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Introducing Patek Philippe Ref. 5531R World Time Minute Repeater Watch, A World’s First, And A Comprehensive Look At Five More Limited-Edition New York 2017 Watches (prices)

Patek Philippe Ref. 5531R World Time Minute Repeater chimes time in 24 time zones.

Today, Patek Philippe unveils a host of exciting new watches that celebrate the brand’s “The Art of Watches” Grand Exhibition in New York. The exhibition officially opens — free to the public — tomorrow and runs for 10 days, with one of the most expansive exhibitions of more than 450 current and historic Patek Philippe…

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Cartier In Motion: Six Top Cartier Watches From the Still-Open London Exhibit (slide show)

Don’t miss the opportunity to see some of the finest timepieces ever made by Cartier — the Cartier in Motion exhibit that openedat the London Design Museum in late May — curated by Norman Foster — is open until July 28th. The exhibit includes timepieces from the early 20th century to present day and explores the shapes and design evolution of Cartier…

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Chess Anyone? American Watch Brand RGM Unveils ‘Chess in Enamel’ Watch for 25th Anniversary

The Chess in Enamel watch by American brand RGM Watches.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of American watch brand, RGM Watches, and the brand is well-poised to celebrate this milestone. Earlier in the week, we took a look at American watchmaking history, and we said we would be back with more on key brands, so here we are. RGM was started by Roland Murphy,…

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Roberta Naas to Cover Women’s Watches for Monochrome

Bulgari Serpenti Seduttori High Jewelry Secret Bangle watch (photo: Monochrome-Watches.com)

Those who know us here at ATimelyPerspective, know that our founder, Roberta Naas, has been covering watches for almost three-and-a-half decades and has written half a dozen books on the subjects of watches and time. Now, the award-winning writer joins the esteemed team at Monochrome-Watches.com — to cover women’s watches for the well-known watch site.…

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Introducing the Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur: Technology and Affordability

The 42mm Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur watch is a COSC-certified chronometer and represents a new opening price for the brand.

Luxury watch brand Ulysse Nardin has rich roots in the world of marine watches. With a nautical logo and years of  chronometer experience, the brand regularly turns out masterpiece watches meant for water use. Now, Ulysse Nardin unveils the Marine Torpilleur. A somewhat more sophisticated Marine watch, the Torpilleur has a slimmer silhouette even though it measures…

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Introducing the Corum Bubble and Big Bubble American Flag Watch (prices)

Corum Bubble American Flag 47mm watch is created in limited edition of 87 pieces

The famed Corum Bubble watch was begun as a fun and exclusive line that quickly stole collectors’s hearts. Over the years, the Bubble has emerged in all sorts of wonderful designs, with dials emulating skulls, pirates, art and more. Now, Corum unveils the Bubble American flag watch. Just in time for the fourth of July, America’s independence…

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Watches Made in America: An Overview of American Watch Brand History

RGM Pennsylvania Series PS-801-EE

Tomorrow we celebrate the 4th of July – Independence Day, which honors America’s hard-won independence from Great Britain, and our adoption of the Declaration of Independence. On July 4, 1776, the 13 colonies claimed their independence — an event that led to the formation of the United States of America. Many industries flourished over the years in the USA, including watchmaking.…

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American-Made Weiss Watch Company Unveils LE American Issue Field Watch in Blue

Weiss Limited American Issue Dark Blue watch

With America’s Independence Day around the corner, we thought it a good time to take a look at an American watch brand.  Weiss Watch Company is looking to shift the conversation about fine watch craftsmanship to the United States, and restore prestige to American watchmaking. The four-year young brand designs, builds and assembles its watches…

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