Bulova Unveils “A History Of Firsts” Coffee Table Book By 10 Acclaimed Authors, Including Nile Rodgers

"Bulova: A History of Firsts" published by Assouline, edited by Aaron Sigmond and written by 10 contributing authors.

Let’s get something out of the way right up front. I am not new to authoring chapters or entire books. In fact, I have written six books on the history of timekeeping and on timepieces. Additionally, I have contributed chapters to several Group-Authored books, including one celebrating the history of Glashütte Original. Now, however, I…

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Baselworld 2018: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Baselworld 2019

Every year we attend Baselworld and report back on the show, the watches, the news, the people, etc. Essentially, we bring you the good, the bad and the ugly of the show. However, this year, we are  stepping back a little. Why? Well, because ATimelyPerspective’s founder, Roberta Naas — who has just completed 34 years…

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Video Interview: Fireside Chat with MB&F’s Charris Yadigaroglou

Video Interview, ATimelyPerspective's Roberta Naas talks with MB&F's Charris Yadigaroglou about the Legacy Machine Split Escapement and more.

Not too long ago, we had the opportunity to talk at length with MB&F’s Charris Yadigaroglou about the brand’s exceptional, highly technical Legacy Machine Split Escapement watch. The LM SE is one of the more challenging timepieces to build because the escapement is actually split. Of course, for a brand like MB&F, challenge is an…

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Video Interview: Fireside Chat with Xavier de Roguemaurel of Czapek Geneve’ Watches

video interview: Roberta Naas of ATimelyPerspective.com with Xavier de Roquemaurel, CEO of Czapke Geneve'.

Today, we present a video interview with a true watch lover’s brand: Czapek Geneve. During last fall’s  WatchTime New York 2017, we spent some time with a watch lover in this industry, and a co-founder of the brand, Xavier de Roguemaurel. I’ve known Xavier for some years now, and I always find his enthusiasm contagious. He,…

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Video Interview: Fireside Chat with Nick English of Bremont

video: Roberta Naas, veteran watch journalist with Nick English, co-founder of Bremont.

In the on-going series of video interviews conducted by ATimelyPerspective’s founder Roberta Naas (author of six books on watches), we take time to talk with those British boys we all seem to know and love in the watch industry. Co-founders of Bremont, brothers Nick and Giles English have won their way into the hearts of…

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7 Women Insiders and Influencers in the Watch World Pick Their Top Watches Under $1K

Seven women influencers and insiders in the watch industry (Roberta Naas, Tracey Llewellyn, Sophie Furley, Victoria Townsend, Sandra Lane, Elizabeth Doerr) make their top picks for watches under $1,000.

I’ve been writing about watches (and jewelry) for 34 years and was the first woman watch editor in the USA back in the 1980’s. No easy feat to accomplish, by the way. In fact, I will be writing my story here soon. However, the point here is that I am not alone– there are a…

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