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RGM Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: January 16, 2012

RGM Celebrates its 20th Anniversary, 1992-2012 To commemorate our 20th anniversary, we are excited to announce Caliber “20″, our third in-house American-made movement at the GTE in Geneva Switzerland. “Caliber 20″ is our first with a Motor Barrel. Top grade American railroad watches from the past had a “Motor Barrel”, models like the Illinois Bunn [...]

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Elements of RGM’s Caliber 801.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: November 7, 2011

Visitors to the RGM web site frequently take note of the variety of models we offer within a single product line. Some of our watches—for example, referencing “P” ( 151P ) —are available as ‘professional’ models with pilot-style black dial. Or with a more elegant silver dial, with decorative engraving “E” ( 250E ). This [...]

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PART 11: Home Sweet Home.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: September 9, 2011

Having departed in August 2010 from his native France, on an odyssey to circle the globe, Romain returned home recently. He provided us with his thoughts on completing his ambitious five-continent trek, the lessons he has learned, and on the performance of his traveling companion: the RGM North Pointer GMT. “I very much enjoyed discovering [...]

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PART 10: The Desert Flower.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: July 26, 2011

Dubai is a city which is the seat of one of seven emirates, also sharing the name, of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The emirate is located south of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and has the largest population with the second-largest land territory by area of all the emirates, after Abu Dhabi. [...]

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PART 9: The Islands.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: June 30, 2011

Across its many islands, Indonesia has developed a shared identity defined by a national language and ethnic diversity. The name Indonesia derives from the Latin “Indus”, and the Greek “nesos”, meaning “island”. Despite its large population and densely populated regions, Indonesia has vast areas of wilderness . The country is richly endowed with natural resources, [...]

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PART 8: The Eye of the Tiger.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: June 9, 2011

Romain’s next destination, Cambodia’s neighbor to the west – Thailand. Another small Asian country, Thailand is similar in size to the state of California and has a population of approximately 64 million people. One of the most distinctive Thai customs is the wai, which is similar to the Indian namaste gesture. Showing greeting, farewell, or [...]

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PART 7: The Eighth Wonder of the World.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: April 21, 2011

One of the smallest countries in Southeast Asia, the ancient land of Cambodia was a seat of Southeast Asian culture for centuries. About one-third the size of France and somewhat larger than the U.S. state of Missouri, Cambodia is bordered to the west and northwest by Thailand, to the northeast by Laos, to the east [...]

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PART 6: The Land of the Rising Sun.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: March 15, 2011

Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun, known for its storied culture, high speed trains, and technological prowess, was Romain’s next stop on his world tour. Japan came to have the name “Land of the Rising Sun” through its official Japanese name “Nippon” which means “sun origin”. It is thought to have come from the [...]

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Underwater photographer and RGM.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: March 1, 2011

RGM and Nick Caloyianis We at RGM recently ran into an old friend of ours who is putting his RGM Ref. 300 Professional Diver to the test. The watch of Nick Caloyianis–award winning underwater photographer and cinematographer—isn’t subjected to run-of-the-mill conditions. His work (and probably his play) demands a robust timepiece, not only to withstand [...]

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PART 5: The Center of the World

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: February 14, 2011

Peru is the third largest country in South America (about three times the size of California), and contains 28 different climates, from the arid desert, temperate to frigid temperatures of the rugged Andes mountains, to the warm, humid tropical rain forests. In addition, Peru has some of the largest fisheries in the world, and is [...]

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