SIHH 2013 Watch Trend Review

As SIHH 2013, the 23rd edition of this luxury by-invitation-only watch show, comes to a close – it is important to note several key trends that emerged with the unveiling of the newest timepieces. The watches shown in Geneva during the fair last week will make their way to the market – and to discerning…

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Show Time 2013 – Top Watches Unveiled at SIHH

For true watch lovers – those who follow every unveiling and await each new innovation – it’s  Show Time! The 2013 Show Season is upon us and begins exactly one week from today with the opening of the very prestigious watch trade event: Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH). This luxurious exhibition in…

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Watch Education: Understanding the Difference between Automatic and Hand-Wind Watches

Recently, we here at ATimelyPerspective received an email from one of our newer readers – someone really interested in learning about watches from the ground up. It got us to thinking; maybe not everyone really knows timepieces to the same degree. This week, we will continue our sessions on watch history and watch education –…

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Watch Stops 2012: SIHH – Vacheron Constantin Shows Off the Patrimony Traditionnelle 14-Day Tourbillon

Complete with the Hallmark of Geneva, the new Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Tourbillon offers an amazing 14 days of power reserve. Created in pure watchmaking classic beauty, the timepiece houses the new VC Calibre 2260 – the first tourbillon to boast 14 days of power reserve and the brand’s first to be approved according to…

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Time Capsules: product –Vacheron Constantin Takes Haute Joaillerie Watchmaking to new Heights

 Vacheron Constantin has made legendary history with the making of its incredible high-jeweled watches, such as the Kallista (a watch made in 1979 that took 6,000 hours of workmanship to set the 130 carats of diamonds that comprised its case and bracelet), which inspired the brand a couple of decades later to create the Kalla…

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Time Capsules: News — Vacheron Constantin Recalls its American Heritage

James Ward Packard watchIn a move designed to coincide with the opening of its first USA boutique (in NYC) and to recall its rich history here in the USA (which ATimelyperspective wrote about just recently), Vacheron Constantin has launched an interactive website:  http://americanheritage.vacheron-constantin.com The venerable brand – the world’s oldest watch manufacture in continuous operation…

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