Watch Lovers Won’t Want To Miss Watches & Wonders Miami On President’s Day Weekend

 |  February 7th, 2019

From February 15 to the 17th in sunny Miami, the second annual Watches & Wonders Miami show will take place, concurrent with the Miami Yacht Show and vintage auto show.  Watch lovers won’t want to miss this event. Just about 30 watch brands will be showcasing their newest watches here, and some are unveiling new timepieces for the first time. Led by the  Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in partnership with the Miami Design District.  Brands that are exhibiting in their…

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SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

 |  January 23rd, 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good, the bad and the ugly. SIHH 2019 in Review: Right off the bat, I have to say that this was one of the most successful…

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A. Lange & Sohne Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Lange 1 With Special Edition Watch

 |  January 10th, 2019

It was in October of 1994 that A. Lange  & Sohne unveiled the Lange 1 watch. The epitome of the German brand’s style elements and technical prowess, the Lange 1 turns 25 this year and still remains a coveted timepiece in all of its newest iterations thanks to the asymmetric dial and strong personality. In fact, it was on October 24, 1994 that A. Lange  & Sohne founder Walter Lange, along with watch industry great Gunter Blumlein, presented the first…

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Introducing The A. Lange & Sohne Datograph Up/Down Lumen In Platinum (price)

 |  October 24th, 2018

Taking a true classic and making it new isn’t always easy, but German watch brand A. Lange & Sohne makes it look easy time and again. Now the brand unveils a new twist to it beloved Datograph — releasing the platinum cased Datograph Up/Down Lumen. The Datograph, the brand’s first proprietary chronograph caliber with column-wheel design, jumping minute and flyback function was unveiled in 1999, and fast became an icon as a beloved timepiece by collectors. In 2012, A. Lange…

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Introducing the $200,000 A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Tourbillon With Enamel Dial And Two Patents in Mechanism

 |  July 12th, 2018

If you are a regular reader of ATimelyPerspective, you know that I have tremendous respect and affinity for German watch brand A. Lange  & Sohne. This brand experienced its re-birth around the time I was just starting in the watch industry, so I have witnessed its tremendous growth and success. Each year, the brand surprises me with new timepieces that either offer pioneering technology or stunning classic aesthetics. Now, the brand once again delights us with the A. Lange &…

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Top Five Watch Industry Billionaires As Seen On Forbes Billionaires List

 |  May 29th, 2018

Recently, Forbes posted its 2018 World’s Billionaires list, wherein it named record 2,208 billionaires from around the globe. Interestingly enough, but not too surprisingly, there were some luxury goods owners from the watch industry on that list, including the CEO of two big watch groups, and a few others. Topping the watch brand and luxury goods list is Bernard Arnault & Family – coming in as number 4 on the list. Arnault is the Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet…

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Hands On With The World’s Most Complex Chronograph: A. Lange & Sohne Triple Split Watch

 |  May 11th, 2018

German brand A. Lange & Sohne continues to be an innovator in the haute horlogerie community. This year, the brand once again tops its own records, setting a new benchmark standard in chronographs with its remarkable Triple Split mechanical watch. The world’s first split-seconds chronograph that enables the wearer to track comparative time measurement in larger than 60-second increments – in fact measuring multiple increments of up to 12 hours – the A. Lange & Sohne Triple Split is an…

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