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Connoisseur of watches
Why engineers are leading the battle of the balance spring

When all balance springs were metal, Swatch Group's Nivarox enjoyed a virtual monopoly. The most widespread alternative, patented silicon technology, is also the property of a handful of manufacturers. However crucial it may be, mechanically and strategically, the balance spring is about materials science, not horological genius.

Monday, 14 October 2019
4 min read
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The original Monaco from 1969 was considered too unconventional for the era.
Trend Forecaster
A little piece of Elvis, Paul or Jackie on your wrist…

With the vintage trend showing no signs of abating, now is the time to pay tribute to the iconic watches worn by late, great celebrities. Brands happily revisit legends from the past while at auction, watches with celebrity provenance are achieving record amounts.

Friday, 11 October 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
6 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
The newcomer's guide to buying a second-hand watch online

Ten years ago, anyone caught selling a second-hand watch was rumoured to be one step away from bankruptcy, and whoever bought it clearly didn't have the means to match their ambitions. In 2015, wearing a vintage watch is all the rage and buying it online a mere formality. We look at some of the specialist websites.

Friday, 06 November 2015
6 min read
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Watch Stories
How watch companies are helping to save the planet - Rolex

The perils of climate change and poor environmental policies are well documented. There are a number of ways we can help save our planet, and watch companies are getting involved in the solutions. This is the third in a series of articles that explores that involvement.

Tuesday, 03 November 2015
3 min read
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Watch Stories
How watch companies are helping to save the planet - Jaeger - Lecoultre

The perils of climate change and poor environmental policies are well documented. There are a number of ways we can help save our planet, and watch companies are getting involved in the solutions. This is the second in a series of articles that explores that involvement.

Friday, 23 October 2015
3 min read
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Watch Stories
How watch companies are helping to save the planet - Audemars Piguet

The perils of climate change and poor environmental policies are well documented. There are a number of ways we can help save our planet, and watch companies are getting involved in the solutions. This is one in a series of articles that explores that involvement.

Friday, 16 October 2015
3 min read
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Watch Stories
Jaeger-LeCoultre, in love with film

The 72nd Venice International Film Festival, and the presentation of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award to Brian de Palma, is the chance to look back at the longstanding ties between the watchmaker and the silver screen.

Monday, 07 September 2015
4 min read
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Watch Stories
Towards "sustainable luxury"

The luxury industry, and more so watch and jewellery brands, account for 70% of gold consumption, yet only a handful of firms are fully committed to sourcing this precious metal from sustainable supplies.

Friday, 28 August 2015
3 min read
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