Trend Report: Alarm Watches

Today’s busy travelers have developed a fascination with mechanical alarm watches – using them in place of wake-up calls in hotels, or as a reminder to take medicine, pick up a child, or run to a meeting. These highly functional watches house extra mechanical mechanisms that make it possible to sound a tone at a…

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Around the World: Breguet Unveils Anniversary Reine de Naples in Italy

A few days ago, Atimelyperspective.com was invited by Breguet to attend the very exclusive unveiling of the anniversary Reine de Naples watch and jewelry suite. The occasion marks the 10th anniversary of the brand’s creation of the Reine de Naples line, and the 200th anniversary of the first wristwatch ever made. It was in 1810…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Million-Dollar Watches Sold

Signed Breguet et Fils, No. 2667, sold in August 1814 to Mr Garcias of London for 5,000 francs, this rare 18-karat gold precision watch contains two movements within the area of a single plate, both with going barrels, fully jewelled, straight line calibrated lever escapements with divided lift and straight pallets. Estimated to sell for…

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ATimelyEvent: TimeCrafters 2012 at the Park Avenue Armory, NYC

Harry Winston’s Opus 12 ($270,300) is one of just many significant timepieces that will be on display at TimeCrafters 2012. Harry Winston is bringing in watchmaker Emmannuel Bouchet (who partnered with Winston in the making of this watch) for the event. It’s almost here!! The much anticipated chance for New Yorkers – and any others…

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Off the Cuff: Breguet’s Tradition Fusee’ Tourbillon on the Wrist

A true stunner!  This incredible platinum Breguet Tradition Fusee’ Tourbillon is like having one of the finest pieces of machinery and precision on the wrist. The multi-dimensions of the movement parts beneath the bold sapphire crystal offer depth and elegance that is difficult to rival.  Retailing for about $189,700, this watch houses a hand-wound movement…

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ATimelyEvent: Breguet Celebrates Aviation Watch Heritage

If you are in New York this week- through Sunday July 8th — you won’t want to miss this great Breguet exhibit celebrating a century in aviation-inspired timepieces that is on display at the Breguet Boutique on Fifth Avenue (711 Fifth Avenue, between 55th and 56th Streets). The exhibition, “Breguet: Watchmaker, Aviator, Innovator,” was unveiled…

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