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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 Dives Deep

Bell & Ross unveils its newest Dive watches due out this August – the BR02 Steel with Carbon Fiber Dial and the BR02 Phantom – my personal favorite.  Water resistant to 1,000 meters (where I will NEVER go), these  mechanical self-winding dive watches house the ETA 2892 caliber and offer hours, minutes, seconds and date.…

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Time Capsules Commentary: Judging Couture Time by Watch Journal

At this week’s Couture Show, held in Las Vegas concurrently with the JCK show and Swiss Watch by JCK—several of the industry’s most important USA watch and jewelry shows – Roberta Naas of Atimelyperspective was asked to be a judge (one of six judges) in the Couture Time contest, sponsored by Watch Journal magazine.  The…

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Time Capsules: News –Omega Updates Planet Ocean Watches

Bolder than ever before, Omega updates its Planet Ocean collection of timepieces, and takes a very pro-active approach to world conservation.  Now, every Planet Ocean watch is equipped for extreme underwater adventure with unidirectional rotating bezels, helium escape valves and water resistance to 60 bar, 600 meters, or 2000 feet – depending on how you…

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Time Capsules: Product — Hublot Unveils the Nearly $3 Million Big Bang

At last week’s F1 Grand Prix™ of Monaco, Hublot dazzled everyone with one of the most expensive jewelry watches on the market – the unique Big Bang Tourbillon that nets out at just about $3 million. Unveiled in Europe, it is aptly called the 2 Million Europe Big Bang, but the unique one-of-a-kind tourbillon is…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Bozeman Watch Co. Honors Those Who Served

Officially proclaimed in 1868, Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance in America for those who have died in our nation’s service. It is a day where the American flag runs high – on flagpoles, in cemeteries, in the homes of those who have served and fallen. Having had a father…

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Weekend Sojourn: Peruvian-Designed Jewelry Tales Takes Center Stage

Peruvian SpiritJewelry Tales of South American Silver is a design experience that translates magical themes, legends and materials of ancient civilizations into alluring contemporary jewelry. Embodying romantic looks, the jewelry blends sterling silver with Earth’s most precious gems from South America.  Creative director Marco Vidal finds inspiration every day in his native Peru, appreciating its…

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Time Capsules: News – Breguet Original Pocket Watches on Display at J. Paul Getty Museum, LA

Four original pocket watches from the late1700s and early 1800s created by Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747-1823) have gone on display in the J. Paul Getty Museum in the permanent collection of French Decorative Arts and will remain there through October 2011. It is the first time such a rare and special viewing of these four historic…

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Trend Report: Enamel Watches

CartierSantos 100Yesterday, atimelyperspective brought you a video of the up-close workmanship — the art of enameling. Today, we bring a few modern-day examples of this alluring work. This is a centuries old art – one that lives on in watch dials of the finest caliber. Translating nature’s finest birds, flowers and animals in miniature onto tiny…

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Time Capsules: Product – Breitling Soars With Navitimer Super Constellation Limited Edition

Aviation enthusiasts may be happy to know that the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation “Star of Switzerland” – a fine symbol of the conquest of the skis and one of the world’s three remaining flight worthy Super Constellations – is preparing to take to the skies again. In Breitling renewed its financial support for the preservation…

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