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Articles on the subject: Connoisseur of watches

Swatch invited a hundred journalists from around the world to its new headquarters.
Connoisseur of watches
Swatch launches a paramagnetic balance spring

The "fun" brand of the world's number-one watch group has introduced Nivachron, a titanium-based alloy whose foremost property is to be unaffected by magnetic fields. This economical solution isn't intended to replace silicon but will benefit other brands.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019
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Connoisseur of watches
What Watch Collectors Want (V)

Five collectors from around the globe tell us what makes the deal for them (or not). We round off the series with insight from Turonny Fuad, an entrepreneur in Singapore.

Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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Swiss Alp Watch Concept Black © H. Moser & Cie
Connoisseur of watches
Traditional to radical: new tourbillons at SIHH 2019

Tourbillons were the hot new complication in the late ’90s and early aughts. At the time, it was impressive enough to show the escapement on the dial, with its twirling carriage and decorated bridge. Nearly 20 years later, tourbillons need to pack a little more oomph to impress potential buyers.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019
5 min read
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Yellow Sapphire © Hublot
Connoisseur of watches
The very real benefits of synthetic jewels

Auguste Verneuil's groundbreaking discovery in 1892 made synthetic corundum a reality, and transformed watchmaking in the process.

Thursday, 14 February 2019
4 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
What Watch Collectors Want (IV)

Five collectors from around the globe tell us what makes the deal for them (or not). François-Xavier Overstake, founder of equationdutemps.blogspot.com is among the watch lovers to listen to.

Monday, 04 February 2019
6 min read
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Manero Flyback © Carl F. Bucherer
Connoisseur of watches
Only Time Will Tell: Carl F. Bucherer Manero Flyback
Friday, 14 December 2018
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Connoisseur of watches
What watch collectors want (III)

Five collectors from around the globe tell us what makes the deal for them (or not). Toronto-based architect Mark Fleminger provides his insights.

Thursday, 13 December 2018
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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« Unique as you are », tel est le slogan d’Alex Benlo puisque chaque cadran de pierre est unique. Ici, la collection Lapis-Lazuli.
Connoisseur of watches
The magic of mineral by Alex Benlo

Swiss brand Alex Benlo invites us to fill up on positive energy, thanks to the power of ornamental stones.

Wednesday, 12 December 2018
3 min read
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