Only Watch 2017 Part 2: Meet the Rest of the 49 Unique Watches Being Auctioned (Slide Show)

 |  July 13th, 2017

Earlier this week, we brought you news about OnlyWatch 2017, and showed half of the 49 (thus far) unique watches that are going up for auction in November for the seventh annual OnlyWatch event.   OnlyWatch is a charity auction with all proceeds going toward finding a cure for  t Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As mentioned yesterday, these are all unique watches being donated by the brands for this event only. To heighten the attention, a  world tour of these watches begins in September…

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A Close Up Look at Only Watch 2017 Watches, Part 1 (Slide show)

 |  July 11th, 2017

This November, the seventh annual OnlyWatch auction will take place in Geneva on the 11th of the month. The event is one that pulls the finest watch brands in the world together for charity, as each participating brand (or company) donates a single one-off watch that goes up for charity auction. OnlyWatch is organized by Monaco Association against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and the auction is led by Christie’s auction house. This year for the first time, in addition to individual…

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One To Want: Arnold & Son’s Affordable and Alluring Nebula Watch

 |  April 8th, 2016

When I originally submitted this article, my opening words were: “Damn Arnold.” While we didn’t go with that lead, the point was, this over-the-top brand has done it again – wowed us with its superb design and craftsmanship, as the brand unveils the new Nebula. A timepiece that was inspired by its namesake, and that celebrates the symmetry of the world, the Nebula is a watch that you just can’t put down. Its seven chamfered, triangular bridges are meant to…

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Meet the New Arnold & Son HM Perpetual Moon in Blue

 |  December 14th, 2015

By Samantha Walsh In a testament to their tradition of watches with astronomical indications, Arnold & Son added another moon phase to the Royal Collection with a new version of the HM Perpetual Moon. In a steel case with a blue guilloche dial, the new HM Perpetual Moon features one of the largest moon phase apertures on the market. The 29mm moon phase disc, which spreads from 10 to 2 o’clock, features a 11.2mm three-dimensional sculptured moon that was first…

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Hands On with the Arnold & Son Constant Force Tourbillon

 |  July 6th, 2015

By Gordon Henderson Horology, at its core, is all about the pursuit of accuracy through mechanical timepieces. In that pursuit, the development of systems that eliminate any stimuli that detract from precision is paramount. In one of its newest feats, Arnold & Son has combined two complications that play as a horological version of Batman & Robin against the more nefarious elements of the accuracy underworld. We are referring, of course, to the effects of gravity and subsequent loss of…

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Arnold & Son Unveils World’s First: Instrument Golden Wheel

 |  January 15th, 2015

There is just no getting around the fact that Arnold & Son superbly embraces traditional watchmaking and visionary thinking. We have written about this brand with a rich British history so many times here before — as they regulary release ground-breaking timepieces.  Well, 2015 is no exception. The new patented, world-fist watch combines the wandering hour (also known as jumping hour) complication with a true beats second complication (sometimes referred to as a deadbeat seconds). Called the Golden Wheel — so…

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A Look at What Makes the Arnold & Son TE8 Metiers d’Art II so Special

 |  December 3rd, 2014

  By Gordon Henderson Arnold & Son – a brand we love here at ATimelyPerspective and have written about time and again — represents the fusion of British history and Swiss watch manufacturing. The brand is a favorite of many in the horological circle because it offers classic styling with new and fresh technological interpretations. The brand regularly releases world firsts and patented concepts – always quietly and unassuming. The newest of its unique insight comes with the new references…

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