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Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

OK folks, get your wallets out. Today — June 19 —  is National Watch Day. That’s right … National Watch Day. I believe its origin lies with Nordstrom, which — about four years ago — coined the term. While the original concept was to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking, it was truly most…

Around the World: Buying and Selling Watches at Auction

This past week was a huge one for the big auction houses in New York City.  Several sold incredible watches – many owned by famous folk such as Elvis Presley and Henry Graves – for pretty interesting prices.  So many of our loyal readers have asked for some insight into what sells at auction and…

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Weekend Sojourn: Great Father’s Day Gifts

It’s not too late!! While this weekend is Father’s Day weekend, there are some great options out there that you can still get that stylish man in your life – husband, father, son, grandfather. That man in your life love fine timepieces, jewelry and writing instruments?  TF Est. 1968 offers these cool ‘Tourbillon’ pens, the…

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Watch Stops: Las Vegas JCK, Couture 2012

As May gave way to June, retailers and watch brands in America flocked to Sin City for the U.S.A.’s most important jewelry and watch fairs: Couture and JCK Las Vegas.  View full story on WORLDTEMPUS – 15 June 2012 Several important themes took center stage: the emergence of smaller women’s watches in the 26-30 mm size;…

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Off the Cuff: Michael Kors Watches Bring Great Looks for Great Prices

By Samantha Walsh  Michael Kors is probably one of today’s biggest names in fashion watches. With their beautiful appearance and high-end looks for reasonable prices, I knew it was going to be a difficult decision as to which watch was right for me. I was buying this watch, not just borrowing it to test drive.…

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Watch Stops 2012: LAS VEGAS — US Exclusive: Girard-Perregaux Launches Limited Edition Dark Night

Aptly named the Dark Night, the newest Girard-Perregaux ww.tc watch is a stealth and mysterious timepiece that will only be available in the United States. Created in a limited edition of just 25 pieces, the ww.tc Dark Night is a special edition of the brand’s famed ww.tc world timer watch. The Dark Night is created…

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Time Capsules: News – Ulysse Nardin Hits Homerun with Baseball Legend Randy Johnson

Randy Johnson and Patrik HoffmanNot really known for utilizing brand ambassadors, the legendary 166-year-0ld Ulysse Nardin brand announced last week that it was proud to call baseball All-Star Randy “The Big Unit” Johnson, its new brand ambassador.  We spoke with Randy Johnson before here at Atimelyperspective.com about his thoughts on timing and watches. At that…

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Around the World: Panerai and Sailing Heals Celebrate in New York City

Long known as a brand for underwater adventures –created for the Italian Royal Navy decades ago – Panerai supports a host of water-related events. Perhaps none as philanthropic and grass-roots as being a founding sponsor of Sailing Heals. This incredible organization supports cancer patients, survivors and their care givers via days spent sailing on the…

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Affordable Watch Week: JBW Touts Steamy Moments with its Hot New Watches

A modern and edgy new brand, JBW Timepieces offers new men’s and women’s collections crafted in stainless steel, leather, rubber or ceramic with Swiss movements and diamonds. According to the brand’s literature and marketing stance, luxury can also convey raw attitude and daring edge.  This concept is carried though in the brand’s catalog, advertising and…

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Off the Cuff: Custom-Make Your Own Affordable Watch at Boccia Titanium

Ever dream of creating a custom watch just for yourself? Maybe one composed of your favorite colors, or your sports team’s colors? Boccia id. Watch configurator now makes that possible.  0n the Boccia website you can go to the watch configurator section where they start you out with the baseline titanium watch case – your…

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Affordable Watch Week: Officina Del Tempo Means Business

Italian styling and design never looked as fresh as in the brand new Business Chrono collection of timepieces from Officina Del Tempo. Made in Italy with Italian design directives and superb craftsmanship, the Business Chrono collection of watches is one powerful chronograph.  This urban chic series offers men who like cutting-edge styling a true statement of…

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