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Alec Monopoly Special Edition © TAG Heuer
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TAG Heuer - "Art Provocateur"

A hip artsy crowd gathered at Condesa, Mexico City’s trendy neighbourhood and home of established and up and coming artists to join an event hosted by TAG Heuer, the Swiss avant garde watchmaker. The American street artist Alec Monopoly transformed an art space into his workshop. The guests got a closer look into his creative process. Alec was putting finishing touches to a canvas in tribute to the Mexican solidarity and strength after the devastating earthquake of September 2017.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017
The HH Journal editors
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Rotonde Skeleton Msyterious Double Tourbillon Calibre 9465MC © Cartier
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Cartier - So mysterious

The Mysterious Double Tourbillon movement created at the La Chaux-de-Fonds Manufacture in 2013 represents a milestone in Cartier watchmaking history: the tourbillon appears to be suspended in mid-air with no connection to the rest of the movement.

Monday, 20 November 2017
The HH Journal editors
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''Do you have a choice? Don't be a partner in crime.'' © FHH
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The FHH gives the real deal on fakes

The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie joins World Anti-Counterfeiting Day on June 8th and continues its fight against fakes. Since 2009, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) has campaigned to show the true face of counterfeiting, and raise public awareness that trade in counterfeit products thrives only when aided and abetted by people who knowingly buy fakes.

Wednesday, 08 June 2011
Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
1 min read
And what if I could prolong this moment? It only requires a little push of a button at 9 o’clock © Hermès
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Time suspends its flight for Hermès

After its Cape Cod Grandes Heures, Hermès returns with Arceau Le Temps suspendu, a watch that makes time our plaything.

Wednesday, 08 June 2011
2 min read
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From the Cartier Délices collection © Cartier
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Top 20 ladies' watches of 2011

The ladies’ watch segment, neglected somewhat during the great recession, has rebounded with a renewed sense of purpose: wearability, functionality and craftsmanship are the key elements.

Monday, 06 June 2011
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Christie’s lot 316 : unmounted heart-shaped Type IIa diamond weighing 56 carats it found a buyer at CHF 9.6 million © Christie’s
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New auction records for jewellery at Christie's and Sotheby's

On May 18th, Christie's realised CHF 69 million (US$ 78.1 million) at its Geneva Magnificent Jewels sale, chasing the CHF 79 million (US$ 89.5 million) which Sotheby's had garnered the previous day for its sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels.

Wednesday, 01 June 2011
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The prize ceremony was held May 25th at the Swiss Film Archive in Lausanne © FHH/Nicolas Lieber
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"You can't fake expertise"

As part of its anti-counterfeiting campaign, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie invited the public and students at Lausanne university of art and design to enter a short film competition on the theme "Take a true look at fakes." Winners were presented with their prizes at a ceremony on May 25th.

Thursday, 26 May 2011
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Christie’s: the possibly unique Patek Philippe single button chronograph from 1928 (lot 81) went to an Italian collector for CHF 3.235 million © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011
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Christie's dominates the Geneva sales

Over a thousand timepieces changed hands in two days, realising CHF 39 million (US$ 44.2 million / € 31.5 million) for the three auction houses, including CHF 23.4 million (US$ 26.3 million / € 18.6 million) for Christie's. A 1928 Patek Philippe sold for CHF 3.235 million (US$ 3.63 million / € 2.57 million).

Monday, 23 May 2011
Danièle Chambas
7 min read
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In the metal: H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Purity

Monday, 23 October 2017
Written By Alex Ballmer
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