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Articles on the subject: Connoisseur of watches

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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Hublot Happy landing © FredMerz
Connoisseur of watches
Should a watch company offer a lifetime warranty? (I)

From an operational point of view, a warranty is almost beside the point given that it covers manufacturer's defects, which will show up in the first few months. Anything that goes wrong after that is a service issue.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017
5 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
"No BS Watch Tips" - the book that tells it like it is

Books about watchmaking are often dry, overly technical and come as several tomes. With this in mind, Anthony L. set out to write something all readers could enjoy and benefit from, in candid terms. We met this American watchmaker who likes to keep it simple.

Tuesday, 05 December 2017
4 min read
Patrimony moon phase retrograde date © Vacheron Constantin
Connoisseur of watches
In the metal: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase Retrograde Date
Monday, 27 November 2017
3 min watch
Fleurier Butterfly © Bovet 1822
Connoisseur of watches
Go with the glow

Discreet by day, some watches like nothing better than to light up the night. We train the spotlight on lume and some of its newest applications in watchmaking.

Wednesday, 08 November 2017
5 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
In the metal: H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Purity
Monday, 23 October 2017
2 min watch
Connoisseur of watches
Women and Watches

End of September in New York City, Luxury Daily hosted an all-day event focusing on the role of women in the luxury business. Titled "Women in Luxury", the conference, attended by more than 100 businesswomen and men, witnessed some impressive speakers in a host of luxury fields including automobiles, finance and timepieces.

Thursday, 12 October 2017
5 min read
Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling
Connoisseur of watches
New horizons for Breitling

“Navigating my way to new horizons. Contrary to popular belief, the sky is NOT the limit; it is merely the beginning of something bigger.” This quote was posted by Georges Kern on July 18 to announce his arrival as CEO of Breitling. Bigger?

Friday, 06 October 2017
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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