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Sea Gull tourbillon watch
Connoisseur of watches
The tourbillon market in China

When Abraham-Louis Breguet patented his greatest ever invention on June 26, 1801, he could never have imagined that more than 200 years later, his tourbillon would be the complication most in demand among a group of affluent buyers, thousands of miles away in China.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Shining Zhu
3 min read
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Many quartz calibers © Vincent Daveau
Watch Stories
A brief history of quartz (1)

The quartz revolution traumatised the Swiss watch industry to such a degree it is rarely documented. No longer, thanks to this short read. Part one: from the Seiko Astron to the Swatch.

Tuesday, 17 September 2019
7 min read
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Omega Speedmaster
Connoisseur of watches
In the metal: the Omega 1957 Trilogy
Tuesday, 05 September 2017
3 min watch
Baume & Mercier
Trend Forecaster
Family values

A watch can be passed down as an item that will hold, even gain in value. Some brands have even transformed this notion of heirloom and heritage into an element of their communication.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017
4 min read
5
Piaget - Altiplano watch - Rose gold, opal and diamonds
Trend Forecaster
Get me to the church on time!

For every couple about to tie the knot, we wish you nothing but the best. Beginning with a selection of watches and wedding rings that will ensure the happiest day of your life is exactly that.

Monday, 28 August 2017
4 min read
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date © Rolex
Trend Forecaster
The Top 6 Dive Watches of Instagram

The first true dive watch dates back to 1926 when Hans Wilsdorf presented the Oyster case, which managed to create a usable water resistant watch.

Thursday, 24 August 2017
6 min read
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Sir Kenneth Branagh
Watch Stories
On track with Sir Kenneth Branagh

Forty years after Sidney Lumet, Kenneth Branagh is the director of a remake of "Murder on the Orient Express", based on the Agatha Christie novel. Onboard with the Shakespearian actor is a gilded cast that includes Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Penelope Cruz and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Thursday, 24 August 2017
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Baume & Mercier Clifton
Watch Stories
Baume & Mercier: Speed Demons

Baume & Mercier taps Shelby Cobra coupe designer for timepieces collection.

Friday, 11 August 2017
4 min read
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04_IWC_Galapagos_Mood
Seabed

What's new on the diving watch side?

Let's dive!
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