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Articles on the subject: Watch Stories

American 1921 Pièce Unique (from 2021) and Heritage piece from 1921 © Vacheron Constantin
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Vacheron Constantin remakes history with the American 1921

For the 100th anniversary of the American 1921, Vacheron Constantin has recreated the original watch using only techniques and tools from a century ago. The fifteen-month project began with a deep dive into the Manufacture’s archives and its stock of period components.

Wednesday, 26 May 2021
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Christophe Lambert © Guillaume Collet
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Christopher Lambert, watch fan and entrepreneur

The son of a diplomat, born in Great Neck, New York, Christopher Lambert (and his kilt) charmed the world with Highlander, a tale of immortals that’s now a cult classic.

Friday, 07 May 2021
Frank Rousseau
8 min read
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A. Lange & Söhne new building
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A. Lange & Söhne celebrates 175 years of watchmaking in Glashütte

In 1845 Ferdinand Adolph Lange started making watches in Glashütte, a village in the ore-bearing hills of Saxony, Germany. In doing so, he laid the foundations for a world-renowned manufactory and, more widely, a regional industry. A milestone commemorated by A. Lange & Söhne as well as by Nomos.

Wednesday, 07 October 2020
5 min read
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Hilary Shwank
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Hilary Swank: "I look for quality in a watch"

A double Oscar winner, for Boys Don’t Cry in 2000 and Million Dollar Baby in 2005, Hilary Swank now stars in Away as an astronaut heading a three-year mission to Mars, handling family and mission crises from millions of miles into space.

Friday, 25 September 2020
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
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Paris Hilton
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On time with Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton, who has an impressive collection of purses as well as watches, launched her own collection of timepieces in 2007. Like her, they are "made to sparkle".

Friday, 04 September 2020
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
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Kevin Costner in “Yellowstone”
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Kevin Costner on watches and Wolves

Thirty years ago, a determined actor embarked on one of Hollywood's greatest ever epics: Dances With Wolves, a magnificent portrayal of the American West and its heroes.

Thursday, 30 July 2020
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Jackie Chan
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Jackie Chan, from stuntman to superstar - Part two

From humble beginnings, Jackie Chan has reached the height of fame. An international star, he is disarmingly modest, although this hasn't always been the case. As a younger man, he would spend, spend, spend – including on watches.

Friday, 26 June 2020
Frank Rousseau
8 min read
Jackie Chan
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Jackie Chan, from stuntman to superstar - Part one

From humble beginnings, Jackie Chan has reached the height of fame. An international star, he is disarmingly modest, although this hasn't always been the case. As a younger man, he would spend, spend, spend – including on watches.

Thursday, 25 June 2020
Frank Rousseau
8 min read
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Vintage

The retro resurgence

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