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Ulysse Nardin Sparkling Free Wheel watch

Ulysse Nardin has long been a master at technical prowess in watchmaking. This 175-year-old brand specializes in highly complicated watches, marine chronometers and high-tech masterpieces that  will blow your mind. Now, though, the brand brings scintillating diamond work to the forefront, as well, with the release of just eight pieces of the Sparkling Free  Wheel…

Zenith Watches Teams With Phillips For Platinum El Primero To Be Auctioned In November

Zenith El Primero A386 platinum watch

Both Zenith and Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo joined together to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Zenith’s El Primero chronograph. The result: a  one-off watch designed by the Phillips that will be auctioned in Geneva at the Watch Auction X on November 9-10, 2019. Proceeds from the sale of the  platinum cased chronograph…

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MB&F Releases Horological Machine No. 9 ‘Flow’ Red Gold

MB&F HM9 Flow Red Gold Road Edition

  Horological Machine N°9, also lovingly known as  ‘Flow’, is a uniquely shaped timepiece inspired by the dynamic allure of mid-20th-century aerodynamic and automotive designs. The first HM9 Flow watches were unveiled to the world in two 33-piece titanium editions (Air and Road) just about one year ago. You can read full details here. Now, the…

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Bremont Project Possible, A Climbing Feat To Break World Records, Nears Final Stages

Bremont Project Possible

British watch brand Bremont, a brand that is changing the concept of British watchmaking today, has been the quiet sponsor of an incredible attempt to climb the 14 highest mountains on Earth all within just seven months. Heretofore, the record for climbing these   8,000-meter-plus mountains in the Himalayas is 7 years, 11 months and…

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Mido Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Ocean Star At Word Finals, Red Bull Cliff Diving

Mido Ocean Star

Recently, at the  World Finals of the Red Bull Cliff Diving series in Bilbao, Spain, Mido unveiled its newest  vintage-inspired Ocean Star Tribute collection  to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the brand’s superior water-resistant, high-performanc watch.  Mido, the Official Performance Partner of the 2019 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, selected the event for the unveiling,…

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What’s The Story Behind The New Tutima Sky Watches?

Tutima Sky watches

Did anyone notice that German watch brand Tutima,  built on an aviation timepiece history (and moving into more complex watches once it re-established its own Manufacture in the Saxony region), has aptly named its newest timepiece “Sky?” I noticed, not just because of the correlation to its pilot’s watch roots, but also because the highly…

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Movado Unveils Movado Connect 2.0 Smart Watch With A Host of Features

Movado Connect 2.0 smart watch

We don’t often write about the smart watch market because, well, beyond Apple sometimes there isn’t a lot new to talk about. However, Movado’s newest Connect 2.0 next generation timepieces definitely a worthy contender. The watch  features cutting-edge design and incorporates the latest Wear OS by Google™ technology. Created for men and women in 40mm and…

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Why Armin Strom’s Revolutionary Minute Repeater Resonance Didn’t Make It To GPHG 2019

world first Armin Strom

Back in July, we here at ATimelyPerspective were one of the first to unveil the world’s first minute repeater with complex built-in resonance. The Armin Strom Minute Repeater Resonance, the second watch in the brand’s masterpiece line, is one of this year’s most complex and exciting minute repeaters on the market. The world’s first Resonance…

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I’m Not Old, I’m Vintage: Confessions Of A 1940’s Bulova WristWatch, And Me

vintage bulova watch

A few days ago, I was cleaning out my jewelry box, rearranging and re-examining some of my favorite – as well as my forgotten- jewels and timepieces. When I opened a drawer I hadn’t opened in a while, I found a tiny little rose-gold watch. It was nestled way in the back of the drawer…

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Watch Review: Detrola By Shinola, A Week On The Wrist

Detrola by Shinola review

    Attributes of the Detrola Pine Knob model Recently, I borrowed one of the new Detrola by Shinola watches to take it for a weeklong test drive. The recently launched line by Detroit-based Shinola is an affordably priced collection of fun, fashion-ward watches that are supposed to be young, energetic and allow you to make…

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