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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,…

A Piece of Cement You Can Wear While Swimming: Meet the Giuliano Mazzuoli Cemento Watch

We’ve seen watches made of wood, stone, and even paper — but this one may be a first: cement.  Italian designer extraordinaire Giuliano Mazzuoli, whom we have written about several times here, unveils a new breed that is a definite departure from the typically auto inspired watches he creates (read more about those here). With a design…

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Leap Year — Why We Have It and Watches that Can Help You Track It

  Today is February 29th—a day that comes around only once every four years. Called Leap Year, the year with the extra day in it has a special meaning. While to some it may be reverse day (women, you can ask that man to marry you today), and to others it may be an extra…

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Richard Mille and Airbus? Is the Million-Dollar ACJ RM 50-02 ACJ Tourbillon Split Second Chronograph a Smart Move?

  A new year means new limited editions pieces from one of the industry’s most recognized independant watch makers, Richard Mille. Unveiled at SIHH 2016 – and not yet in stores — the 30-piece limited edition RM 50-02 ACJ Tourbillon Split Second Chronograph has a lot of collectors taking notice. Created thanks to a partnership…

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Up Close with the A. Lange & Sohne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon 2016

We here at A Timely Perspective love A. Lange & Sohne. I mean, love them. While the German brand was walled off from the world for a portion of its existence, it didn’t stop it from coming back like gangbusters. This company offers some of the most advanced technical watches with superb stylistic elements that propel…

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Harry Winston’s Visionary Zalium Project Z9 is Not New, but is in Stores Now- Hurry (hands-on pics)

Let’s be clear — because if you are reading other sites, you may have been seeing the news of this watch as a “New” introduction. In fact, the amazing Harry Winston Project Z9 watch is NOT news. It was unveiled to the world at last year’s BaselWorld Fair (2015). The news here is — this watch is…

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Glashutte Original Lovers May want some Good Reading – Meet Impressions

Not long ago, I participated in the writing of a book paying tribute to the history of Glashutte Original and to the people who made it successful. Here, I bring you you a look at that writing process that ultimately contributed to the brand’s first Manufacture book. As a veteran journalist in the watch industry for more…

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Fast Focus: Meet the Tutima Grand Flieger Airport Chronograph Pilot’s Watch

Almost since its inception, German watch brand, Tutima, has been deeply involved in the world of aviation. In fact, its 1940’s historical pilot chronograph has become a legend in the pilots world due to its reliability and functionality. The watch, outfitted with caliber UROFA 59, was the first German chronograph to boast addition timing and a…

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How Jaeger-LeCoultre Fit the Round Gyrotourbillon into the Square Reverso

  No question about it: Jaeger-LeCoultre does one of the best, if not the best, job in integrating complications and innovations across its different lines. Among the most famous and iconic of those lines is the Reverso. Best known as the go to watch, first for polo enthusiasts, and now for watch lovers in all…

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Meet a Timepiece that Literally Dates Back to the Dawn of Time: Louis Moinet Stardance

  Since it’s founding hundreds of years ago, and since its re-introduction to the market iin 2004, Louis Moinet has been inspired by creativity, exclusivity, art and design. This year, the brand has encompassed all of those attributes in the creation of its newest women’s timepiece, the Stardance. This 36mm watch features a mother-of-pearl dial…

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Three Top Timepieces from Bovet 1822 that will Steal Your Heart (including the Bovet Recital 18 Shooting Star)

This January, BOVET1822 once again wowed us with the brand’s technical and aesthetic prowess.  Three incredible new watches were unveiled to the world, and we are at a loss as to designate which is the most prized, as each is worthy of the collector’s full attention. The incredibly complicated Bovet Recital 18 Shooting Star Tourbillon GMT  portrays…

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