Romain Gauthier Insight Micro-Rotor White Gold Limited Edition

Hands On With The Romain Gauthier White Gold Insight Micro-Rotor

Romain Gauthier is an independent watch brand that we respect immensely. Every single timepiece Romain Gauthier produces is done with strict attention to detail and with the finest master craftsmanship. Such is the case with the newest 18-karat white gold Insight Micro-Rotor watch now out in extremely limited editions with stunning enamel dials and specially…

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Carl F. Bucherer Heritage BiCompax Annual Calendar as unveiled at Baselworld 2019.

Hands On: Carl F. Bucherer Heritage Bicompax Annual Calendar

Swiss independent watch brand Carl F. Bucherer has a lot going on in its product repertoire this year. It was just late last year that the brand unveiled its new Heritage collection — showcasing a masterful Tourbillon Double Peripheral watch with a masterful engraving of Lucerne (the brand’s home town) on the case back. Now,…

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Hautlence HL Sphere 01 as seen at Baselworld 2019

Baselworld 2019: A Closer Look At The Hautlence HL Sphere 01

Much of the value and pedigree of a watch manufacture is derived from how long the manufacture has been in existence. There has, however, over the last couple of decades, been a bucking of that trend as newer manufactures have entered the market place with fresh takes and technological accomplishments that rival those of any…

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Storage Wars: The Best USB Keys of Baselworld 2019

Storage Wars: The Best USB Keys Of Baselworld 2019, And The Fate Of Storage Units

Well, it has been a tradition here at ATimelyPerspective that after every show, we take a break from all the product news, all the show reviews and all of the interviews to do something fun and different: showcase the way watch brands offer their vital information to journalists. Year after year, we write about the…

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Baselworld 2019

I’m Back With The Truth: The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Baselworld 2019

Last Wednesday I finally returned from my 10-day Swiss junket that included a three-day stop in Davos with Movado (that’s an upcoming story in itself) followed by six days in Baselworld.  Here, I bring you an insider’s view of what Baselworld really went through this year  — the good, the bad and the ugly. And, believe…

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TAG Heuer Autavia re-invented at Baselworld 2019

Baselworld 2019 Hands On: TAG Heuer Autavia Watch

At Baselworld last week, TAG Heuer had a number of important introductions. One of them was among my favorites: the re-issue of one of its finest watches: Autavia Chronograph Chronometer.  I wrote about the watch for the Baselworld Daily Newspaper, but here we take a closer look at it and add some hands-on photos. It was…

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Patek Philippe, Ref. 5172G Chronograph as seen at Baselworld 2019

Baselworld 2019: Patek Philippe Unveils New White Gold Chronograph Ref. 5172G

One of the first watches released by Patek Philippe at the show this year is the new white-gold-cased version of the Chronograph Ref. 5172G. This new version features a striking blue dial. It is an evolution of the first chronograph with a movement entirely developed and manufactured by Patek Philippe, Ref. 5170, that appeared in 2010.…

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Hublot Sang Bleu II watch

Baselworld 2019: Hublot And Tattoo Artist Maxime Buchi Unveil Big Bang Sang Bleu II

With Baselworld officially starting tomorrow, Hublot reveals the Big Bang Sang Bleu II  created in collaboration with famed tattoo artist Maxime Plescia-Büchi, founder of Sang Bleu. This marks the second venture between the two, but this version not only offers Buchi’s design on the dial , but also features the creative concept in angular glory…

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Zenith Defy Inventor

Zenith Unveils Defy Inventor With Monolithic Silicon Regulator And Made Of Aeronith

  Here at Baselworld 2019, Zenith turns things a bit upside down in the watch world  with the unveiling of its new Zenith Inventor watch. The watch houses the brand’s  patented “Zenith Oscillator” control system oscillator that replaces the traditional sprung balance and eliminates approximately 30 components to offer  single monolithic oscillating device made of…

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L.U.C Quattro at Baselworld 2019

Baselworld 2019: Chopard Unveils New L.U.C Quattro

Recently, I had the great opportunity to go to Bordeaux, France, with Chopard for the Baselworld preview of some of the finest timepieces it is unveiling this year. While we also went wine tasting and truffle hunting, we had the chance to go hands on with the watches. One of my favorites is the sophisticated…

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