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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…

Richard Mille Goes Full Speed Ahead with Auto Racing Partnerships with Aston Martin, McLaren Honda and Haas F1

By Ryan Walsh It’s been a busy time for  Richard Mille, as the brand has put forth a lot of exciting news regarding hitting the fast track. Since its inception nearly 15 years ago,  Richard Mille has never fell short when it comes to creating truly unique timepieces that can be easily distinguished from other brands. Not much…

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Luxury Watch Brands Race to Keep Pace with Today’s Cars — Meet the Oris Williams Engine Watch

Watch brands have aligned themselves with various sports and hobbies for decades, but easily one of the fastest-growing fields is the world of automobiles, where sleek design, ultra lightweight materials, and close attention to precision timing are at the forefront.  Now, several top watch brands take a closer look at auto inspirations and unveil sleek new car-inspired…

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Always Dream of Designing Your Own Watch? Here’s Your Chance with the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Atelier Reverso Program

Recently, in an article I wrote for Elite Traveler magazine, I discussed the fact that in the world of watchmaking, “a visionary and pioneering spirit has become the ubiquitous hallmark of upper echelon brands.” The concept here is that as more and more brands cater to the needs of their customers and potential customers, they…

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Was the New Panerai PAM578 Titanium Tourbillon Special Edition Really a 3D Printed Watch?

Just last month, our colleagues over at Panerai Central  — who cover everything  Panerai in brilliant style — wrote about the brand’s use of what  3-dimensional printing for the most recently released PAM578 Titanium Tourbillon Special Edition. Three-dimensional printing has made a big impact in  the watch industry over the past few years, but in this newest…

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A Piece of Cement You Can Wear While Swimming: Meet the Giuliano Mazzuoli Cemento Watch

We’ve seen watches made of wood, stone, and even paper — but this one may be a first: cement.  Italian designer extraordinaire Giuliano Mazzuoli, whom we have written about several times here, unveils a new breed that is a definite departure from the typically auto inspired watches he creates (read more about those here). With a design…

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Leap Year — Why We Have It and Watches that Can Help You Track It

  Today is February 29th—a day that comes around only once every four years. Called Leap Year, the year with the extra day in it has a special meaning. While to some it may be reverse day (women, you can ask that man to marry you today), and to others it may be an extra…

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Richard Mille and Airbus? Is the Million-Dollar ACJ RM 50-02 ACJ Tourbillon Split Second Chronograph a Smart Move?

  A new year means new limited editions pieces from one of the industry’s most recognized independant watch makers, Richard Mille. Unveiled at SIHH 2016 – and not yet in stores — the 30-piece limited edition RM 50-02 ACJ Tourbillon Split Second Chronograph has a lot of collectors taking notice. Created thanks to a partnership…

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Up Close with the A. Lange & Sohne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon 2016

We here at A Timely Perspective love A. Lange & Sohne. I mean, love them. While the German brand was walled off from the world for a portion of its existence, it didn’t stop it from coming back like gangbusters. This company offers some of the most advanced technical watches with superb stylistic elements that propel…

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Harry Winston’s Visionary Zalium Project Z9 is Not New, but is in Stores Now- Hurry (hands-on pics)

Let’s be clear — because if you are reading other sites, you may have been seeing the news of this watch as a “New” introduction. In fact, the amazing Harry Winston Project Z9 watch is NOT news. It was unveiled to the world at last year’s BaselWorld Fair (2015). The news here is — this watch is…

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Glashutte Original Lovers May want some Good Reading – Meet Impressions

Not long ago, I participated in the writing of a book paying tribute to the history of Glashutte Original and to the people who made it successful. Here, I bring you you a look at that writing process that ultimately contributed to the brand’s first Manufacture book. As a veteran journalist in the watch industry for more…

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