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Les Cabinotiers Ultra thin minute repeater, A romantic note © Vacheron Constantin
History & Masterpieces
Vacheron Constantin speaks collectors' language with Les Cabinotiers

Opened in 2006, Vacheron Constantin's Les Cabinotiers department is something of a world apart. It renews with the tradition of bespoke watches and one-of-a-kind pieces, offered as a service to collectors.

Wednesday, 12 February 2020
4 min read
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Talents Rares, Arcades des Arts © Nicolas Righetti
Culture
Rare crafts in the spotlight at Singular Talents in Geneva

The first exhibition to be jointly curated by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie and the Michelangelo Foundation, both of which recently relocated to a historic building in downtown Geneva, highlights rare crafts and the "singular talents" who perpetuate these skills.

Wednesday, 05 February 2020
3 min read
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak extra-plate
History & Masterpieces
The Royal Oak design revolution

The Royal Oak is a codeword for luxury steel watch. From the screws on its octagonal bezel to the tapisserie dial and integrated bracelet, the identity of this 1972 design has proved so powerful it now defines a collection that has become a brand in its own right.

Tuesday, 19 April 2016
5 min read
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Lange 1 A. Lange & Söhne
History & Masterpieces
Lange 1, the start of a revival

The Lange 1 symbolises the reawakening of A. Lange & Söhne, a Manufacture that is rooted in Saxon watchmaking tradition yet remains remarkably modern. It promised new hope when it was revealed in 1994; a promise it has more than kept.

Thursday, 07 April 2016
4 min read
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HYT Skull Maori
History & Masterpieces
Skull set

Is walking the plank your idea of a walk in the park? As a kid, did you look under the bed hoping there'd be a monster? Then these watches are for you. Dare you… !

Monday, 04 April 2016
4 min read
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A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Minute Repeate
History & Masterpieces
26 watches strike a pose

These twenty-six mechanical marvels line up in front of photographer Laziz Hamani's camera. Their undeniable star quality shines through in the resulting images, shown here.

Friday, 26 February 2016
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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4a-Richard-Lange-Seconde-Sautante
History & Masterpieces
Five top collectors’ pieces from SIHH

A .Lange & Söhne, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Panerai, Cartier and Montblanc introduce pieces destined for the auction catalogs.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
7 min read
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Jaeger-LeCoultre-Reverso-85th-anniversary-13
History & Masterpieces
The Reverso celebrates 85 years of ongoing success

Prior to the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveil three new editions that pay tribute to its iconic Art Deco Reverso design.

Thursday, 07 January 2016
4 min read
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The Nomos building in the old railway station
Beginner's Guide

Glashütte, the German miracle

Wednesday, 07 March 2018
Written By Christophe Roulet
5 min read
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