Circa Matthew Bega

Founder | Watchmaking is a vocation for him. Moved by an authentic passion for the sector, he gave life to Perpetual Passion to inform and inform himself about fine watchmaking and the fascinating world that surrounds it. Last but not least, he is a certified watchmaker and member of the GPHG Academy. Click Here To Email Me
27 01, 2023

With the new Speedmaster Super Racing, OMEGA is setting new standards in precision

Di |2023-01-29T14:36:29+01:00January 27th, 2023|

Omega has unveiled the new Speedmaster Super Racing, a new watch that encloses the top of the brand's technology. Eg? The new SpirateTM. The Omega Speedmaster Super Racing is in fact the first timepiece equipped with OMEGA's SpirateTM technology, a recent innovation that allows micro-regulations of the watch's gear during the setting phase and... record-breaking precision [...]

18 12, 2022

P| Movies, Bill Murray wears an Audemars Piguet 5448 in 'Scrooged'

Di |2022-12-18T18:48:50+01:00December 18th, 2022|

Scrooged by Richard Donner is now a great classic of the Christmas holidays. While the versions of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" are countless and all closely related to the original tale, Scrooged is different. In 1988, Bill Murray starred as Ebenezer Scrooge in Scrooged, a dark comedic adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." A parody of the tale [...]

7 12, 2022

P | Movies, “The Thomas Crown Affair” Steve McQueen between Jaeger LeCoultre and a rare Cartier Allongée

Di |2022-12-08T11:56:35+01:00December 7th, 2022|

Raise your hand who wouldn't have wanted to empathize, even if only for a moment, in the shoes of Steve McQueen and the very rich gentleman thief Thomas Crown? The Thomas Crown Case is not simply a film, it is a photograph of a world, of an era that is certainly as fascinating as that of the 60s. Starting with the likes of Steve McQueen and the alluring Faye Dunaway, this classic [...]

28 11, 2022

News | ROLEX will open a new production site in Bulle, an investment of 1 billion francs

Di |2022-11-28T14:56:49+01:00November 28th, 2022|

Rolex is in perpetual evolution. The Maison is in fact about to invest 1 billion francs (CHF) in a new production site in Bulle, in western Switzerland in the Canton of Fribourg, which should be inaugurated in 2029 and which will include another 2 jobs. Rolex's global headquarters This could translate into a major increase in production starting [...]

16 11, 2022

P|Books: ”Time to Race Part II” the new book by John Goldberger and Cesare Maria Mannucci

Di |2022-11-16T15:47:57+01:00November 16th, 2022|

Only two years after the first volume, today we present to you "Time to Race Part. II. Watches and speed. Other new stories of men and machines", the new book by watch collector John Goldberger and car specialist Cesare Maria Mannucci coming out in December. If with "Time To Race" we thought we had read the definitive work on the world of competitions and gold [...]

10 11, 2022

All the winners of the GPHG 2022

Di |2022-11-11T14:32:17+01:00November 10th, 2022|

The award ceremony of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG), the night of the Watchmaking Oscars, has just ended, where the coveted awards were awarded to 15 watches, divided into their respective categories, including the prestigious " Aiguille d'Or ”Grand Prix Best-in-show award. This year I had the honor of being part of the GPHG Academy and I am really excited to see [...]

9 11, 2022

Introducing | UNIMATIC presents three new limited in Titanium

Di |2022-11-09T14:20:48+01:00November 9th, 2022|

UNIMATIC introduces three new unique editions, Model One and Model Two and, for the first time, a GMT, declined in grade II titanium. The result is a perfect symbiosis between an avant-garde material and the modern lines of UNIMATIC watches. Grade II titanium allows better resistance to mechanical stress with a weight reduction of almost 45% when compared to steel [...]

7 11, 2022

Introducing | Rolex unveils the Deepsea Challenge 126067, the "King of the Abyss" in RLX titanium

Di |2022-11-07T10:39:41+01:00November 7th, 2022|

Rolex writes a new chapter in the history of diving watches by presenting the new Oyster Perpetual Deepsea Challenge 126067, the first titanium watch marketed by the brand and a true "King of the abyss" thanks to its record water resistance of 11 meters. The Deepsea Challenge is an adaptation of the experimental specimen designed for James Cameron which, on March 000, 26, [...]

2 11, 2022

VIDEO | “The Aurel Touch”, with Aurel Bacs we talk about his vision of watchmaking

Di |2022-11-02T15:43:56+01:00November 2nd, 2022|

Dear friends of Perpetual Passion, with the beginning of November Geneva comes alive and will be the stage for the most prestigious watch auction houses. To get in the mood and create the right atmosphere, we sat down with Aurel Bacs, Senior Consultant for Phillips, and the man who has helped revolutionize our industry in recent years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnwqsLMimwk If [...]

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