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Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

Time Capsules: News — Vintage watches: Antiquorum Offers up Patek, GP Opera

Patek Philippe Ref. 2419Yes, if you are the consummate watch collector, the upcoming March 10th Antiquorum New York auction is for you. A couple of really amazing timepieces are coming up for grabs – but beware- these babies are pricey and are certain to fetch global interest. In fact, I know a certain Kuwait collector…

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Time Capsules: Product – Concord C1 a Regal Beauty Inside and Out

Since its total overhaul in design several years ago, Concord has witnessed an amazing following of collectors and connoisseurs who enjoy the boldness and individuality of the C1 design. Now the brand presents one more extremely regal creation – the stunning C1 Chronograph Amethyst – a masterpiece both inside and out. (In some slight ways…

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Weekend Sojourn: Adventures in Qatar

This month I had the distinct pleasure of traveling to Doha, Qatar, for the 8th annual Doha Jewelry and Watch Exhibit (see recent posts on this subject). While there, I did a little exploring of this desert peninsula located about halfway down the west side of the Persian Gulf. Surrounded by the turquoise waters of…

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Time Capsules: Product – Vacheron Does History Right

  Vacheron Constantin, the world’s oldest, continuously operating Swiss watch brand, knows all about history. That may well be why it offers such rich retro collections. Now it unveils the HistoriquesAronde 1954 – a truly stunning work of art and craftsmanship. Inspired by a legendary model from the brand’s archives, this newest piece is based on…

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Time Capsules: Product – TAG Heuer Mikrograph 1/100th Cuts through Time

Since its inception just over 150 years ago, TAG Heuer has been involved in Olympic timing, automobile racing and more.  As such, the brand continually remains on the cutting-edge when it comes to developing timepieces that can time to fractions of a second. Pushing the envelope of traditional watchmaking, the patented Carrera Mikrograph 1/100th Second…

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Time Capsules: Product – Claret Turns Time into a Game

Everyone who knows haute horlogerie knows Christophe Claret and the magic he works with movements. His newest timepiece, however, crosses a grand line – it moves from haute horology into the world of haute Fun! Indeed, in the new Christophe Claret 21 Black Jack, Claret deftly combines his specialty of chiming time, complicated movement making…

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Time Capsules: Product — Hautlence HL2.0 Revealed

Just about six weeks ago, on January 8,  Atimelyperspective ran A moment in time with Hautlence founder Guillame Tetu, wherein we disclosed information on the then soon-to-be available HL2.0. Well, the innovative watch is here – opened up in all its glory for those who love Hautlence like I do – to take a closer…

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Time Capsules: Product — Armin Strom Boldly Races In

Armin Strom, the Swiss brand that is taking the world by storm with its innovative approach to watch design using Earth’s elements as a backdrop, has focused strongly on the world of automobile racing. The brand is the official timer of the Marussia Virgin Racing F1 team, and is now unveiling the Armin Racing Chronograph.…

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Watch Stops 2011: Arnold & Son, Bovet Exhibit in Qatar

Bovet DragonAt the 8th annual Doha Jewelry and Watch Exhibition in Qatar this past week, men’s complicated watches – especially tourbillons – stole the limelight. These were followed by limited edition pieces and high-tech, high-mech complexities from some of the independents such as Hautlence, Ladoire and Richard Mille. Naturally, being the Middle East market, watches…

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Watch Stops: Doha – Ladoire Shows off Mr. Grey and Mr. Ice Black Widows

On February 7, we brought you the Black Widow Mr. Green watch from Ladoire, explaining the exciting new automatic caliber of this watch with its 39 jewels, shaped mainplate and W-shaped GMT bridge structure.  Well, at the Doha Jewelry and Watch Exhibition, we got to try on all the new versions of the Black Widow,…

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