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Introducing the new Omega Globemaster Co-Axial Master Chronometer, The World’s First Doubly Certified Master Chronometer (Live Images & Pricing)

On May 20, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment
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Omega Globemaster: Omega introduced quite a few impressive timepieces this year at Baselworld but not many of us would have seen this new timepiece coming: the Globemaster, which takes design cues from the Constellation range. I am a massive fan of the Omega Constellation from the 50s and 60s and the Globemaster has a perfect […]

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Ladyburn 1974 40 Year Old Single Malt Scotch (Whisky Shop Exclusive)

On May 18, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment

Ladyburn 1974 40 Year Old Single Malt Scotch: This Lowland distillery probably has one of the most unusual histories. The Ladyburn malt whisky distillery was created in 1966. However, in 1975 the distillery was closed and later demolished in 1976, making it one of the shortest-lived distilleries in Scotch whisky history. The Ladyburn was one […]

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Post Auction: The First Phillips Geneva Watch Auction Results of my Seven Selected Lots and also a couple of Surprise Lots from that night

On May 13, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment

Phillips – The Geneva Watch Auction May (Post Auction): A couple of weeks ago I highlighted my selection from the Phillips Geneva Watch Auction: One. I did mention there were a few big hitters among the pieces I had chosen and of course they didn’t disappoint. On the night, the cool, calm and collected Aurel […]

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Old Pulteney 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch

On May 11, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment
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Old Pulteney 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch: This week I was invited to an Old Pulteney tasting and I think it is suffice to say it didn’t disappoint. Thus far I have only ever posted tasting notes on one Old Pulteney, which you can see here. Old Pulteney was founded in 1826 by James Henderson […]

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Introducing The Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time reference 5524G, arguably the most talked about timepiece at this year’s Baselworld (Live Images & Pricing)

On May 6, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment
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Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time: Every year, during Baselworld, there are always one or two watches that enthusiasts, collectors and people like myself are captivated by – regardless of whether those reasons are good or bad. As you can already guess, this year was no different but the brand that introduced this off-piste timepiece […]

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Lagavulin 12 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch (2014 Limited Edition, 14th Release)

On May 4, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 1 Comment
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Lagavulin 12 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch: I have indulged in Lagavulin before and of course you can read my tasting notes on the standard 16yo and 1997 Distillers Edition right here. Hailing from the oldest distillery in Port Ellen, Lagavulin sure do know how to make a good Islay Scotch Malt! Lagavulin’s 12yo and 16yo […]

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My Selection of Seven Rare and Exquisite Watches From The Phillips Geneva Watch Auction: One

On April 29, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment

Phillips – The Geneva Watch Auction One: Now, if you weren’t aware or have been somewhere totally in accessible to mankind, Phillips auction house have embarked on a new venture. One that I am sure will please many like-minded watch collectors and aficionados. You may have heard of a world-renowned watch specialist, Aurel Bacs? Who […]

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Nikka Miyagikyo Japanese Single Malt Whisky (No Age Statement)

On April 27, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment
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Nikka Miyagikyo Japanese Single Malt Whisky: Until now we’ve only looked at one other whisky from Nikka. However, that was a blended whisky. The Miyaikyo distillery (pronounced mee-yag-ee-kyo), was found in 1969 and is owned by the Nikka Whisky Distilling Company – who also own other well-known distilleries. The location of Miyagikyo was chosen by Masataka Taketsuru, […]

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