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Earlier this year,  I had the great opportunity to go hands on with an all-new watch line being launched by Detroit-based Shinola. Called Detrola, the new line is  highly affordable and decidedly trendy.   Years ago, when Tom Kartsotis (who founded Fossil and later Shinola) was searching trademarks for Shinola (Shinola officially launched in 2013),…

Interview with Golf Legend Jack Nicklaus, Rolex Brand Ambassador

Jack Nicklaus, the Golden Bear, at the President's Cup 2017.

Yesterday marked the end of the  inaugural Rolex Series in the golf world, which concluded at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. It was won by Rolex brand ambassador Jon Rahm. Beginning earlier this year, Rolex announced the Rolex Series, comprised of eight tournaments in top golf locations around the world.  The move further positions the…

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Louis Moinet Unveils Limited Editions for Opening of Moscow Boutique

In typical Louis Moinet style, the dials of the new Moscow boutique pieces are made of rare minerals.

Atelier Louis Moinet — one of our favorite independent watch brands — seems to exist  to perpetuate the legacy of Louis Moinet himself, master watchmaker and inventor of the chronograph in 1816. In a decisive step to further establish the firm, Louis Moinet recently opened its first ever boutique in Moscow. This development bears witness…

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David Bowie Lovers, Your Time is Here Thanks to Raymond Weil

Raymond Weil Freelancer David Bowie watch is a limited edition piece.

In tribute to the life and musical career of one of the most influential artists of all time, Raymond Weil releases the Limited Edition Freelancer “David Bowie’. The watch, which was created in collaboration with the David Bowie Estate was released to celebrate what would have been Bowie’s 70th birthday. For more than five decades,…

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Only Watch 2017 Sets Record for Charity Auction: $10+ Million

Patek Philippe, 5208T sold for 6.2 million CHF at OnlyWatch 2017

One of the most anticipated watch and charity events every other year is the Only Watch auction, which took place yesterday in Geneva. There,  49 unique watches went up for auction by Christie’s, with benefits going to muscular dystrophy.  This year, the auction totaled  10.776 million Swiss Francs. There were a host of stand-outs in…

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A Close Look at the Agenhor Carpe Diem Clock For Tomorrow’s Only Watch 2017 Auction

Called Carpe Diem, the table clock houses an Agenhor AgenGraphe® movement -- and is a unique piece for Only Watch 2017.

At 2:30 pm Geneva time tomorrow, the 2017 Only Watch auction takes place.  This seventh edition of the charity auction to benefit muscular dystrophy witnesses 49 one-of-a-kind timepieces going up for sale.  You can see all of the timepieces going up for sale via our two previous slide shows here and here. While all of the…

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Winning Watches of the GPHG 2017

GPHG 2017 Artistic Craft Prize:VOUTILAINEN AKI-NO-KURE

For readers who follow ATimelyPerspective, you know that we have been covering all the categories and nominated watches that were being judged in the 2017 GPHG Awards. Last night we attended the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve Awards Ceremony in Geneva, and today we bring you a look at the winning watches from the 72…

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Watch Lovers Won’t Want To Miss Dubai Watch Week Starting November 16, 2017

Dubai Watch Week 2017 will carry a theme of Classic and Contemporary.

The Dubai Watch Week 2017 Creative Hub is marks the third annual event which is open to the public and designed to be informative, educational and product oriented. From creative workshops to new product launches, panel discussions on subjects ranging from spotting counterfeit watches to building a watch wardrobe and more, Dubai Watch Week promises…

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Women’s Special Edition Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Sonatina Watches

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Sonatina watches are powered by automatic calibers and are created by hand.

Jaeger-LeCoultre has long been involved in the world of film. The brand regularly sponsors and partners with Film Festivals around the world. Sometimes, too, the brand unveils special timepieces in celebration of that relationship. Such is the case with three recently unveiled Limited Edition Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous watches for women. These stunning watches (created in honor…

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H. Moser & CIE Gifts Funky Blue Guitar to Adam Clayton U2 Guitarist

Swiss watch brand H. Moser  & Cie is known for releasing some pretty impressive-  and often colorful — watches. Recently, the brand showed off its Fume’ blue dial (and also a fume’ green dial) — that was the inspiration behind a new bass guitar for U2 bassist (and co-founder of the brand) Adam Clayton. Like the…

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Top Six Complicated Watches of 2017; Our Picks for GPHG Mechanical Exception Watches

Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance, GPHG 2017

With GPHG Awards taking place on Wednesday, we are wrapping up our coverage with the Mechanical Exception category. The pieces found in this category check all the boxes for horological geekdom. The category requirements looks for a special mechanism such as an unique display, striking component, a belt driven movement, or other innovations in the…

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