Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH – Audemars Piguet Says Happy Birthday Royal Oak with Open-worked Ultra-Thin Limited Edition

The year was 1972. No, this is not about flower power or other 70’s era memories. This is about the legendary Gerald Genta designing the daring and bold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch – a luxury sport timepiece that wowed the world with its magnificent steel case and gold price.  The Royal Oak was an…

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Around the World: Hermes Watches Celebrates Launch of Time Suspended Watch

  Montres Hermes is a brand we here at Atimelyperspective like and respect a lot. The brand wowed the watchmaking world recently with the introduction a few months ago of the soon-to-hit-the-USA-market Time Suspended watch, created by Jean-Marc Wiederrecht. We have covered this watch before on our site (click here to see that story), but now we…

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Watch Stops 2011: Only Watch – MB&F HM4 Panda

We began writing about the Only Watch auction and its charity fund, the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, a few weeks ago. Since then, we have brought you, and will continue to bring you, a look at the 40 watches that will go up for auction in September in Monaco for this most important cause. This…

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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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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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Watch Stops 2011: Swiss Watch by JCK – Louis Moinet Takes to the Forest Again

Louis Moinet is a brand known not only for its high watchmaking prowess, but also for its unusual dials — rare meteors, million-year-old woods and fossils. Now, on the heels of its recent Geograph Rainforest watch introduction just a few months ago (wherein the brand announced that a portion of the proceeds of the sales…

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