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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A Moment in Time: Abbas – a Man of 1,000 watches

The one thing I have learned through my many interviews with watch collectors around the world is that there is no set number of watches one looks to collect. It’s all about finding the right watches. But for Abbas, Middle East watch collector, there seems to be no limit. Thus far, he has collection that…

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Time Capsules: TAG Heuer Splits the Seconds Ever Further with the Mikrotimer Flying 1000

Just a few months ago, when we were in Geneva for the SIHH, ATimelyperspective met with TAG Heuer and reviewed the then-amazing Mikrograph (the first mechanical chronograph to achieve 1/100th accuracy). Recently, TAG Heuer unveiled the Mikrotimer Flying 1000, a new concept watch made entirely in house that is capable of accuracy to 1/1000th of a…

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