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Rolex, Monterey Classic Car Week

It’s definitelya busy week for car lovers and for  Rolex this week and weekend as we embrace Monterey Classic Car Week.  Held in the Pacific coastal town of Monterey,California, the week consists of a host of events that draw automobile enthusiasts from around the world — most of which are either sponsored or  timed by…

Weekend Sojourn: Time and Art — An Honored Tradition that Audemars Piguet Furthers

Art Basel Miami Beach just wrapped up its 2012 event. Interestingly enough, in addition to drawing thousands of art lovers from around the world, the event also attracted the attention of a host of watch brands. It is no wonder – many art lovers are also watch collectors and enthusiasts. Now, the legendary Swiss watch…

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Time Capsules – News: Patek Philippe and Tiffany & Co. – What a Match

For more than a century two great brands, Patek Philippe and Tiffany & Co., have been working together. Now, to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the US Patek Philippe Boutique inside Tiffany & Co, New York City, the two jointly unveil special limited-edition timepieces. The new watches are double signed, with both the Patek Philippe…

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Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH 2013 – A. Lange & Sohne Unveils Grand Lange 1 Lumen

 A. Lange & Sohne understands the importance of ease of reading, and magnificently incorporates it into the all new limited Grand Lange 1 “Lumen” with a semi-transparent dial that exposes the ingenious mechanism of the first luminescent outsize date display.  Long known for its superbly bold date display, A. Lange & Sohne kept the complex…

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Time Capsules: News — Girard-Perregaux Unveils Limited Edition FOReverglades Hawk Watch

In Miami this week at the Art Basel event, Girard-Perregaux makes a timely statement. The to watch brand has partnered with  FOReverglades, an environmentally minded public art exhibition by International Artists William Sweetlove and the artist collective, Cracking Art Group.  At the same time, Girard-Perregaux unveiled a new, limited-edition Hawk watch that it hopes will…

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Watch Education: Understanding the Difference between Automatic and Hand-Wind Watches

Recently, we here at ATimelyPerspective received an email from one of our newer readers – someone really interested in learning about watches from the ground up. It got us to thinking; maybe not everyone really knows timepieces to the same degree. This week, we will continue our sessions on watch history and watch education –…

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Video: Audemars Piguet Celebrates Royal Oak

As this year comes to a close, we want to recall the 40th anniversary celebration of one of the most iconic 20th century watches: the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak. We here at Atimelyperspective have brought you a lot of behine-the-scene coverage of this brand and its newest watches that celebrate the birth of the luxury…

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Weekend Sojourn: NASCAR Racing with Tissot

It isn’t everyday one gets to official NASCAR racing. Being in the pits, walking among the drivers and the frenzied hustling of readying the cars for the track is a real thrill. Even better: actually being on the track sidelines during the race, and standing right next to the pit crew as they make their…

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Watch Stops: SIHH 2013 – Baume & Mercier Unveils new Clifton Line

It has started: the unveiling of several new watch collections as sneak-peeks at what will be coming in January at the SIHH exhibition in Geneva. We’ve shown a few insights already, but here we are again. This new Clifton collection from Baume & Mercier was inspired by a 1950’s vintage timepiece, and is  an evolution…

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A Moment in Time: Francois-Paul Journe Unveils the Chronometre Optimum in NYC

In a private appointment yesterday with master watchmaker Francois-Paul Journe (at the wonderful Madison Avenue FP Journe Boutique), we had the privilege of getting   hands-on to the brand new Chronometre Optimum watch that now joins FP Journe’s complex haute horlogerie collection.  This new piece – a three-hand watch – was several years in the making,…

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ATimelyPerspective Event: Great Opportunity to Bid on Line for Great Jewelry, Watches to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

We don’t usually write about jewelry during the watch week (we save that for Weekend Sojourns), but with the holidays around the corner and everyone shopping for a great buy, you may just want to check this out. More than 90 jewelry designers and at least one watch brand, Baume & Mercier, have donated their…

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