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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,…

Watch Review: Meet the Eterna KonTiki Bronze Manufacture Watch

Eterna Kon-Tiki Bronze Manufacture Watch

Eterna is a Swiss watch brand that we are very familiar with. The brand was highly popular in the United States throughout the 20th century  and was increasingly of interest after the famed Kon Tiki expedition. Founded  more than  160 years ago in Grenchen, Switzerland, the brand is known for its top-notch mechanical watches, including…

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Watch Lovers Pay Attention: Watches & Wonders Show To Debut in Miami

Watches & Wonders Miami

If you are a watch lover then you will want to mark this four-day luxury event on your calendar now: Watches & Wonders Miami will made its debut February 16-19 and will feature 21 leading watch and jewelry maisons and their newest pieces. THE  event is organized by the Miami Design District Associates (MDDA) and the…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: Review of the Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar Collection Excellence Platine

Pre-SIHH 2018: Vacheron Constantin TRADITIONNELLE COMPLETE CALENDAR Collection Excellence Platine

With SIHH approaching in January, brands are starting to strut their stuff a little early as teasers for the big news that’s coming.  To that end, Vacheron Constantin has unveiled several new watches including new versions of the Overseas Dual Time watch and, — our favorite– the Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar watch in platinum.…

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Interview with Golf Legend Jack Nicklaus, Rolex Brand Ambassador

Jack Nicklaus, the Golden Bear, at the President's Cup 2017.

Yesterday marked the end of the  inaugural Rolex Series in the golf world, which concluded at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. It was won by Rolex brand ambassador Jon Rahm. Beginning earlier this year, Rolex announced the Rolex Series, comprised of eight tournaments in top golf locations around the world.  The move further positions the…

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Louis Moinet Unveils Limited Editions for Opening of Moscow Boutique

In typical Louis Moinet style, the dials of the new Moscow boutique pieces are made of rare minerals.

Atelier Louis Moinet — one of our favorite independent watch brands — seems to exist  to perpetuate the legacy of Louis Moinet himself, master watchmaker and inventor of the chronograph in 1816. In a decisive step to further establish the firm, Louis Moinet recently opened its first ever boutique in Moscow. This development bears witness…

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David Bowie Lovers, Your Time is Here Thanks to Raymond Weil

Raymond Weil Freelancer David Bowie watch is a limited edition piece.

In tribute to the life and musical career of one of the most influential artists of all time, Raymond Weil releases the Limited Edition Freelancer “David Bowie’. The watch, which was created in collaboration with the David Bowie Estate was released to celebrate what would have been Bowie’s 70th birthday. For more than five decades,…

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Only Watch 2017 Sets Record for Charity Auction: $10+ Million

Patek Philippe, 5208T sold for 6.2 million CHF at OnlyWatch 2017

One of the most anticipated watch and charity events every other year is the Only Watch auction, which took place yesterday in Geneva. There,  49 unique watches went up for auction by Christie’s, with benefits going to muscular dystrophy.  This year, the auction totaled  10.776 million Swiss Francs. There were a host of stand-outs in…

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A Close Look at the Agenhor Carpe Diem Clock For Tomorrow’s Only Watch 2017 Auction

Called Carpe Diem, the table clock houses an Agenhor AgenGraphe® movement -- and is a unique piece for Only Watch 2017.

At 2:30 pm Geneva time tomorrow, the 2017 Only Watch auction takes place.  This seventh edition of the charity auction to benefit muscular dystrophy witnesses 49 one-of-a-kind timepieces going up for sale.  You can see all of the timepieces going up for sale via our two previous slide shows here and here. While all of the…

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Winning Watches of the GPHG 2017

GPHG 2017 Artistic Craft Prize:VOUTILAINEN AKI-NO-KURE

For readers who follow ATimelyPerspective, you know that we have been covering all the categories and nominated watches that were being judged in the 2017 GPHG Awards. Last night we attended the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve Awards Ceremony in Geneva, and today we bring you a look at the winning watches from the 72…

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