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Timex Unveils Teslar

This article by Roberta Naas first appeared in her Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. In today’s world where magnetic fields surround us in our every day life — from cell phones and covers, to microwaves and even the upcoming 5G — the World Health Organization estimates that approximately 30% of the population (in first-world countries)…

Diamonds International Creates ‘Shining Diamond of Africa’ Film About Namibia (video)

South African animals (Photo: R. Naas)

Diamonds International, the Caribbean’s premier duty-free jewelry retailer,  recently released a documentary film (approximately 26 minutes in length) that focuses on Namibia, its history and its beauty.  The intention is to educate the world about this country, which it says is the “shining diamond of Africa.”  Owned by Almod Diamonds LTD, which has a US-patented diamond…

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Last Chance to Bid on NAWCC 75th Anniversary Custom RGM Watch

Bidding time is almost up for the RGM chronograph specially made to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the NAWCC.

Last Fall, to help the NAWCC ( National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors) raise money to support the museum, RGM made and donated a special custom RGM watch to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the museum. Now, as the NAWCC is celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the organization, RGM once again made a custom watch…

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Jewelry, Fashion, Beauty Up For Charity Auction by CharityBuzz.com

Giovanni Ferris Earrings to benefit American Friends of Soroka via the Charitybuzz auction going on now.

CharityBuzz.com has curated its annual “Curates: Fashion & Beauty” auction wherein many designers, brands and companies donate items for auction to benefit a host of different charitable causes.  The on-line auction began on July 11 and continue through July 25. Items up for sale are not only jewelry and fashions, but also meetings with designers,…

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Montblanc, Official Timer of Goodwood Festival of Speed, Unveils Limited Edition TimeWalker Cappuccino Chronograph and Automatic Date Watches

Montblanc unveils new Timekwalker LE Cappuccino watches at Goodwood Festival of Speed, where it is official timing partner for the second year.

Last week in England, Montblanc served for the second consecutive year as the Official Timing Partner of The Goodwood Festival of Speed, which  celebrates its 25th anniversary. In honor of the partnership, Montblanc unveils a new TimeWalker Limited Edition watch, inspired by Minerva’s rich 160-year history of involvement in, and creating chronographs for, the sport…

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Rolex New Guard Golfers Head Into The Open at Carnoustie

Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland is the home of the 147th Open this week.

Beginning today and running until the 21st of July, the 147th Open at Carnoustie Golf Links promises to be challenging. In fact, the course on Scotland’s Angus coast is known as one of the toughest in the world, and is often referred to as “the beast.”  Partnering with the Open as the Official Timekeeper (since…

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Video: Greubel Forsey Double $695,000 Balancier Sapphire Watch

Greubel Forsey Double Balancier Sapphire watch

This year at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, SIHH 2018, Greubel Forsey unveiled its Double Balancier Sapphire watch. Not the first sapphire-encased watch released by the brand, the new timepiece offers an incomparable view inside the watch, which houses Greubel Forsey’s sixth “fundamental invention.”  Now, the brand has created a video of the Double…

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Corum Introduces New Admiral Legend Watches for Men and Women

Corum Admiral Legend 42mm Chronograph

Just in time for summer water sports, Swiss watch brand Corum expands its much-coveted Admiral’s Collection. While holding true to the marine aura behind the Admiral Cup collection, the brand expands the line with eight new Legend pieces decorated in entirely natural minerals. Drawing from nautical inspiration, the pieces feature dials produced from teak wood…

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Seiko and Rolex Brand Ambassadors, Djokovic and Kerber, Win The Championships at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic takes the Grand Slam title at Wimbledon 2018. He is a Seiko brand ambassador.

It’s a wrap. The Championships at Wimbledon have new winners in the men’s and women’s singles and both are watch brand ambassadors. Novak Djokovic takes the Grand Slam title (his first since the 2016 French Open) for men’s singles, and Angelique Kerber takes the victory for women’s singles. Djokovic is a Seiko brand ambassador, while…

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Oris Supports The Coral Restoration Foundation, Revisiting CRF’s Efforts Post Hurricane Irma

Oris Staghorn Limited Edition watch

It was just about a year ago that I joined Oris on an incredible expedition to the Florida Keys, where we worked side-by-side with the Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) to learn about reforestation of the coral reefs, harvesting and replanting coral. It was an amazing experience (you can read about the complete adventure here) not…

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Introducing the $200,000 A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Tourbillon With Enamel Dial And Two Patents in Mechanism

A. Lange *& Sohne 1815 Tourbillon Enamel watch is powered by the L102.1 caliber with two patented mechanisms that include zero-reset and stop-seconds.

If you are a regular reader of ATimelyPerspective, you know that I have tremendous respect and affinity for German watch brand A. Lange  & Sohne. This brand experienced its re-birth around the time I was just starting in the watch industry, so I have witnessed its tremendous growth and success. Each year, the brand surprises…

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