Meet The Winners Of The Watch World’s Grand Prix Awards, GPHG 2020

GPHG Awards 2020

This year marks the first time I could not attend the GPHG awards ceremony in person in a while — thanks to COVID-19. As a member of the Academic jury, I was bummed. But then, as it turned out, the entire event had to be held virtually because of the pandemic. I was even more…

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What All The Hype Is About: Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight, Navy Blue

Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight, Navy Blue

Just last week, Tudor — sister brand to Rolex — unveiled its new Navy Blue Black Bay Fifty-Eight watch. Collectors were clamoring. There were good comments, bad comments, change-of-mind comments and more. The thing is, when you take a brand that has become a collectors’ delight — and you add Tudor blue to the flagship…

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ATimelyPerspective’s Top Five Posts Of 2019

Sylvester Stallone

It’s been a very fast year. In fact, I really can’t believe that at the stroke of midnight tonight, it will be 2020. It’s been a very interesting year with a lot of personal and professional developments and let-downs. But I’m sure that’s the case for everyone.  It can’t all be a bed of roses,…

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What It’s Really Like To Attend Grand Prix D’Horlogerie Geneva, GPHG

GPHG 2019

This year marked the second time that I attended the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie Geneva, GPHG. Some call this the Academy Awards of the watch industry. I am not so sure because it is not all encompassing. Many top brands don’t participate and don’t send their watches in for judging.  This leaves some gaping holes.…

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Who Are The Final 84 Watches In The 2019 GPHG (Grand Prix d Horlogerie) Competition?

Armin Strom, GPHG

      The Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)  has announced its pre-selected watches — six in each of the categories — that will be going up for the final vote this fall.  In total, there are 84 timepieces   competing for the 18 prizes, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix. The GPHG’s…

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