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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…

Video: The Art of Creating Watch Hands

Every moment when one glances at the watch, it is the hands that are really indicating the time. The few delicate legends that are most often custom made and infinitely created according to bespoke workmanship have such extreme importance on a watch dial, and yet are not often given enough attention by wearers or collectors.…

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A Timely Event: Girard-Perregaux Celebrates 220 Years with Traveling Exhibition

The famed haute horlogerie manufacture Girard-Perregaux extended an invitation to all ATimelyperspective readers to join the brand as it celebrates its 220th anniversary in November at its New York City Boutique.  This venerable brand, founded in 1791 and about which we at Atimelyperspective have long been very close to over the past quarter of a…

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Time Capsules: News – Bulova Accutron Unveils Sir Richard Branson LE Watch

It isn’t everyday that a rich American-historied brand such as Bulova forms a relationship with a global innovator and entrepreneur such as Sir Richard  Branson, founder of the Virgin Group – but Bulova Accutron has done just that. What’s more, during this week’s New York Fashion week, Branson – the brand’s official ambassador – assisted…

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A Timely Event: Preview of the Exceptional Only Watch Charity Auction in New York Today

This year, on September 23 in Monaco, the well-known Only Watch 2011 Charity Auction will take place. This highly esteemed event, which Atimelyperspective   attended in 2009, has been held every other year since 2005 concurrent with the Monaco Yacht Show. This is the venue where luxury watchmaking and medical research come together, and is held…

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Girard-Perregaux Watches –Tourbillon with three Gold Bridges on the Wrist

Some luxury watch brands such as Girard-Perregaux have been winning awards not for decades but for centuries. This Swiss watch legend first unveiled its famed Tourbillon with three Gold Bridges in the form of a pocket watch in 1889 (created by Constant Girard) at teh Paris Universal Exhibition and it garnered a gold medal. A couple…

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Trend Report: White Watch!

Frederique Constant Amour Heart Beat mechanical timepiece ($3995). White is as timeless and elegant as black, especially when it comes to luxury watches. Indeed, White Watches make a superbly sublime statement. Today’s watchmakers are turning to white as the essence of elegance and allure – creating timepieces in steel,  ceramic and other materials and accenting…

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Time Capsules: Product — Carl F. Bucherer Patravi Chrono Date You Want

Carl F. Bucherer has been building timepieces of distinction that we here at ATimelyperspective regularly recognize and talk about. Every once in a while, thought, we just like to sit back and enjoy the beauty and craftsmanship, the excellence and precision of a particular watch. Such is the case with the stunning Patravi Chrono Date…

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A Moment in Time: AC/DC’s Brian Johnson

By David Rose  One of Rock and Roll’s most enthusiastic lead singers on stage is the rock band AC/DC’s Brian Johnson. His enthusiasm intensifies, however, when he puts on his driver’s suit and climbs into his 1965 Lola T-70 like he recently did at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, where 550 historic automobiles were competing in…

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