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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,…

Time Capsules: Commentary – 11 11 11 – Veteran’s Day and More … Check this out

It really is all about the timing and this year we will experience four unusual dates: 1/1/11,  1/11/11,  11/1/11, and 11/11/11 – today. Today is also Veteran’s Day — a time when Americans celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all veterans.  Thank you to those who have served. But the 11/11/11 date is not the only…

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Video: Witness the new Blancpain X Fathoms

Recently unveiled in Dubai, the newest addition to Blancpain’s admirable Fifty Fathoms watch line is aptly named the X Fathoms watch. The world premiere concept watch is considered the most extreme timepiece the brand has ever built. The watch combines dive characteristics of its 1953 namesake, and combines them with a mechanical depth gauge. This…

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Trend Report: Expensive Diamond Watches

Ralph Lauren The upcoming holidays bring wonderful glamour to the forefront. It’s the perfect time to take a close up look at some of the most luxurious (and expensive) diamond watches on the market. Easily among the most alluring pieces are open-worked bracelet watches with cascading bracelets that feel remarkable on the wrist and dazzle…

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Time Capsules: Product — Arnold & Son Watches, Unveiling the TB88 Watch

Arnold & Son is a brand with great British heritage, one that focuses on classic looks and fine complications – in honor of the founding father whose name the brand bears. One of the newest pieces in the collection is the TB88, which is designed to reflect the pursuit of excellence of prominent watchmaker John…

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Around the World: Parmigiani Watches brings Sandoz Collection in NY

Last week we brought you a look at the new Parmigiani Oval watch with telescopic hands, and showed the original model the watch was based on. That model, along with hundreds of other amazing historical timepieces, snuff boxes, automatons and more, are part of the Maurice Sandoz Collection, and is on display at A La…

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ATimely Event: Don’t Miss the Christie’s Blockbuster Sale of Important Antique Watches

Slated for Wednesday, November 30, in Hong Kong, Christie’s Blockbuster Sale of Important Watches features more than 550 rare timepieces spanning 400 years in time. Approximately $11 million worth of wristwatches, pocket watches, ring and even belt-buckle watches will be on the auction block. You don’t, of course, have to spend millions. Many pieces are…

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Weekend Sojourn: Wrinkle Sojourn? – WrinkleMD™ Offers New Twist

Each Sunday, we bring a little respite from the world of timepieces and focus on a myriad of luxurious and interesting topics, from travel to art, jewelry, accessories and more. Today, we take a real turn and talk about wrinkles – and maybe how to take a respite from them, too.  The new WrinkleMD™ patented…

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Time Capsules: Commentary: Daylight Saving Time in USA

Daylight Saving Time begins in the United States at 2:00 am on Sunday, Nov. 6. That means setting clocks and watches back one hour. Do this before you go to bed tonight – otherwise you will miss that extra hour of sleep in the morning. Here are a few intersting facts about Daylight Saving Time…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Roger W. Smith watches — Independently Hand-crafted

A good friend and colleague of those of us here at Atimelyperspective, Meehna Goldsmith writes about watches for her sight, and now  for Christies Auction house .  She is also a lover of watches and seeks the unusual angle to things.  Recently, Goldsmith wrote an article on Roger W. Smith, independent English watchmaker who hand…

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Around the World: Panerai Watches – Time and Space – the Unveiling of the L’Astronomo

L’AstronimoPut some of the world’s foremost astronomers in a room – and not just any room, but the main lounge of the 107-year-old New York Explorer’s Club – pack it with scientists, explorers and journalists, add one of the most-sought-after watch brands in the luxury market and its new astronomical watches that celebrate Galileo and…

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