Three Great Baume & Mercier Baumatic Watches For Under $3,500 — Perfect For The Holidays

Baume et Mercier Clifton Baumatic

With the holidays here, last-minute shopping doesn’t have to be a terrible thing. Baume & Mercier has the answer for the man in your life who loves watches: Baumatic. Earlier this year, at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), Baume & Mercier announced some pretty incredible news: the brand was unveiling a high-tech…

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How Eterna Continually Advanced Watchmaking Concepts: A Look at Eterna-Matic, Spherodrive and Caliber 39

Eterna-Matic Super KonTiki by Eterna

With a company tag line of “Pioneers in Watchmaking,” Eterna has been on the cutting edge of innovation for more than 160 years. In fact, this brand – which established today’s famed ETA movement company in 1932 — is known for developing new solutions for watchmaking challenges. One important contribution was in the realm of…

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Off the Cuff: The new DV One Skeleton from Versace

Yes, that’s right, from Versace. This fashion-forward watch brand has stepped up its watchmaking a few notches—turning to top Swiss movements and classic elegance that befits its namesake.  Some of its best-selling collections are truly worthy of a closer look. Being a fan of mechanical watches, I was thrilled to put the new special edition…

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Affordable Watches:88 Rue Du Rhone – Another New Kid on the Block

Continuing with our affordable Swiss-made watch portion of the week, we bring you the recently launched 88 Rue Du Rhone brand. This affordable Swiss-made collection is created by the Raymond Weil family (the grandsons of Raymond Weil). The name is derived from the most famous street in Geneva that runs along the river that is…

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Watch Education: Understanding the Difference between Automatic and Hand-Wind Watches

Recently, we here at ATimelyPerspective received an email from one of our newer readers – someone really interested in learning about watches from the ground up. It got us to thinking; maybe not everyone really knows timepieces to the same degree. This week, we will continue our sessions on watch history and watch education –…

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