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A New Flagship for Breitling’s Wednesday Night Flight

For years now, every first Wednesday of the month marks the New York City Breitling Wednesday Night Flight. This very casual gathering educates invited guests about different aspects of Breitling’s watches, while of course serving up some really mean cocktails.

The monthly gathering now has a new location. Breitling a few months ago opened the doors of its new flagship New York City boutique on the southeast corner of 57th street and Madison Ave, just down the block from the brand’s original New York boutique address. Madison Avenue for timepiece enthusiasts is something of a “watch alley” as it is the street where most watch manufacturers have mono-brand boutiques. Breitling now anchors a very desirable corner on one of the most expensive streets in NYC. read more

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Revenge of Premium Quartz

Everyone loves a comeback, and the luxury watch collector is no exception. While economic currents in the Far East and geopolitical uncertainty elsewhere signal a distinct break with the market norms of the past half-decade, certain clear product trends are emerging amid this period of flux. As the luxury watch industry enters a transitional period, premium quartz watches have thrived within the eye of the storm. read more

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This Week in Watches

This Week in Watches featuring timepieces from Breitling, Frederique Constant, MCT, Mühle Glashütte, Parmigiani and Roger Dubuis.


Breitling Bentley B06 S:
The Bentley B06 is now available in a special S version with a 44mm diameter. It is driven by the manufacture Breitling Caliber B06, chronometer-certified, with a “30-second chronograph” system inspired by a 1926 Breitling patent. It involves a central hand sweeping around the dial in half a minute and thus ensuring extremely precise eighth-of-a- second readings of the times it measures. Another feature is the “variable tachymeter” with rotating bezel, serving to calculate average speeds whatever the time elapsed, the distance covered or the speed reached. The Bentley B06 S is available in steel or red gold and comes with on a bracelet or strap in leather, crocodile or rubber. Price: $10,630 read more

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Pre-Owned Spotlight with Govberg Jewelers

Govberg Jewelers is back for iW’s weekly Pre-Owned Spotlight series. Check out 10 more pre-owned timepieces from the Leading Watch Retailer’s ever-rotating complete inventory. Stop by next Saturday for the latest in pre-owned shopping. For direct assistance with any of the watches listed call their Concierge department directly at: 888-885-7552. read more

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Breitling Emergency II Reaches Stores in July

Astronaut Mark Kelly re-introduced the Breitling Emergency II underneath the Space Shuttle Enterprise on the aircraft carrier/museum Intrepid yesterday in Manhattan. The 51mm titanium analog-digital watch is the first and only timepiece with a personal locator beacon built in. Kelly noted that he wore the first Breitling Emergency model as a pilot prior to his Breitling affiliation as a brand ambassador and added his own appreciation of the watch’s unique ability to serve as a personal-size back-up beacon to aircraft on-board locator technology. read more