Welcome to Minnesota's only dedicated watch boutique.

We specialize in Fine Timepieces, Watch Winders and Cufflinks

 Stop in and browse our collections of exclusive collector brands like Ulysse Nardin, Graham and Glycine or pick our expert watchmaker's brain for answers to all of your horological questions. We offer a variety of services for our customers from basic watch repairs like properly changing watch batteries to complete overhauls of fine timepieces. We also offer watch appraisals and collection consultations.
 
Do you have multiple watches and are considering a watch winder or storage unit for your collection but just aren't sure which one will fit your needs best? We are authorized dealers for the top 5 watch winder brands and can help educate you on the different features that will best accommodate your needs.
 

If you're interested in watches, we're here to help.

Blog

What to look for in a summer watch

June 29, 2015

With the scorching days of summer upon us what better time than to pull out or purchase that perfect timepiece for fun, sultry, adventurous times. What makes the perfect summer watch? Of course water resistance is a must and rugged durability with comfort. With the land of 10,000 lakes you are bound to get out and enjoy them whether its water skiing, boating, or fishing, we love our lakes in Minnesota and having water resistance in your watch is a must.

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Airman 7

April 07, 2015

Here at TimeScape we have a special love for Glycine.  The scrappy little brand out of Biel/Bienne has been disappointing the naysayers by producing timepieces of consistent quality since 1914. 

In the same vein, the new Airman 7 is a tidy marriage of where Glycine is going and where it's been.  A model that debuted back in the late nineties, the 7 aspired to the kind of visual complexity then overtaking the rest of the industry.  Three separate time zones, each driven by a separate mechanical movement, all packed into one enormous 46mm watch case.

But like some libidinous sailor struggling to maintain a family in every port, how are you going to keep three movements happy in one can?  I'm here to say that the new Airman 7 somehow manages to stay happily married and still keep all the friends with benefits.

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Basel World 2015 - Eye on Basel

March 24, 2015

Your own Mr. Timepiece, watch enthusiast and founder of Timescape, is jetting his way to the big event. Yes, the place to be if one loves watches: Basel, Switzerland.  And if you are into yodeling, chocolate and great scenic vistas, also a good place to be. I am always awestruck upon entering the exhibition hall. It is a sense akin to being clothed in the aura of horologic history and legend, that stunning first impression of timepiece nirvana. And there are thousands of adherents like myself, advancing mere feet at a time, jostling to continue their pursuit of fantasy.                                                                                                              

I will be forwarding images and video from Basel. 

More to follow when I return.

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“Watches Are a Personal, Emotional Endeavor”

March 23, 2015

In the interest of enlarging the discussion, TimeScape will continue to host occasional interviews with members of the local watch enthusiast community.  I know Brian through #REDBARMSP and as a client interested in customizing his private pieces.  We exchanged a few notes by email regarding where he fits in the ecology of enthusiasts, and his perspective may surprise you.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                "A watch isn't just the timepiece; it's the history, tradition, and branding.  Many companies can make a solidly engineered product...that has no soul."  "You want my watch money, you need to be proven."

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