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Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5168G
History & Masterpieces
Aquanaut, the luxury of steel

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the Aquanaut, a Patek Philippe sports watch which, despite its pedigree and fabulous design, remains in the shadow of the legendary Nautilus, and continues to divide hardcore fans of the brand.

Monday, 18 September 2017
Ilias Yiannopoulos
6 min read
Slide rule: what is it, and how does it work?

A watch with a slide rule is a rare beast, made by only a handful of brands and intended for a specialist audience. As interest in professional tool watches grows, it's worth reminding ourselves how these mechanical calculators work, and why they were so important in the pre-digital age.

Wednesday, 06 September 2017
3 min watch
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
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
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
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 HH Journal editors
1 min read
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
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

Stallone, his life, his dreams, his watches

Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Written By Frank Rousseau
5 min read
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