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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…

Singer LP Rocks With Girard-Perregaux And The Laureato

Girard-Perregaux focuses on Laureato collection, and brings singer LP to SIHH 2018.

Just to whet your appetite of what is to come this week at SIHH. Among other great reveals and announcements, American singer and songwriter  LP (Laura Pergolizzi) will make an appearance at the Girard-Perregaux booth.  This year the brand will continue its focus on the legendary Laureato collection, and LP helps ring it in. Here, LP wears…

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SIHH 2018: Richemont Group, Baume & Mercier Unveil New Technology: Four Reasons Why You Need The New Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Watch

Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic(TM) COSC-certified chronometer

Today, just a few days before the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) opens its doors in Geneva, the Richemont Group and Baume & Mercier unveil what is the result of more than four years of research and development by the Richemont Group’s Research and Innovation Team: The Baumatic™ caliber. One of the factors…

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Artist Elisabetta Fantone Designs Dial for New Corum Bubble 47 Magical

Corum Magical 47 Bubble Watch by Elisabetta Fantone

 Corum has long been affiliated with artists for its legendary timepieces. Even back in the mid 1950’s when founder Rene Bannwart experimented with drilling holes into coins to create dials, and when his son Jean-Rene turned to watchmaking artists such as Vincent Calabrese for the famed Golden Bridge, this brand was on the cutting edge…

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Armin Strom Taps Kari Voutilainen For Mirrored Force Resonance Guilloche’ Dial Watches

Kari Voutilainen joins with Armin Strom to create hand-made guilloche' dials for the Mirrored Force Resonance Guilloche' watches - with different colors and patterns.

Never content to rest on its laurels, independent watch brand Armin Strom continues to build on the success of the rose gold and stainless steel Mirrored Force Resonance watches that it has garnered amongst the watch collecting world. Now the brand teams with independent master watchmaker, Kari Voutilainen, adding an option of a hand-executed guilloche…

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Author Mary Shelley Turns Over In Her Grave Thanks To H. Moser & Cie’s Unveiling Of Frankenstein Homage Watch (Swiss Icons Series)

H. Moser & Cie Swiss Icons watch (referred to as Frankenstein)

This article was amended on January 12, with a new statement by the brand being issued about this timepiece. That statement is at the end of this article. Well, ok, Mary Shelley, the original author of what may well have been the first science-fiction book,Frankenstein, might not be rolling over in her grave with the…

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Video Interview: Fireside Chat with MB&F’s Charris Yadigaroglou

Video Interview, ATimelyPerspective's Roberta Naas talks with MB&F's Charris Yadigaroglou about the Legacy Machine Split Escapement and more.

Not too long ago, we had the opportunity to talk at length with MB&F’s Charris Yadigaroglou about the brand’s exceptional, highly technical Legacy Machine Split Escapement watch. The LM SE is one of the more challenging timepieces to build because the escapement is actually split. Of course, for a brand like MB&F, challenge is an…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second Limited Edition Blue

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second Limited Edition Blue watch, retail price: $9,900.

With SIHH around the corner, Jaeger-LeCoultre releases a very special watch:  the Geophysic True Second Limited Edition Blue. Created in a series of just 100 pieces, the latest rendition is endowed with a stunning blue dial and to say it ‘pops’ would be an understatement. The inspiration for todays piece dates to the chronometer created…

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Video Interview: Fireside Chat with Xavier de Roguemaurel of Czapek Geneve’ Watches

video interview: Roberta Naas of ATimelyPerspective.com with Xavier de Roquemaurel, CEO of Czapke Geneve'.

Today, we present a video interview with a true watch lover’s brand: Czapek Geneve. During last fall’s  WatchTime New York 2017, we spent some time with a watch lover in this industry, and a co-founder of the brand, Xavier de Roguemaurel. I’ve known Xavier for some years now, and I always find his enthusiasm contagious. He,…

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New Year, New SIHH 2018: 35 Exhibitors Slated To Show At First Watch Exhibition Of The Year, See What’s Changed

SIHH 2018

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is around the corner. Beginning officially on January 15 ,2018, and running through Friday January 19, the SIHH is becoming the “it” show. This year marks the 28th edition of the fair, which I have been attending since it first began (with the exception of missing just one…

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