Unveiled at SIHH, Elégante by F.P. Journe uses a motion detector to put this electro-mechanical watch in standby mode, thereby ensuring a minimum autonomy of 8 years.
This second piece from Ferdinand Berthoud follows on from the Chronomètre FB1 in its different versions. This new watch immediately stands out for the regulator-style display that shows hours, minutes and seconds on three separate counters.
Counterfeiters are strengthening their presence in Dubai. The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry too!
For intrepid travellers the following principle is sacrosanct. «No matter the destination, only the road is important». With a little adaptation, this axiom might also apply to watch counterfeiting.
Renowned for his astronomical complications, Martin Braun became part of the fold at Franck Muller Group in 2007. Now the German master watchmaker returns with timepieces sold under the Antoine Martin brand. The first model is a perpetual calendar; a second, with the addition of a flying tourbillon, is expected at Baselworld.
In collaboration with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Hublot has developed a new alloy, Magic Gold, that’s set to revolutionise the world of watchmaking and jewellery.
After an excellent 2011, watch exports continued to grow steadily in January. Their monthly value totalled 1.3 billion francs, a rise of 15.5% compared to January 2011.