Interviews with celebrities, watch brand ambassadors and watch brand executives.

What Has 771 Parts, Retails for Just about $450,000 and Is Coming to Stores Very Soon? Up Close with the A. Lange & Sohne Zeitwerk Minute Repeater

By Gordon Henderson When A. Lange & Sohne launched the Zeitwerk line in 2009 and unveiled its digital display, the brand created an aesthetic that was something truly different from not only it’s other lines, but also from the high end watch community as a whole. The bold numbers that display the time via rings…

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Meet Waldan Watches: A Brand With History Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Heard

Unless you’re a trained professional, it wouldn’t be considered wise to take apart a watch just to put it back together again.  However, decades ago, a young Oscar Waldan, of Waldan Watches, secretly did just that with his father’s pocket watch simply to locate and diagram how the pieces fit together. Shockingly the story doesn’t…

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Hands On with the Arnold & Son Constant Force Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson Horology, at its core, is all about the pursuit of accuracy through mechanical timepieces. In that pursuit, the development of systems that eliminate any stimuli that detract from precision is paramount. In one of its newest feats, Arnold & Son has combined two complications that play as a horological version of Batman…

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Up Close with Ralph Lauren RL67 Safari Chronometers … On Safari in Zambia

For the thousands of readers who follow ATimelyPerspective, you already know from our many Facebook and Instagram posts that we just returned from Zambia, Africa, where we went exploring the Kagem Emerald mines in Kitwe with Gemfields (we will bring more about that trip soon). What you may not have known is that during that trip,…

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DeGrisogono Unveils High-Tech, Haute Horology Instrumento No. Uno Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson Founded in 1993 by Fawaz Gruosi, de Grisogono launched as a premier high-end jewelry manufacturer. Gruosi is known for his passion and intensity surrounding the products he creates and  routinely turns out one-of-a-kind masterpieces featuring precious stones and black diamonds. Affectionately referred to as the King of Black Diamonds, Gruosi added to his…

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Vicenzaoro Celebrates 10th Anniversary at JCK with Fashion Show

At the recent JCK show in Las Vegas (we wrote about the watches of the shows here on Thursday), the Vicenzaoro Italian jewelry show also celebrated — with a stunning fashion show of jewels and gowns that marked the Fiere di Vicenza’s 10th anniversary in Vegas. With an exhibition format entitled VicenzaOro, I love it!,…

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