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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,…

Author Mary Shelley Turns Over In Her Grave Thanks To H. Moser & Cie’s Unveiling Of Frankenstein Homage Watch (Swiss Icons Series)

H. Moser & Cie Swiss Icons watch (referred to as Frankenstein)

This article was amended on January 12, with a new statement by the brand being issued about this timepiece. That statement is at the end of this article. Well, ok, Mary Shelley, the original author of what may well have been the first science-fiction book,Frankenstein, might not be rolling over in her grave with the…

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Video Interview: Fireside Chat with MB&F’s Charris Yadigaroglou

Video Interview, ATimelyPerspective's Roberta Naas talks with MB&F's Charris Yadigaroglou about the Legacy Machine Split Escapement and more.

Not too long ago, we had the opportunity to talk at length with MB&F’s Charris Yadigaroglou about the brand’s exceptional, highly technical Legacy Machine Split Escapement watch. The LM SE is one of the more challenging timepieces to build because the escapement is actually split. Of course, for a brand like MB&F, challenge is an…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second Limited Edition Blue

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second Limited Edition Blue watch, retail price: $9,900.

With SIHH around the corner, Jaeger-LeCoultre releases a very special watch:  the Geophysic True Second Limited Edition Blue. Created in a series of just 100 pieces, the latest rendition is endowed with a stunning blue dial and to say it ‘pops’ would be an understatement. The inspiration for todays piece dates to the chronometer created…

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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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