Tutorials and educational guides and information about watches and how they work, or about what you need to know about a watch.

Introducing the IWC USA-Exclusive: Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound “D.H. Craig US” Watch

IWC Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound D.H. Craig watch

  Yes, the new watch from IWC is a mouthful. The Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound “D.H. Craig US” Watch – unveiled today — is also an eyeful and a storyful. Well, “storyful” is not really a word, but in this case, it works. The beautiful watch pays homage to Florentine Ariosto Jones – the American founder…

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30 Reasons to Attend WatchTime New York this Saturday at Gotham Hall

Ok folks, if you are really a watch lover then you need to be in New York this Saturday for the WatchTime New York exhibition held at Gotham Hall in New York City. This is the second annual WatchTime New York show and it boasts a rich and informative schedule that includes more than 20…

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How to Transform Your Watch into a Sporty Look in a Snap with a NATO Strap

Want to take your watch from nice to “wow” when it comes to sporty appeal? Try on a NATO strap and you may never go back. Essentially, a NATO strap is a military-style strap that can be slipped through the watch lugs, looped under the caseback and out the other lug to attachto the wrist as…

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Inside the Manufacture: A Close-UP Look at Bulgari Watchmaking

Earlier this year, we had the unique opportunity to go where few have ever gone before: inside the Bulgari Manufacture.  I wrote about that experience in IW Magazine, and now, we bring some of that insight to our faithful readers at ATimelyPerspective. This Italian-born Bulgari (founded in Rome in 1884) has been bringing exceptional watches to the forefront…

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4 Things to Look for when Buying a Dive Watch

Planning your last hurrah of the summer? Maybe a Labor-Day-Weekend Dive trip? If so, you may want to think about having the right watch to accompany you on your dive into the deep blue seas. Today’s watch brands have pulled out all the stops, offering highly technical precision timepieces that easily withstand the elements. Here we bring you four…

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5 Things You Need to Know about Water Watches for Sailing, Diving and Swimming

Summer isn’t over yet! There is still plenty of time for diving, swimming, yacht racing and more. As such,  we bring you five things you may want to know about a variety of water watches before donning them for your dive, sail, or other activity. Q: Why do true dive watches have bezels that turn…

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