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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…

Time Capsules: Product – Bell & Ross Unveils Vintage WW1 Series

Vintage sport watches are all the rage this year, especially pilot watches. As such, it is no surprise that Bell & Ross – a master at vintage pilot watch designs – recently released an all-new collection that highlights the past in updated style. This Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 (Wrist Watch 1) series pays tribute…

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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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Sport Watch: Stefan Johansson Vaxjo Watches

Sport watches are about precision, performance and rugged intensity, and that is what Stefan Johansson Vaxjo watches are about, as well. In his brochure and materials explaining his new watch brand, Stefan Johansson simply states: “When 0.001 of a second makes all the difference in the world, ‘Right on Time’ takes on a whole new…

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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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