The Galaxy on the Wrist: Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Copernicus Celestial Spheres 2460RT (prices)

The dial of this version of the Vacheron Constantin Metiers d'Arts Celestial Spheres 2460RT is created using hand- and laser-engraving on a sapphire disk. It is the least expensive of the three watches at $93,500.

Earlier this year at SIHH, Swiss watch brand Vacheron Constantin unveiled a watch that surprised and delighted us thanks to the celestial complexity and beauty of the piece: Metiers d’Art Copernicus Celestial Spheres 2460RT. We covered it here, however, this particular Metiers d’Arts collection warrants a closer look now that it has finally made its way…

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Ulysse Nardin’s Innovision 2 Watch, Unveiled Earlier This Year, Demonstrates Brand’s Innovation

Ulysse Nardin Innovision 2 concept watch

We have been witnessing Ulysse Nardin making pioneering strides in watchmaking for decades — always surprising and delighting watch lovers. A key example of this is the concept  timepiece it unveiled earlier this year that we are certain has inventions in it that will be making their  way to Ulysse Nardin watches very soon. The …

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A Close-Up Look at the New Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre Quantieme Lunaire, Duometre Chronograph, Duometre Spherotourbillon

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre Quantieme Lunaire in rose gold with gray dial.

With Father’s day coming this Sunday, ATimelyPerspective dedicates the week to exceptional watches for Dad. Today, we are taking a close-up look at the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre Collection of watches that are all about high-tech complexity. Not a new collection, the Duometre line has been around for some years. This year, however, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveils several new…

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Oil Rigs for the Wrist? Meet the Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater

Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater

A few years ago I remember being blown away by a watch I saw that featured an oil rig on its dial. Not just any oil rig, but an automaton, as well. Now, Ulysse Nardin unveils a watch with an alluring, incredibly large 18-karat gold oil rig smack in the middle of the dial of…

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Up Close with the Louis Moinet Metropolis Watch (Review)

Louis Moinet Metropolis in steel retails for about CHF 10,900

In the development and planning of haute horology and the blue printing of architectural structures, many similarities can be found. Fundamental components such as space, interplay of lighting, materials, etc all come into play. With the development of the striking Louis Monet Metropolis watch (first seen at SIHH and now at Baselworld 2017), the master…

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Watch Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the MB&F HM7 Aquapod, Jellyfish

The MB&F HM7 Aquapod glows blue from within.

Officially unveiled at SIHH and making another important appearance at Baselworld 2017, the  MB&F HM7 Aquapod, lovingly nicknamed Jellyfish, warrants a closer look for several reasons — not the least o which is the fact that the brand slipped another “round” watch in front of us without anyone really even noticing.  Here we take a close-up…

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