Time Capsules: News – Breguet Original Pocket Watches on Display at J. Paul Getty Museum, LA

Four original pocket watches from the late1700s and early 1800s created by Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747-1823) have gone on display in the J. Paul Getty Museum in the permanent collection of French Decorative Arts and will remain there through October 2011. It is the first time such a rare and special viewing of these four historic…

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Trend Report: Enamel Watches

CartierSantos 100Yesterday, atimelyperspective brought you a video of the up-close workmanship — the art of enameling. Today, we bring a few modern-day examples of this alluring work. This is a centuries old art – one that lives on in watch dials of the finest caliber. Translating nature’s finest birds, flowers and animals in miniature onto tiny…

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Time Capsules: Product – Breitling Soars With Navitimer Super Constellation Limited Edition

Aviation enthusiasts may be happy to know that the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation “Star of Switzerland” – a fine symbol of the conquest of the skis and one of the world’s three remaining flight worthy Super Constellations – is preparing to take to the skies again. In Breitling renewed its financial support for the preservation…

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Time Capsules: Product — Cartier Watches and the Grand Traditional Arts

Cartier has long been known for its extraordinary works of high jewelry and haute horology. A pioneer for more than 160 years in the watch and jewelry world, Cartier has always focused on artistry in its designs. In the past five years, this brand has created masterful new calibers in high watchmaking that has brought…

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A Moment in Time: Baseball’s Hall of Famer, the legendary Reggie Jackson

Born Reginald Martinez Jackson, “Reggie”, nicknamed “Mr. October” for his postseason clutch hitting  with the New York Yankees, is easily one of the most famous former American Major League baseball players. He enjoyed a 21-year career, played for four different teams and accumulated a number of record accomplishments. Reggie Jackson was inducted into the Hall…

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Time Capsules: News – Would you pay a million for a Rolex?

Someone did this weekend at the Christie’s Geneva Sale of Important Watches. In fact, the bidder paid $1,163,340 — a new world record price for ANY Rolex wristwatch ever sold at auction. It was for this legendary ultra-rare split-seconds chronograph (reference 4113). Just 12 were made by Rolex and only 8 of them are known…

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