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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,…

Linde Werdelin Goes Green! Introducing the Oktopus Double Date Carbon Green

Ok, we have written about Linde Werdelin here before. This is a wild and crazy luxury Swiss watch brand that departs from luxury not in the sense of materials or craftsmanship, but in the sense of reality. The brand is bold and creates equally as bold timepieces. The newest one on the market: the Oktopus…

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Arnold & Son Unveils World’s First: Instrument Golden Wheel

There is just no getting around the fact that Arnold & Son superbly embraces traditional watchmaking and visionary thinking. We have written about this brand with a rich British history so many times here before — as they regulary release ground-breaking timepieces.  Well, 2015 is no exception. The new patented, world-fist watch combines the wandering…

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Peter Speake-Marin Signs on Pierce Brosnan as Brand Ambassador

Easily one of the worlds best known actors, Pierce Brosnan has joined forces as brand ambassador (for three years at least) with Peter Speake-Marine – a watchmaker and brand that we think the world of here at ATimely Perspective. Brosnan’s roles range from Remington Steele to Thomas Crown, and, of course, the iconic persona of…

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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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Former NFL Quarterback, Boomer Esiason, Talks Life, Time and Breitling

Born Norman Julius Esiason, the retired American football quarterback known to he world as Boomer, is a life-long Long Islander. Nicknamed by his mother before he was even born because of the big kicks he would give her from inside the womb, Boomer’s moniker stuck.  Boomer was a multi-sport talent in high school and later…

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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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Affordable WatchWednesday: Reactor Warp Chronograph Tachymeter

By Ryan Walsh Reactor, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2014, is a performance sports watch brand that is known for its rugged, utilitarian timepieces.   The newest line Reactor has developing is called the Warp Chronograph Tachymeter — forged from solid 316L stainless, steel. Built to endure the tasks at hand – especially if that…

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Three Top Timepieces Exclusive to the Americas, from Richard Mille

By Ryan Walsh The quest to woo Americans to buy finer, more-high-tech haute horological timepieces remains a race – especially among independent watch brands that recognize the savvy watch-collecting market as a strong frontier. As such, we are witnessing more “Made exclusively for the Americas” watch releases than ever before. Such is the case with…

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Bulova and Manchester United Team Up with New Accu*Swiss Treble Watches

By Ryan Walsh Founded in 1875 in America, Bulova is one of the most recognized names in watchmaking. Among its many significant collections of watches, the Swiss-made Accu*Swiss brand stands out as a leader. That may well be why the brand turned to the Accu*Swiss line when it wanted to celebrate its role as the…

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Montblanc Enters the Smart Watch World with new Timewalker Urban Speed e-Strap Watches

We have just learned that Montblanc is taking the New Year more seriously than others. The brand has entered the Smart watch world in its own special mode: with an e-Strap. The integrated technology device is encased in steel and rubber and placed on the interchangeable Extreme Leather Strap (a specially made leather that Montblanc…

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