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Gary Oldman
Watch Stories
Gary Oldman on Winston and watches

Gary Oldman has always refused to be typecast, appearing where audiences least expect him. He does it again, and brilliantly so, in his portrayal of one of the Second World War's most emblematic figures: the great Winston Churchill.

Thursday, 11 January 2018
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Manufacture Romain Gauthier
Connoisseur of watches
Should a watch company offer a lifetime warranty? (II)

The pre-owned watch market is hot, and after a disastrous 25-month slump, the market for new watches is picking up. Would offering extended warranties boost the recovery? From a functional and value-retention standpoint, it would make very little difference, because service is the issue.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017
6 min read
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Carmen Chaplin
Watch Stories
Jewels for the Serenissima!

The stars who walked the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival did so in dazzling company, as Jaeger-LeCoultre exclusively revealed its latest High Jewelry watches. The Manufacture, partner to the Mostra for the twelfth year running, also reiterated its support of the restoration of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, with its paintings by Tintoretto. Roll camera action!

Tuesday, 13 September 2016
4 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
The chronograph – when watchmakers go for gold!

Whether worn by Formula 1 champions or used to time major sporting events, the chronograph remains a highly prized complication in sporting circles. The Olympic and Paralympic Games are a perfectly timed opportunity to look back over its history.

Monday, 12 September 2016
5 min read
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Peter Speake-Marin Skull Face to Face Tourbillon
Watch Stories
Watchmaking or the temptation of art - IV

Suddenly they are everywhere. A sign of the times, perhaps? Skulls emerging from the dark corners of our epoch to remind us that ours is a fleeting existence. Here are some of the most recent models to link arms with Death. Would you "die" for them?

Friday, 09 September 2016
6 min read
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the Basel Dance of Death © Musée historique de Bâle
Watch Stories
Watchmaking or the temptation of art - III

Art and watchmaking have always cavorted with death, possibly their most intimately common ground. Read on for a close encounter with the Basel Dance of Death where the Grim Reaper lies in wait, within arm's length of Baselworld.

Friday, 02 September 2016
8 min read
Lifestyle
FHH is pleased to welcome F.P. Journe as a new partner-brand

F.P. Journe - Invenit et Fecit becomes the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie's 26th partner-brand. This active support and essential participation lends further weight to the Foundation's activities to promote Fine Watchmaking worldwide.

Thursday, 01 September 2016
Press Release
2 min read
Nomos Tetra Neomatik
Lifestyle
A new angle on style

A square or rectangular shape is a guaranteed standout on the wrist. We take a look at the watches that have style cornered.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016
4 min read
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Culture

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