Around the World: Tutima Makes History with First German-made Minute Repeater since Reunification

“There is no present without the past,” Dieter Delecate, owner of Tutima, said yesterday as he welcomed guests to his new factory in Glashütte.  After three years of R&D, Tutima proudly revealed something not one industry observer would have expected to see from this predominantly pilot-watch company: a minute repeater that was fully conceived, designed,…

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Time Capsules: product — Zannetti Breathes Fire and Life into its Watches

Zannetti creates timepieces of true distinction. Handmade in Rome, the y are works of exceptional art. To touch one of these beauties, to see it on the wrist and to understand the amazing craftsmanship that goes into its making is a rare treat.  Each watch starts with a hand drawing so exact it could be…

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Time Capsules: Product – Here’s to the Rivet-ing HM3 Frog Zr from MB&F

Rare, unusual, and top-of-the-line mechanics – that about sums it up when it comes to creations from MB&F, and the newest extension of the HM3 Frog – the HM3 Frog Zr is no exception. Wowing us with the colors at first glance – the case is black PVD zirconium with a purple 22-karat gold rotor…

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Around the World: Franck Muller Hits Grand Slam Unveiling The Reggie Jackson Collection at Tourneau

Last week Atimelyperspective was the only site given the inside story about Franck Muller releasing The Reggie Jackson Collection this week at Tourneau Time Machine in New York.  Now we bring you a quick look at the watches (with more details and an interview with Reggie Jackson coming soon). This evening, at a special by-invitation-only…

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Around the World: Longines Times Animal Kingdom’s Win at the Kentucky Derby

 One of the most prestigious equestrian races of all time, the Kentucky Derby, was won this weekend by a horse that opened at 20-1: Animal Kingdom. There to time the 137th event (America’s oldest and continuously held sports event) was one of the world’s finest watch brands: Longines. This 179-year-old Swiss watch brand partnered with…

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Time Capsules: Product – Jean Dunand’s Palace – Fit for a King – But you can buy one, too

For the past decade, the Jean Dunand brand has been quietly turning out masterpieces. The brand, born of the fascination of two great watchmaking minds — Thierry Oulevay and Christophe Claret, celebrates Swiss-born artist Jean Dunand (1877–1942), one of the great craftsmen of the art deco movement. With the brand name in place in 2003,…

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