What It’s Really Like To Attend Grand Prix D’Horlogerie Geneva, GPHG

GPHG 2019

This year marked the second time that I attended the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie Geneva, GPHG. Some call this the Academy Awards of the watch industry. I am not so sure because it is not all encompassing. Many top brands don’t participate and don’t send their watches in for judging.  This leaves some gaping holes.…

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Why Armin Strom’s Revolutionary Minute Repeater Resonance Didn’t Make It To GPHG 2019

world first Armin Strom

Back in July, we here at ATimelyPerspective were one of the first to unveil the world’s first minute repeater with complex built-in resonance. The Armin Strom Minute Repeater Resonance, the second watch in the brand’s masterpiece line, is one of this year’s most complex and exciting minute repeaters on the market. The world’s first Resonance…

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Who Are The Final 84 Watches In The 2019 GPHG (Grand Prix d Horlogerie) Competition?

Armin Strom, GPHG

      The Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)  has announced its pre-selected watches — six in each of the categories — that will be going up for the final vote this fall.  In total, there are 84 timepieces   competing for the 18 prizes, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix. The GPHG’s…

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Wristwatch Review: Robert & Fils 1630 Leather/Lace La Dentelle Watches For Women

Robert & Fils watches

Women who love lace, leather and  diamonds have a new luxury watch option from a brand with roots dating back nearly 400 years. Recently Robert & Fils 1630, currently headed by 11th-generation watchmaker Gilles Robert, unveiled a new timepiece that deftly blends past and present — with a modern twist. The new 100-percent Swiss-made Lace-leather La…

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