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News // News models // Friday, 29 May 2015

Harry Winston Project Z9

The House of Harry Winston introduces Project Z, a high-tech timepiece collection, dedicated to one of the most prestigious complications housed within a sports-like exterior. In keeping with the line’s innovative spirit, the Project Z9 channels a technically sophisticated vibe, which expresses a strong sense of performance through its case, dial and movement. Tough and durable Like all...

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Markets - // In the market // Friday, 29 May 2015

Rolex makes a flying start to the year (II)

The record prices achieved at the latest Geneva auctions are a reflection of Rolex's almost obsessive pursuit of mechanical quality, further demonstrated by Calibre 3255, a new-generation movement that promises "superlative" precision. The arrival in June of Rolex's new CEO coincides with Bank Vontobel's confirmation of the brand's position at the forefront of the watch industry....

Christophe Roulet

News // Events // Thursday, 28 May 2015

A. Lange & Söhne grants “Best of Show“ trophy

Special model of the Lange 1 Time Zone for owner of the most beautiful car at Concorso d’Eleganza. On 24 May 2015, Lange CEO Wilhelm Schmid handed over a special timepiece to the American David Sydorick. The owner of an Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Spider Zagato is the winner of this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza jury award “Best of Show“. His more than 80 years old car has been chosen as the most...

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News // Events // Wednesday, 27 May 2015

FHH partners of the “Telling Time” exhibition

The mudac, which is the only design museum in French-speaking Switzerland, a region considered one of the glo- bal centres of watchmaking, decided to investigate the universe of timekeeping. It is the first design museum to take such a wide-ranging and cross-disciplinary view of watchmaking, bringing together in Telling Time the products of an internationally renowned tradition of fine...

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Markets - // Economy // Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Rolex makes a flying start to the year (I)

With a new CEO and confirmation of its leadership in the high-end segment, Rolex enjoys an enviable position, not to mention an alleged appearance among rioters in Milan. It's a touchy subject. For Rolex at least. That its name should be linked to the rioters who spilled onto the streets of Milan on the opening day of Expo Milano 2015 – and by prime minister Matteo Renzi no less – didn't go...

Christophe Roulet

News // News models // Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Tourbillon RM 27-02 Rafael Nadal

Watchmaking must be consistently challenged, both technically and artistically. With the RM 27-02, Richard Mille presents a new uncompromising caliber that reinterprets the art and methods of watch design in the 21st century. It is in the run-up to the 114th French Open, where emblematic Richard Mille partner Rafael Nadal will be vying for his tenth title, that the Swiss Jura brand is...

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News // News models // Friday, 22 May 2015

IWC Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Edition “Le Petit Prince”

IWC Schaffhausen sends the new Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Edition “Le Petit Prince”, complete with an innovative jumping star display for the day of the week, off on a journey. Every day, one of seven stars in the inner circle of the dial lights up in gold to symbolize the visit of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s little prince to a different planet. The same seven stars are also engraved as a...

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History // Auction // Friday, 22 May 2015

Phillips takes the Geneva auctions by storm

Bacs is back. Now officiating for the newly established watch department of the Anglo-American auction house Phillips, Aurel Bacs purely and simply steamrollered the competition. It was worth the wait. Christie's former saleroom star, who had virtually dropped off the radar these past eighteen months, returned to the rostrum at Phillips on May 9th and 10th in Geneva, when he presided over the...

Fabrice Eschmann

Point of view // Interview // Friday, 22 May 2015

Aurel Bacs: "We each brought our best expertise to the table"

Aurel Bacs reveals why he left Christie's and explains his strategy with Phillips. Cast your mind back to November 10th 2013. After Christie's extravagant "Lesson One" sale in Geneva for the 50th anniversary of the Rolex Daytona ("Lesson One" sends Rolex into orbit), Aurel Bacs, the star of the evening, took his final bow after a decade-long career with the auction house....

Fabrice Eschmann