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Flaunt it: it's high time for designer clocks

The time might be all around us - on our mobile phones, microwaves and televisions - but nothing beats telling it the old fashioned - or indeed newfangled - way; by table or wall clock.

Sunday, 4 November, 2012, 12:01am

About time: rare beauties

If you nerdishly follow the news, you may have n

20 Oct 2012 - 11:34pm

About time: show of hands

16 Sep 2012 - 2:36am

Time to see what helps people tick

Presenting timepieces from luxury wristwatches to designs with a twist, and featuring international brands and local treasures, the 31st HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair is a magnet for a global gathering of watchmakers, clock masters and enthusiasts.

5 Sep 2012 - 8:32am

About time: perfect chiming


31 Aug 2012 - 7:12pm

Toybox: Double tourbillon watches

Graff - MasterGraff Double Tourbillon GMT This 48mm timepiece is the latest addition to the MasterGraff collection. The case and dial are encrusted with diamonds, with 12 emeralds serving as the numbers. It has two self-winding tourbillons - one acts as a seconds indicator and powers the GMT indicator at nine o'clock, while the other drives the central hours and minutes display.

20 Aug 2012 - 10:12am

Old timers

Attention timepiece enthusiasts: if Swiss watches are your thing and you have always dreamed of travelling the Silk Road, start digging in your dustiest drawers for the oldest West End watch you own.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Master plan

It is remarkable how many of the key figures in the Renaissance were a dab hand at a number of disciplines. Leonardo da Vinci, for example, was feted as an artist, of course, but he wasn't too shabby when it came to engineering, science, music, geology, botany, architecture and cartography, to name a few of his skills.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Frequent travellers

Breitling - Transocean Chronograph Unitime

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Up to speed

The Olympics are just weeks away and the thought of Usain Bolt breaking more records in the London rain will have many fans going weak at the knees. Bolt's world record for the men's 100 metres is a frankly ludicrous 9.58 seconds, which is about a minute faster than it takes me to put on my shoes in the morning.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am