Reflections in Time: A Look Back on 2015 from A Timely Perspective (Slideshow)

It has been a very interesting year at ATimelyPerspective.com from a variety of perspectives. We have more than doubled our traffic thanks to our enthusiastic readers, and those emails chocked with questions keep flowing in. We responded to a record-setting nearly 300 extremely knowledgeable inquiries this year, several resulting in the purchase of everything from…

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The Day Before Christmas

‘Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the watch world, Not a watchmaker was stirring, no machines whirled; The tools were all placed on the benches with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The collectors were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of tourbillons danced in their heads;…

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$2 Million Bra Made by Mouawad and Seen on the Victoria’s Secret Runway Show

  Today, we digress from watches for a moment and turn our eyes to jewelry. Called the 2015 Fireworks Fantasy Bra, this Mouawad stunner (the bra, men, the bra) made its debut on the Victoria’s Secret catwalk earlier this month. It was worn by American Angel Lily Aldridge and the $2 million bejeweled bra and…

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Wake Up America, New York Preservationists Need Your Help

Yesterday, our colleagues over at Hodinkee published a guest editorial about helping to save a landmark clock in New York. You can read that article in full detail at Hodinkee.  Essentially, there is a plan in place to convert the 19th century New York Life Insurance Company’s former headquarters (346 Broadway) in Tribeca into condos.…

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Hands-On Review of the Apple Watch: This Guy Walks into a Genius Bar ….

By Norman M. Miller Like many watch lovers who are also tech geeks, I knew I was ordering the Apple Watch as soon as it was announced. I anxiously waited at my Mac Book for ordering to begin on April 10, and incessantly checked my order status on both my iPhone and iPad until a…

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Mastering Silicium: Going Into the Workshops with Patek Philippe (It Wasn’t Easy)

Just the other day, I had the unique experience of spending an entire day at a workshop with Patek Philippe in New York. There, we experienced a very thorough presentation of the brand’s pioneering research in silicium, and the material’s evolution as a balance wheel and as a hair spring.  It is astonishing to see that…

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