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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,…

Meet the Hublot Big Bang Meca-10, with New Manufacture Caliber, HUB 1201

Hublot Big Bang Meca 10 Magic Gold watch with HUB 1201 Caliber

Just before 2016 came to a close, Hublot unveiled its newest in-house-made movement:  HUB1201. The caliber is highly unusual in that its construction enables the interlocking power reserve system to be viewed from the dial side. The movement is housed in a watch the brand is calling the Big Bang Meca-10, with a case made from Hublot’s…

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Ringing in the New Year in the Watch World: Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017

This is the week where all the other online bloggers and publications rate their top stories of the year, review the best articles they wrote and do a little self-indulgent bragging. Sorry– if you are looking for the five best stories of 2016 from ATimelyPerspective, you will have to look back and judge for yourself.…

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For Women Only: Three Amazing Jaeger-LeCoultre High Jewelry Watches to Ring in the New Year

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso One High Jewelry watch

It is almost the New Year and that means a host of celebrations, reflections and resolutions. So, women, just in case you were  wondering what you should be wearing on your wrist to ring in the new year … we present three great high-jewelry watch options from Jaeger-LeCoultre. It was earlier this year, during the Venice Film…

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Interview with ‘Fast and Furious’ Actor Sung Kang, Perrelet Brand Ambassador

Sung Kang is most known for his role in Fast & Furious series

Recently, on HauteTime.com, we presented a one-on-one exclusive interview with actor Sung Kang of The Fast and Furious Franchise fame. An auto enthusiast and drift racer, the American-born Korean actor is also a brand ambassador for Perrelet and has worked with the brand this year to unveil the Turbine Sung Kang watch.Here we bring you a look at that…

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The One You Shouldn’t Miss in 2016: Ernst Benz Limited Edition Camaro Watch

Ernst Benz Camaro watch

It’s not too late. We still have a few days left in 2016 if you want to think about grabbing that one watch you missed that you shouldn’t have: The Ernst Benz Limited Edition Camaro watch. The timepiece is the result of a collaboration between the great American car company, Chevrolet, and the Swiss watch…

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In Boutiques Now: Bovet Flying Tourbillon Ottantasei Designed by Pininfarina

Bovet Flying Tourbillon Ottantasei hand-wound watch offers 10 days of power reserve.

Unveiled to the world earlier this year, the Bovet Flying Tourbillon Ottantasei 10-Day hand-wound watch marks a significant turning point in the development of the Bovet by Pininfarina collection.  The watch displays the Pininfarina distinctive design codes and also respects the influences set forth in the first Tourbillon Ottanta® in 2010.  The word “light”, with its dual connotations of luminosity and…

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Interview with Richard Mille, Founder of Richard Mille SA

Richard Mille at the Chantilly Concours d' Elegance (photo courtesy

Recently, we had some time to join the Richard Mille brand in Chantilly, France, where we also got some one-on-one time with the founder of the 15-year-old brand and an  extraordinary thinker, Richard Mille. While we did a complete interview on Haute Time, here, we bring some interesting excerpts. Q: When you sign on a brand ambassador,…

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Martin Guitar Partners with RGM Watches for Two-Millionth Guitar (Video)

Martin Guitar and RGM team up for a unique watch-inspired guitar

  To commemorate the making of its two-millionth guitar, Martin Guitar has partnered with America’s watchmaker RGM Watch Co. to create a stunning one-of-a-kind model that will have a custom working RGM timepiece built into the headstock of the guitar. Turns out Roland Murphy of RGM has been interested in partnering with Martin Guitar to…

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Luminescent Watches: How Watches Like Rolex, Tudor Get Their Glow

Panerai

Today in history, in 1898, to be precise, husband-and-wife scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discovered radium. It was a discovery that would change lives forever, as the substance made its way into all walks life ranging from medical to watchmaking. Radium was the true start of the luminescent watch and the leader (albeit a killer one) of the pack…

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Watch Review: Original Grain, Jim Beam Bourbon Oak Barrel Watches for the Man Who Has Everything — or Not

The Original Grain Jim Beam collaboration calls for just 500 to be made, retailing in the kit at $499.

If  you are a bourbon lover like me, or even a whiskey lover – not to mention that you like to make a statement on your wrist—you will want to take a look at the Original Grain Bourbon Watch made from real American Oak from Jim Beam Bourbon barrels. We spent a month wearing the…

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