A look at watches with a variety of horological complications and functions above and beyond telling time.

A Closer Look at the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grand Tradition Grand Complication

By Gordon Henderson There is no denying that Jaeger-LeCoultre is a master of high complications. This brand has unveiled record-breaking watches time and again. Earlier this year, the brand unveiled — as part of its Haute Joaillerie line — the  Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication. A blend of craftsmanship, elegance and innovation, the watch  features…

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Moonphase Madness – One Collector’s Love Affair with the Heavens

By Gordon Henderson I would like to side step our normal updates about the latest in horology news and talk personal affectations, in particular this editor’s love for the lunar complication aka moon phase complication. Why the lunar complication you ask? It all starts with what many in the watch world refer to as their grail…

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Breguet Breaks Records with the Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique

By Gordon Henderson Breguet is a juggernaut when it comes to innovations in the advancement of horology. Founded by Abraham-Louis Breguet in 1775, it is one of the oldest watch making brands in the world. ATimelyPerspective had the great pleasure of touring the brand’s Manufacture and its renowned tourbillon room. You can read about that…

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Collectors’ Corner: How Piaget Watches and its Ultra-Thin Legacy Snags Watch Collectors

By Martin Green, watch collector, journalist for Revolution and Troisanneaux   Watch journalists are incredibly spoiled. They might not own every watch or even brand, yet they are exposed to the nec plus ultra of Haute Horlogerie on a daily basis. Such excessive exposure to so many great watches makes it hard to call favorites…..or…

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From Sketch to Skull: Introducing Fiona Kruger’s Unique Take on Time (Video)

Skull watches are not new. Timepieces inspired by the macabre go back centuries. Howerver, Fiona Krüger Timepieces — with the statement piece being a   skull  —   bring a new dimension to the mix. The statement watches from this Scottish born designer (who lived a few years in Mexico as a child) re-interpret the…

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How to Wear an Hour Glass on Your Wrist: Konstantin Chaykin’s Carpe Diem

“Seize the Day!” A saying that in today’s fast-paced world we seem to forget. Did it mean more in yesteryear?  Or are we just too busy to take the time to seize a day, or even an hour? Well, Russian watchmaker Konstantin Chaykin (who we covered here before- with his amazing Cinema watch) understands time…

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