Close Up With The New Carl F. Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec Black Manta Ray Special Edition

 |  May 2nd, 2019

Carl F. Bucherer is an independent watch line that we have covered quite extensively here on A Timely Perspective over the years. One of the main reasons we continue to follow and promote the brand revolves largely around the good the manufacturer has done with sustainability of oceanic life and their focus on the black manta ray. In 2017,  Carl F. Bucherer partnered with Manta Trust, a UK organization focused on gathering information on the habitat in Maldives of the…

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Baselworld 2019: A Closer Look At The Hautlence HL Sphere 01

 |  April 8th, 2019

Much of the value and pedigree of a watch manufacture is derived from how long the manufacture has been in existence. There has, however, over the last couple of decades, been a bucking of that trend as newer manufactures have entered the market place with fresh takes and technological accomplishments that rival those of any of the older houses. One such brand is Hautlence, and over the past 15-plus years the independent Swiss manufacture has  regularly launched pieces that  are…

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Bovet Unveils Newest $232,000 Platinum OttantaSei Tourbillon With Pininfarina

 |  December 14th, 2018

In a bold and beautiful move,  Bovet is releasing the newest OttantaSei Tourbillon platinum watch — the result of an on-going collaboration between Pascal Raffy, owner of Bovet, and Paolo Pininfarina, well-known Italian businessman and owner of Pininfarina car design company (which has ties to and been hired by the likes of Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, and Maserati). The newest Bovet OttantaSe Tourbillon deftly captures the design aesthetics of both creatives. It is offered in a limited edition in platinum and…

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F. P. Journe Adds Bold Yellow Dials to Centigraphe Sport and Octa Sport Lines

 |  November 15th, 2018

F.P. Journe revisits two important sports watches with updated newness just in time for the holidays. Now, lovers of the F.P. Journe Centigraphe Sport and Octa Sport watches can find them in a 44mm case made of Grade 5 Titanium darkened to an anthracite color and featuring bold yellow dials. Each of these watches features a bezel made of titanium and ceramic so that the overall look of the watches  encapsulates what the sport line from F.P. Journe is supposed…

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James Marsden of X Men and F1 Racer Lewis Hamilton Talk Performance At IWC

 |  October 22nd, 2018

Last week, IWC hosted a panel discussion at their NYC flagship boutique store between actor James Marsden, most known for his role as Cyclops on X Men, and renowned world F1 racing champion Lewis Hamilton. The discussion between brand ambassadors covered what performance and preparation mean to them and how they’ve come to embody the spirit of the brand in their everyday lives. The conversation between the two celebrities was really a dialogue between friends as the two had met…

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H. Moser & Cie Unveils Endeavour Perpetual Moon Concept Watch With Vantablack Dial Or Fume Blue

 |  October 10th, 2018

Inspired by the Earth’s natural satellite, the moon, H. Moser & Cie pays homage to our lunar neighbor by releasing the Endeavour Perpetual Moon Concept. The piece is one of the most accurate moon phases to hit the market with only  one day’s deviation every 1027 years — a testament to the manufacturer’s technical prowess. Even more important, though, is the fact that this watch features one of the blackest black dials in the world thanks to its use of  Vantablack…

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Daniel Craig, AKA James Bond Agent 007: Face Behind New Omega Seamaster Diver 300M Watches, Campaign (prices)

 |  September 27th, 2018

James Bond, one of the greatest franchises in cinema history, played by Daniel Craig, will be the face behind a new campaign for Omega to launch the revamped Seamaster 300M series of watches.  Omega has been the brand of choice for Bond for years. Now, 007 wears the Omega Seamaster 300M. The line was first launched 25 years ago, and because of the design aesthetic and technology, the Omega Seamaster 300 quickly established itself in the market place as a contender…

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