These past years, Roger Dubuis has cemented an alliance with Italian legend, Lamborghini Squadra Corse. The Excalibur Aventador S was the first horological expression of this high-speed partnership. Now, the Manufacture is gearing up to introduce a new black-and-red version.
While most Breitling watches are born to fly, the brand is also reputed among professionals for its instruments designed to conquer great depths, such as the Avenger II Seawolf. Water-resistant to 3,000 m (10,000 ft), this model flaunts all the distinctive characteristics one would expect from a champion of the abyss.
Resolve and patience, talent and hard work have got Roman Gauthier where he is today. A watchmaker as well as a specialist component supplier, he continues our series of portraits of contemporary artisan-watchmakers who take a different approach to the measurement of time.
When Pascal Raffy acquired the Dimier 1738 Manufacture in June 2006, he gave Bovet 1822 absolute control over its developments.
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.