Review: A Closer Look at the Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Villes Lumières: Cities of Light On the Wrist

 |  July 19th, 2017

  The new Metiers d’Art Villes Lumieres collection from Vacheron Constantin is a new series of watches whose dials feature nocturnal portraits of great cities from an aerial view. The dials of these watches are created using  a fusion of two eclectic art mediums, Grand Feu champleve enameling and hand applied precious powder, a technique mastered by Japanese artist Yoko Imai. As for the inspiration, an areal view of iconic cities at night highlights the level of artistry accomplished in…

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American-Made Weiss Watch Company Unveils LE American Issue Field Watch in Blue

 |  June 30th, 2017

With America’s Independence Day around the corner, we thought it a good time to take a look at an American watch brand.  Weiss Watch Company is looking to shift the conversation about fine watch craftsmanship to the United States, and restore prestige to American watchmaking. The four-year young brand designs, builds and assembles its watches by hand in Los Angeles. The brand, with several   collections, regularly unveils new pieces such as the recently announced 200-piece Limited American Issue Field Watch…

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Meet the Dubarry Crazy Wheel Watch by Franck Dubarry

 |  June 26th, 2017

As lovers of all things horology, we here at ATimelyPerspective welcome independent brands into the market place. One interesting such brand is Frank Dubarry, who presented his new Dubarry Crazy Wheel collection earlier this year at Baselworld. The new line from this young brand offers a unique interpretation of the hours and minutes’ display, as well as other genre-defining characteristics. Not too surprising, considering the brand is the brainchild of the man who first invented TechnoMarine many years ago. Indeed,…

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Omega and Astronaut General Thomas Stafford Honor 60 Years of Omega Speedmaster, AKA Moon Watch

 |  May 17th, 2017

Last week, with Madison Ave Watch Week in full effect and the eyes of the watch world on New York City, Omega celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Speedmaster in out-of-this-world style. At an event held in the commercial space in Zara Hadid, a luxury condo complex in the West Chelsea section of New York, Omega even brought in NASA astronaut General Thomas Stafford to celebrate what has been nicknamed the Moon Watch. The event, dubbed ‘Get Lost in Space,’ spectacularly…

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The Pros and Cons of the New HYT HO Liquid-Filled Watches

 |  May 4th, 2017

HYT, Hydro Mechanical Horologists, revolutionized the interpretation of how time is displayed on the wrist by using liquid inside the watch. Through a system of patented thin glass tubes and bellows to drive a proprietary liquid around the watch dial, the nature of reading time has become a new experience. Over the years, HYT has created a host of exciting models that showcase the liquid and bellows. Now, however, the brand unveils its newest and most classic look of all:…

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