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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…

Introducing the Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Collection (Pre BaselWorld 2014)

Bold, race-inspired and true to form, the new Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique collection pays tribute to the world of vintage Formula 1 racing in a classic way. We all know how intimately involved with auto racing Chopard is. Not only has this brand sponsored and crated the Mille Miglia timepieces for years, but…

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Aviation Buffs, This One’s For You: Introducing the Bell &Ross Carbon Orange (Pre BaselWorld 2014)

Pilot watches are a special breed, much like the pilots who wear them.  They offer distinct legibility and often have added functions, or vintage inspirations. Bell & Ross, a brand that began as a military- and pilot-inspired line, continues to surprise and delight us with its timepieces. In just a few weeks in BaselWorld 2014,…

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Introducing the Anxiously Awaited Official Watch of the FIFA World Cup, Brazil 2014 – by Hublot

Lovers of international football are passionate about the sport. They may also be passionate about the world premier of the official watch of the 2014 FIFA World Cup – the Hublot Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chronograph King Gold. The watch, unveiled in Tokyo with world-famous Pelé, was developed and designed especially for World Cup football…

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International Football Reigns: Ritmo Mundo Signs On Half a Dozen Top World Soccer Players as Brand Ambassadors

This is sport week here at ATimelyPerspective, as so many brands are unveiling  watches and news revolving around the world’s top sports. Ritmo Mundo is an affordably priced watch brand known for its innovative  designs that include the Persepolis with turning case and the creative, fun Puzzle  game watch, among others. Becuase this brand is…

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Winder Weekend: Reviewing the Wolf Viceroy Triple Watch Winder

By Massi Catizone Watch winders have been around a while and there are many different grades, styles and qualities.  The WOLF Viceroy Triple Winder is a particularly good-looking, top-performing winder that keeps up to three watches wound at a time. There is also space for keeping other timepieces. The winder houses three M2.7 modules that…

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It’s All Greek to Me: Introducing Seah’s Newest Astronomer Watch

We’ve written about Seah® watches before here.  This is a young Swiss-made brand with roots in America. Founder and designer of the brand, Rachel Levy, brings together the concept of a truly personalized timepiece and astrology, whose roots are in astronomy. Each watch design recalls certain elements of the astrological world and enables the wearer…

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From Sketch to Skull: Introducing Fiona Kruger’s Unique Take on Time (Video)

Skull watches are not new. Timepieces inspired by the macabre go back centuries. Howerver, Fiona Krüger Timepieces — with the statement piece being a   skull  —   bring a new dimension to the mix. The statement watches from this Scottish born designer (who lived a few years in Mexico as a child) re-interpret the…

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A Moment in Time: Actor/Screenwriter Nadir Hasan Refuses to be a Prisoner of Time

Ever sit back with a beer to watch some TV and relax? Maybe you were taking time out from your busy day with an episode of The Black Box, Law & Order or the Michael J. Fox Show? If so, you’ve seen actor Nadir Hasan. He has done substantial television work with these shows and…

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If You Were a Watch Brand, Would You Craft Just 100 Watches a Year? Introducing Laurent Ferrier – Classic, Exclusive Elegance on the Wrist

Last night I had the distinct pleasure of meeting with the classically elegant brand Laurent Ferrier SA. For those who are not familiar with this five-year-young watch company, you should be. Laurent Ferrier is a watchmaker extraordinaire. For 37 years he worked at Patek Philippe in design and technical research carving his reputation out of…

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If You Were Jumping Out of a Plane, Would You Wear a Ball Watch? A Three-Week On-the-Wrist Review of the Engineer Hydrocarbon Airborne (live pics, prices)

By Alex Lam I just spent three weeks wearing the BALL Engineer Hydrocarbon Airborne. This Airborne is a relatively new offering from BALL, a manufacture with roots in the United States and now based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. It comes as no surprise that, as Ball is known for its tool watches, the Airborne is a…

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