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Rolex, Monterey Classic Car Week

It’s definitelya busy week for car lovers and for  Rolex this week and weekend as we embrace Monterey Classic Car Week.  Held in the Pacific coastal town of Monterey,California, the week consists of a host of events that draw automobile enthusiasts from around the world — most of which are either sponsored or  timed by…

Time Capsules: Cuervo y Sobrinos Unveils Historiador Retrograde

Swiss heart, Cuban soul — Cuervo y Sobrinos knows classic mechanical watches and harnesses its passion for craftsmanship in this Historiador Retrograde, inspired by the cosmopolitan sensibility of Havana in the 1940s, where the brand then resided. This is a watch I would want. The elegant 40mm steel case with its Clous de Paris dial…

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Watch Stops 2011: SIHH – Piaget Sings Pretty with its Happy Bird

In typical Piaget style, whimsy and haute Joaillerie marry with perfection in the newest Limelight series – a Garden Party, complete with outdoor nature elements. The newest Limelight Dancing Light watch is a magnificent delight — set with 165 diamonds in what is lovingly referred to as the Happy Bird motif. The black dial of…

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Time Capsules: News – Madison Ave the Place for Collectors to Be in April

Madison Avenue is home to a number of the world’s premier timepiece flagship boutiques  — all located between 57th and 86th Streets. This year, approximately 20 of those brands band together during the week of April 11th for Madison Avenue Watch Week – a celebration of haute horology for collectors and connoisseurs. Thoughout the week-long…

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Video: Grand Sonnerie

In another superb video  made by our friends at http://www.awjonlinetv.com/, the Grand Sonnerie is explored and described in all its reverberating glory. A watch that plays the Westminster chimes on the wrist, or sounds the hour, half hour, quarter hours and three-quarter hours more than 35,000 times a year is truly a masterpiece. Most of…

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A Moment in Time: Max Busser of MB&F

One would be hard pressed to find anyone in the watch collector world who doesn’t know Max Busser. Max has made a global name for himself as a creator and gentleman in his years in this industry. He has held key positions and worked wonders in all of them. He spearheaded the Harry Winston Opus…

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Weekend Sojourn: Art in Many Realms from Deb O’Rourke

Art is a very subjective field. There’s no getting around that.  But there is a local Pennsylvania artist whose talent never ceases to amaze me. Deborah O’Rourke works in many mediums. Her oil colors and water colors are extremely inviting. They offer a depth and dimension that few can capture – and a realism that…

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Time Capsules: News – Win a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso in a Treasure Hunt

Everyone always asks me the same questions: If you could have just one watch, what would it be? I can never answer the question. Of course I want many. But one of the watches I have always wanted is a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso. It is the supreme iconic timepiece with its reversible case, its legendary history…

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Watch Stops 2011: SIHH Panerai Serves the Bronze

You read here at Atimelyperspective.com a few weeks ago all about the Panerai Composite watch. Now the brand moves forward with another cool material rarely used in watchmaking but guaranteed to always be unique: Bronze. This new Luminor Submersible 1950  3 Days Automatic Brozno watch features a case made of CuSn8 bronze. It is an…

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Watch Stops 2011: SIHH – Richard Mille Goes Golfing

For years Richard Mille has been creating very distinctive timepieces with high tech movements and components. Then, suddenly he got involved with ambassadors. Felipe Massa and Rafael Nadal were among his ranks. Now Golfer Bubba Watson (the longest driver on the PGA Tour) joins Richard Mille as an ambassador. In celebration, Mille unveils the RM…

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