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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…

Off the Cuff: Skywatch Is Cool, Casual, Comfortable and Functional

For the past month, I’ve been wearing a robust watch from a fairly young Swiss brand: Skywatch. The watches from this brand, characterized by sky-blue strap keepers, are all Swiss-made and offer great sport capabilities and functions, including being water resistant to 100 meters. Collections include a dive chronograph series, as well as a Neon…

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Weekend Sojourn: Happy New Year 2012, and a Retrospective Look at 2011

Happy New Year everyone! 2012 has arrived, and with it, we here at Atimelyperspective wish everyone a wonderful year, filled with success, health, happiness and time – time to do what matters most to you. We do a lot of talking here about time and timepieces, but we don’t often reflect on what we do…

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Time Capsules: Product – Tissot Celebrates 100 years of the Jungfraubahn Railways in

One of the most famous railways in Switzerland, the Jungfraubahn, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year – in August 2012. This is the highest elevation railway and brings tourists to the top of Jungfrau, one of the most famed mountains in Switzerland. To celebrate, the Swiss Tourism board is offering all sorts of incentives to…

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Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH — Richard Mille Unveils New In-House CRMA1 Caliber

Just in time for SIHH in Geneva, Richard Mille announces his all new CRMA1 caliber – available in titanium, red or white gold case. The new movement is a skeletonized automatic with hours, minutes and adjustable rotor geometry. The base plate and bridges are made of titanium with Titalyt treatment to offer stronger rigidity. Bridges…

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Breaking News: Hublot unveils new Magic Gold alloy to make gold timepieces scratch resistant!!

We’ve seen scratch resistant ceramic in the watch industry, but now Hublot brings luxury gold to a new level – just as it brought rubber  to all-new heights in the early 1980’s when it was the first watch brand to unveil a rubber-strapped luxury timepiece. Now, the brand has developed – in collaboration with  EFPL…

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Time Capsules: Product- Chopard teams with Walt Disney

These 30mm and 36mm Happy Mickey watches are crafted in stainless steel with mother-of-pearl dials and diamonds and gemstones spinning freely. The Happy Mickey collection has arrived! Yes — lovers of Chopard’s Happy Diamonds watches and jewelry now have the infamous mouse to celebrate in “happy” style, as Chopard joins forces with Walt Disney to…

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A Timely Event: Breguet Celebrates 200th Anniversary of First Wristwatch in Geneva

In January, 2012, in Geneva, Breguet opens an exhibition entitled “1810-1812, Breguet makes the first wristwatch, fit for a Queen.” The exhibition pays homage to the Queen of Naples and celebrates the 200th anniversary of the first wristwatch on record –made over a two-year period culminating in 1812. The watch was ordered in 1810 by…

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Time Capsules: Product—Tutima Watches – Yachting Chronograph – The perfectly timed gift

We’ve had a lot of focus on women’s watches recently, as so many readers emailed asking for gift ideas for the woman in their lives. However, men may want a great gift, too. For those who love yachting, sailing and regattas, this Tutima Yachting Chronograph offers precision, performance and personality. Tutima has been an official…

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