Introducing the Greubel-Forsey 7th Invention and the QP Equation of Time ( SIHH 2015)

By Gordon Henderson Greubel Forsey is a brand we have covered a number of times here at A Timely Perspective and one of the things that continues to bring us back to the brand is not only its pursuit of horological innovation, but also the detail-obsessed manner in which they go about enhancing their pieces. Their latest…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Goes Astral: Introducing the Duometre Spherotourbillon Moon at SIHH 2015

By Gordon Henderson One of the many things that makes Jaeger-LeCoutre a great brand and one of the major manufactures to follow, is how they are able to innovate across a number of different lines and price points while still maintaining the identity of each family of watches. That skill is once again on display at SIHH with the…

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Montblanc’s New Heritage Watches Include Special Edition Pieces in Tribute to Vasco da Gama (SIHH 2015)

Back in November, I was one of a very elite group of watch journalists from around the world invited to join Montblanc in Cape Town, South Africa, for the unveiling of a new collection of timepieces. That line is called the Heritage Collection in general and with each Heritage watch released there is a special…

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A Retrospective of SIHH as it Celebrates 25 Years in 2015

Later this month, the Salon International d’la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) opens its doors to thousands of invited guests from around the world as  16 luxury brand exhibitors unveil their newest timepieces –watches destined to set the trend for the coming year in haute horology. This year marks the 25th edition of the exhibition, which first started…

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When Sound Breaks New Barriers: Why it Took Audemars Piguet 8 Years to Build the Royal Oak Acoustic Concept Watch (Pre-SIHH 2015)

With the soon-to-be officially released 2015 concept watch by Audemars Piguet – the notion of sound in a wristwatch booms. And while the sound of the new Royal Oak Acoustic Research- Episode 1 Concept watch may not be roaring or thunderous, it can be heard by someone other than the wearer and those leaning their…

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PRE-SIHH: Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Master Calendar Watches with Meteorite Dials (with prices)

There has been a lot of talk lately about the use of meteorites as dials in watches – something certain brands were doing decades ago. Today, there are just a handful of luxury watch brands that procure meteorites and transform them into ultra-thin slabs for use as a watch dial. Jaeger-LeCoultre is one such brand.…

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