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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…

Time Capsules: New Product – Ring a Ding Ding with Poetic Wish by Steven Grotell

Ring watch in 18K white gold, Rock crystal center stone with pave diamond lunette and mother of pearl dial. Full pave diamond case body, side roundels’ and ring shank highlighted by four briolette diamond cap stones. 347 diamonds with a total weight of 3.70 carats. Ring watches. They were an incredible part of timekeeping history…

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Around the World: Richard Mille Welcomes Natalie Portman in NYC

Last week, at an incredibly over-the-top setting at the rooftop dining room of New York’s St. Regis Hotel, we had the opportunity to join watchmaking brilliant Richard Mille and his newest association: Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman. The dining room was lavishly set and Portman was a gracious guest, as Richard Mille announced her…

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BREGUET – 200 Years of the Wristwatch World Tour

The Swatch Group-owned brand celebrates the 200th anniversary of the marque’s first wristwatch, completed in 1812. Festivities include a world tour of historic memorabilia, a look at the Reine de Naples collection inspired by the original and a finale expected in September. Portions as seen on WORLDTEMPUS – 5 May 2012 – Roberta Naas This…

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Time Capsules: News — Rolex Lovers There’s a New Store in NYC

While the official opening of the new Fiifth Avenue Rolex boutique isn’t until May 10, we here at Atimelyperspective.com got a chance to visit the store and get a sneak peek. We promised not to reveal anything yet, but it is beautifully appointed in wood and marble and featrues  a spectacular Rolex selection  of timepices. In fact,…

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Video: Corum’s Admiral’s Cup Legend 46 Minute Repeater Acoustica – what lovely sound!

The stunning Corum Admiral’s Cup Legend 46mm watch is an amazing feat of technical mastery and acoustical brilliance. The dodecagonal case is crafted in grade 5 titanium, and the watch has no dial so one can see the workings of the movement.  The video herein lets you see the hammers and gongs at work –creating…

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Time Capsules — News: IWC opens Flagship Store in NYC — Easily the Coolest Watch Boutique!!

Last week, IWC officially celebrated the opening of its amazing 3000-square-foot watch boutique at 535 Madison Avenue – with a celebrity filled event. The brand also launched the US exclusive Muhammad Ali watch. This is the world’s first IWC boutique and — wow — is it something! It totally embodies the brand’s diverse personality and…

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Time Capsules: News – Girard-Perregaux Unveils The New Face of Tradition – these are really cool watchmakers!

Ines Patoz, watchmakerWhen one thinks of a master watchmaker, one usually envisions a middle-aged man working diligently with loop and old-world tools. In fact, some of today’s finest watchmakers are young – people who enjoy an active lifestyle and yet are passionate about time and time crafting. Girard-Perregaux wishes to celebrate those watchmakers and to…

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Weekend Sojourn: Orbita Watch Winders Celebrates the Year of the Dragon

The Year of the Dragon, by the Chinese calendar, has the finest brands in the world embodying this mythical creature in jewelry, watches and more. Orbita Watch Winders, is a NC-based leader in watch winder technology, and is the only company to produce automatic watch winders in the United States. Now this 15-year –old company,…

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ATimelyEvent: Madison Avenue Watch Week, NYC

This week, beginning tonight and continuing through May 4, Madison Avenue  becomes the epicenter of haute horlogerie in New York City as many of the infest brands on the block open their doors to consumers – complete with a fine schedule of lectures, workshops and special displays. Collectors and connoisseurs are invited to preview the…

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Time Capsules – Product: Ulysse Nardin Unveils Blue Sea

Last year Ulysse Nardin, master at the world’s finest marine chronometers, unveiled the Marine Diver Black Sea – to rave reviews. Now, the brand delves deeper in to the category with the Marine Diver Blue Sea, manufactured in house. The resolute sports watch is a superbly beautiful dive instrument – with a self-winding movement, 42 hours…

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