Up-to-the-minute news and announcements about watch brands and the watch industry.

Valentin Piaget, Who Led the Piaget Ultra-Thin Watch Development and Advanced Women’s Watches, Dies

The creation of the ultra-slim movements by Piaget enabled Valentin Piaget to develop a range of slim watches.

Valentin Piaget, the grandson of Piaget founder Georges-Edouard Piaget, has passed away at the age of 94. This third-generation visionary in the watch world is the man responsible for pursuing the making of ultra-thin movements — an arena Piaget pioneered in the 1950’s and in which it has held a leadership role ever since. Brothers…

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3 Reasons to Love the Omega 1957 Vintage-Inspired Watches: Speedmaster, Railmaster, Seamaster

The new Omega 1957 Speedmaster is a near-consistent replica of the original.

  It’s no secret that vintage watches are all the rage. It is no surprise, either. During difficult geo-politicalt times, people and companies often take a retrospective look at their pasts.  This year, Omega does exactly that. It looks back to the year 1957, when Elvis became King, the Russians launched Sputnik 2 and the Frisbee…

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Geoffrey Roth Watch Engineering Collection is Not for Everyone — That’s Why You Want (at least) One

Newly finished watch by Geoffrey Roth Engineering Collection, with hand engraving by Todd Daniel. Made in Arizona.

We here at A Timely Perspective are lovers of all things horological… be they well established manufactures that predate electricity to brand new independent houses. In short, if the creativity and vision are there, well, you have our attention. One such creative, albeit a relatively young brand,  based out of Arizona has begun gathering attention…

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Montblanc Partners with Goodwood Festival of Speed With Timewalker Watches

Montblanc, with its TimeWalker watches, has become the Official Timing Partner of Goodwood Festival of Speed.

In an exciting, and fitting, move, Montblanc — with its new TimeWalker collection — speeds into action as the Official Timing Partner of the Goodwood “Festival Of Speed.”  Easily one of England’s top sporting events, the Festival of Speed takes place annually at  Goodwood, the seat of the  Dukes of Richmond for more than 300 years…

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Hublot Partnership with Black Jaguar White Tiger Foundation Celebrates the Big Cats Earth Day and Always

Hublot offers three watches in its first collection to benefit the Black Jaguar White Tiger Foundation.

Today is Earth Day, a great time to celebrate the bounties of our planet, and to consider conserving and preserving them. That is exactly what Hublot is doing with its Black Jaguar White Tiger Foundation association. The Foundation is responsible for preserving multiple big cat species, in order to transmit a message of care and respect to all…

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Mr. Nobody of Fast 8, The Fate of the Furious, Kurt Russell, Wears Niall Watch

Niall GMT Noir watch as seen in the Fast 8 movie on the wrist of Kurt Russell.

If you  went to the movies this past weekend, you most likely saw Fast 8, or — its real title —  “The Fate of the Furious” movie. In this eighth sequel in the Fast and Furious series, actor Kurt Russell, who plays Mr. Nobody, dons a Niall GMT “Noir” watch to help him track his time around the…

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