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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.…

Time Capsules: Commentary – Fun Facts – The Wristwatch from the 1920’s to 1940

Recently, we brought readers a little insight into the birth of the wristwatch – for those who enjoy a little history and some fun facts.  Continuing that saga, which covered the turn of and the first two decades of the 20th century (see that coverage here), we now bring you perspective on how the wristwatch…

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Weekend Sojourn: Dinosaurs Invade the Franklin Institute

Looking for something to do that is great fun and maybe even informative? Plan on going to Philadelphia for a weekend – and try to be there  on December 10, when an exciting new exhibit makes it debut at  The Franklin Institute. Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs is set to premiere December 10, 2011 and run through…

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Around the World: Christophe Claret Unveils New 21 Blackjack in Association with Casino de Monte-Carlo

We’ve covered Christophe Claret many times before, with his innovative timepieces, and earlier this year, we brought you the 21 Blackjack watch (read about it here and see a video here) – a superb piece that offers 21, roulette and dice! Now,  Christophe Claret has partnered with the world-famous Casino de Monte-Carlo. The collaboration will be…

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Off the Cuff: Stefan Johansson Watches

For the past three weeks I have been wearing the Stefan Johansson Vaxjo chronograph timepiece with date indication and alluringly colorful dial. This watch went to the America’s Cup World Series races, did a few laps at a local racetrack, and some hiking. It withstood everything with valor, timed the races wonderfully with the 5/10…

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Around the World: Exclusive Info on the FP Journe LineSport Series — Aluminum Movements!

Recently in Geneva, I had the opportunity to visit the amazing FP Journe workshops and to view the watchmaker’s newest creations. A complete deviation from his usual ultra-classic and elegant pieces, the new watches are sport watches.  Yes, sport watches, and they utilize high-tech, innovative materials and ground-breaking technology. The first in the new lineSport series,…

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Weekend Sojourn: Visiting the Swiss Watchmaking mecca of La Chaux-deFonds

Exhibit at the clock museum. Watch lover visiting Switzerland? If so, most likely you’ll want to schedule a visit to the mecca of Swiss watchmaking, La Chaux-de-Fonds. It is a quick stop, but many brands call this district home. The capital city of the 1,000-meter-high district of La Chaux-de-Fonds, is the canton of Neuchâtel– where…

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Time Capsules: News – Winners of the 11th Annual Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve Announced

Just a few days ago, the 11th Annual Grand Prix d’horlogerie was held in Geneva –this is the watchmaking awards event of the year — a wonderful event chocked with emotion, entertainment and serious tribute.   Winners were in a host of categories – and you get to see here a vast array of timepieces.…

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Around the world: Louis Vuitton Watches and the America’s Cup World Series

Atimelyperspective spent this past weekend with Louis Vuitton in San Diego – for the final races in the America’s Cup World Series. Here the brand unveiled a revolutionary new yachting watch that times the five minutes (instead of the heretofore indicated 15 minutes) before the start of the races. The watch signifies the brand’s position…

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