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      Watch List

      Ryan Reynolds
      New Models
      Piaget – 60 years of elegance

      Worn by Alain Delon in the early 1960s and now Ryan Reynolds' choice, Piaget's extra-thin watch celebrates its 60th birthday with two new models, both instant classics.

      Friday, 09 December 2016
      The HH Journal editors
      3 min read
      New Models
      The force awakens at Montblanc

      The three watches previewed by Montblanc prior to the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie are all from the 1858 collection. One way of showing that for Montblanc, 2017 will be a "vintage" year.

      Thursday, 08 December 2016
      3 min read
      Chopard Imperiale Joaillerie
      New Models
      Chopard – An empire for this watch

      The Imperiale Joaillerie secret watch offers an interpretation of Inca motifs. Beneath the sophisticated mosaic of diamonds and turquoises, an automatic movement keeps rigorously precise time. Hypnotic…

      Wednesday, 07 December 2016
      The HH Journal editors
      1 min read
      Hublot Classic Fusion Berluti
      From the Workbench
      The taming of the screw

      However insignificant it may appear on the surface, you would need to have a screw loose not to give this fundamental part the attention it deserves. The screw, whose invention is lost in the convolutions of history, performs most of the mechanical connections in today's complex calibres. Whoever said screws matter hit the nail on the head.

      Tuesday, 06 December 2016
      6 min read
      IWC Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Edition Boutique Milano Ref. IW371215
      New Models
      IWC – City slicker

      “Not only is the Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante a masterpiece of IWC engineering, it soon became a popular style icon too," explains Georges Kern, CEO of IWC. It now lends itself to three new special editions, dedicated to Milan, Paris and Munich.

      Tuesday, 06 December 2016
      The HH Journal editors
      2 min read

      On Culture

      Omega Speedmaster CK2915
      In history
      The Holy Trinity of Omega tool watches (I)

      At the cost of great human and national tragedy, war has been seen to accelerate economic and technological development because of the need to create tools adapted to specific military purposes. Most of the time, these tools then evolve into non-military devices and spread new technologies through various other domains.

      Friday, 09 December 2016
      Ilias Yiannopoulos
      7 min read
      Panerai Radiomir 3 Days Acciaio
      In history
      Radiomir, Officine Panerai's shining star

      First a groundbreaking lume, Radiomir then became a watch that would make the transition from military to civilian use with unexpected success, and a valuable icon for Officine Panerai.

      Monday, 28 November 2016
      4 min read
      Patek Philippe Nautilus en platine
      No great excitement at Christie's

      Despite a well-curated catalogue, the auction house ended its sale with the most unsold lots of the weekend (15%). The most surprising result was for a Patek Philippe pocket watch dated 1864, which went for almost twenty times its estimate.

      Monday, 21 November 2016
      3 min read
      Novelties, economy, portraits

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