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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…

Introducing the Vacheron Constantin “Year of the Monkey” Watch from the Legend of the Chinese Zodiac Collection (Prices)

Continuing our coverage of the Year of the Monkey watches, we take a look at the Vacheron Constantin “Metiers d’Art, Legend of the Chinese Zodiac” collection  — this year with the new “Year of the Monkey”  watch.  The brand offers two versions, one with a blue dial and one with a Chinese red dial — each bearing the…

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Meet Harry Winston’s “Year of the Monkey” Premier Watch –Yes, Men, This One is for the Women (Prices)

While we have officially started our New Year, the Chinese New Year does not begin until next month: February 8, to be precise. So, to honor everyone’s new year, every day this week, we will bring you a look at new timepieces that are created to honor the Chinese New Year — where one zoo in…

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5 Reasons Why Rolex Gets It Right – As Usual

With the new year upon us, the Pantone Color Institute has announced its hot colors of 2016.Typically, there is one star color of the year, but this year they have named two hues: Rose Quartz and Serenity (a pale blue hue) as the 2016 Colors of the Year. This means we can expect a lot…

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Happy New Year — Time Ticks By in a Mechanical Dance that Welcomes 2016 — Time to Celebrate

Each year we look back on the highlights of the year that has just gone by (we did that here yesterday), and while reflection is good, looking forward can be better. We made a lot of impressions this past year at ATimelyPerspective, impressions we could not have made and accomplishments we could not have achieved without our readers…

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Reflections in Time: A Look Back on 2015 from A Timely Perspective (Slideshow)

It has been a very interesting year at ATimelyPerspective.com from a variety of perspectives. We have more than doubled our traffic thanks to our enthusiastic readers, and those emails chocked with questions keep flowing in. We responded to a record-setting nearly 300 extremely knowledgeable inquiries this year, several resulting in the purchase of everything from…

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End the Year with Light: Check Out the HYT H4 Metropolis Video

OK — regular readers here at ATimelyPerspective know that we love HYT – the hydromechanics line of watches that display time via fluid. Now, as we wind down 2015, we want to infuse time with a little excitement. Just over a month ago, we brought you the story of the brand’s newest H4 Metropolis — …

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Watchstars Awards Go to Tudor, A. Lange & Sohne, MB&F and Omega Watches

As the year winds down, the winners of the Watchstars Awards 2015-2016  have been named. Winners of the awards are selected by a panel of watch experts via  independent voting. The expert panel consists of more than 70 international experts, and watches were nominated in five categories. Winners: Classic Stars:  Omega Globemaster. This watch model, which was…

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Hands On with the MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual Calendar Watch

What can we say about MB&F that we haven’t already said? Different, edgy, unique, incredible and — well — an all-around great team of people, as well. Now, MB&F brings us the newest round Legacy Machine — the Perpetual Calendar. The watch strikes a chord with us for a number of different reasons.  To begin…

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Meet Martian Voice Command Watches … A Pretty Cool Smart Watch

It has been an incredible year for Smartwatches. From announcements made in March at BaselWorld by top watch brands to the launch of the Apple Smartwatch — being connected has never been more relevant. The thing is, some brands were already in the “connected” field before this year. Such is the case with Martian Watches  —…

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The Day Before Christmas

‘Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the watch world, Not a watchmaker was stirring, no machines whirled; The tools were all placed on the benches with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The collectors were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of tourbillons danced in their heads;…

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