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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,…

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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Buyers of $257,000 Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series Car Can Buy Customized Porsche Design Watch

Porsche Design Chronograph 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series Watch

Car (and watch) lovers take note: if you are in the market for one of the 500  Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series cars being produced — and selling for  $257,200 —  then you are eligible to also buy a Porsche Design Chronograph 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series watch, as well, and have it customized to…

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Introducing Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Vuelo Horas Del Mundo

Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Vuelo Horas Del Mundo

Cuervo y Sobrinos is a brand we love here at ATimelyPerspective. Not as well known as the big brands, the company has roots in Havana, Cuba, and today is Swiss made but still recalls its Cuban heritage.  Now, Cuervo y Sobrinos unveils the alluring Historiador Vuelo Horas Del Mundo– world time watch — with a special…

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Racing With Bremont Watches At The America’s Cup Final Races In Bermuda (Travel Log)

Bremont AC35 America's Cup Bermuda watch in 18-karat rose gold -- on the water during the final races for the 35th America's Cup.

The world’s oldest sporting trophy – The America’s Cup – has left America with a resounding win on the part of Challenger Emirates Team New Zealand that left many Defender supporters feeling – well – deflated and disappointed Thanks to British watch brand, Bremont, we were there for the final races and are happy to…

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Meet the Dubarry Crazy Wheel Watch by Franck Dubarry

Dubarry Crazy Wheel watch in titanium with carbon fiber bezel.

As lovers of all things horology, we here at ATimelyPerspective welcome independent brands into the market place. One interesting such brand is Frank Dubarry, who presented his new Dubarry Crazy Wheel collection earlier this year at Baselworld. The new line from this young brand offers a unique interpretation of the hours and minutes’ display, as…

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Join Our Underwater Adventure With Oris and the Coral Restoration Foundation

Diving with Oris and the Coral Restoration Foundation in Key Largo to out plant Staghorn coral.

I don’t scuba dive. Truth be told, I’m a little terrified of open water. I love the beaches, love going into the ocean from the shore line — but just don’t put me out in the deep blue sea all alone and don’t expect me to don the diving apparatus and breathe through masks and…

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A Close-UP Look at the Azimuth 3D Wonders: Mr. Roboto R2, Crazy Rider

Azimuth SP-1 Crazy Rider motorcycle-inspired watch.

As all of our regular readers know, I have been in the watch industry for three-and-a-half decades and so I have seen many a brand come and go. One brand that began its journey back in 2003 has grown by leaps and bounds: Azimuth. Known for its cutting-edge designs and relatively reasonable prices given the…

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank Watch Sets World Record, Sells For $379,500 At Christie’s Auction

Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank Watch sells for $379,500 at Christie's Auction

In yesterday’s Christie’s Rare Watches and American Icons auction, which totaled sales of more than $10M, the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank watch set a world record for the most expensive Cartier Tank ever sold at auction. It went for $379,500.  The winning bidder donated a portion of the proceeds to the National Endowment for…

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