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Oris Aquis Date Calibre 400

Independent Swiss watch brand Oris dances pretty much to its own drummer. Despite being a large, globally distributed brand, the company’s executives pull out all the stops when it comes to creative designs and responsible partnerships. Recently, the brand announced that it has created an all-new in-house-made movement, Caliber 400 and today, it introduces the…

Hamilton and Hollywood: Watches Go Interstellar

Hamilton Watch brand has long been known for its leading role in Hollywood – with more than 60 years on the screen. It started with the 1951 O Oscar-nominated movie, The Frogmen, wherein the brand equipped the naval divers in the movies with Hamilton watches – much as it had during World War II. Since…

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Ritmo Mundo Watches Joins Forces with LA Galaxy

By Ryan Walsh For the first time in Ritmo Mundo’s history, the brand is partnering with a sports team. Likewise, the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team will have its first watch sponsor. This partnership will begin with the 2014- 2015 MLS season. This year, Ritmo Mundo’s garnered international attention thanks to its stepped-up involvement with…

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Watches Gone Wild — Introducing the MB&F HM6 Space Pirate

He’s done it again. Max Busser of MB&F (Max Busser and Friends) is back with a maddening blast of space age, high-tech, sci-fi blending that presents itself in the HM No. 6 – just unveiled to the world today in Switzerland. Fondly called the HM6 Space Pirate, this new creation is designed to survive the…

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Nik Wallenda, King of the High Wire, Dances with Death Crossing the Chicago River

The first thing Nik Wallenda said when I asked him what his major concern was about walking a high-wire tightrope across the Chicago River was: “ The weather. It is the Windy City after all.” Well, yesterday, Nik Wallenda, known as the king of the high wire, dazzled the world (it was filmed live on…

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And the Winner is… GPHG 2014 Results are In, Breguet takes Top Prize

Yesterday, the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie Genève 2014 (GPHG) was held in Geneva. The largest watch competition, GPHG saw 72 top watches compete in 12 different categories for winning placements. Many of these watches we have written about on ATimelyPerspective this year. Here, we bring you the results. 2014 PRIZE LIST  with Select Photos Below: …

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Five Top Must-Do Things to do this Weekend that Involve Watches

This weekend is one filled with great watch-related events to experience. We could have posted the top 7 things to do this weekend – but two of our musts are – well — today: Halloweeen and the Grand Prix. So, instead we have a host of events happening in New York, Chicago, California and more for time-savvy readers to…

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Superheroes on the Wrist: From Comic Book to Reality – Introducing Romain Jerome’s Batman-DNA

Pow. Blaam. Boom and Holy Bat Cave — superheroes are larger than life. So large, in fact that they celebrate birthdays and have their own timepieces – well at least Batman does. This week witnesses the 75th anniversary of DC Comics’ Batman — and in celebration of that, Romain Jerome unveils the super cool Batman-DNA…

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Affordable Watch Wednesday: Introducing the Tissot T-Touch Solar Expert

Some watch brands really understand the need to protect the environment and go solar. Tissot has harnessed the power of light — and touch — and delivered it in a  good-looking, highly functional watch: the Tissot T-Touch Solar Expert watch.The watch offers the brand’s proprietary tactile-touch abilities. That is, all functions are activated simply by…

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Collectors’ Corner: How Swatch Love Turned to Serious Watch Love

by Amit Dev Handa (Las Vegas collector) My love affair with watches began when I was 13 years old — with Swatch watches. I was lucky enough to be exposed to a retail environment and family business where I was around these incredibly accessible art pieces that ticked all day long. This changed the game…

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