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Hands On With The Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht Watch Unveiled At Watches & Wonders Miami

Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht

Last week in Miami – at the second annual Watches  & Wonders show — Ulysse Nardin used the Florida backdrop, complete with concurrent Yacht Show and car show — to unveil its newest masterpiece: The Marine Mega Yacht watch that indicates tides, along with a host of other important information for sailors, and that carries a…

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Pre-Basel 2019: Meet the Chopard L.U.C XPS Twist QF (price)

ChopardL.U.C XPS Twist QF

As a pre-Baselworld peek, Chopard unveils the L.U.C XPS Twist QF watch — a timepiece  that offers  a bit of a spin to horology.  Classically elegant and s magnificent statement in modern classics, the L.U.C XPS Twist QF features a rich  satin-finished blue dial with seconds sundial at 7 o’clock and crown at 4 o’clock. The…

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Hands On With The Romain Gauthier Prestige HMS Stainless Steel Watch With Meteorite Dial

Romain Gauthier Prestige HMS Stainless Steel watch with rare meteorite dial. (Photo: R. Naas)

A supplier of components to the watch world, the independent watch brand Romain Gauthier regularly creates  timepieces that are works of art and technology. However, he only makes about 60 watches a year.  Now, he unveils the exceptional  Prestige HMS Stainless Steel watch with rare meteorite dial. Just 10 pieces will ever be made —…

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Endurance Racing As Only Rolex Can Do: Rolex 24 At Daytona (Photo Gallery)

Rolex 24 at Daytona

Just a couple of weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to accompany Rolex to the famed Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance races.  The weekend was wrought with rain and winds that soaked Daytona International Speedway during the second day of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, but it was just one more challenge for top drivers. It…

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Watch Lovers Won’t Want To Miss Watches & Wonders Miami On President’s Day Weekend

Watches & Wonders Miami to make debut in February 2018 with 21brands.

From February 15 to the 17th in sunny Miami, the second annual Watches & Wonders Miami show will take place, concurrent with the Miami Yacht Show and vintage auto show.  Watch lovers won’t want to miss this event. Just about 30 watch brands will be showcasing their newest watches here, and some are unveiling new…

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SIHH 2019: Hands On With The $360,000 Parmigiani Toric Capitole Watch

Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole minute repeater watch as seen at SIHH 2019

Just before SIHH 2019, I wrote the following article on the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Capitole watch being unveiled at the show. Now that we have gotten our hands on this near half-million-dollar beauty, we want to present it here on ATimelyPerspective. “Founded 23 years ago in 1996 by Michel Parmigiani, Parmigiani Fleurier is run under…

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