Experiencing the Indy 500 with TAG Heuer, Patrick Dempsey and Marco and Mario Andretti

 |  May 25th, 2015

It’s as American as it gets. It’s not baseball or apple pie, but it is the heartland of America: the Indy 500. It’s a funny thing but this weekend, ATimelyPerspective had been invited on a number of trips, including the Monaco Grand Prix (also with TAG Hewer). The Indy 500 was the one I knew I couldn’t miss. I’ve been a car lover since I was in ninth grade. It’s in my veins – almost as much as being a journalist is, or writing about watches is. Anyway, the Indy 500 – for those who love cars – is the place to be: the race capital of America. (Yes, I’ve also been to other Formula 1 races, Nascar races, the…

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Hamilton Jewelers’ Watch Fair Offers Trips of Lifetime

 |  May 19th, 2015

If you are a watch lover and live nearby Princeton, NJ, you want to visit  Hamilton Jewelers next week.   On Friday, May 29, and Saturday May 30, this family owned business with more than 100 years of history is bringing the best of the best in watches to its Nassau Street, Princeton, store for its annual “Time of Your Life” Watch fair. But that isn’t all: not only will there be great limited edition pieces on hand, and brand executives from top brands, but also Hamilton Jewelers is  giving away a host of incredible trip packages – offered by more than seven different watch brands. Trips of a lifetime with watch brands range from auto racing (thanks to Tudor and Tag Heuer) to aerobatic…

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Meet Phillips Auction House- the New Kid on the Block that has Achieved Record Highs with Rolex Day Dates

 |  May 12th, 2015

It isn’t everyday that an auction house can come in as the new kid on the block and powerhouse through a single day sale — making world records that stun Rolex lovers and poke a little thorn into the sides of  the tried-and-true houses such as Sotheby’s, Christies’ and Antiquorum. However, Phillips has done just that. This past weekend at LaReserve in Geneva, Phililips, in Association with Bacs & Russo (formerly of Chrisites fame), held two days worth of auctions — with the first day  dedicated solely to one of the most coveted watches: the Rolex Day Date, and the second day, the “One” auction, to a variety of very important brands. The entire two-day sale totaled a whopping $31.8…

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Your Chance To Bid On General Douglas MacArthur’s Jaeger-LeCoultre “Reverso” Is Here!

 |  May 7th, 2015

How would you like to have a Jaeger LeCoultre piece that was formerly owned by the famous General Douglas MacArthur? This Saturday, May 10th, you’ll have an opportunity to bid on a timepiece worn by this illustrious American five-star general. Thanks to Antiquorum auction house, the Jaeger-LeCoultre, “Reverso” will be sold to the highest bidder. While collectors and aficionados alike truly enjoy pieces with the style and look of the vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre Ref. 201 Early Steel Reverso, the historical tale behind this piece is second to none.  General MacArthur was a highly decorated general of the U.S. military serving as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army during the 1930’s and played an important role in the Pacific theatre of WWII…

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It’s a Long Name, but a Full-Bodied Spirit: Introducing the Hublot Big Bang UNICO Chronograph Retrograde Kobe “Vino” Bryant

 |  May 4th, 2015

Luxury Swiss watch brand, Hublot, recently raised a glass (a wine glass, that is,) in Napa Valley to unveil its newest watch — created in cooperation with  brand ambassador, basketball star Kobe Bryant. The Big Bang UNICO Chronograph Retrograde Kobe “Vino” Bryant watch debut coincided with the opening of the brand’s  first boutique in San Francisco.This is the second timepiece the brand has produced with the basketball legend( the first was the King Power Black Mamba Chronograph in 2013). Recently, our friends at IW Magazine, took a closer look at the watch, and this is what editor in chief, Michael Thompson had to say: NBA legend Kobe Bryant says he’s improving as he ages, much like a fine wine. When it came time…

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