Time Capsules: News – SIHH Sneak Peeks at watches coming in 2012

Baume & Mercier booth at SIHH 2011Those in the know in the watch world know that the Salon International de Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is just around the corner. In January, this by-invitation-only exhibition takes place in Geneva and it is the backdrop for the unveiling of the newest timepieces from some of the world’s foremost…

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Time Capsules: News – Omega Watch Co. & Arthus-Bertrand Planet Ocean Exhibition Opens in Shanghai

Omega has long been a friend of the Space program. It is the watch that went to the moon; it is the watch that timed the re-entry in a near-fatal Apollo mission. The brand has also long been associated with the Earth’s Oceans. Its watches have gone on expeditions with Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the late…

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Time Capsules: News – Bulova Accutron Unveils Sir Richard Branson LE Watch

It isn’t everyday that a rich American-historied brand such as Bulova forms a relationship with a global innovator and entrepreneur such as Sir Richard  Branson, founder of the Virgin Group – but Bulova Accutron has done just that. What’s more, during this week’s New York Fashion week, Branson – the brand’s official ambassador – assisted…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Hamilton Watch Company – the Ventura, Elvis and legends

Hamilton Watch Company has had a long and fruitful relationship with Hollywood over the years, since it starred in its first film in 1951 with the Oscar-nominated movie “The Frogmen”.  Actors playing naval diving heroes wore the same model Hamilton watches as American soldiers had worn during the WWII. Since then the brand’s distinctive watches…

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Time Capsules: News — Vacheron Constantin Recalls its American Heritage

James Ward Packard watchIn a move designed to coincide with the opening of its first USA boutique (in NYC) and to recall its rich history here in the USA (which ATimelyperspective wrote about just recently), Vacheron Constantin has launched an interactive website:  http://americanheritage.vacheron-constantin.com The venerable brand – the world’s oldest watch manufacture in continuous operation…

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Time Capsules: News — Hublot watch in Beijing – with Dwayne Wade

Followers of Atimelyperspective know Hublot is a brand we’ve covered time and again because of its bold sense of technology, design and power. What’s more, we recognize that our readers have an interested in knowing who wears what around the world. Well, just recently, NBA all-star and Hublot ambassador Dwyane Wade traveled to Beijing in…

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