Hands On: Waldan American-Made Heritage Watches

Waldan Heritage watch

Those who are really familiar with the watch industry for multiple decades have likely heard of Waldan watches. The brand, founded by Oscar Waldan in 1979, was all about creating classically elegant timepieces with mechanical watches —  something almost no one believed in during the blaring quartz era. But Oscar Waldan, who had spent decades…

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Watch Review: Detrola By Shinola, A Week On The Wrist

Detrola by Shinola review

    Attributes of the Detrola Pine Knob model Recently, I borrowed one of the new Detrola by Shinola watches to take it for a weeklong test drive. The recently launched line by Detroit-based Shinola is an affordably priced collection of fun, fashion-ward watches that are supposed to be young, energetic and allow you to make…

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RGM and Hollywood 1923 Bring Hollywood to the Wrist

The Hollywood Watch by RGM for Hollywood 1923 features a piece of metal from the original Hollywood sign that was erected on the hillside in 1923.

It isn’t every day that you can say you are wearing an actual piece of Hollywood on your wrist. However, thanks to American watch brand RGM, and a group of cinema buffs known as Hollywood  1923, you now have a one in 12 chance of doing exactly that.  Roland Murphy, founder of RGM, was approached by…

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RGM Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Ties in with National Watch & Clock Museum

RGM workshops, Mt. Joy, PA

September is going to be a busy month in the watch industry. From the US Open Tennis Championships starting next week (with many watch brands having tennis brand ambassadors) to the celebration of American horology — watch lovers have something to look forward to. It is those in America, though, and particularly East Coasters, who will…

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Geoffrey Roth Watch Engineering Collection is Not for Everyone — That’s Why You Want (at least) One

Newly finished watch by Geoffrey Roth Engineering Collection, with hand engraving by Todd Daniel. Made in Arizona.

We here at A Timely Perspective are lovers of all things horological… be they well established manufactures that predate electricity to brand new independent houses. In short, if the creativity and vision are there, well, you have our attention. One such creative, albeit a relatively young brand,  based out of Arizona has begun gathering attention…

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