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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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A new-generation counterfeit Ebel watch. A far cry from the early days of fakes…
Culture
Counterfeiters cash in on recession

Failing to realise the full implications of counterfeiting, countless Internet users are snapping up products that offer irresistible value for money, just a few clicks away. In doing so, they are fuelling the new El Dorado for organised crime.

Friday, 23 October 2009
Fabrice Guérroux
4 min read
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A new-generation counterfeit movement in a counterfeit Breitling watch.
Culture
"Quality" movements
Friday, 23 October 2009
Fabrice Guérroux
1 min read
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Culture
Credit card fraud
Friday, 23 October 2009
Fabrice Guérroux
2 min read
Antiquorum September 2009 auction: Patek Philippe astronomic platinum wristwatch (Ref. 5016P) © Antiquorum
Culture
A spectacular start to this autumn’s auctions

With two world records achieved at Antiquorum in New York, and a successful third Only Watch charity auction in Monaco, under the hammer of Patrizzi & Co, the autumn season of collectible watch sales has got off to a flying start.

Tuesday, 20 October 2009
5 min read
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The size of a coin, this pattern varies indefinitely, meaning each code is unique and impossible to reproduce, exactly like a fingerprint © Prooftag
Culture
Parmigiani introduces a new authentication system

Parmigiani Fleurier, in partnership with the French company Prooftag, is equipping its watches with a system that certifies the authenticity and origin of its timepieces, using Bubble TagTM technology.».

Monday, 19 October 2009
4 min read
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The Clockmakers' Museum est situé près du Guildhall dans la City de Londres © The Clockmakers’ Company
History & Masterpieces
The museum and library of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers in London

The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers is the oldest surviving horological institution in the world, that also possesses a Museum which holds the oldest collection of clocks, watches and sundials to be found anywhere in the world.

Monday, 21 September 2009
Michael Balfour
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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