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Portugieser Reference IW325 from 1954 © IWC
History & Masterpieces
The Portugieser by IWC

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.

Wednesday, 04 September 2019
4 min read
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Seiko Spring Drive Caliber 9R02 manual winding
History & Masterpieces
Regulating organs, from past to present – Part ten

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.

Wednesday, 28 August 2019
3 min read
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Réseaux-sociaux-et-horlogerie-cover-b
Culture
Social media and the luxury watch industry (part two)

The luxury watch industry is a relative newcomer to social media, the most recent example being Patek Philippe's Instagram debut in March. Are luxury watch brands finally realising the importance of social media to their business?

Wednesday, 25 July 2018
3 min read
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Réseaux-sociaux-et-horlogerie-cover-b
Culture
Social media and the luxury watch industry (part one)

The luxury watch industry is a relative newcomer to social media, the most recent example being Patek Philippe's Instagram debut in March. Are luxury watch brands finally realising the importance of social media to their business?

Tuesday, 24 July 2018
3 min read
Breguet Classique 7337
Culture
Breguet "goes home" to Paris

The Breguet Classic Tour, a journey through some of the major capital cities in search of the finest craftsmanship, is stopping off in Paris, where it all began for the storied brand.

Friday, 13 July 2018
The FHH Journal editors
4 min read
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Guideline-watch
Culture
How to buy your first luxury watch (part two)

Buying your first luxury watch is a huge deal, but fear not: this compilation of past articles from FHH Journal will leave you well-equipped to take that exciting first step.

Tuesday, 03 July 2018
4 min read
Omega - 1957 - Broad Arrow
History & Masterpieces
Speedmaster, a legendary chronograph from Omega

It has been synonymous with technology, design and space for more than 60 years. The first watch to be worn on the moon, the Omega Speedmaster is a legend whose multiple variations, since 1957, have thrilled hundreds of thousands of watch fans. Lift-off for the fascinating story of the legendary Moonwatch.

Thursday, 28 June 2018
5 min read
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Guideline-watch
Culture
How to buy your first luxury watch (part one)

Buying your first luxury watch is a huge deal, but fear not: this compilation of past articles from FHH Journal will leave you well-equipped to take that exciting first step.

Thursday, 21 June 2018
5 min read
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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