Experience Watchmaking for a Weekend in Zurich

 |  July 31st, 2015

Always dream of going to Switzerland? Of seeing how watches are made? Well now you have your chance. The Dolder Grand hotel in Zurich is offering a “Luxurious Watchmaking Experience”  this summer and running through September 30, 2015. Operated as a special package by the iconic hillside-nesteld hotel, the event is designed to offer guests a unique watchmaking experience. Run by top Zurich retailer, Bucherer, the watchmaking class enables participants to gain a rare look inside the fascinating world of watchmaking. A  trained watchmaker will teach the art of beautiful timepieces via a once-in-a-lifetime look inside the best Swiss timepieces.  The package includes a two-night stay at the hotel, which also boasts an award-winning spa, and other amenities. Packages start at just about $3,000 per person.

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How To Spot a Fake Watch — NAWCC Introduces Luxury or Lie? Course

 |  July 14th, 2015

Watch education is an essential on-going tool of knowledge for any watch lover. Now, the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors has implemented a new educational course for watch lovers who really want to know how to spot a fake. The course, entitled Luxury or Lie? How to Identify Genuine Watches, is targeted to help jewelers, appraisers and watch buyers. The program has been designed and developed by the NAWCC along with wristwatch curator and instructor Adam Harris. The course includes an overview of watch types and establishes criteria for making judgments of authenticity based on comparative analysis. Essentially, throughout the multi-day workshop in Columbia, PA, participants will learn watch examination techniques and critical detection skills to discern the…

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4 Things to Look for When Buying a Watch for Father’s Day (or a Graduation)

 |  June 14th, 2015

Yes, Father’s Day is only a week away. And, yes, this is the graduation season. We have said it here before, but we reiterate – a watch is the perfect gift for the grad, dad, brother, uncle, boyfriend, hubby in your life. It is the one thing that is always timeless.  That said, this week we will present some great watches to think about for Father’s Day gifts. They will range in multiple price points to range from gifts for a   newbie to a watch collector – and somewhere in the middle depending on your budget. First, we want to offer a few tips and hints that will help you when selecting a watch. Naturally, you first want to set your…

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Meet the Watch Lover’s Dream: Govberg OnTime, the All-in-One Watch App

 |  May 12th, 2015

Not sure when your favorite watch was serviced last? Thinking about buying a new watch? Maybe even a vintage watch? Searching around the Internet looking for the latest articles from the best watch blogs out there? Stop a moment and download the new, free Govberg OnTime app for your iPhone or iPad (android versions coming soon). Govberg, a retail jeweler with nearly 100 years of history as a brick-and-mortar store, recently released its cutting-edge, all-in-one-place watch app for collectors and enthusiasts.Govberg OnTime offers real-time news feeds from the industry’s leading media sources – including ATimelyPerspective, of course. It also offers a host of utilities for watch collectors to manage their own personal collections. Called “My Watch Box,” this area allows…

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Be Among the First Consumers to See this Year’s Top Watches — Don’t Miss Madison Avenue Watch Week this Week in NY

 |  April 19th, 2015

This week in New York City, you can be among the first consumers ever to see, touch and try on some of the hottest watches of the new year. All week long, top Madison Avenue watch boutiques are showcasing new products that are just arriving in stores this spring and summer. Additionally, some brands are offering watchmaking demonstrations, and a few other notable special events — all to please the watch lover in you.  Indeed, this year’s Madison Avenue Watch Week boasts an impressive roster of watch brands on a 12-block stretch of Madison Ave that runs from 57th street to 69th street. Who’s involved in the haute horology line up?   A. Lange & Söhne, Chopard, David Yurman, de Grisogono, Fabergé, F.P. Journe,…

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