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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: News – Madison Ave the Place for Collectors to Be in April

Madison Avenue is home to a number of the world’s premier timepiece flagship boutiques  — all located between 57th and 86th Streets. This year, approximately 20 of those brands band together during the week of April 11th for Madison Avenue Watch Week – a celebration of haute horology for collectors and connoisseurs. Thoughout the week-long…

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Video: Grand Sonnerie

In another superb video  made by our friends at http://www.awjonlinetv.com/, the Grand Sonnerie is explored and described in all its reverberating glory. A watch that plays the Westminster chimes on the wrist, or sounds the hour, half hour, quarter hours and three-quarter hours more than 35,000 times a year is truly a masterpiece. Most of…

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A Moment in Time: Max Busser of MB&F

One would be hard pressed to find anyone in the watch collector world who doesn’t know Max Busser. Max has made a global name for himself as a creator and gentleman in his years in this industry. He has held key positions and worked wonders in all of them. He spearheaded the Harry Winston Opus…

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Weekend Sojourn: Art in Many Realms from Deb O’Rourke

Art is a very subjective field. There’s no getting around that.  But there is a local Pennsylvania artist whose talent never ceases to amaze me. Deborah O’Rourke works in many mediums. Her oil colors and water colors are extremely inviting. They offer a depth and dimension that few can capture – and a realism that…

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Time Capsules: News – Win a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso in a Treasure Hunt

Everyone always asks me the same questions: If you could have just one watch, what would it be? I can never answer the question. Of course I want many. But one of the watches I have always wanted is a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso. It is the supreme iconic timepiece with its reversible case, its legendary history…

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Watch Stops 2011: SIHH Panerai Serves the Bronze

You read here at Atimelyperspective.com a few weeks ago all about the Panerai Composite watch. Now the brand moves forward with another cool material rarely used in watchmaking but guaranteed to always be unique: Bronze. This new Luminor Submersible 1950  3 Days Automatic Brozno watch features a case made of CuSn8 bronze. It is an…

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Watch Stops 2011: SIHH – Richard Mille Goes Golfing

For years Richard Mille has been creating very distinctive timepieces with high tech movements and components. Then, suddenly he got involved with ambassadors. Felipe Massa and Rafael Nadal were among his ranks. Now Golfer Bubba Watson (the longest driver on the PGA Tour) joins Richard Mille as an ambassador. In celebration, Mille unveils the RM…

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Watch Stops 2011: Christophe Claret Unveils the Resoundingly Appealing Adagio

Well, for those who know luxury timepieces of the highest caliber, Christophe Claret is a familiar name. This wonderfully humble man has been making some of the most complex and technically advanced timepieces for decades – often under other brands’ names. However, several years ago he unveiled his own brand – with the Christophe Claret…

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Watch Stops: SIHH 2011 – A. Lange & Sohne Makes Beautiful Music

Easily one of the shining stars at this year’s SIHH, and guaranteed to be a much-clamored-for watch by collectors now that it has come into the limelight:  the Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time by A. Lange & Sohne. This stunning mastery is a work of art form and function – technology and beauty come together in…

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