My Personal Recounting of the Kentucky Derby: Experiencing the Fastest 2 Minutes in Sports with Longines

Yesterday, what is dubbed as the “Fastest two minutes in sports” took place. The 140th Kentucky Derby, held in Louisville, is one amazing event – something everyone should have on his or her bucket list. This is especially true if it is done in style, as in going along with the Official Watch and Timekeeper…

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Eat Your Heart Out! Chef Experience Extraordinaire at the Kentucky Derby Taste of Derby with Longines

There are many stories behind the Kentucky Derby – the horses, jockeys and races, the hats (oh the hats), the bourbon, the food and more. It’s a lot to soak in. So, in several installments we will unroll the Kentucky Derby beginning with, since it is Saturday and we have a weekend sojourn here, the…

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Does Your Watch Play Jazz? Introducing the Claude Bernard Birdland Watch

Ok well this Claude Bernard watch doesn’t actually play Jazz- but it would if it could– to the tunes of Charlie Parker.  The Swiss-made Birdland watch is created to celebrate a partnership between this watch brand and the famed Birdland jazz club in New York City. The club — one of New York City’s oldest…

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Can Your Watch Slay Dragons? Introducing the Urwerk UR-105M

“An iron knight ready to conquer time.” That’s the way Urwerk is billing its new UR-105M—officially introduced to the world just a few minutes ago in Geneva.  I was lucky to be among the first to see this watch a couple of months ago before its official launch. It is a piece inspired by the…

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How Did Jaeger-LeCoultre Reinvent its Past? A Tribute to the Geophysic

By Alex Lam The watch world is no stranger to trends, and one trend that has perhaps become most prevalent in recent years is the tribute watch.  The tribute watch is a simple concept in theory, but tricky to execute in reality.  Given this, Jaeger-LeCoultre is among the best at crafting these tribute timepieces.  Last…

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Independent, Family Run Companies Offer Mega Advantages: Introducing our Collector’s Corner

When we first created ATimelyPerspective just about three years ago, we knew we wanted to put our 30-plus years of experience in the watch industry to good use (For more about this see our “About” column here.). We wanted to keep the site focused on original content that offers watch education, reviews, and insightful moments…

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