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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
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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
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Culture
FHH / ECAL - Melchior Burnat
Monday, 14 May 2012
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History & Masterpieces
A Genevan heritage, cherished by Chopard

"Watchmaking in Geneva, the magic of craftsmanship, treasures of gold and enamel" has the support of Chopard, a watchmaker anchored in tradition for which these treasures of the past, showcased in Geneva, constitute an extraordinary heritage which the Manufacture perpetuates.

Monday, 07 May 2012
5 min read
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Culture
Sotheby’s: 388 lots under Geoffroy Ader's hammer

Sotheby's breaks with tradition by leaving its usual evening slot for a day sale on Tuesday May 15th. Geoffroy Ader will present a maximum number of lots which again give precedence to some fine pocket watches. Total estimate: CHF 10 to 12 million.

Friday, 04 May 2012
Danièle Chambas
3 min read
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Culture
Antiquorum: 469 lots under the hammer of Julien Schaerer

As is traditional, Antiquorum will raise the curtain on the Geneva sales on Sunday May 13th, when 469 lots come under the hammer (compared with 603 last November). The highlight of the day will be fifty Royal Oaks in honour of the 40th anniversary of Audemars Piguet's legendary timepiece . The sale carries a total estimate of CHF 5 to 7 million.

Wednesday, 02 May 2012
Danièle Chambas
3 min read
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Culture
Patek Philippe, Rolex and Breguet under the hammer in May.

This coming May 13th, 14th and 15th, some 1,260 timepieces will change hands for tens of millions of Swiss francs, at Christie's, Sotheby's and Antiquorum.

Tuesday, 01 May 2012
Danièle Chambas
5 min read
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History & Masterpieces
Rolex Deepsea Challenge: 10,898 metres under the sea

On 26 March 2012, the expedition Deepsea Challenge descended 10,898 metres to reach the Challenger Deep, the ocean’s deepest point located in the Mariana Trench. Attached to the manipulator arm of the submersible, a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Deepsea Challenge.

Friday, 20 April 2012
Janine Vuilleumier
5 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
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