The German town of Glashütte has been a centre for fine watchmaking since 1845. Nomos Glashütte is marking the occasion with three limited-edition versions of a classic model.
Patek Philippe presents the new Ref. 5303 as its first minute repeater with the striking mechanism on the dial side, together with reinterpretations of the legendary Ref. 5370 Split-Seconds Chronograph and of the classic Ref. 5270 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph.
It's not every day that an insurance company paints the portrait of a typical Rolex owner. A British insurer has done just that, finding out who is behind the numerous policies on its books that include the brand with the coronet.
Ultra-light and ultra-robust, the Avenger Hurricane 12H is now equipped with an in-house calibre that displays the time over 12 rather than 24 hours. All within an impressive 50 mm case in Breitlight. For when you need to think big.
The trend reported at the end of 2016 continues.
Swatch Group and the Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microtechnology, in Neuchâtel, have announced a partnership to develop a complete ecosystem for small connected devices, including watches. The first products should be ready for launch at end 2018.
Christiaan Huygens foresaw it. Antide Janvier and Abraham-Louis Breguet made it happen. Resonance is a well-known phenomenon of physics, but only a handful of modern watchmakers have succeeded in applying it to their movements.
Blossoming cherry trees are an inspiration for watchmakers. Harry Winston renders the scene in mother-of-pearl and precious stones, transforming the Avenue Classic Cherry Blossom into a miniature work of art. Spring is in the air!