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Elvis Presley Ebel watch

Once owed by Elvis Presley, this solid gold and diamond-accented Ebel watch is up for sale for a mere $498,000 by M.S. Rau. The watch, which Presley later gifted to his friend and backup singer J.D. Sumner (complete with inscription on the back)  will be on display in New York at the upcoming  New York…

Up Close with Ralph Lauren RL67 Safari Chronometers … On Safari in Zambia

For the thousands of readers who follow ATimelyPerspective, you already know from our many Facebook and Instagram posts that we just returned from Zambia, Africa, where we went exploring the Kagem Emerald mines in Kitwe with Gemfields (we will bring more about that trip soon). What you may not have known is that during that trip,…

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Slim d’ Hermes Perpetual Calendar Moonphase Watch Makes its Way to Stores

Hermes, which has been making watches since the early 20th century, has a complete collection of dress watches, fashion-forward watches and dive watches, in addition to its complex Time Suspended (read more about that here) and Masque watches. Now, the brand goes to the next level with its newest series of ultra-slim watches that offer…

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Gucci Dive Watch Houses Automatic GP Movement

With summer upon us, water sports are all the rage. But you don’t have to spend a fortune for a watch that weathers the elements with you. The all new Gucci Diver watches go beyond fashion to the realm of form and function. The 45mm pieces are built in either black PVD coated steel or in…

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Bremont Unveils America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA Watches

Last month, British brand Bremont announced its appointment at the Official Timing Partner to the 35th America’s Cup and to the defending champion Oracle Team USA.  To many, the announcement was a surprise – as Bremont has been so firmly entrenched in aviation. But, as Giles English, co-founder says, “We grew up in both worlds:…

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Linde Werdelin’s SpidoSpeed Titanium Represents The Brand’s True Spirit

When Linde Werdelin boasts that it combines the “best of Swiss craftsmanship with Danish design and avant-garde technology” they’re not exaggerating. Not one bit. Their newest SpidoSpeed Titanium, inspired from the race car industry, unites a rugged industrial look with a highly refined, stripped-back skeleton movement that does not compromise on strength or performance. Not…

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Faberge Reinterpreted — by Master Watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht — Hands On! Oh, and Men, this one is for the Women

For those who know legends in jewelry and watches, this story may come as no surprise. It is comprised of several renowned men in history and present day: First, there is Peter Carl Faberge — jeweler to the Russian Czars, creator of fantasy and wonder, inventor of the famed Faberge Eggs that open to reveal…

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Time For Reflection – Father’s Day Perspective With TAG Heuer

Father’s Day takes on a different meaning for everyone. No two father/child relationships are alike. But there are probably a few universal traits that make up this appreciative day for dads. As a child I grew up with the idea that my dad was this super human who could do everything that I couldn’t. Who…

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DeGrisogono Unveils High-Tech, Haute Horology Instrumento No. Uno Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson Founded in 1993 by Fawaz Gruosi, de Grisogono launched as a premier high-end jewelry manufacturer. Gruosi is known for his passion and intensity surrounding the products he creates and  routinely turns out one-of-a-kind masterpieces featuring precious stones and black diamonds. Affectionately referred to as the King of Black Diamonds, Gruosi added to his…

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Montblanc’s Heritage Chronométrie Ultra Slim Is Fundamentally Elegant

  When it comes to Swiss hand-crafted timepieces, the balance between preserving the authenticity and tradition of a quality watch and developing innovative techniques within watchmaking is often as fascinating as the mechanical balance in the watch itself.  Montblanc has been writing horological history for over 100 years and sees no reason to quit now.…

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SEIKO’ s Astron GPS Solar Chronograph Is A Logical Choice With Luxurious Taste

Affordable Watch Wednesdays have become a continuous theme here at ATimelyPerspective to highlight the logical side of luxurious timepieces. We’ve recently had the opportunity to wear SEIKO’s Astron GPS Solar Chronograph 8x series, model SSE017. In short, it was a very satisfying experience. There’s a range in quality and an overall feel of an “affordable”…

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