Time Capsules: Commentary: Daylight Saving Time in USA

Daylight Saving Time begins in the United States at 2:00 am on Sunday, Nov. 6. That means setting clocks and watches back one hour. Do this before you go to bed tonight – otherwise you will miss that extra hour of sleep in the morning. Here are a few intersting facts about Daylight Saving Time…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Roger W. Smith watches — Independently Hand-crafted

A good friend and colleague of those of us here at Atimelyperspective, Meehna Goldsmith writes about watches for her sight, and now  for Christies Auction house .  She is also a lover of watches and seeks the unusual angle to things.  Recently, Goldsmith wrote an article on Roger W. Smith, independent English watchmaker who hand…

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Time Capsules: Commentary — Contest to Win a Watch – Results:

winnerThank you everyone who participated in Atimelyperspective’s first pumpkin carving contest. You made it difficult for the judges — but it was a fun time!  Thanks to Ritmo Mundo, too, for donating the watch to the winner, and the “something else” to those others who participated. For those who didn’t see the cool watches, here…

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Time Capsules: Commentary –There is Only Today Left

Today is the last day to enter the Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest to win a Ritmo Mundo Watch. Check out the details by clicking on the ad to the left, and put your pumpkin entry  up for viewing. Here are just a a couple of examples of submissions so far – don’t forget – we…

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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: Commentary – Watch Industry Loses a legend, Gerald Genta Dies

Today, Charles Gerald Genta, legendary Swiss watchmaker and designer, passed away at the age of 80.  Not only did Genta design one of the most amazing collections of complicated timepieces under his own name (which was subsequently purchased by the Bulgari Group), but also he is the visionary responsible for the design and creation of…

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