This year, the Maison celebrates the birth of its watchmaking founder, exactly 300 years ago on July 28, 1721. For this occasion, the Grande Seconde Moon has been reimagined in two exclusive anniversary editions.
The Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition is the first timepiece borne of the recently announced partnership between Girard-Perregaux and the British motorist.
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie confirms its partnership with Dubai Watch Week, held November 16th to 20th, with an exhibition on our perception of time, virtual reality experiences and contributions to the Horology Forum.
Carrying on its partnership with Alinghi Yacht Racing Team, HYT presents the H1 Alinghi. As high-tech and edgy as its siblings, this 20-piece limited edition puts stealth design and mechanical performance on the wrist.
“Heuer Parade: The Crosthwaite & Gavin Collection” realises CHF 1.4 million ($ 1.5 /€ 1.3). The Geneva Watch Auction: SIX realises CHF 22.5 million ($ 22.6/€ 19.4). With a combined total of CHF 23.9 million ($ 24.1/€ 20.6), Phillips get the highest result for any auction house this season in Geneva.
For the Fall session, Christie’s Geneva held two sales at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues. They realised a combined total of CHF 23.5 million ($ 23.6/€ 20.3).
Why shouldn't the virtual world be entitled to a real-life timekeeper? The more-than- famous Gran Turismo video game now enjoys official timing provided by TAG Heuer. Kazunori Yamauchi, the game's creator, was in Modena, Italy, to launch the latest version.
At the head of Ulysse Nardin since late August, Patrick Pruniaux gave a sneak preview of three of the new watches that will be taking the stage at next year's SIHH, and they are classic, to say the least. But keep an eye open: the newly minted CEO promises the Geneva fair will be about "modernity and innovation".