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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Traditions Gyrotourbillon 3 Meteorite watch.

Somehow, the luxury Swiss watch brand from Le Sentier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, never ceases to amaze us. With exceptional watches for women, to the iconic Reverso and Memovox lines, the new Polaris collections and more, this brand just doesn’t stop. With an exceptional fully integrated Manufacture, the brand regularly unveils new timepieces that have the collectors clamoring.…

A Moment in Time with Actress Susan Sarandon, IWC Friend of the Brand

 Recently, thanks to our friends at IWC, we got the opportunity to sit down and talk with one of their friends of the brand — actress and political and charitable activist — Susan Sarandon. Here she shares some thoughts on how time plays a role in her life. How does time play a role in…

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Ok Guys, Think Mother’s Day: Pearls Reign Supreme

By Nancy Pier Sindt But wait, guys. Mother’s Day is around the corner –yes only three weeks away — so you may want to read on. China has rapidly become a major player in the jewelry and watch market. In fact, according to government figures, total jewelry exports from China totaled $7.2 billion US dollars…

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Would You Wear a Blue/Green Rolex? Introducing the Oyster Perpetual Milgauss Blue Z (video)

This watch is a winner. Now some may say that the blue and green combination is a bit odd, but we think it is a perfect color to take this already easily identifiable, much-loved watch to even new heights.  The new Rolex Oyster Milgauss Blue Z features an amazing green sapphire crystal combined with a…

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Is the Creed “Rigorous Simplicity” for a Watch Brand Realistic Today? Ochs Und Junior Says Yes

This is one rare breed of watch.  Ochs und Junior is a brand created by two smart minds and focused squarely on simplifying the complexity of watchmaking.  With a philosophy of “Rigorous Simplicity,” its watches are – well — simply interesting. Devoid of a brand name on the dial, and of most other dial clutter,…

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How Did Jaeger-LeCoultre Reinvent its Past? A Tribute to the Geophysic

By Alex Lam The watch world is no stranger to trends, and one trend that has perhaps become most prevalent in recent years is the tribute watch.  The tribute watch is a simple concept in theory, but tricky to execute in reality.  Given this, Jaeger-LeCoultre is among the best at crafting these tribute timepieces.  Last…

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Introducing the Limited Edition IWC Pilot Spitfire Chronograph “Tribeca Film Festival 2014

With the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival upon us, IWC announces its impressive role for the second year in a row as the Official Festival-Time Partner. The brand has even created a limited edition watch in honor of its partnership with this grand NY event.  The IWC Pilot Watch Spitfire Chronograph “Tribeca Film Festival 2014” –…

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Marc A. Hayek Takes a Moment in Time to Discuss Breguet’s High-Tech yet Traditional Watchmaking at BaselWorld 2014 (Video)

At BaselWorld 2014 Breguet introduced, among other models, the final  rendition of the Classique Tourbillon extra-plat automatique (5377). Our close colleagues at International Watch talked with Marc A. Hayek, President & CEO of Breguet, Blancpain and Jaquet Droz,  during the fair about how the ultra-thin platinum watch’s unusual peripheral rotor, silicon components and long, 90-hour…

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Outdoor Gear for Weekend Sojourns: Folding and Fixed-Blade Knife Review

By Ryan Walsh Once in a while it’s nice to see a designer style knife, beautifully decorated to catch your eyes. Though most outdoorsmen won’t gravitate to them as a “functional” knife, they are much like a piece of working art:  they can just as easily hang on a wall, as accompany someone out into…

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Explore the Vallee de Joux with photographer Dan Holdsworth and Audemars Piguet (Video)

Audemars Piguet – well known for its long history and the fact that it is the oldest luxury watch firm still privately owned by the founding family – takes a great interest in the environment – as we mentioned in a post here recently.  Much of the brand’s inspiration for saving the forests and reconstituting…

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Independent, Family Run Companies Offer Mega Advantages: Introducing our Collector’s Corner

When we first created ATimelyPerspective just about three years ago, we knew we wanted to put our 30-plus years of experience in the watch industry to good use (For more about this see our “About” column here.). We wanted to keep the site focused on original content that offers watch education, reviews, and insightful moments…

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