TAG Heuer brings the Monaco's 50th anniversary celebration to a close with the one-of-a-kind Monaco Pièce d’Art. This restored and decorated 1969 Monaco will be auctioned to raise money for United Way of New York City.
CEO of Baume & Mercier then secretary-general of the Association Interprofessionnelle de la Haute Horlogerie, the late Eugen Maier dedicated his life to watchmaking, and his belief in ethics and excellence as its founding principles.
Behind the scenes at the big Geneva sales, long-gone brands are enjoying a second life. And for good reason, as certain of these late lamented names are turning up the kind of hidden gem that sets vintage fans alight.
For more than 30 years, the Portofino has measured time with Italian flair. Two new complications now join the collection. They are a retrograde tourbillon, and a moon-phase display in a Hand-Wound Eight Days model.
On the wrist or as a pendant, Harry Winston reminds us that time is a precious commodity. With its cascade of brilliant-cut and marquise diamonds, the Divine Time high jewellery watch captures the Art Deco mood in spectacular fashion.
As LVMH prepares to launch 24 Sèvres, an online department store selling 150 luxury brands and a potential rival to Yoox Net-A-Porter or Farfetch, watch brands have yet to properly embrace the digital domain.
It could be mistaken for a smartwatch on standby, but connoisseurs will know that the new Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz, its dial stripped of all signatures, is a 100% mechanical watch.
Despite three fewer working days, April saw watch industry exports reach a figure of 1.5 billion francs. At -5.7%, the contraction was less severe than expected. The trend therefore remains close to the figure posted at the end of March. For the first four months of the year, the variation is -3.6%.