Video: Greubel Forsey Double $695,000 Balancier Sapphire Watch

Greubel Forsey Double Balancier Sapphire watch

This year at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, SIHH 2018, Greubel Forsey unveiled its Double Balancier Sapphire watch. Not the first sapphire-encased watch released by the brand, the new timepiece offers an incomparable view inside the watch, which houses Greubel Forsey’s sixth “fundamental invention.”  Now, the brand has created a video of the Double…

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Corum Introduces New Admiral Legend Watches for Men and Women

Corum Admiral Legend 42mm Chronograph

Just in time for summer water sports, Swiss watch brand Corum expands its much-coveted Admiral’s Collection. While holding true to the marine aura behind the Admiral Cup collection, the brand expands the line with eight new Legend pieces decorated in entirely natural minerals. Drawing from nautical inspiration, the pieces feature dials produced from teak wood…

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Seiko and Rolex Brand Ambassadors, Djokovic and Kerber, Win The Championships at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic takes the Grand Slam title at Wimbledon 2018. He is a Seiko brand ambassador.

It’s a wrap. The Championships at Wimbledon have new winners in the men’s and women’s singles and both are watch brand ambassadors. Novak Djokovic takes the Grand Slam title (his first since the 2016 French Open) for men’s singles, and Angelique Kerber takes the victory for women’s singles. Djokovic is a Seiko brand ambassador, while…

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

A. Lange *& Sohne 1815 Tourbillon Enamel watch is powered by the L102.1 caliber with two patented mechanisms that include zero-reset and stop-seconds.

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…

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Louis Moinet, Inventor of the Chronograph, Gets His Own Street, Unveils Ultravox Hour Strike Watch

Louis Moinet Ultravox Hour Striker designed by Eric Coudray and team.

It isn’t every day that a watch brand can boast that it has a street named after it, or its founder. However, on the 250th anniversary of the birth of Louis Moinet, the inventor of the chronograph, this Swiss independent brand has garnered its own street, named after the founder of the brand in Bourges, Switzeralnd. An unveiling…

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Fortuna Sells $2.2 Million at Summer Auctions, Including Quarter-Million-Dollar Rolex ‘Paul Newman’ Watch

The relatively new auction house of Fortuna held its two-day Summer Auctions this past weekend, which included its first-ever Important Watches auction. In total, the New York auction sales revenue was just about $2.2 million, with about a quarter of that stemming from the watch auction. The highest ticket lot: a rare Rolex “Paul Newman”…

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