Experience the Moon’s Influence on Man: The Must-Have A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna

 |  February 19th, 2014

As promised yesterday, we focus on astronomy this week- with some of the most scintillating timepieces coming out of SIHH 2014 in Geneva recently. Among them—the absolute must-have A. Lange &Sohne Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna.  Intriguing, alluring and complex, this watch demonstrates better than most how influential the moon’s lure is over man – once you see, touch, feel this watch – it will be on your hot list. Before we launch into the to-the-moon technical details of this watch — we want to let you know a few intriguing facts: The orbital moon display will not need a day correction for more than 40 generations (1,058 years to be exact);   The watch features a world-first cam storage…

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Technically Speaking, You’ll be Dead before the new A. Lange & Sohne Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch Needs to be Adjusted

 |  January 7th, 2014

Just about a  month ago, A. Lange & Sohne invited journalists from around the world to the unveiling of its Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch that tracks the lunar cycles in  — well – grand style. The official unveiling of this watch to the world will occur in just about two weeks at the SIHH in Geneva, but we wanted to give you a look at it here before the show because it is simply, or not so simply, beautiful. The new Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase,  which, by the way, is designed to remain accurate for 122.6 years,  is prominently displayed on the left side  of the dial and the nocturnal sky is remarkably alluring  thanks to a…

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What are Jump Hour Watches? And 3 That We Love

 |  January 2nd, 2014

We get so used to looking at time on our watch in the typical way — with hour hands, minute hands and seconds – that sometimes we forget there are other options out there.  One of our favorite “different” timepieces is the jump hour watch. We love this because of the super elegant and intriguingly different look of the dial – not to mention the genius of watchmaking that goes into bringing one to fruition. Jump hour watches derive their name from their design—in which the hour indication is in a digit format displayed via an aperture (most often at 12:00). Every hour the digit readout changes automatically – offering a visually exciting “event” that is great to watch. The…

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Start the New Year with Change not Resolutions

 |  January 1st, 2014

Why is it that everyone rings in the New Year with a bunch of resolutions about what they are going to be sure to change? We here at ATimelyPerspective are not resolving to make changes, we are making them.While last year was a wonderful year for us, we like to remember our roots and move forward with vision – much like the watch brands we cover. So, be prepared- the year is filled with exciting new projects. The new year ushers in two sibling sites that we are not yet allowed to reveal but will be up and running soon enough. Additionally, 2014 brings a redesign of ATimelyPerspective to the forefront. The redesign allows for larger, sharper pictures, easier browsing…

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Announcing the Grand Prix D’Horlogerie De Geneve 2013 Winners

 |  November 17th, 2013

On Friday, the largest and most important award ceremony in watches took place in Geneva.  It was the 13t annual Grand Prix D/Horlogerie – wherein a huge number of awards were given. Indeed, it seems each year new categories are added to the prize list – so that this year the event totaled 15 awards.  The list: The coveted “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix prize:  Girard-Perregaux, Constant Escapement L.M. Grande Complication Prize: A. Lange & Söhne, 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar Ladies’ Complications Watch Prize: Van Cleef & Arpels, Lady Arpels Ballerine Enchantée Ladies’ Watch Prize: DeLaneau, Rondo Translucent Champagne Men’s Complications Watch Prize: Romain Gauthier, Logical One Men’s Watch Prize: Voutilainen, V-8R Innovation Prize: Vianney Halter, Deep Space Tourbillon Jewellery Watch…

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