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Armin Strom Minute Repeater Resonance

Earlier this summer, independent watch brand Armin Strom unveiled its second Masterpiece watch: the Resonance Minute Repeater. We covered that watch thoroughly here and here (where we discuss why the watch didn’t make it to the GPHG jury). The watch warrants so much because it is a world’s first and worthy of the coverage.  Recently, though,…

Bond. James Bond. Introducing the new James Bond Watch from Omega

James Bond, AKA 007. Come on – every man wants to be him and every woman wants to be with him. Okay, so maybe not the “him” of the books, but certainly the “him” of the movies, especially with the soon-to-be-released 24th Bond film, Spectre. Lets face it, OO7’s got it all: brains, dashing good…

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SIHH 2015 Reveals Art for the Wrist as New Direction

When it comes to haute horlogerie, one of the most important efforts being made to elevate time to new heights is the pursuit of finer, meters d’ arts. Indeed, at SIHH 2015, more brands were unveiling stunning artistic dials in enamel, champleve, filigree and other artistic modes for both men and women. Last week, Roberta Naas…

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Close Up with the HYT Skull Watch – Liquid Time Gone Goth

By Gordon Henderson Today we take a little break from the SIHH 2015 frenzy, to bring you a close-up look at what may well be one of the most advanced “skull” watches on the market. It is said that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but in the case of the latest release…

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Panerai Takes Ceramic to all New Heights with the Luminor 1950 3 Day Chrono Flyback Ceramica (SIHH 2015)

By Gordon Henderson At SIHH last week, Panerai unveiled the Luminor 1950 3 Day Chrono Flyback Ceramica – a real beauty — and here is what you need to know about it: Bead blasted matte dial, black ceramic case, flyback chronograph, stunning blued steel chronograph hand, in-house movement and killer faux patina in a mass…

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Richard Mille Unveils RM 33-01 — So Technical that It Won’t Be Out Until 2016

By Gordon Henderson Last week, Richard Mille caused a stir at the SIHH with new ways to relieve us of our hard-earned dollars. Unfortunately, if we want the Richard Mille RM-33-01, we will have to wait a little longer — as production has been delayed to 2016. As depressing as that is, it also gives us…

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Piaget Sets World Records — AGAIN – at SIHH 2015- Close Up with the Altiplano Chronograph

Unveiled here at SIHH this week, the new Piaget Altiplano Chronograph sets two world-records. Mind you- we shouldn’t be surprised — Piaget is a master at setting world records, especially when it comes to the divine ultra thin movement. The new Altiplano ultra-thin hand-wound chronograph sets the record in the ultra-thin field as the thinnest hand-wound flyback movement (caliber…

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3 Top Watches from Cartier Unveiled at SIHH 2015

The world’s first watch exhibition of 2015, the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is bustling. With 12,000 watch retailers and watch journalists descending on Geneva for the unveiling of the newest timepieces from 16 top luxury brands – the excitement is high. As anticipated, Cartier does not disappoint us. This year, the brand…

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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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