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

Time Capsules: Commentary — A Retrospective on BaselWorld

One of the original Ikepod monocased mechanicals.As BaselWorld 2011 approaches — the fair is due to open next week, and slated to open its doors to thousands of exhibitors and tens of thousands of visitors — we all eagerly anticipate the newest product that will make its way onto the scene. Yes, there will be complications,…

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Time Capsules: News – Longines Races in as Official Timekeeper of Kentucky Derby® Home Track

Swiss watch brand, Longines – long known for its sports timing – has partnered with Churchill Downs Incorporated to become the Official Timekeeper on this most prestigious horseracing event. The Kentucky Derby has been run without interruption since 1875, and is America’s oldest and continuously held sports event.  This year’s Kentucky Derby takes place May…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Coming together in a Second with Japan

As the world responds to the disasters in Japan — the earthquake, the tsunami, the aftershocks, the nuclear power plant issues and the devastation — I find it difficult to continue to post watch news and product without a simple commentary here. My first trip overseas in the watch industry more than 25 years ago was…

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Time Capsules: News – Omega, Panerai and Rolex Finally in Your Budget; Antiquorum Also Offers Affordable Lots

 Omega Lot 206A few days ago, we talked here about the upcoming March 10 NYC Antiquorum auction and all the great headliner watches coming up for bid. But thanks to some feedback we got, we recognize that some of our readers are newcomers to the world of collecting and buying at auction and so are…

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Time Capsules: News – Harry Winston on the Red Carpet

Atimelyperspective regularly get requests from readers who want to know what the celebrities are wearing. Well, at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, Harry Winston watches walked the red carpet on the wrists of two important stars.  Oscar winner for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for The Fighter, Christian Bale, wore Harry Winston’s Ocean Dual…

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Time Capsules: News — Vintage watches: Antiquorum Offers up Patek, GP Opera

Patek Philippe Ref. 2419Yes, if you are the consummate watch collector, the upcoming March 10th Antiquorum New York auction is for you. A couple of really amazing timepieces are coming up for grabs – but beware- these babies are pricey and are certain to fetch global interest. In fact, I know a certain Kuwait collector…

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