23 01, 2018

Hands On VACHERON CONSTANTIN Triple calendrier 1942 & Triple calendrier 1948

Di |2019-04-27T12:02:41+01:00January 23rd, 2018|

[: en] Today I want to talk to you about one of my favorite timepieces of recent years. There are actually two: the Triple calendrier 1942 and the Triple calendrier 1948 by Vacheron Constantin. Both models, part of the Historiques collection, are faithfully inspired in style and complications by the iconic calendar watches made in the 40s, which contributed considerably [...]

19 12, 2017

'All I want for Christmas is'… because at Christmas there is no better gift than a watch

Di |2017-12-19T22:18:15+01:00December 19th, 2017|

Christmas is upon us. What better time to give ourselves some time for ourselves? Enjoy the Christmas holidays to dedicate ourselves to our passions, without having to resort to the clock exclusively to scan our agenda of daily appointments, but simply to admire it and appreciate its features. But Christmas is obviously also a time for gifts that we hope to receive [...]

4 12, 2017

Zenith opens its largest boutique on the exclusive Place Vendôme

Di |2019-05-05T12:59:27+01:00December 4th, 2017|

2017 was a year of change for Zenith and, judging by the signs of recent months, of a 'silent' revolution. Fresh off the new CEO Julien Tornare and the innovative new Defy Lab timepiece, on November 29th Zenith inaugurated its largest boutique in the heart of Parisian luxury at 23 Place Vendôme. The 160sqm temporary boutique is ready to welcome [...]

13 11, 2017

Breaking News | The OMEGA “Tourbillon 1 I”, the most expensive OMEGA in history, sold for over 30 Million Euros

Di |2020-03-03T23:58:44+01:00November 13th, 2017|

Geneva - Just a few days ago we told you about the OMEGA "Tourbillon 30 I, prototype made in 1947 by OMEGA destined to be the precursor of the wrist Tourbillons, was auctioned yesterday, November 12, by Phillips on the occasion of 'The Geneva Watch Auction: SIX 'for a sum that consigns it to history as the most expensive OMEGA in history ever sold at an auction house: [...]

12 11, 2017

Only Watch 2017 | Record figures for the charity auction of the world of fine watchmaking

Di |2019-05-05T11:36:25+01:00November 12th, 2017|

The seventh edition of Only Watch, the biennial charity auction organized by the AMM (Association Monegasque contre les Myopathies) association with the help of Christie's, was held yesterday in Geneva, in support of medical and scientific research against Duchenne muscular dystrophy. To finance this praiseworthy cause, 11 haute horlogerie brands have created [...]

11 11, 2017

'The Geneva Watch Auction' Ep.2 Focus on OMEGA “Tourbillon 30 I”, the forerunner of wrist tourbillons

Di |2020-03-03T23:53:09+01:00November 11th, 2017|

'The Geneva Watch Auction' organized by the prestigious Phillips auction house will be held from 11 to 12 November in Geneva. Among the 257 watches that will be beaten during this review, we have selected those that in our opinion will arouse the most interest. In the previous episode we talked about the Rolex 6062 rose gold, triple calendar from 1953 and the importance it has in [...]

9 11, 2017

GPHG 2017 And the Winner is .. Chopard LUC Full Strike

Di |2017-11-09T13:22:20+01:00November 9th, 2017|

Also this year the appointment with the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Geneve (GPHG), now in its 17th edition, was renewed. The winners were announced on the evening of Wednesday 8 November during the ceremony which took place at the Théâtre du Léman in Geneva. 72 watches were pre-selected that competed for the victory, but only one was awarded [...]

30 10, 2017

Will George Kern take Breitling into a new era?

Di |2019-05-05T11:55:37+01:00October 30th, 2017|

George Kern's farewell to the Richemont group, which came after 17 years of collaboration with Johann Rupert's multinational luxury company, but above all a few months after his appointment as head of the group's watch division, was one of the most sensational events of this' year in the world of watchmaking. As we revealed to you a few months ago, Mr. Kern is now at the helm of the historic house Breitlin [...]

25 10, 2017

De Bethune sells its majority stake to a consortium of investors

Di |2019-05-05T15:15:34+01:00October 25th, 2017|

25 October 2017 - The Swiss manufacturer De Bethune has recently announced the decision to sell part of its majority capital to an investment fund led by Pierre Jacques and Giovanni Perin, respectively CEO of the brand and private equity investor. As part of this operation, Denis Flageollet, co founder and COO De Bethune, will hold the majority stake in the company [...]

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