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William Wood Valiant Blue Watch

It’s not surprising these days to hear that certain watch brands are turning to recycled materials such as plastic and PET bottles for watch straps. However, when a watch brand says it is using upcycled fire hoses — you pay attention — especially if you have a first-responder in your family. In fact, British watch…

Time Capsules: Product – Hautlence Unveils Avant-Garde Watch Line

  A brand we really love here is the technologically innovative Hautlence. We’ve written about it many times before, and about its concepteur and developer,  Guillaume Tetu.   The brand is all about invention and sophistication, and is known for its creative approach to displaying the time. Now, this Neuchatel watch brand rises to a new,…

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Off the Cuff: Omega Speedmaster Chronograph Keeps Time During Hurricane Sandy

The Omega Speedmaster chronograph was created in 1957 and has always been regarded as a high-precision sturdy, reliable watch. In 1969, it made history as the first watch to be worn on the moon. This week, it was the watch I relied on during hurricane Sandy, the subsequent power outage for six days and the…

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Time Capsules: Commentary –The AfterWrath of Hurricane Sandy

With the exception of the article written last Monday about my flight into NJ as the hurricane was also coming in, the rest of last week’s posts were pre-written before Hurricane Sandy landed and changed NJ forever. Today, I can finally post again – it will be the first of several posts about this long…

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A Moment in Time: NASCAR Race Driver Danica Patrick

Recently, at Kansas Speedway, Atimelyperspective got to spend a long weekend with Tissot – the Swiss watch brand that supports NASCAR and Danica Patrick with the #7 Tissot car. The weekend consisted of races, celebratory parties, the launch of the new Danica Patrick Tissot timepiece, and a little time spent off the track with the…

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Time Capsules: Product – Storm Watches, Dark and Stormy Watches and More

As Hurricane Sandy engulfs the Eastern United States, many are contemplating the way they should spend their time indoors while waiting out the storm. This got me thinking about stormy times — which brings us to today’s post. Herein we bring you a few watches related to storms – and one that even gives you something to do while…

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Around the World: Hamilton Celebrates 6th Annual Behind the Camera Awards

This past weekend in Los Angeles, Hamilton Watch Company acknowledge the hard work of the people behind the cameras of the most popular movies of today. In its 6th annual Behind the Camera Award presentations, the brand honored producers, writers, film crews and more. Atimelyperspective was fortunate enough to be there for a portion of…

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Around the World: Flying to the East Coast Before Hurricane Sandy Arrives

Time – it’s all about time. Everything is about time – and right now, the USA’s east coast is worried about how much time residents have left to board their homes and evacuate before what is predicted to be a huge mother-storm rolls in. New York has closed its subways; airports have closed and widespread…

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Time Capsules: Product – Ulysse Nardin and Randy Johnson Unveil “The Big Unit”

At an exclusive event last night in New York, Ulysse Nardin and recently-announced brand ambassador, Randy Johnson unveiled the brand’s first “Big Unit” watch. And – like the 6’10”-tall man himself who lays claim to that nomenclature, the watch is a nicely sized 45.8 mm. The superb chronograph, which retails for $15,500, was designed in…

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Video: Michael Schumacher Talks About Time with Audemars Piguet

Michael Schumacher

Last week we brought you news of the new Michael Schumacher watch by Audemars Piguet. Now, in this intriguing video, seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher unveils his first Defining Moment, and explains what has changed in motor car racing in the last few years and how important team work really is. Click here to see…

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