Time Capsules: News – Omega Watch Co. & Arthus-Bertrand Planet Ocean Exhibition Opens in Shanghai

Omega has long been a friend of the Space program. It is the watch that went to the moon; it is the watch that timed the re-entry in a near-fatal Apollo mission. The brand has also long been associated with the Earth’s Oceans. Its watches have gone on expeditions with Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the late…

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Breaking News: Only Watch 2011 Auction Results — Antiquorum Lures Top Buyers; Patek Philippe Goes for Nearly $2 million

Patek Phillipe Today in the Principality of Monaco, the world-famous charity watch auction ONLY WATCH was held under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II. Forty unique timepieces donated by top brands were sold by Antiquorum, the entire proceeds of which are donated to support research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. A few watches fetching…

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Trend Report: High-Tech Materials in Watchmaking — Inside and Out

The watch industry has come a long way from its stainless steel and 18-karat gold days of 35 years ago.  Today, high-tech materials reign as movement parts inside the watch and as case and bracelets on the outside. Rado was the first real pioneer in the world of ceramics more than 30 years ago and…

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Time Capsules: Product — Carl F. Bucherer Patravi Chrono Date You Want

Carl F. Bucherer has been building timepieces of distinction that we here at ATimelyperspective regularly recognize and talk about. Every once in a while, thought, we just like to sit back and enjoy the beauty and craftsmanship, the excellence and precision of a particular watch. Such is the case with the stunning Patravi Chrono Date…

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