Behold: This Knight in Shining Armor Slays More than Dragons: Introducing the Urwerk UR-105 TA Knight

By Gordon Henderson For those familiar with the brand, Urwerk represents an aesthetic that sits on the edge of modern wristwatch design while also pushing the technological advances of horology. They are unapologetically a brand that marches to the beat of its own drummer when it comes to design elements, while at the same time…

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Meet Phillips Auction House- the New Kid on the Block that has Achieved Record Highs with Rolex Day Dates

It isn’t everyday that an auction house can come in as the new kid on the block and powerhouse through a single day sale — making world records that stun Rolex lovers and poke a little thorn into the sides of  the tried-and-true houses such as Sotheby’s, Christies’ and Antiquorum. However, Phillips has done just…

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Classic Voltaire: Introducing the Manufacture Royale 1770 Micromegas Double Flying Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson It isn’t every day a watch brand can trade its roots back to the  Age of Enlightenment. But Manufacture Royale does exactly that — and more. In fact, the brand not only traces its origins to the Manufacture Royale de Ferney workshops founded in 1770 nearby Geneva, but also to the famed philosopher, writer,…

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It’s a Long Name, but a Full-Bodied Spirit: Introducing the Hublot Big Bang UNICO Chronograph Retrograde Kobe “Vino” Bryant

Luxury Swiss watch brand, Hublot, recently raised a glass (a wine glass, that is,) in Napa Valley to unveil its newest watch — created in cooperation with  brand ambassador, basketball star Kobe Bryant. The Big Bang UNICO Chronograph Retrograde Kobe “Vino” Bryant watch debut coincided with the opening of the brand’s  first boutique in San Francisco.This…

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Watch Review: A Close-Up Look At Tutima’s M2 German-made Watch Line (original photos/prices)

German-made Tutima is a brand we are fond of here at ATimelyPerspective. In fact, we have covered the brand and its watches time and again — in articles that range from its daring aviation aerobics (here) to its top-of-the-line high-horology pieces (here). Recently, we got the opportunity to get up close and personal with the…

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Up Close with the Baume & Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra … Celebrate American Racecar History

Now that the timepieces are out on the market, I am fully free to write about one of the most exciting and exhilarating watch trips — a trip with Baume &Mercier to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary win of the Shelby Cobra (with a massive 427 cubic inch Ford V8 at its heart)…

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