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Elvis Presley Ebel watch

Once owed by Elvis Presley, this solid gold and diamond-accented Ebel watch is up for sale for a mere $498,000 by M.S. Rau. The watch, which Presley later gifted to his friend and backup singer J.D. Sumner (complete with inscription on the back)  will be on display in New York at the upcoming  New York…

RJ-Romain Jerome Teams with Pokemon for Tourbillon Pikachu Watch, Pika, Pika

RJ-Romain Jerome teams with Pokemon Corporation International for the newest To PK Pikachu tourbillon watch.

The creativity that stems from Romain Jerome watch brand never ceases to amaze us. This brand simply does not get the attention it deserves. We love the thought process and designs from Romain Jerome. Today we bring you the playful side of the brand. In the newest collaboration between R.J-Romain Jerome and the Pokemon Company International, the brand unveils a…

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Review: A Closer Look at the Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Villes Lumières: Cities of Light On the Wrist

Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Villes Lumieres Beijing

  The new Metiers d’Art Villes Lumieres collection from Vacheron Constantin is a new series of watches whose dials feature nocturnal portraits of great cities from an aerial view. The dials of these watches are created using  a fusion of two eclectic art mediums, Grand Feu champleve enameling and hand applied precious powder, a technique…

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Spotted: Urwerk On Wrist of Robert Downey Jr. in Spider-Man: Homecoming

Robert Downey Jr. plays Iron Man in Spider-Man: Homecoming -- wearing an Urwerk watch.

One of the season’s top movies,  Spider-Man: Homecoming,  has  a star above and beyond  Peter Parker/Spider-Man (played by Tom Holland) and: Robert Downey Jr.  who plays Tony Stark. Robert Downey Jr. has played Iron Man for about a decade. For his role in the Spider-Man: Homecoming movie, he personally requested the Urwerk UR 110 rose gold watch.…

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Introducing Patek Philippe Ref. 5531R World Time Minute Repeater Watch, A World’s First, And A Comprehensive Look At Five More Limited-Edition New York 2017 Watches (prices)

Patek Philippe Ref. 5531R World Time Minute Repeater chimes time in 24 time zones.

Today, Patek Philippe unveils a host of exciting new watches that celebrate the brand’s “The Art of Watches” Grand Exhibition in New York. The exhibition officially opens — free to the public — tomorrow and runs for 10 days, with one of the most expansive exhibitions of more than 450 current and historic Patek Philippe…

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Cartier In Motion: Six Top Cartier Watches From the Still-Open London Exhibit (slide show)

Don’t miss the opportunity to see some of the finest timepieces ever made by Cartier — the Cartier in Motion exhibit that openedat the London Design Museum in late May — curated by Norman Foster — is open until July 28th. The exhibit includes timepieces from the early 20th century to present day and explores the shapes and design evolution of Cartier…

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Chess Anyone? American Watch Brand RGM Unveils ‘Chess in Enamel’ Watch for 25th Anniversary

The Chess in Enamel watch by American brand RGM Watches.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of American watch brand, RGM Watches, and the brand is well-poised to celebrate this milestone. Earlier in the week, we took a look at American watchmaking history, and we said we would be back with more on key brands, so here we are. RGM was started by Roland Murphy,…

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Roberta Naas to Cover Women’s Watches for Monochrome

Bulgari Serpenti Seduttori High Jewelry Secret Bangle watch (photo: Monochrome-Watches.com)

Those who know us here at ATimelyPerspective, know that our founder, Roberta Naas, has been covering watches for almost three-and-a-half decades and has written half a dozen books on the subjects of watches and time. Now, the award-winning writer joins the esteemed team at Monochrome-Watches.com — to cover women’s watches for the well-known watch site.…

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Introducing the Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur: Technology and Affordability

The 42mm Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur watch is a COSC-certified chronometer and represents a new opening price for the brand.

Luxury watch brand Ulysse Nardin has rich roots in the world of marine watches. With a nautical logo and years of  chronometer experience, the brand regularly turns out masterpiece watches meant for water use. Now, Ulysse Nardin unveils the Marine Torpilleur. A somewhat more sophisticated Marine watch, the Torpilleur has a slimmer silhouette even though it measures…

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