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HYT Soonow

For those who love HYT — the watch brand with fluid to indicate time — you will either love or hate the all-new Soonow collection. Playing off of the skull concept (not new to HYT), the news series features a uniquely bold design that showcases a three-dimensional look beneath the dial. Essentially, each titanium is…

Time Capsules: News – Would you pay a million for a Rolex?

Someone did this weekend at the Christie’s Geneva Sale of Important Watches. In fact, the bidder paid $1,163,340 — a new world record price for ANY Rolex wristwatch ever sold at auction. It was for this legendary ultra-rare split-seconds chronograph (reference 4113). Just 12 were made by Rolex and only 8 of them are known…

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Weekend Sojourn: Piaget Brings the Garden to Life

Long known as an haute joaillerie brand as well as a watchmaker extraordinaire, Piaget delights the senses with its amazing jewelry.  In its Limelight Garden Party collection unveiled earlier this year, the brand brought together the essence of nature in a garden collection of flowers and birds that is at once playful, whimsical and magical. …

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A Timely Event: NY TimeCrafters Show Open to Collectors this Weekend

If you are an avid watch lover and collector then get in gear and head to the Times Center (at 242 west 41st between 7th and 8th) this weekend for an amazing display of the newest timepieces from some of the most luxurious top-notch brands on the market. The TimeCrafters show officially opened yesterday, and is a…

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Around the World: Tutima Makes History with First German-made Minute Repeater since Reunification

“There is no present without the past,” Dieter Delecate, owner of Tutima, said yesterday as he welcomed guests to his new factory in Glashütte.  After three years of R&D, Tutima proudly revealed something not one industry observer would have expected to see from this predominantly pilot-watch company: a minute repeater that was fully conceived, designed,…

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Time Capsules: product — Zannetti Breathes Fire and Life into its Watches

Zannetti creates timepieces of true distinction. Handmade in Rome, the y are works of exceptional art. To touch one of these beauties, to see it on the wrist and to understand the amazing craftsmanship that goes into its making is a rare treat.  Each watch starts with a hand drawing so exact it could be…

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Time Capsules: Product – Here’s to the Rivet-ing HM3 Frog Zr from MB&F

Rare, unusual, and top-of-the-line mechanics – that about sums it up when it comes to creations from MB&F, and the newest extension of the HM3 Frog – the HM3 Frog Zr is no exception. Wowing us with the colors at first glance – the case is black PVD zirconium with a purple 22-karat gold rotor…

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Around the World: Franck Muller Hits Grand Slam Unveiling The Reggie Jackson Collection at Tourneau

Last week Atimelyperspective was the only site given the inside story about Franck Muller releasing The Reggie Jackson Collection this week at Tourneau Time Machine in New York.  Now we bring you a quick look at the watches (with more details and an interview with Reggie Jackson coming soon). This evening, at a special by-invitation-only…

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Around the World: Longines Times Animal Kingdom’s Win at the Kentucky Derby

 One of the most prestigious equestrian races of all time, the Kentucky Derby, was won this weekend by a horse that opened at 20-1: Animal Kingdom. There to time the 137th event (America’s oldest and continuously held sports event) was one of the world’s finest watch brands: Longines. This 179-year-old Swiss watch brand partnered with…

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Time Capsules: Product – Jean Dunand’s Palace – Fit for a King – But you can buy one, too

For the past decade, the Jean Dunand brand has been quietly turning out masterpieces. The brand, born of the fascination of two great watchmaking minds — Thierry Oulevay and Christophe Claret, celebrates Swiss-born artist Jean Dunand (1877–1942), one of the great craftsmen of the art deco movement. With the brand name in place in 2003,…

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A Moment in Time: Abbas – a Man of 1,000 watches

The one thing I have learned through my many interviews with watch collectors around the world is that there is no set number of watches one looks to collect. It’s all about finding the right watches. But for Abbas, Middle East watch collector, there seems to be no limit. Thus far, he has collection that…

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