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History // Auction // Wednesday, 16 April 2014

A record for Sotheby's, regrets for Antiquorum

Sotheby's and Antiquorum held sessions in Hong Kong for one, New York for the other, with mixed fortunes. While the former realised a more than satisfactory total, the latter can rank this among its least memorable sales… some might even say flops, given the numerous lots that went unsold. A world record for a Patek Philippe in Hong Kong and a debacle in New York: such was the outcome of the...

Fabrice Eschmann

 
Trade fairs // Baselworld 2014 // Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Harry Winston Project Z8

Carrying the lucky number 8, Project Z8 represents the latest model in Harry Winston’s innovative Project Z series, which showcases the House’s pioneering use of Zalium™. Lighter, harder than titanium and extremely resistant to corrosion, Zalium™ is a zirconium-base alloy exclusive to the House, and reflects its motto of “only the exceptional” in design. Its matte gunmetal gray color gives an...

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Trade fairs // Baselworld 2014 // Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Louis Vuitton Escale Worldtime

The name Louis Vuitton is almost synonymous with an invitation to travel. The famous flat trunk and its various models created by the eponymous founder are still essential accessories for those wishing to travel the world with elegance and sophistication. The Escale Worldtime watch is perpetuating this tradition and drawing on the history of the company to reinvent the distinctive features of...

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News // Events // Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Rolex confirms the arrival of Jean-Frédéric Dufour

Rolex confirms the arrival of Jean-Frédéric Dufour, current CEO of Zénith, to Rolex SA to take over the direction at a date still to be determined, and in agreement with the company’s standing CEO, Gian Riccardo Marini.

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Trade fairs // Baselworld 2014 // Monday, 14 April 2014

Omega De Ville Prestige “Butterfly”

Graced with a delicate butterfly design, the new Omega De Ville Prestige “Butterfly” is inspired by the beauty found in nature and is an enchanting addition to the Prestige collection. The exquisite butterfly motif on the dial is inspired by Chinese popular culture, which associates the delicate being with love and longevity. Omega De Ville Prestige “Butterfly” 32.7 mm The 32.7 mm Omega De...

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Trade fairs // Baselworld 2014 // Monday, 14 April 2014

Arnold & Son, back in the spotlight

The brand presented five new complication movements at Baselworld. Backed by Manufacture La Joux-Perret, it can look forward to a serene and potentially brilliant future. As friends and as watchmakers, Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747-1823) and John Arnold (1736-1799) held each other in such high regard that in 1808 Breguet mounted his first tourbillon in a chronometer made by his late friend. It...

Louis Nardin

 
Trade fairs // Baselworld 2014 // Friday, 11 April 2014

Corum Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Tides

An icon among sea-lovers now returns in a reworked design: the Admiral’s Cup AC- One 45 Tides watch. 21 years after its launch, this model with its mechanical movement driving indications of the time and strength of the tides, the lunar cycle, as well as the strength of the currents and the height of the tides, remains a truly unique complication in the Fine Watchmaking world. Its exclusive...

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Trade fairs // Baselworld 2014 // Friday, 11 April 2014

Ulysse Nardin Imperial Blue

Radiating light, as if suspended in time by a flying tourbillon, this Grande Sonnerie Westminster Carillon bears witness to the ultimate mastery of the watchmaker’s art. The world of fine watchmaking is like a complex maze full of centers of ingenuity, traditional workshops and daring laboratories, interconnected by the long corridors of history. A world populated by passionate, groundbreaking...

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Trade fairs // Baselworld 2014 // Friday, 11 April 2014

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Tourbillon

The quest for thinness has been one of the watchmaker’s goals for a long time. By introducing the Octo Finissimo Tourbillon, Bulgari has reached a new milestone in the development of ultra-thin watches with a major complication: its 1.95-mm-thick movement makes this flying tourbillon simply the slimmest on the market – no others even come close – and the thinnest ever made. Watchmaking history...

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