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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…

A timely Event: A Fantastic View of the Transatlantic Race 2011 Co-Sponsored by ROLEX

Grab your sunglasses, camera, binoculars and a blanket (and of course a great snack) and head to one of the many scenic spots around Narragansett Bay next week for one of the summer’s most anticipated sailing events: the TR2011 – Transatlantic Race. Beginning Sunday June 26, with a warning signal at 1:50 pm, each of…

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Around the World: IWC Sponsors Angel Flight NE – Today’s Heroes

Sometimes time really is of the essence. Sometimes time isn’t about being a few minutes late to that meeting or dinner. Sometimes the minutes we time are the ones that really count: those that make the difference between life and death; between medical treatments and going without treatments; between being a hero – or not.…

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Weekend Sojourn: Dresden in a day, with A. Lange & Sohne

During my recent visit to the Saxony region of Germany with A. Lange & Sohne, we stayed in lovely Dresden, the capitol city of the Free State of Saxony, where one afternoon, Lange took us on a stunning walking tour of the city that was once behind the Iron Curtain. Nearly totally destroyed during World…

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Time Capsules: Product – One HOT Panerai watch – The Radiomir Oro Rosa 42mm

Ok, so it may be a little too high priced for the kids to run out and buy it for you for Father’s Day but you can definitely get it for yourself! At a sweet $17,400, this Panerai Pam 336 Radiomir Oro Rosa 42mm is super cool. Crafted in satin-finished 18-karat pink gold with a…

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Time Capsules: Product – Corum Wows with Cool Admirals’ Cup Challenger Chrono Rubber! Just in Time for Dad’s Day!

So it isn’t often one finds something really different in the sports watch arena for Dad at Father’s Day – but this watch definitely says “forget buying dad a tie!”  The new Corum Admiral’s Cup Challenger 44 Chrono Rubber watch is a COSC-certified chronometer automatic chronograph that is crafted in an all-new high-tech rubber case!…

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Watch Stops: Only Watch 2011—Jaquet Droz Donates Unique Piece to Only Watch

This year, on September 22 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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Time Capsules: Product — Girard-Perregaux Dazzles with Cat’s Eye Tourbillon Haute Joaillerie

This Girard-Perregaux watch is more than hot! Sparkling inside and out – it is a supreme work of haute horlogerie and haute joaillerie. The Cat’s Eye Tourbillon is entirely set with 287 baguette-cut diamonds weighing nearly 20 carats. It took the brand’s master stone setters more than 700 hours of painstaking, meticulous work to set…

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Time Capsules: Product – Alarming News: Vulcain Re-enters US with legendary Cricket

It was 64 years ago, in 1947, that Vulcain presented the first fully operational mechanical alarm wristwatch, equipped with what would become the legendary Cricket caliber.  The audibly loud alarm was quickly made history – and became the watch of choice for notables globally, including  US Presidents, Trumann, Eisenhower, Nixon and Johnson – earning it…

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Around the World: An Insider’s View of the A. Lange & Söhne Glashutte Manufactory

This past week I was fortunate enough to be part of an elite group of journalists who were treated to the distinct pleasure of joining A. Lange & Sohne for a behind-the-scenes tour of the brand’s outstanding workshops in Glashutte, Germany. (We also visited Salzburg Austria for the brand’s sponsorship of the Whitsun Festival, but…

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Weekend Sojourn: SEAH® Releases Great New Astrological Jewelry Line

For those who really love the luxe look and want their own style statement, the newest SEAH® collection of jewelry is incredibly alluring. It consists of men’s cufflinks and bracelets and women’s bracelets earrings, and necklaces created in stainless steel, gold plate and leather with trademarked original astrological designs on them that offer individuals the…

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