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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,…

Louis Moinet’s Astrolabe Tourbillon Brings History to the Forefront

The old adage “Everything old is new again” couldn’t be more to the point than with the latest release from Louis Moinet, the Astrolabe Tourbillon. Invented by the Greek scientist Hipparchus, the word astrolabe comes from the Greek astrolabos, which means “an instrument to measure the height of the stars.” The tool can be used to…

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Meet the Watch that Displaced the Daytona (Almost) at this Year’s Baselworld: The Rolex Air-King

This year at Baselworld, when it came to Rolex, all eyes were on the newly revamped Daytona. Well, not all eyes. While we liked the new Daytona, we loved the new Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air-King. The 40mm watch is an impressive re-introduction of a classic that not only pays tribute to its aviation roots, but also embraces the…

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Andrew Martin of Martin-Baker Shares Thoughts on the Ejection Seat that has Saved 7,500 People

Fan-favorite British watch manufacturer Bremont recently wowed boutique visitors with the latest installment of its Bremont Adventure club. The Adventure Club features speakers and friends of the brand who  actually do the things their watches are designed to do — putting Bremont’s tag line, “tested beyond endurance,” to the true test.  ATimelyPerspective was once again on hand for…

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Meet the Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Chelsea Watch

Anytime a watchmaker partners with an acclaimed brand, the outcome is almost always momentous. The case of Hublot’s union with the esteemed 2015 Premier League Champions Chelsea Football Club (CFC) is certainly no exception. Hublot has announced its Classic Fusion Chronograph Chelsea to capture the beauty and technical precision that each organization strives to create.…

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Are Smart Watches Getting Smarter? Why the deGrisogono Samsung Gear S2 is Draped in Diamonds

It is no secret that Smart watches seem to be tripping over themselves as they burst onto the market. Perhaps the only Smart Watch not doing that is the all new  haute joaillerie de Grisogono Samsung Gear S2. The Baselworld 2016 introduction,  which left many people shaking their heads at the audacity, may be the smartest on the…

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Three Top Pilot Watches from Baselworld 2016 that Soar to New Levels (Breitling, Bell & Ross, Bremont)

Aviation watches are instruments of both time and navigation. Representative of adventure and characterized by precision, these watches tie the necessary tools of the profession to a unique and stylish statement. This year, some of the top watchmakers combined functionality and ease of use in the design of their newest pilot watches. Bell & Ross’s…

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An Up-Close Look at the Vacheron Constantin Maitre Cabinotier Retrograde Armillary Tourbillon Wristwatch and Caliber 1990

Recently on our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, we introduced the world to the new Vacheron Constantin Maître Cabinotier Retrograde Armillary Tourbillon watch, housing the all new Caliber 1990. Inspired by the Vacheron Constantin  Ref .57260 — the world’s most complicated watch that was eight years in the making and carried a retail price of about…

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Audemars Piguet Brand Ambassador Danny Willett Wins The Masters 2016

In Augusta, GA, today — the famed green jacked was donned by Audemars Piguet brand ambassador Danny Willett. The epitome of self control,  Willett was picked up by Audemars Piguet as  brand ambassador in summer 2015, and is a symbol of fine British golfing — having won his first tournament on the European Tour in 2012. He…

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A. Lange & Sohne, F.P. Journe and Others Offer First-Time Look at New Watches During Madison Avenue Watch Week

Starting this Wednesday, April 13 and running until April 20, watch lovers visiting New York City can expect to see things they’ve never seen before in the U.S. market. In fact, many top brands and retailers are offering first looks at their newest watches (just unveiled in Switzerland earlier this year) during the 6th annual…

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One To Want: Arnold & Son’s Affordable and Alluring Nebula Watch

When I originally submitted this article, my opening words were: “Damn Arnold.” While we didn’t go with that lead, the point was, this over-the-top brand has done it again – wowed us with its superb design and craftsmanship, as the brand unveils the new Nebula. A timepiece that was inspired by its namesake, and that…

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