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Louis Moinet Memoris Scarab Wings Watch

On its recently revamped website, in the “tomorrow” section,  Swiss independent watch brand Louis Moinet writes: “A meteorite unique in the world has just landed in the Ateliers Louis Moinet, more than 150 years after its discovery. This extraterrestrial material will be the heroine of a one-of-a-kind creation telling a truly extraordinary story.” The thing is, if…

Classic Voltaire: Introducing the Manufacture Royale 1770 Micromegas Double Flying Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson It isn’t every day a watch brand can trade its roots back to the  Age of Enlightenment. But Manufacture Royale does exactly that — and more. In fact, the brand not only traces its origins to the Manufacture Royale de Ferney workshops founded in 1770 nearby Geneva, but also to the famed philosopher, writer,…

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It’s a Long Name, but a Full-Bodied Spirit: Introducing the Hublot Big Bang UNICO Chronograph Retrograde Kobe “Vino” Bryant

Luxury Swiss watch brand, Hublot, recently raised a glass (a wine glass, that is,) in Napa Valley to unveil its newest watch — created in cooperation with  brand ambassador, basketball star Kobe Bryant. The Big Bang UNICO Chronograph Retrograde Kobe “Vino” Bryant watch debut coincided with the opening of the brand’s  first boutique in San Francisco.This…

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Kentucky Derby 2015: American Pharoah Wins in Just Over 2 Minutes

According to Longines time, American  Pharaoh raced in to the finish line in just 2 minutes and three-tenths of a second (2:03.02 to be exact). The colt took the 10-furlong race win in front of a rec0rd-high crowd of more than 170,500 people. This young brown colt is the first to win coming out of…

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Longines Goes All-Out to Time the Kentucky Derby and Unveils a new Sure-Bet Conquest Classic Moonphase Watch

“The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” is back, and Longines, the official timekeeper of the Kentucky Derby, and the Longines countdown is well underway with all eyes on Churchill Downs this Saturday, May 2nd. In typical Longines style, the brand will be recording every second of the exciting action – from starting gates to the final finish. In fact,…

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Close Up with Richard Mille’s RM 022 Tourbillon Aerodyne Dual Time Black Carbon – It’s One of a Kind

In the grand scheme of the watch industry Richard Mille is quite young. With beginnings in 2001, this contemporary brand embraces its newness by creating extraordinary timepieces rooted in technical innovation — striving for perfection in both artistry and architecture. We have covered the brand many times, and you can read about some of the…

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Affordable Watches: Have Fun with the Newest Relaunch of ToyWatches

Affordable watches make great weekend get around companions — especially when they have a good look to them. The Italian-baed ToyWatch was first unveiled to the world in 2006 as a bright colorful collection of fashionable watches– but in 20013, the company was purchased by new owners and put under scrutiny to change watch product,…

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Watch Review: A Close-Up Look At Tutima’s M2 German-made Watch Line (original photos/prices)

German-made Tutima is a brand we are fond of here at ATimelyPerspective. In fact, we have covered the brand and its watches time and again — in articles that range from its daring aviation aerobics (here) to its top-of-the-line high-horology pieces (here). Recently, we got the opportunity to get up close and personal with the…

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Up Close with the Baume & Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra … Celebrate American Racecar History

Now that the timepieces are out on the market, I am fully free to write about one of the most exciting and exhilarating watch trips — a trip with Baume &Mercier to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary win of the Shelby Cobra (with a massive 427 cubic inch Ford V8 at its heart)…

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Suck it Up, Guys. This One is for the Women: Introducing the Audemars Piguet Diamond Punk

It isn’t every day someone calls you a punk and you are proud of it … especially if you are a luxury watch company. However, Audemars Piguet is proud of the term — since the brand just unveiled its Diamond Punk secret watch earlier this year in two breathtaking renditions. These watches recently made their…

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Time and Tides: Celebrate Earth Day with Jaeger-LeCoultre and UNESCO New Video of Glacier Bay National Park (video)

Today we celebrate the 45th Earth Day.  As such, in New York, Jaeger-LeCoultre and UNESCO also celebrate in a big way, and if you are in New York this week for Madison Avenue Watch Week, you will want to pay a visit to the Jaeger-LeCoultre boutique (801 Maidens Ave (near 62nd Street) for a first-hand look at…

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