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 All-New Cle’ de Cartier Collection

 |  August 25th, 2015

Earlier this year at the SIHH in Geneva, Cartier made another unprecedented move. The brand introduced an all-new watch line: Cle’ de Cartier. It is the brand’s first new preconceived round shaped watch since the incredibly successful launch of the Ballon Bleu. The line, designed to be unisex, features an unusual crown meant to resemble a key more than a round crown. In fact, translated in French, the word Cle’ means key. Mind you, it is not a key resembling the conventional sense of the word, such as a key that opens a door or starts a car, but rather a key that is an instrumental feature of the watch. Instead of being a round fluted crown in the classic shape, the crown…

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Off The Cuff : Linde Werdelin’s SpidoLite Titanium Is Masculine Yet Majestic

 |  August 24th, 2015

There’s something especially unique about how Linde Werdelin blends analog time-keeping with such technical details that always keeps you coming back for more. Recently ATimelyPerspective had the opportunity to get an up close vantage point with the brand’s highly esteemed SpidoLite Titanium. Within the two weeks of wearing it there was never a dull moment, a fortnight was just a tease. Earlier this summer we covered Linde Werdelin’s SpidoSpeed Titanium and touched on how its rugged toughness and detailed craftsmanship epitomizes the brand’s essence. It was no surprise that the SpidoLite Titanium further demonstrates the genuine quality and usefulness that the brand strives for. The appropriately sized 44mm casing is made out of the same Titanium Grade 5 material which…

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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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Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Duomètre Unique Travel Time Boasts A Rarity Of Refinement

 |  August 20th, 2015

Innovation and evolution are the buzz words in the watch world.  Consistently breaking down the barriers and creating something entirely unique is what this industry thrives on. Often times the newness refers to a particular aesthetic. Jaeger-LeCoultre, known for it’s innovation, has a particular timepiece in its product line up that we just love, and want to take a few minutes to re-visit its  beauty and technical advancement: the Duomètre Unique Travel Time watch. Powered by Jaeger-LeCoultre’s own Dual-Wing® concept, the in-house Calibre 383 houses two barrels (one for each time zone), each one boasting a 50-hour power reserve. Within this calibre the ease in handling such complications is apparent. By turning the crown counterclockwise, the timekeeping barrel is wound, while…

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