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Zenith El Primero A386 platinum watch

Just a few weeks ago, we broke the news here about Zenith’s collaboration with Phillips in Association with Bacs  & Russo for a one-of-a-kind platinum Zenith El Primero watch. The one-off watch is to celebrate the brand’s 50th anniversary of the legendary movement  — and it went up for auction this past weekend at the…

Trend Report: Retrograde Watches

Maitres du Temps with retrograde date and retrograde GMTYesterday, Atimelyperspective.com posted a video about the making of the retrograde watch and the setting of the hands on these timepieces. Mesmerizing to look at, retrograde timepieces are not the easiest to make, yet this year, they  are among the most popular complications to  come on to…

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Time Capsules: News – Omega, Panerai and Rolex Finally in Your Budget; Antiquorum Also Offers Affordable Lots

 Omega Lot 206A few days ago, we talked here about the upcoming March 10 NYC Antiquorum auction and all the great headliner watches coming up for bid. But thanks to some feedback we got, we recognize that some of our readers are newcomers to the world of collecting and buying at auction and so are…

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Time Capsules: News – Harry Winston on the Red Carpet

Atimelyperspective regularly get requests from readers who want to know what the celebrities are wearing. Well, at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, Harry Winston watches walked the red carpet on the wrists of two important stars.  Oscar winner for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for The Fighter, Christian Bale, wore Harry Winston’s Ocean Dual…

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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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