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

Time Capsules: Breaking News – HYT Watches with Liquid Time?!

This one is  way cool — and certainly different. Here, A ATimelyperspective brings a first look at the newest HYT watch – slated to be unveiled in BaselWorld in March.  The timepiece is the first ever featuring mechanical and liquid time indications. From HYT — the Hydro Mechanical Horologists – the watch movement is a…

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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: News – Winners of the 11th Annual Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve Announced

Just a few days ago, the 11th Annual Grand Prix d’horlogerie was held in Geneva –this is the watchmaking awards event of the year — a wonderful event chocked with emotion, entertainment and serious tribute.   Winners were in a host of categories – and you get to see here a vast array of timepieces.…

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Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH – Baume & Mercier Watches — The new Capeland

Baume & Mercier brings us a sneak peek today at one of the newest watches slated to be unveiled in January at SIHH in Geneva. The Capeland, a watch that epitomizes the brand’s seaside living philosophy of relaxed lifestyle, offers authenticity and strength of character.  Inspired by an historic single push-piece chronograph, circa, 1948, the…

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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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Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH – Piaget Unveils the Phoenix (and Dragon)

In an exciting new collection that, unfortunately, most likely won’t make its way to the US market, Piaget has created the mythical dragon and phoenix in a stunning series geared for Asia. We had the privilege of viewing these pieces recently in Geneva in Piaget’s workshops and they are definitely collector items! Here’s a quick…

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