Defining the Pilot Watch: Zenith Type 20 Grand Feu

By Gordon Henderson In the world of horology and watch sizes, there is big and then there is the pilot watch. Typically pilot watches are built with a large face — meant to be easily legible at a glance while flying — and a large crown, meant to be accessible while wearing pilot gloves unfit…

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Breguet Breaks Records with the Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique

By Gordon Henderson Breguet is a juggernaut when it comes to innovations in the advancement of horology. Founded by Abraham-Louis Breguet in 1775, it is one of the oldest watch making brands in the world. ATimelyPerspective had the great pleasure of touring the brand’s Manufacture and its renowned tourbillon room. You can read about that…

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Close Up With the Girard-Perregaux Tri-Axial Triple Tourbillon (video)

By Gordon Henderson Girard-Perregaux is a brand with the wind at its sails. The brand’s Constant Force Escapement was unveiled a year ago and took home top honors in the 2013 Grand Prixe d’Horologerie Genève. Since then, the watch world has been asking how Girard-Perregaux will follow up on that year’s success. The answer: the…

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Arnold & Son Watches: Why the DSTB is Revolutionary (slide show)

  Celebrating 250 years of heritage, Arnold & Son continues to demonstrate its technical prowess and top-quality Swiss craftsmanship. The limited edition DSTB (Dial Side True Beat) is a grand example of the brand’s British-inspired history and its haute horology vision.  The DSTB is part of the brand’s Instrument Collection and the newly developed automatic…

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Arnold & Son Watches and the Patented CTB (Central True Beat) Watch

We’ve written about Arnold & Son time and again here, as this is a brand we truly respect. Here, we reflect on what Arnold & Son has achieved this year with its newest introductions, watches that are just starting to hit the markets this summer. These complexities created with superb craftsmanship celebrate the brand’s 250th…

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Would You Wear a Blue/Green Rolex? Introducing the Oyster Perpetual Milgauss Blue Z (video)

This watch is a winner. Now some may say that the blue and green combination is a bit odd, but we think it is a perfect color to take this already easily identifiable, much-loved watch to even new heights.  The new Rolex Oyster Milgauss Blue Z features an amazing green sapphire crystal combined with a…

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