A Timely Event: Antique Gunmetal Watch Display by F.P. Journe at The Forbes Galleries

From April 21 until September 15, watch lovers will be able to view one of the most unusual and rare watch collection of gunmetal watches made of burnished steel.  The 200 timepieces to be on display at the Forbes Galleries (62 Fifth Avenue, NYC) were all made between 1850 and 1910, and each is unique…

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Atimely Event: TimeCrafters in NYC in September 2012

 Generally, watch collectors and connoisseurs, as well as lovers of top-quality haute horology have to travel to Switzerland to see the finest selections of newest timepieces from the world’s best watchmakers. Now, however,  the best of the best can be seen right here in the USA – in New York City’s historical Park Avenue Armory…

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A Timely Event: Celebrate 40 years of the Royal Oak with Audemars Piguet

Make time to visit Gotham City this week and you won’t be disappointed.  At the Park Avenue Armory in New York, Audemars Piguet has assembled one of the most entrancing displays of timekeeping legend – open to the public for free beginning March 21 and running through March 24th.  We first brought you a sneak…

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A Timely Event: Breguet Celebrates 200th Anniversary of First Wristwatch in Geneva

In January, 2012, in Geneva, Breguet opens an exhibition entitled “1810-1812, Breguet makes the first wristwatch, fit for a Queen.” The exhibition pays homage to the Queen of Naples and celebrates the 200th anniversary of the first wristwatch on record –made over a two-year period culminating in 1812. The watch was ordered in 1810 by…

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A Timely Event: Friday Night in LA, Classics with Andrea Bocelli and Girard-Perregaux

This Friday night, if you are looking for a great time in LA, attend a gala event at the Beverly Hilton featuring the world’s highest selling solo artist in classical music, Andrea Bocelli, as he launches the Andrea Bocelli Foundation. The Benefit Gala on December 9 features a  special performance by Bocelli, as well as…

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ATimelyEvent: You will want to be in NYC this weekend to witness Girard-Perregaux’s Museum Masterpieces

By Dara Hinshaw Girard-Perregaux cross-shaped pendant watch, circa 1870, yellow gold and enamel, with a cross-shaped movement.We gathered in the Girard-Perregaux Boutique on Madison Avenue, munching on breakfast treats and awaiting the arrival of the masterpieces from the Girard-Perregaux Museum in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. They had just arrived this morning, and were still being unpacked.…

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