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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,…

MB&F Releases Horological Machine No. 9 ‘Flow’ Red Gold

MB&F HM9 Flow Red Gold Road Edition

  Horological Machine N°9, also lovingly known as  ‘Flow’, is a uniquely shaped timepiece inspired by the dynamic allure of mid-20th-century aerodynamic and automotive designs. The first HM9 Flow watches were unveiled to the world in two 33-piece titanium editions (Air and Road) just about one year ago. You can read full details here. Now, the…

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Bremont Project Possible, A Climbing Feat To Break World Records, Nears Final Stages

Bremont Project Possible

British watch brand Bremont, a brand that is changing the concept of British watchmaking today, has been the quiet sponsor of an incredible attempt to climb the 14 highest mountains on Earth all within just seven months. Heretofore, the record for climbing these   8,000-meter-plus mountains in the Himalayas is 7 years, 11 months and…

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Mido Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Ocean Star At Word Finals, Red Bull Cliff Diving

Mido Ocean Star

Recently, at the  World Finals of the Red Bull Cliff Diving series in Bilbao, Spain, Mido unveiled its newest  vintage-inspired Ocean Star Tribute collection  to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the brand’s superior water-resistant, high-performanc watch.  Mido, the Official Performance Partner of the 2019 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, selected the event for the unveiling,…

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Patek Philippe Brings Rare Watches To Grand Exhibition, Singapore 2019 Show

Patek Philippe Grand Exhibition

I have long been a fan of Patek Philippe. I  mean, if you are a watch lover how can you not be?  The thing is, my relationship with the brand goes back decades — to a time when its ateliers were spread out around Geneva, and to visit required multiple stops instead of just one…

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What’s The Story Behind The New Tutima Sky Watches?

Tutima Sky watches

Did anyone notice that German watch brand Tutima,  built on an aviation timepiece history (and moving into more complex watches once it re-established its own Manufacture in the Saxony region), has aptly named its newest timepiece “Sky?” I noticed, not just because of the correlation to its pilot’s watch roots, but also because the highly…

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Movado Unveils Movado Connect 2.0 Smart Watch With A Host of Features

Movado Connect 2.0 smart watch

We don’t often write about the smart watch market because, well, beyond Apple sometimes there isn’t a lot new to talk about. However, Movado’s newest Connect 2.0 next generation timepieces definitely a worthy contender. The watch  features cutting-edge design and incorporates the latest Wear OS by Google™ technology. Created for men and women in 40mm and…

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Why Armin Strom’s Revolutionary Minute Repeater Resonance Didn’t Make It To GPHG 2019

world first Armin Strom

Back in July, we here at ATimelyPerspective were one of the first to unveil the world’s first minute repeater with complex built-in resonance. The Armin Strom Minute Repeater Resonance, the second watch in the brand’s masterpiece line, is one of this year’s most complex and exciting minute repeaters on the market. The world’s first Resonance…

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I’m Not Old, I’m Vintage: Confessions Of A 1940’s Bulova WristWatch, And Me

vintage bulova watch

A few days ago, I was cleaning out my jewelry box, rearranging and re-examining some of my favorite – as well as my forgotten- jewels and timepieces. When I opened a drawer I hadn’t opened in a while, I found a tiny little rose-gold watch. It was nestled way in the back of the drawer…

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Watch Review: Detrola By Shinola, A Week On The Wrist

Detrola by Shinola review

    Attributes of the Detrola Pine Knob model Recently, I borrowed one of the new Detrola by Shinola watches to take it for a weeklong test drive. The recently launched line by Detroit-based Shinola is an affordably priced collection of fun, fashion-ward watches that are supposed to be young, energetic and allow you to make…

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Introducing the Ball Fireman ‘Ducks Unlimited’ And Mossy Oak Tool Watches

Ball Fireman Ducks Unlimited

Outdoorsmen and women, this watch is for you.  As far as sports and tool watches are concerned, areas of the market that are well covered are segments dealing with auto racing (tachymeters and chronographs) and any and all types of underwater endeavors. However, the adventurous outdoorsman has had little in the way of horological representation…

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