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Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

OK folks, get your wallets out. Today — June 19 —  is National Watch Day. That’s right … National Watch Day. I believe its origin lies with Nordstrom, which — about four years ago — coined the term. While the original concept was to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking, it was truly most…

MIDO Takes The Ultimate Plunge: Partners With Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019

Mido Red Bull Cliff Diving

Easily viewed as the most prestigious — and spectacular — cliff diving competition in the world, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019 began this past week and features Swiss watch brand Mido as the Official Performance Partner.  In both worlds, the need for a balance between precision and aesthetics is key.   Athletes Jonathan…

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Montblanc Brings New Meaning To Communing With Nature In New Watch Campaign

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere

It was in November of 2017 the Montblanc brought a select group of journalists to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to discover the brand’s newest directions in timepieces. One of the big messages: a return to nature. The brand was unveiling watches at the SIHH 2018 that would highlight mountain climbing, hiking and more. This year, with…

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Breitling Leaves Baselworld, Tudor Announces Plans To Build New Space, Baselworld Management Speaks Out

Breitling Baselworld

In a really not-unexpected move, Breitling announced that it will not be returning to Baselworld in 2020. Just a couple of weeks ago, we posted our Baselworld 2019 wrap-up article. There we mentioned that Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling, indicated that unless he and the show could work out a way for the brand to…

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10 Watches That Played Starring Roles in Iconic Movies Over The Decades

Paul Newman's Rolex Daytona sold at a PHillip's Auction for $17 million

With summer movie flicks on their way to us, I wanted to review some of the great, iconic movies of all time and the watches that we saw in those films. It is a topic I wrote extensively about in other posts, so it is worth taking a look at once again now. Especially since…

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Hands On With The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel

Back in January when the SIHH took place, the Jaeger-LeCoutlre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel watch was top on everybody’s list of best watches from the show. Critics weren’t wrong. They  were, however, early. Showing off this watch at its launch is great, however the complex timepiece is only just starting to make its way to…

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Hands On: Carl F. Bucherer Heritage Bicompax Annual Calendar

Carl F. Bucherer Heritage BiCompax Annual Calendar as unveiled at Baselworld 2019.

Swiss independent watch brand Carl F. Bucherer has a lot going on in its product repertoire this year. It was just late last year that the brand unveiled its new Heritage collection — showcasing a masterful Tourbillon Double Peripheral watch with a masterful engraving of Lucerne (the brand’s home town) on the case back. Now,…

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Baselworld 2019: A Closer Look At The Hautlence HL Sphere 01

Hautlence HL Sphere 01 as seen at Baselworld 2019

Much of the value and pedigree of a watch manufacture is derived from how long the manufacture has been in existence. There has, however, over the last couple of decades, been a bucking of that trend as newer manufactures have entered the market place with fresh takes and technological accomplishments that rival those of any…

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Behind The Scenes At The Second Annual Movado Group Summit In Davos

Movado Group Summit Davos 2019

Recently, at the second annual Movado Group Summit in Davos, Switzerland, a host of news, products, ventures and other exciting forays were not only unveiled, but also discussed in detail in a way that was lively, energetic and productive. While this was the second world Movado Group Summit to be held, it was the first…

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Storage Wars: The Best USB Keys Of Baselworld 2019, And The Fate Of Storage Units

Storage Wars: The Best USB Keys of Baselworld 2019

Well, it has been a tradition here at ATimelyPerspective that after every show, we take a break from all the product news, all the show reviews and all of the interviews to do something fun and different: showcase the way watch brands offer their vital information to journalists. Year after year, we write about the…

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