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Zenith El Primero A386 platinum watch

For those who love to immerse themselves in the world of watches – and today, that is a strong number – WatchTime New York exhibition returns this year to Manhattan for a fifth rendition. The show, which takes place October 25-26 at the landmark Gotham Hall, this year boasts a record 37 participating brands.  Open…

A Love Affair Put On Hold; Germany Takes the World by Storm Winning 2014 FIFA World Cup

By Dan O’Rourke There’s nothing like sitting in a living room filled with people silently watching an all important world cup game. It’s something that is hard to forget. The intensity is full forced. Emotions are high and all viewers know what’s on the line. Whether or not you were a neutral viewer or a…

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Louis Moinet Watches – The Truth Behind the New York Mecanograph

By Gordon Henderson New York is awesome. Its history and diversity allow it to stand out amongst metropolises all over the world. The city boasts a population of 8 million residents and 50 million visitors a year – not to mention some of the greatest restaurants known to man.  The city is at the epicenter…

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4 Watch Brands Inspired by FIFA World Cup in Brazil (Part 3 in Who’s Who: Watches and the FIFA World Cup)

Throughout the past month, with the World Cup in full swing, we have brought you one of the most comprehensive looks at watch brands involved in international football. Just check back to see the 20 plus posts under the FIFA 2014 search on our sight. Now, with FIFA 2014 coming to a  close in just…

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Bulgari Watches and Jean-Christophe Babin Defy the Nay-Sayers and Barrel Full-Speed Ahead with Bulgari Watches that Celebrate 130 Years in Style

Back in January, before the SIHH, I was sitting at a dinner in Paris, wherein some watch collectors, watch journalists and execs were discussing which watch brands were really strong. When I brought up the fact that I believe that now that Jean-Christophe Babin (formerly fearless leader at TAG Heuer) is   at the helm of…

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ATimelyPerspective Half-Year Review — How to Keep Time Exciting

Earlier this year, we announced that this was going to be a big year for ATimelyPerspective. In January, we launched our redesign to a two-column, larger-photo, more-hands-on format. In March, we announced the return of our Weekend Sojourns, covering exotic luxury goods other than watches that collectors love. In April, we focused clearly on being…

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For Watch Retailers Only: Introducing the Syndicated Watch Blog — Shine in Today’s On-line World

If you are not a watch retailer, you can skip reading today’s post (take a look at yesterday’s though). This one is for all the retail jewelers who sell timepieces. We know you work hard to keep your sales staff educated and to stay in touch with your customers on a regular basis. Keeping customers…

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Watch Brands Involved in International Football: Bulova Watches and Manchester United

This week, we continue our comprehensive coverage of brands involved with international football. Today: Bulova.  Last year, Bulova announced its global partnership with football powerhouse, Manchester United.The brand was named the club’s Official Timekeeper and Global Partner earlier this year, and now introduces a co-branded Swiss-made watch collection specially crafted to celebrate the relationship.  The…

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How Greubel Forsey got to be 10 Years Old, and 5 Top Greubel Forsey Watches Hands On (Part 2)

By Gordon Henderson Yesterday, we brought you a look at how Greubel Forsey has become a true force to be reckoned with in the watch industry; you can read that here. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, this brand is well worth a close-up look – so here we go. Recently, I had the distinct…

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Greubel Forsey Celebrates 10th Anniversary … However Did They Do It? (Part 1)

By Gordon Henderson The skill of a master craftsman is displayed in a number of ways. For the viewer, the skill is in what can be experienced through the senses. Touch, feel, the visual aesthetics. The sum total of the encounter then leads the viewer to some type of judgment: “Yes, I like this, the…

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