Introducing Patek Philippe Ref. 5531R World Time Minute Repeater Watch, A World’s First, And A Comprehensive Look At Five More Limited-Edition New York 2017 Watches (prices)

 |  July 12th, 2017

Today, Patek Philippe unveils a host of exciting new watches that celebrate the brand’s “The Art of Watches” Grand Exhibition in New York. The exhibition officially opens — free to the public — tomorrow and runs for 10 days, with one of the most expansive exhibitions of more than 450 current and historic Patek Philippe watches on display.  Additionally, the brand launches nine special watches made exclusively for the US market, and releases a world’s first timepiece: the $561,341 Ref.…

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A Comprehensive Look at the 49 One-of-a-Kind Watches for OnlyWatch 2017 (Part 1: Slide show)

 |  July 11th, 2017

This November, the seventh annual OnlyWatch auction will take place in Geneva on the 11th of the month. The event is one that pulls the finest watch brands in the world together for charity, as each participating brand (or company) donates a single one-off watch that goes up for charity auction. OnlyWatch is organized by Monaco Association against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and the auction is led by Christie’s auction house. This year for the first time, in addition to individual…

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Cartier In Motion: Six Top Cartier Watches From the Still-Open London Exhibit (slide show)

 |  July 10th, 2017

Don’t miss the opportunity to see some of the finest timepieces ever made by Cartier — the Cartier in Motion exhibit that openedat the London Design Museum in late May — curated by Norman Foster — is open until July 28th. The exhibit includes timepieces from the early 20th century to present day and explores the shapes and design evolution of Cartier watches in the context of the art, architecture and design of their times. Below we bring you a slideshow of just a few key pieces…

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Chess Anyone? American Watch Brand RGM Unveils ‘Chess in Enamel’ Watch for 25th Anniversary

 |  July 7th, 2017

This year marks the 25th anniversary of American watch brand, RGM Watches, and the brand is well-poised to celebrate this milestone. Earlier in the week, we took a look at American watchmaking history, and we said we would be back with more on key brands, so here we are. RGM was started by Roland Murphy, watchmaker extraordinaire, in Mount Joy, PA, in 1992 and has been building watches there (sometimes using Swiss parts)  and even building movements there, ever since.…

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Roberta Naas to Cover Women’s Watches for Monochrome

 |  July 7th, 2017

Those who know us here at ATimelyPerspective, know that our founder, Roberta Naas, has been covering watches for almost three-and-a-half decades and has written half a dozen books on the subjects of watches and time. Now, the award-winning writer joins the esteemed team at Monochrome-Watches.com — to cover women’s watches for the well-known watch site. Monochrome-Watches is now in its 11th year in business and focuses strongly on reviewing watches for men — offering in each article a bit of…

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