Trend Report: Pilot Watches Take Off

photo by Kenji TomaOne of the hottest categories of timepieces on the market today is pilot watches. While the concept of synchronizing crew watches to the navigator’s watch may have taken a back seat to today’s cockpit instrumentation, the look and quality of a true pilot’s watch remains steadfast and in demand.  Typically, today’s pilot…

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Trend Report: Under Water Timing

Perhaps taken for granted, the phrase, “just in the nick of time” is one with real meaning behind it. We regularly hear of rescues at sea – -but we don’t typically hear about the timepieces behind those events. In 1997, the crew of the Mata-Rangi expedition, on a reed raft en route from Chile to…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Fun Facts – The Wristwatch from the 1920’s to 1940

Recently, we brought readers a little insight into the birth of the wristwatch – for those who enjoy a little history and some fun facts.  Continuing that saga, which covered the turn of and the first two decades of the 20th century (see that coverage here), we now bring you perspective on how the wristwatch…

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Time Capsules: Product — Breitling Watches, What’s Black and Red all over?

Take an up close and personal look with Atimelyperspective as we explore Breitling watches, particularly the cool new Chrono-Matic Blacksteel Limited.  Created in a limited edition of 2,000 pieces this is one powerful looking timepiece. What’s more, it is absolutely great on the wrist. It feels good, too, thanks to the red rubber-molded bidirectional rotating…

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Trend Report: Aviator Watches

IWC Big Pilot’s watchCall them what you want, aviator watches, pilot watches, aeronautical instrument watches – it doesn’t really matter. What does matter is that aviator watches are easily one of the most important genre of timepieces on the market today thanks to so many technological developments in shock resistances, antimagnetic cases and precision excellence,…

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Time Capsules: Product – Breitling Soars With Navitimer Super Constellation Limited Edition

Aviation enthusiasts may be happy to know that the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation “Star of Switzerland” – a fine symbol of the conquest of the skis and one of the world’s three remaining flight worthy Super Constellations – is preparing to take to the skies again. In Breitling renewed its financial support for the preservation…

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