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Articles on the subject: Watch Stories

Kirk Douglas
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Kirk Douglas, and why he likes dive watches

He is the last legend of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Issur Danielovitch - or Kirk Douglas as the world knows him best – was born over a century ago. His filmography includes countless great performances in classics such as Paths of Glory, Spartacus, Lust for Life, Is Paris Burning? and many more. Interview.

Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Frank Rousseau
6 min read
Sharon Stone
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Sharon Stone's ideal watch is simple... with a few diamonds

Three years after her last television project, the charismatic Sharon Stone is back in the public eye in Mosaic, a miniseries directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Thursday, 26 April 2018
Frank Rousseau
4 min read
Astronomical pocket watch N° 4691 by Breguet, circa 1830. This half-quarter repeater features an exceptional number of complications for the day, including an equation of time, a power-reserve indication, day, date, month and moon phases.
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Strike a light! How the match put paid to the minute repeater

Repeater watches built on decades of invention so that hours, quarters and minutes could ring out in the dark, and would do so for more than 160 years. Until the day an Austrian chemist found a way to manufacture red phosphorous.

Monday, 19 February 2018
4 min read
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Abraham-Louis Breguet
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Abraham-Louis Breguet, John Arnold and the very first tourbillon

The Duke of Orleans, cousin of Louis XVI of France, can take credit for introducing English watchmaker John Arnold to Switzerland's Abraham-Louis Breguet. The two would become firm friends, each in his own way associated with the invention of the tourbillon regulator.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018
3 min read
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David Duchovny
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David Duchovny and one special watch

As The X-Files enters its eleventh series, we catch up with David Duchovny – aka FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder – between cases. He looks back at his childhood, when every penny had to be spent wisely, and remembers his very first glow-in-the-dark watch. The truth is out there!

Friday, 09 February 2018
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
Gary Oldman
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Gary Oldman on Winston and watches

Gary Oldman has always refused to be typecast, appearing where audiences least expect him. He does it again, and brilliantly so, in his portrayal of one of the Second World War's most emblematic figures: the great Winston Churchill.

Thursday, 11 January 2018
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Emma Stone
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Emma Stone, advantage discretion!

"Battle of the Sexes" recounts a history-making episode in the life of American tennis legend Billie Jean King, played by Emma Stone. When it comes to watches, the Oscar-winning actress gives game, set and match to functionality, discretion and vintage charm.

Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
Dustin Hoffman
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In conversation with Dustin Hoffman

Interviewing Dustin Hoffman is a privilege no-one can refuse. Especially when this screen legend is in a chatty mood. In a career spanning more than half a century, he has marked generations of fans and inspired hundreds of young actors.

Monday, 04 December 2017
Frank Rousseau
6 min read
Shopping

10 men’s luxury watches for under €6,000

Wednesday, 28 February 2018
4 min read
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