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Video Interview: Fireside Chat with Xavier de Roguemaurel of Czapek Geneve’ Watches

video interview: Roberta Naas of ATimelyPerspective.com with Xavier de Roquemaurel, CEO of Czapke Geneve'.

Today, we present a video interview with a true watch lover’s brand: Czapek Geneve. During last fall’s  WatchTime New York 2017, we spent some time with a watch lover in this industry, and a co-founder of the brand, Xavier de Roguemaurel. I’ve known Xavier for some years now, and I always find his enthusiasm contagious. He,…

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New Year, New SIHH 2018: 35 Exhibitors Slated To Show At First Watch Exhibition Of The Year, See What’s Changed

SIHH 2018

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is around the corner. Beginning officially on January 15 ,2018, and running through Friday January 19, the SIHH is becoming the “it” show. This year marks the 28th edition of the fair, which I have been attending since it first began (with the exception of missing just one…

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Video Interview: Fireside Chat with Nick English of Bremont

video: Roberta Naas, veteran watch journalist with Nick English, co-founder of Bremont.

In the on-going series of video interviews conducted by ATimelyPerspective’s founder Roberta Naas (author of six books on watches), we take time to talk with those British boys we all seem to know and love in the watch industry. Co-founders of Bremont, brothers Nick and Giles English have won their way into the hearts of…

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Video: Fireside Watch Chat with Graham Watches’ Patric Zingg

Patric Zingg, Managing Director, Graham SA, with Roberta Naas

With the new year upon us and the promise of great new watches being released this year, we took a video look back at highlights of 2017 from several particular brands that were exhibiting at last fall’s  WatchTime New York,  One of the brands we had the good fortune of meeting with on camera for our…

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Three Watch Brands We Expect Great Things From This January 2018

Manufacture Royale ADN watch collection

With the new year here, it means show season will begin. In the watch world, that predominantly means — SIHH 2018, here we come. However, as we know, many other brands capitalize on the fact that so many retailers and press are in Geneva for SIHH and so they, too, exhibit their newest inventions —…

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Happy New Year: Welcome to 2018 … Time To Start Anew

Happy New Year, Welcome 2018

Happy New Year. Welcome to 2018 and the wonderful watch world we live in. This year, we opted not to reflect back on the negatives of 2017. Yes, there were negatives, there is no point in denying it:  disappointing watch sales, disappointing product and even disappointing changes in industry personnel. However, the flip side is…

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Review: TAG Heuer Limited Edition Autavia Jack Heuer Watch a Hit in 2017

TAG Heuer Autavia Jack Heuer Limited Edition watch

Earlier this year, TAG Heuer did something many watch brands don’t have the chance to do. It honored the still-living creator of the brand’s iconic Autavia watch: Jack Heuer. Born in 1932, the watch was created for Jack’s 85th birthday and celebrates the full return of this important series.  It was a grand gesture. Jack…

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Would You Want a Watch Made Via 3D Printing?

3D printing in the watch industry

We hear about all sorts of items being made via three-dimensional printing… but watches? Absolutely. In fact, over the past years, more and more watch brands have been using 3D printing in creating prototypes of watches that are in research and development stages.   Yesterday, we wrote about Vortic Watch Company, which makes all of…

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Baume & Mercier’s Clifton Club Burt Munro Tribute Limited Edition Watch Launched the Indian Motorcycle Partnership; What’s Next?

Baume & Mercier / Indian Motorcycle: Clifton Club Burt MunroLimited Edition

With the SIHH 2018 almost upon us, we expect to see some great watches coming our way from the 18 brands exhibiting there. One of those brands, Baume & Mercier, may have an extension for us resulting from the company’s partnership with Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company. The collaboration, announced earlier this year, witnesses…

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