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[toc] Humanity has always held a fascination – an outright unbreakable connection with time, evidenced by the sun dial all the way to the ticking clock. Fast forward to the present day and we have smart phones and all manners of gadgets that can tell the time far more effectively than even the grandfather clocks …

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For those without experience, investing in watches can be a difficult business.  As soon as a watch leaves a store it loses value.  While some watch brands retain value better than others, and some watches become valuable because they are rare or unique, an investor needs to research what the market wants.  At the end …

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Buying an Omega Timepiece In the world of horology, Omega certainly stands out. Not only does this company which started in 1848 make classy, quality timepieces, but they are known for leading the way in timekeeping. Omega is synonymous with innovation and holds the distinction of: making the world’s first diving watch, being associated with …

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Michael Kors is a well known fashion designer who was educated at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. He is best known for his sportswear designs for women, although his lines include handbags, footwear, jeans and watches. He has five boutiques throughout the U.S. and his products are sold in a variety of …

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The Invicta Watch Group is a company which originally formed in 1837 by a Swiss man named Raphael Picard. The company continued to do business in Switzerland until it was bought out by an American-based investment company in 1991. Headquarters were then moved to Florida, and although the company changed hands, Eyal Lalo, remained the …

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The Baume family was one of the first to open a watch shop in Switzerland. They opened in 1830 and were highly successful, passing on their craftsmanship and skill through the generations. They repeatedly won contests in which their watches were the most accurate and by the 1870s the company had expanded to England and …

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Cartier has long been synonymous with class, distinction, and quality. This jewelry and watch making company has been in business since 1847 when Louis-Francois Cartier got his start by taking over the workshop of Adolphe Picard. His son Alfred soon began to work alongside his father and became an expert in gems and precious stones …

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