Specially created in 1939 for two Portuguese wholesalers, its classical lines and multiple complications have earned it iconic status. We look back at the story of a giant among watches.
Of all the inventions that have helped improve the precision of mechanical watches, none is more important, or less well-documented, than the development of the regulating organ. To help bridge that gap, we retrace the history of escapements from the earliest devices to the very latest silicon regulators. Part ten: magnetic escapements.
With 12 different animal symbols, the Chinese zodiac is an amusing as well as exotic theme for animal-loving watch collectors – and not only from China.
While the big brands continue to command high prices, the emergence of other names proves that the vintage market is never short on surprises. We look back at 2018 in the company of Heuer, Rolex, Breitling and Omega, along with Longines, Tissot, Seiko, Citizen and Orient.
More than 66% of consumers are willing to spend more on a product if the company or brand has good ethical values, according to a Nielsen report. Are you?
From the very first Special Pilot's Watch in 1936 right up to today, IWC has built a rich collection of pilot's watches. The flight plan couldn't have been clearer: legible, robust and precise!