Audemars Piguet Hosts Grand Slam Pre-US Open Tennis Championship Event in NYC with Serena Williams, Stan Wawrinka

 |  September 1st, 2015

Last week, I had the grand experience of joining Audemars Piguet on the Highline of The Standard hotel in New York, where the brand hosted a mixed doubles virtual tennis tournament and cocktail party with tennis champions and Audemars Piguet brand ambassadors Serena Williams and Stan Wawrinka. I  had the great opportunity to meet both of these players privately for exclusive interviews with them,  portions of which will run here on ATimelyPerspective and on our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com throughout the two-week US Open Tennis Championships taking place now. The interview with Williams was especially exciting, given that she is on the brink of a potential historic Grand Slam moment as she returns to New York to play for a fourth…

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Omega, James Bond, 007 and Daniel Craig: Meet the Omega Seamaster 300 “Spectre” Limited Edition

 |  August 31st, 2015

OMEGA and James Bond go hand in hand, or more accurately, hand on wrist. The 24th James Bond movie, SPECTRE is set to release this fall with actor Daniel Craig playing Mr. Bond for his fourth time. In commemoration of this new film, Daniel Craig and OMEGA have teamed up to introduced the new Seamaster 300 “SPECTRE” Limited Edition. The timepiece is a special addition to the brand’s existing Seamaster 300 collection which was launched in 1957. It features the same OMEGA Master Co-Axial calibre 8400 inside a 41mm stainless steel casing. However, surrounding the sleek black dial is a bi-directional, rotating diving bezel, with a 12 hour scale made from black, polished ceramic. It is combined with OMEGA’s signature…

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The New Rolex Day Dates You Don’t Want to Miss Thanks to the Rolex Caliber 3255

 |  August 28th, 2015

By Gordon Henderson When one hears the word “Rolex,” a host of things come to mind. Among them: iconic design, lasting durability, state-of-the-art manufacturing and innovative thinking – in addition, of course, to cool things like Paul Newman, automotive sports, diving and more. Now, we have even more to be excited about- as we witness the first generation of timepieces emerging from the brand and housing the all-new Caliber 3255 (just unveiled at BaselWorld 2015). According to Rolex standards, a watch movement’s values lie in precision, power reserve, reliability, resistance to shock and magnetism, and ease and convenience of adjustments. With those pillars in mind, the new caliber delivers on all fronts and holds a massive 14 patents. The bidirectional…

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Up Close with the Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 6

 |  August 21st, 2015

Harry Winston regularly wows the watch world with its innovation and technical prowess. This year, with the Histoire de Tourbillon 6, the watch brand once again pulls out all the stops with what is the brand’s most complex timepiece in the Histoire de Tourbillon line to date.  This year marks the release of the sixth watch in the series — and the timepiece, unveiled at BaselWorld 2015, is making its way to select stores now. Of course, it is so complicated to build that just 20 will ever be made. The watch is powered by a patented movement, the HW4701 caliber, with a massive 683 individual components. Among the functions and features: a tri-axial tourbillon, in which each of three…

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Announcing the Winners of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance — with Rolex

 |  August 17th, 2015

You may have noticed that since last Friday, we have been covering the Monterey Classic Car Week — a vintage car haven — on a daily basis. Today we bring you the short and sweet results of the superlative events of the week — of which Rolex sponsored four prestigious parlays, including sponsoring the RolexMonterey Motorsports Reunion, and acting as the Official Timepiece of the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance. Rolex  was out in force yesterday to present the awards to the winners of both of these prestigous events. At the   2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Best of Show went to a 1924 Isotta Frashini Tipo 8A, owned by Jim Patterson Collection of Louisville, Kentucky – won Best of Show. The classic car…

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