Watch Education: What Exactly is a Perpetual Calendar Watch?

One of the most sought-after complications on today’s watch market is the perpetual calendar. These sophisticated time trackers typically hold calibers with anywhere from 300 to 600 pieces and command prices that range from $25,000 to hundreds of thousands of dollars, depending on their added functions and adornments. Waiting lists for these watches can run…

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SIHH 2013 Watch Trend Review

As SIHH 2013, the 23rd edition of this luxury by-invitation-only watch show, comes to a close – it is important to note several key trends that emerged with the unveiling of the newest timepieces. The watches shown in Geneva during the fair last week will make their way to the market – and to discerning…

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Pre-SIHH 2013: IWC Unveils New Generation of Ingenieur, with AMG Connection

A classic, iconic favorite in the IWC line, the Ingenieur has long been a precision instrument that offered rugged appeal.  It was first unveiled in the mid-1970’s  — and – for those true watch lovers – it was originally designed by the legendary Gerald Genta, who revolutionized the appearance of modern watches with uncomplicated technologically…

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Show Time 2013 – Top Watches Unveiled at SIHH

For true watch lovers – those who follow every unveiling and await each new innovation – it’s  Show Time! The 2013 Show Season is upon us and begins exactly one week from today with the opening of the very prestigious watch trade event: Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH). This luxurious exhibition in…

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Time Capsules: Product — 6 Strikingly Complex Timepieces

In an unusual move, today we bring you a rare inside look at some very complex and beautiful watches via an article written by Atimely Perpsective founder, Roberta Naas, and appearing this month in a host of Niche Media publications. This one is from Gotham Magazine:  Complicated watches are the epitome of masterful watch building and…

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Off the Cuff: Complicated Watches Don’t Get Much Better – The IWC Portuguese Sidereal Scafusia

Granted, the name is a mouthful, but the IWC Portuguese Siderale Scafusia deserves a mouthful. It was 10 years in the research and development stages and is a masterpiece of haute horlogerie. The watch offers sidereal time, solar time and astronomical displays, among other functions, and is the most complex watch ever created by IWC.…

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