Watch Education: What Exactly is a Perpetual Calendar Watch?

One of the most sought-after complications on today’s watch market is the perpetual calendar. These sophisticated time trackers typically hold calibers with anywhere from 300 to 600 pieces and command prices that range from $25,000 to hundreds of thousands of dollars, depending on their added functions and adornments. Waiting lists for these watches can run…

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Around the World: Buying and Selling Watches at Auction

This past week was a huge one for the big auction houses in New York City.  Several sold incredible watches – many owned by famous folk such as Elvis Presley and Henry Graves – for pretty interesting prices.  So many of our loyal readers have asked for some insight into what sells at auction and…

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Around the World: Christophe Claret Unveils New 21 Blackjack in Association with Casino de Monte-Carlo

We’ve covered Christophe Claret many times before, with his innovative timepieces, and earlier this year, we brought you the 21 Blackjack watch (read about it here and see a video here) – a superb piece that offers 21, roulette and dice! Now,  Christophe Claret has partnered with the world-famous Casino de Monte-Carlo. The collaboration will be…

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Around the World: Vacheron Constantin Opens US Boutique, Unveils Exclusive new Overseas Watch

Just opened in New York City (with the Grand Opening event planned for next month) is the first Vacheron Constantin USA boutique, at 729 Madison Avenue (at 64th street).  With the opening of this luxurious boutique, the brand reinforces its international presence, as it is the company’s 28th worldwide boutique. Vacheron Constantin first established itself…

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Around the World: Franck Muller Hits Grand Slam Unveiling The Reggie Jackson Collection at Tourneau

Last week Atimelyperspective was the only site given the inside story about Franck Muller releasing The Reggie Jackson Collection this week at Tourneau Time Machine in New York.  Now we bring you a quick look at the watches (with more details and an interview with Reggie Jackson coming soon). This evening, at a special by-invitation-only…

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Around the World: Longines Times Animal Kingdom’s Win at the Kentucky Derby

 One of the most prestigious equestrian races of all time, the Kentucky Derby, was won this weekend by a horse that opened at 20-1: Animal Kingdom. There to time the 137th event (America’s oldest and continuously held sports event) was one of the world’s finest watch brands: Longines. This 179-year-old Swiss watch brand partnered with…

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