Watch Collectors, This is For You: The Maitres du Temps Chapter Three Midnight Blue

 |  May 18th, 2015

By Gordon Henderson Aside from the perfect piece of carry on luggage, the dual time zone watch is the perfect travel companion for the business professional. Let’s be honest, looking unfettered while traveling across three times zones, keeping track of meetings across the globe and knowing the kids’ bedtime back home is challenging on the best of days. Well, with the release of the Maîtres du Temps Chapter Three Midnight Blue, the plane ride from JFK to Heathrow just got…

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A Moment in Time: Master Watchmaker Roger Dubuis

 |  October 3rd, 2012

As a young boy living in a quiet village in Switzerland, Roger Dubuis was tasked with helping the local cobbler ring the church bells on Sunday morning. Little did anyone know that this important chore would change his life forever. Every week, he would walk to the church tower and climb hundreds upon hundreds of steps to reach the church bells. Tired during his climb, he would often rest on the level of the tower where the clock mechanisms and…

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Trend Report: Retrograde Watches

 |  March 5th, 2011

Maitres du Temps with retrograde date and retrograde GMTYesterday, Atimelyperspective.com posted a video about the making of the retrograde watch and the setting of the hands on these timepieces. Mesmerizing to look at, retrograde timepieces are not the easiest to make, yet this year, they  are among the most popular complications to  come on to the market.  A retrograde watch is one that offers some indication of the time of day (hours, minutes or seconds) or of the day, date…

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