond Mine and Argyle Pink Diamonds cutting room. $1.2 Million...
The first example from Benetti’s new fast displacement range of semicustom megayachts was launched at this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
In October, the Federal Aviation Administration certified Embraer’s first midsize jet, the Legacy 500.
The island of Palm Beach, Fla., will welcome foodies from across the country this December for the eighth annual Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival.
The Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Kawasaki recently introduced the Kawasaki Ninja H2R.
Inspired by works of popular science fiction, MB&F has created the Starfleet Machine, a timepiece that would look more at home orbiting a planet than sitting on a desk.