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About Mark Bernardo

Mark Bernardo is the digital media editor of WatchTime magazine! He is responsible for developing and overseeing the editorial content on as well as for WatchTime's tablet editions for the iPad, Nook, and Kindle. As WatchTime's managing editor, from 2006 through 2011, he has written about numerous watch companies from major brands like Omega, TAG Heuer and Piaget, to exclusive artisan lines such as Jean Dunand, De Bethune and DeWitt. Prior to joining WatchTime, he was the editor of Smoke, a lifestyle magazine for cigar enthusiasts, whose beats included cigars, watches, cars, wines and spirits, celebrities, men's fashion, and other subjects, and has written about luxury items for a variety of men's-interest publications, including Robb Report, Robb Report Motorcycling, Stratos, Worth, and Bloomberg Markets.

Showing at WatchTime New York 2019: Glashütte Original Spezialist SeaQ Panorama Date

Glashütte Original, the Swatch Group-owned firm that emerged from the end of Cold War-era nationalization of Germany’s top watchmaking companies, has had modern success with vintage-styled models like the Sixties and Seventies, which hearken back to the “Spezimatic” watches from those pre-unification decades. This year, the Saxon manufacture adds an entirely new and sporty collection called “Spezialist,”

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Showing at WatchTime New York 2019: Blancpain Fifty Fathoms in Rose Gold with Blue Ceramic Dial

Frederique Constant introduced a GMT timepiece with an in-house movement to its Classics dress-watch collection in 2011. Now the Geneva-based, Citizen Group-owned affordable luxury brand adds this travel-friendly complication to its nautically sporty Yacht Timer series in a new model with two distinct executions. "The 24-hour inner GMT scale indicates

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Showing at WatchTime New York 2019: Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Squelette 5395

Breguet’s Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Squelette 5395 is a watch that combines the most emblematic of all Breguet inventions, the tourbillon, with a unique skeletonized dial architecture. The new watch — shown to audiences in the U.S. for the first time at the upcoming WatchTime New York collectors’ event — takes the manufacture’s extra-thin, tourbillon-equipped Caliber 581 and removes close to

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Showing at WatchTime New York 2019: MB&F Legacy Machine 2 Red Gold Blue

America’s largest luxury watch extravaganza, WatchTime New York, returns for its fifth consecutive year at Midtown Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 25 – 26, 2019. This year’s event is shaping up to be the biggest yet, with 37 participating watch brands displaying their latest and greatest timepieces. Among these brands is MB&F, which will showcase the last-ever Legacy

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Double Vision: H. Moser & Cie. Pioneer Perpetual Calendar MD Features New Dual-Window Display

Schaffhausen-based H. Moser & Cie. gave the watchmaking world its most elegantly minimalist perpetual calendar in 2005. That timepiece — which won the 2006 GPHG Complicated Watch Award — has been reimagined in several iterations in the years since, most recently in 2016’s Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Concept, a 10-piece limited edition with an even

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A New Team of Avengers: Breitling Relaunches the Avenger Collection at L.A. Summit Event

The third Breitling Summit took place on September 24 in Los Angeles, and the headlining announcement was the relaunch, and revamp, of the sporty, aviation-inspired Avenger collection, a series of models that had been mostly dormant for the past few years of the new Breitling era. Here is a brief rundown of what the new Avenger has to

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