Early Spring: The True Story Behind Groundhog Day, and Why the Groundhog Cares about Time

Today, February 2, is officially “Groundhog” day. This is the day when the groundhog  emerges from his burrow to determine whether or not spring is in the air. As folklore has it, if the groundhog can’t see his shadow because of the clouds, spring will come soon. But, if it is sunny and the creature…

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Storage Wars: SIHH 2016 Innovative USB Keys

Welcome to the first edition of Storage Wars 2016 — based on the SIHH exhibition and a few independent brands exhibiting in Geneva. Every year we embark on trips to find the most exciting timepieces on the market — and we come home with a wealth of information and images. All of that info is…

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Quality Determines Staying Power During Difficult Times –Especially in the Watch World

Today, I read with interest the editorial letter from Paul O’Neil, editor in chief of World Tempus, a highly regarded industry publication for which I write. O’Neil suggested  that quality over quantity will prevail. I agree. Says O’Neil in his letter “I found some interesting articles in the first issue of the Observer in 2016, among which…

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Ulysse Nardin Unveils Year of the Monkey Classico Watch with Comic Likeness

Ulysse Nardin takes the playful spirit of the monkey to new heights in its rendition of the Year of  the Monkey Classico watch. In this design, the artisans at Ulysse Nardin depict the monkey in what it refers to as “comic strip” style, alert, lively and impish as it emerges from palm fronds. The monkey…

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Happy New Year — Time Ticks By in a Mechanical Dance that Welcomes 2016 — Time to Celebrate

Each year we look back on the highlights of the year that has just gone by (we did that here yesterday), and while reflection is good, looking forward can be better. We made a lot of impressions this past year at ATimelyPerspective, impressions we could not have made and accomplishments we could not have achieved without our readers…

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Reflections in Time: A Look Back on 2015 from A Timely Perspective (Slideshow)

It has been a very interesting year at ATimelyPerspective.com from a variety of perspectives. We have more than doubled our traffic thanks to our enthusiastic readers, and those emails chocked with questions keep flowing in. We responded to a record-setting nearly 300 extremely knowledgeable inquiries this year, several resulting in the purchase of everything from…

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