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IWC Portugieser Automatic Blue Panda.

  Watch collectors around the world are familiar with the term Panda when it comes to chronograph watches. It typically defines a white background with black subsidiary dials (panda eyes)  and the reverse Panda is just what it sounds like: black dial, white subsidiary dials. Now, though, IWC Schaffhausen brings one of the watch  world’s…

Racing With Bremont Watches At The America’s Cup Final Races In Bermuda (Travel Log)

Bremont AC35 America's Cup Bermuda watch in 18-karat rose gold -- on the water during the final races for the 35th America's Cup.

The world’s oldest sporting trophy – The America’s Cup – has left America with a resounding win on the part of Challenger Emirates Team New Zealand that left many Defender supporters feeling – well – deflated and disappointed Thanks to British watch brand, Bremont, we were there for the final races and are happy to…

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Meet the Dubarry Crazy Wheel Watch by Franck Dubarry

Dubarry Crazy Wheel watch in titanium with carbon fiber bezel.

As lovers of all things horology, we here at ATimelyPerspective welcome independent brands into the market place. One interesting such brand is Frank Dubarry, who presented his new Dubarry Crazy Wheel collection earlier this year at Baselworld. The new line from this young brand offers a unique interpretation of the hours and minutes’ display, as…

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Join Our Underwater Adventure With Oris and the Coral Restoration Foundation

Diving with Oris and the Coral Restoration Foundation in Key Largo to out plant Staghorn coral.

I don’t scuba dive. Truth be told, I’m a little terrified of open water. I love the beaches, love going into the ocean from the shore line — but just don’t put me out in the deep blue sea all alone and don’t expect me to don the diving apparatus and breathe through masks and…

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A Close-UP Look at the Azimuth 3D Wonders: Mr. Roboto R2, Crazy Rider

Azimuth SP-1 Crazy Rider motorcycle-inspired watch.

As all of our regular readers know, I have been in the watch industry for three-and-a-half decades and so I have seen many a brand come and go. One brand that began its journey back in 2003 has grown by leaps and bounds: Azimuth. Known for its cutting-edge designs and relatively reasonable prices given the…

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank Watch Sets World Record, Sells For $379,500 At Christie’s Auction

Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank Watch sells for $379,500 at Christie's Auction

In yesterday’s Christie’s Rare Watches and American Icons auction, which totaled sales of more than $10M, the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank watch set a world record for the most expensive Cartier Tank ever sold at auction. It went for $379,500.  The winning bidder donated a portion of the proceeds to the National Endowment for…

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Watch Review: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent Watches Designed with Lapo Elkann

Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent collection 2017 designed with Lapo Elkann.

In an ongoing collaboration with Italia Independent and the brand’s  founder Lapo Elkann, Hublot unveiled its newest series of timepieces earlier this year. Now they are beginning to hit stores and we take a close-up look and bring you an honest review of the Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent collection. The newest watch collection continues to underscore…

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4 Reasons Why We Love the Graham Chronofighter Vintage Nose Art Watches

Graham Chronofighter Vintage Nose Art Ltd. watches are inspired by history.

Earlier this year, Graham unveiled its pin-up inspired Chronofighter Vintage Nose Ar watches. Some people thought the watches were a bit sexist, others embraced them in the spirit in which they were intended: history re-captured. In fact,  the line is inspired by the nose-art found on the military planes of the 1940’s. Here we bring you four reasons why we…

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Exclusive Interview: Peter Speake-Marin Talks About Leaving His Brand And His New Naked Watchmaker Ventures

Peter Speake-Marin

Just a few days ago, Speake-Marin SA — the eponymous brand started by well-known and much-loved English watchmaker  Peter Speake-Marin — issued a statement noting that after 16 years, Peter Speake-Marin will be leaving his brand to pursue other interests. In fact, he is pursuing a new path, and today, in an exclusive interview, he discussed his plans…

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Review of the Emmanuel Bouchet EB02 Automatic Limited Edition Watch

The Emmanuel Bouchet EB02 Automatic Limited Edition with diamonds -- in a conical setting -- is a technical masterpiece.

I admit, I am a great fan of watchmaker Emmanuel Bouchet who seems to think on a different level. About a year and a half ago, when he unveiled his first creation, the Emmanuel Bouchet Complication 1, we covered it in depth here.  Now, we got a good look at the newest rendition, the Emmanuel Bouchet…

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20 Top Watches for Father’s Day

Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition

Looking for the perfect gift for Dad this year? All week long we have featured some amazing watches that would suit any father or husband in true style. However, since we know that Father’s Day is Sunday and you may want a few more ideas, we bring you 20 top picks for Father’s Day gifts. Watches…

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