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Articles on the subject: Connoisseur of watches

All Greubel Forsey watches benefit from hand-finishing, such as on this Hand Made.
Connoisseur of watches
“There are amazing opportunities for development at Greubel Forsey”

Antonio Calce is the new chief executive of Greubel Forsey, having helmed at Panerai, Corum and Sowind (Girard-Perregaux and JeanRichard). An industry veteran with close to 30 years’ experience, he has a mandate to review the brand’s entire strategy.

Wednesday, 10 February 2021
5 min read
The microfactory comprises technology blocks inside modular compartments.
Connoisseur of watches
A microfactory for a maxi revolution

MicroLean Lab, a public-private consortium that includes Richemont, is developing the microfactory of the future; a concept that has the potential to transform our economic and social organisation right down to how we consume. Welcome to the world of artisanal industry, where the customer truly is king.

Wednesday, 25 November 2020
5 min read
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Metro Night © HYT
Connoisseur of watches
Bright ideas!

Imagine a watch suffused with light, as if by magic. At HYT as well as Van Cleef & Arpels, the simple press of a pusher has an electrifying effect on the dial.

Thursday, 31 May 2018
3 min read
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The independent watchmaker waited 20 years for the right idea: a jumping tourbillon.
Connoisseur of watches
Putting a new spin on the tourbillon

Not much has been seen of the "king of complications" these past couple of years. Now it's back with a vengeance, courtesy of Andreas Strehler, Blancpain and Carl F. Bucherer.

Monday, 21 May 2018
3 min read
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Photo by Seth Macey on Unsplash
Connoisseur of watches
The Panerai Astronomo and its polarizing crystals

A Panerai looks great with a pair of stylish shades (preferably on the deck of a yacht). But the Astronomo has more in common with sunglasses than Italian chic: both use an optical phenomenon known as polarization.

Thursday, 03 May 2018
4 min read
1858 Geosphere © Montblanc
Connoisseur of watches
Only Time Will Tell: Montblanc 1858 Geosphere
Friday, 27 April 2018
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Carré H © Hermès
Connoisseur of watches
Only Time Will Tell: Hermès Carré H
Thursday, 29 March 2018
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Connoisseur of watches
Rolex Submariner: Is the world’s most recognizable timepiece ready for a change?

Speculation and rumours fly freely in the months leading up to Baselworld, as collectors and journalists predict what the big brands will do to their favorite models.

Monday, 19 March 2018
7 min read
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Vintage

The retro resurgence

“Back to the future”
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