First imagined by the Le Sentier firm in 1959, this new interpretation in white gold swathed with diamonds is fitted with the legendary Calibre 101, the smallest mechanical movement in the world.
Three months ago, Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin were two of the hottest searches on Weibo: not for their watches, but because of customers' attempts to avoid import duty.
Baume & Mercier presents the latest addition to the Clifton collection, a new small complication timepiece with a strikingly elegant design that features signature watchmaking functions. The extraordinary personality of the watch emerges through the combination of a chronograph function with a complete calendar. The result is a token of refinement for the discerning gentleman who desires an eye-catching yet timeless watch with both vintage and modern appeal.
Spectacular technical sophistication and precision, matched by eminently contemporary aesthetics and materials: the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot Titanium is a concentrated blend of manufacturing expertise and visionary spirit – two fundamental qualities nurtured by the brand with the guiding star for 150 years. 797 components drive this legendary heart beating at a frequency of 36,000 vibrations/hour and fitted with a fusée and chain transmission system ensuring constant force. In tribute to the founder of Zenith, a pioneer of the modern watchmaking industry, this COSC-certified timepiece heralds the future of the Maison, solidly built on a century and a half of expertise and innovation bearing its inimitable signature.
Two new brands chose SalonQP in London to make their first public appearance. Both revive an important figure in horological history, namely Ferdinand Berthoud, watchmaker to King Louis XV of France, and Francizek Czapek, a Polish watchmaker and founder, in 1839 in Geneva, of Patek, Czapek & Cie. First, Ferdinand Berthoud.
At Cartier the panther is omnipresent, whether in physical form or in spirit. Figurative or abstract, it injects its femininity into the creations on which it confers its refined silhouette.
The Montblanc 1858 collection, unveiled at SIAR 2015, pays tribute to the manufacture founded under the name Minerva by introducing contemporary timepieces quoting vintage lines and being inspired by chronometer watches created throughout its 157-year history.