The A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Time Zone indicates the time at home and in another time zone at a glance. Fifteen years after its launch, it returns with a new manufacture calibre, ring-shaped day/night indicators for easy legibility, and a new daylight saving time indicator.
In 2019 and for the first time in the history of aviation, two British pilots circumnavigated the globe in a Spitfire. The main partner of the “Silver Spitfire - The Longest Flight” expedition, IWC has created a pilot’s watch in honour of this record-breaking flight.
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie is set to pay homage to two personalities who stood out for their talent and passion in 2015. The “Hommage au Talent” prize has been awarded to freelance enamel artist Anita Porchet, while Co-President of Chopard Karl-Friedrich Scheufele will be acknowledged with the “Hommage à la Passion” award. The 4th annual edition of the awards has been presented yesterday at the Cité du Temps in Geneva.
Looking for the vintage watch of your dreams at a price you can afford? Just a few days ago, HH Journal ran its pick of the watches coming under the hammer at the Geneva auctions. So how did they fare?
Sales of luxury watches declined in 2015 for the first time since 2008, especially in China, but some brands are recording double digit growth in certain markets, including heritage brand Jaeger-LeCoultre, which opened two boutiques in Canada this year.
For the very first time, Peter Speake-Marin combines two of his leitmotifs on the same dial. The Skull Face to Face Tourbillon uses the English watchmaker's favourite complication to remind us that life is short. And oh so sweet!
On May 1st, Venezuela put its clocks permanently forward by half an hour, after putting them back 30 minutes in 2007. Fortunately, worldtime watches are on-hand to keep track of the time in Caracas.
This month's round of watch auctions in Geneva should see plenty of paddle waving. Alongside the record-breaking saleroom stars, a number of vintage pieces will attract the attention of collectors who dispose of a more limited budget. Here are a few examples.