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Bausele pilot watch

Australian watch brand Bausele has been on a roll. The brand, whose watches are Swiss made but of Australian design, was just named the Official Watch of the Australian Air Force’s 100thAnniversary – taking place next year in 2021. Founded less than a decade ago, the brand is all about showcasing Australia on the wrist and…

Parmigiani Fleurier Unveils Customizable Options For New Bugatti Type 390 Watch That Celebrates The Bugatti Chiron

Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti Type 390 watch, whose colors, dial and other details can be customized.

True luxury allows for customization – a trend which esteemed watch manufacturer Parmigiani Fleurier plans to capitalize on with the new Bugatti Type 390 watch, created to commemorate the Bugatti Chiron Sport car. Recently, at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, Bugatti unveiled a new version of its Bugatti Chiron. The Chiron Sport offers significantly improved…

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Introducing the Richard Mille RM 60-01 Les Voiles de St. Barth 2018 Automatic Flyback Chronograph Regatta Limited Edition Watch

Richard Mille RM 60-01 Les Voiles de St. Barth 2018 Automatic Flyback Chronograph Regatta watch.

Richard Mille says it like it is. He may give numbers to his watches, but their names are always pretty clear cut. Such is the case with the magnificent bright yellow RM 60-01 Les Voiles de St. Barth 2018 Limited Edition Automatic Flyback Chronograph Regatta watch. Unveiled earlier today to honor the ninth annual Les Voiles…

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Despite Lack of Crowd Support, Patrick Reed, Hublot Brand Ambassador, Wins The Masters

Patrick Reed at the announcement of his joining the Hublot roster of golfers.

For golf lovers, this past week’s whirlwind at The Masters in Augusta, Georgia, left some people disappointed. As players headed into the finals, Rickie Fowler (a Rolex brand ambassador) was the clear favorite of the crowd. In the final rounds, as it became clear that the 27-year-old Patrick Reed was going to take the win,…

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Baselworld 2018: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Baselworld 2019

Every year we attend Baselworld and report back on the show, the watches, the news, the people, etc. Essentially, we bring you the good, the bad and the ugly of the show. However, this year, we are  stepping back a little. Why? Well, because ATimelyPerspective’s founder, Roberta Naas — who has just completed 34 years…

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Would You Sail Solo Non-Stop Around the World With Just a Chronometer and Barometer?

Istvan Kopar's boat, Puffin, will set sail July 1 as he participates in the solo circumnavigation of the globe with a Wempe chronometer and barometer.

Would you sail solo, non-stop around the globe with absolutely no electronic tools, no GPS, no satellite communication?  I, for one, absolutely would not.  However, the concept is a great adventure for 65-year-old Istvan Kopar, a Hungarian-born American captain who already accomplished solo circumnavigation of the globe 27 years ago. Now, as he readies to…

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Louis Moinet Creates Watches With Billion-Year-Old Meteorites: Fossils; Dhofar, Acasta

Einstein’s theory of relativity states that space and time are connected. As far as horology is concerned, the incorporation of extraterrestrial materials into the manufacturing of time pieces is a match made in heaven. Louis Moinet has tapped into that natural synergy and created the Acasta and Dhofar watches. The manufacture is touting the two…

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Storage Wars: The Best USB Keys From Baselworld 2018, And Why We Love Them

Storage Wars: The Best USB Keys from Baselworld 2018 include this Cassette tape from Graham Watches.

As mentioned when we reviewed the best  and worst USB keys of SIHH 2018 earlier this year, we are in our sixth year of reviewing the storage devices that watch brands use to pass their precious information and images on to journalists and bloggers. This much-loved story has sparked a lot of attention over the…

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Zenith Pop-Up Boutique On Place Vendome In Paris Is Anything But Pop-Up

The Zenith corner store sits right on Place Vendome in Paris, with a view of the famed Column.

Last week, following a very busy Baselworld 2018 show, I joined Zenith watches on a brief trip to Paris, where the brand  opened what it calls a Pop-Up store. That Zenith boutique — strategically located  in Place Vendome — is anything but Pop-Up. Instead, it is a brick-and-mortar corner store right on Place Vendome. With…

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Hands On With Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Planetarium Poetic Complication Watch

Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Planetarium watch.

Very few watch brands – perhaps fewer than a handful – have the ability to offer the universe on the wrist. Sure, some offer the world, a globe, multi-hemispheres, the stars and even complete constellations – but just the upper echelon can bring an actual mechanical planetarium to the wrist. Van Cleef & Arpels is…

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Hands On: Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Watch (Prices)

SIHH 2018: Montblanc 1858 Geosphere LE 1600

Just a few weeks ago, we brought you some of the best new watches from the Montblanc 1858 collection, including the Montblanc 1858 Pocket Watch LE 100  and the limited edition Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph in green. Now we bring you a look at a (relatively speaking) more affordable collection: the Montblanc 1858 Geosphere LE 1600…

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