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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…

Weekend Sojourn: Boots like You’ve Never Had in Your Life! Custom-Made by Casa Fagliano

There’s custom made and then there’s bespoke custom made. Then, there is Casa Fagliano, located just outside the city of Buenos Aires in Hurlingham. This 120 year old company goes above and beyond what anyone is used to, relying on old-world craftsmanship and traditions. Established in 1892, this family-owned business, now in its fifth generation,…

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A Timely Event: Antique Gunmetal Watch Display by F.P. Journe at The Forbes Galleries

From April 21 until September 15, watch lovers will be able to view one of the most unusual and rare watch collection of gunmetal watches made of burnished steel.  The 200 timepieces to be on display at the Forbes Galleries (62 Fifth Avenue, NYC) were all made between 1850 and 1910, and each is unique…

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A Moment in Time: Octavio Garcia Brings Audemars Piguet Full Circle

Born and raised in the South Side of Chicago, Octavio Garcia is one of Switzerland’s foremost watch designers today. In fact, the 43-year-old designer holds the position of Chief Artistic Officer at Audemars Piguet, one of the world’s finest privately owned  Swiss luxury watch brands, and has spearheaded the design of the brand’s 40th anniversary…

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Around the World: Jaeger-LeCoultre Brings Hand Made Straps to New Level in Fine Watchmaking

It isn’t every day – or maybe it isn’t any day – until now – -that a haute horlogerie watch brand goes as far as creating a hand-made cordovan (horse leather) strap for just its USA followers. But then, Jaeger-LeCoultre isn’t just any brand. Last week, I had the amazing privilege of flying to Argentina…

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Time Capsules: News — Bubba Watson Wins the Masters – wearing Richard Mille Watch

Charl Schwartzel helps Bubba don his new Green JacketDonning the famed green jacket after winning the Augusta, Georgia, Masters Tournament last night thanks to one of the rarest shots in golf history, Bubba Watson revels in the excitement. His watch – worn throughout the entire game and for several seasons now – Richard Mille. A…

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Atimely Event: TimeCrafters in NYC in September 2012

 Generally, watch collectors and connoisseurs, as well as lovers of top-quality haute horology have to travel to Switzerland to see the finest selections of newest timepieces from the world’s best watchmakers. Now, however,  the best of the best can be seen right here in the USA – in New York City’s historical Park Avenue Armory…

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Time Capsules: Tutima Unveils Really Intriguing Grand Classics

The Grand Classic Chrono retails for $4,100; the Grand Classic Automatic retails for $1,900. Recently we brought you the news about German watch brand Tutima’s grand relocation back to its roots – with a new factory opening in Glashutte. To celebrate that return, the brand unveiled the stunning minute repeater Hommage watch, and you can…

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Video: Bulgari Daniel Roth Carillon Tourbillon – Music to the Ears

We’ve talked a lot about the world’s most coveted complications in watchmaking – but this newest Bulgari Daniel Roth Carillon Tourbillon – is definitely worth taking a closer look at. Unveiled a few weeks ago in BaselWorld, this stunning watch is hand built and houses 327 mechanical parts. In addition to featuring a tourbillon escapement,…

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Off the Cuff: The Bold Beauty of Blacksand

Since just before BaselWorld ended on March 14, I have been wearing a very new watch brand on my wrist: Blacksand Geneve.  This brand, first unveiled to the world at Basel last year and covered by Atimelyperspective then, is an interesting one. It is an independent brand, founded by Alain Mouawad – a name well known…

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