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

Time Capsules: Commentary – Only Once in 823 Years

It really is all about the timing and this year we will see and live an event that will only happen once in 823 years. This year, July has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays – a phenomenon referred to as “money bags.” In fact, this year we will experience four unusual dates: 1/1/11…

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A timely Event: A Fantastic View of the Transatlantic Race 2011 Co-Sponsored by ROLEX

Grab your sunglasses, camera, binoculars and a blanket (and of course a great snack) and head to one of the many scenic spots around Narragansett Bay next week for one of the summer’s most anticipated sailing events: the TR2011 – Transatlantic Race. Beginning Sunday June 26, with a warning signal at 1:50 pm, each of…

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Watch Stops: Only Watch 2011—Jaquet Droz Donates Unique Piece to Only Watch

This year, on September 22 in Monaco, the well-known Only Watch 2011 Charity Auction will take place. This highly esteemed event, which Atimelyperspective   attended in 2009, has been held every other year since 2005 concurrent with the Monaco Yacht Show. This is the venue where luxury watchmaking and medical research come together, and is held…

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Time Capsules: Product – Alarming News: Vulcain Re-enters US with legendary Cricket

It was 64 years ago, in 1947, that Vulcain presented the first fully operational mechanical alarm wristwatch, equipped with what would become the legendary Cricket caliber.  The audibly loud alarm was quickly made history – and became the watch of choice for notables globally, including  US Presidents, Trumann, Eisenhower, Nixon and Johnson – earning it…

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Watch Stops: JCK 2011 — Officina Del Tempo Releases Special Edition Power Chrono

Every once in a while a well-priced watch catches our eye. Such is the case with the Italian designed and made Officina Del Tempo brand. This company creates a host of powerful and alluring timepieces, especially with its bold new Power Chrono Special Edition.  Lovingly referred to in-house as the Military Power, this techno-sport series…

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Time Capsules: News– Christie’s Auction Packed with Great Lots and Special Pieces

Lot 94The upcoming June 15 Christie’s New York sale of Important Watches promises to offer a good number of lots for collectors interested in pieces in any price range. With watches on public exhibition from June 11 to June 14, Christie’s highlights more than 400 individual watches from vintage to modern day pieces for men…

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