Intimately bound up with Blancpain's identity, two emblematic red gold timepieces from the Villeret line - the Quantième Complet and the Ultraplate - are now available with blue dials.
In the wake of the First World War, Swiss watchmaking underwent a period of profound crisis, resulting in a State-led reorganisation of the sector. This rescue operation took the form of cartel agreements that remained in place until the 1960s. Part one: the 1920s and 1930s.
In 2014, Vacheron Constantin created Caliber 2780 SQ – a barrel-shaped caliber that was also skeletonised – beating at the heart of a Malte Tourbillon Openworked in a platinum case.
A CNC machine that delivers the same quality as one which uses ten times more space and energy was the centre of attention at the EPHJ trade fair in Geneva. The environmental benefits could be huge.
Moser & Cie. has produced a limited edition of just 10 pieces, boldly combining DLC treated titanium and the striking shades of its sky-blue fumé dial, one of their iconic dials.
Terra-brown sets the tone for two new versions of the Saxonia Automatic by A. Lange & Söhne, issued for the reopening of its Tokyo boutique.