Louis Moinet Unveils Limited Editions for Opening of Moscow Boutique

 |  November 17th, 2017

Atelier Louis Moinet — one of our favorite independent watch brands — seems to exist  to perpetuate the legacy of Louis Moinet himself, master watchmaker and inventor of the chronograph in 1816. In a decisive step to further establish the firm, Louis Moinet recently opened its first ever boutique in Moscow. This development bears witness to real growth for Louis Moinet in a time when the watch-making market is struggling to regain ground. Additionally, in honor of this brand first, Louis…

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David Bowie Lovers, Your Time is Here Thanks to Raymond Weil

 |  November 13th, 2017

In tribute to the life and musical career of one of the most influential artists of all time, Raymond Weil releases the Limited Edition Freelancer “David Bowie’. The watch, which was created in collaboration with the David Bowie Estate was released to celebrate what would have been Bowie’s 70th birthday. For more than five decades, the British rock legend was acclaimed by his critics and musicians for his innovative work – selling nearly 140 million albums worldwide. To honor the…

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Only Watch 2017 Sets Record for Charity Auction: $10+ Million

 |  November 11th, 2017

One of the most anticipated watch and charity events every other year is the Only Watch auction, which took place yesterday in Geneva. There,  49 unique watches went up for auction by Christie’s, with benefits going to muscular dystrophy.  This year, the auction totaled  10.776 million Swiss Francs. There were a host of stand-outs in the bidding for these one-of-a-kind watches made especially for the event. Among them:  Lot 12, Patek Phillipe’s Ref. 5208T Titanium watch sold for a hammer price…

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A Close Look at the Agenhor Carpe Diem Clock For Tomorrow’s Only Watch 2017 Auction

 |  November 10th, 2017

At 2:30 pm Geneva time tomorrow, the 2017 Only Watch auction takes place.  This seventh edition of the charity auction to benefit muscular dystrophy witnesses 49 one-of-a-kind timepieces going up for sale.  You can see all of the timepieces going up for sale via our two previous slide shows here and here. While all of the timepieces made for the Only Watch auction are one of kinds, several stand out above all others for a variety of unique reasons. One such…

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Winning Watches of the GPHG 2017

 |  November 9th, 2017

For readers who follow ATimelyPerspective, you know that we have been covering all the categories and nominated watches that were being judged in the 2017 GPHG Awards. Last night we attended the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve Awards Ceremony in Geneva, and today we bring you a look at the winning watches from the 72 competing timepieces.  2017 PRIZE LIST: “Petite Aiguille” Watch Prize: Tudor, Black Bay Chrono Sports Watch Prize: Ulysse Nardin, Marine Regatta Men’s Watch Prize: Bvlgari, Octo Finissimo…

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