F1 Grand Prix Winner Mark Webber Talks About Motorsports and Rolex

 |  February 11th, 2019

In the throes of the 2019 racing season, and on the heels of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, we talked extensively in Austin (during F1 racing) with Mark Webber, Rolex brand ambassador and nine-time Formula One Grand Prix winner, FIA World Endurance Champion, Porsche ambassador, and Red Bull athlete Mark Alan Webber about racing, watches and precision. Recently, in my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, I published parts of that interview, now I share it here.  The Rolex 24 at Daytona 2018:…

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SIHH 2019: Armin Strom Unveils $280,000 Masterpiece 1 Dual Time Resonance Sapphire Watch

 |  January 17th, 2019

It was in late 2018 that Armin Strom announced the unveiling of its Dual Time Resonance watch –an oval beauty that is as precise as it is aesthetically and technically appealing. Now, just in time for SIHH, the brand releases a stunning sapphire-cased version — the Masterpiece 1 Dual Time Resonance Sapphire watch — complete with sapphire crystal case and casebook, and patented resonance clutch spring spring mechanism in the in-house-made ARF17 caliber. The Armin Strom  Dual Time Resonance Sapphire…

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Frederique Constant’s 30th Anniversary, Release of Grand Complications, Reconfirms Future Of Brand

 |  December 31st, 2018

With the year 2018 coming to a close, we reflect on some of the brands that celebrated in style this year. One such brand is Frederique Constant, a Swiss brand built on the relationship of value and quality. Just 30 years young, Frederique Constant has, nonetheless, put an indelible mark on time.  A few months ago, I traveled with the brand to Paris for its anniversary and for the unveiling of its limited edition Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Manufacture timepiece. The celebration…

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Video Interview: Giles English of Bremont Talks SuperSonic with Roberta Naas

 |  November 29th, 2018

Recently at WatchTime New York, we had the chance to interview Giles English, co-founder of the privately owned British watch brand Bremont. This British brand is making incredible inroads in building up the British watchmaking field again, and is even breaking ground for an all-new watch factory in Henley. In this video, English talks about the new Supersonic watch – that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Concord– with Roberta Naas, veteran watch journalist and founder of ATimelyPerspective.com. The watch…

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Video Interview: Davide Cerrato of Montblanc Discusses the 1858 Geosphere World Time Watch And More

 |  November 27th, 2018

Recently at WatchTime New York, Montblanc exhibited some of the brand’s newest watches. The company has been making great strides in blending its rich watchmaking heritage and prowess from Minerva (which Montblanc owns and which dates back to 1868) with its state-of-the-art watchmaking for timepieces that offer beauty, technology and craftsmanship. The newest collections are geared for today’s lifestyles and offer a host of features and aesthetics that are garnering global attention. For this reason, we were delighted that Davide…

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Video Interview: Mario Peserico of Eberhard Watches Discusses the Tazio Nuvolari Legend Watch With Roberta Naas

 |  November 26th, 2018

Eberhard Watches is a privately owned Swiss watch brand that celebrates fine watches and honors a price/value relationship. The company has had a long relationship with car racing since the 1930’s, and to this day has involvements with vintage rallies around the world. To honor one of the greatest drivers of yesteryear, Tazio Nuvolari, the brand created an entire collection about 20 years ago that is continually evolving. Recently, at the 2018 WatchTime New York show, we had the chance…

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Video Interview: Stephen Forsey of Greubel Forsey Talks Haute Horology With Roberta Naas

 |  November 23rd, 2018

There is no denying that Swiss brand Greubel Forsey is a real force in the industry. This is the brand that has consistently pushed the envelop of innovation since its inception just under 15 years ago. In fact, after four years of research and development, they unveiled their first Double Tourbillon 30 degrees in 2004. Formed by top watchmakers Stephen Forsey and Robert Greubel, this brand constantly unveils new timepieces that challenge not only technology, but also the watchmaking thought…

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