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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Aventador S
New Models
Roger Dubuis – Foot to the floor

After partnering with Pirelli, Roger Dubuis continues at full speed and teams up with Lamborghini for the limited-edition Excalibur Aventador S, a hotbed of raw power and ultimate sensations.

Thursday, 21 September 2017
The HH Journal editors
2 min read
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Zenith Defy Lab
News
Zenith "defies" the laws of precision mechanics

We take an inside look at Zenith's new oscillator, placed inside the Defy Lab which is billed as "the world's most accurate mechanical watch". A development set to revolutionise the watch industry and put the brand with the star back into the firmament.

Thursday, 21 September 2017
4 min read
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Jean-Marc Jacot, CEO Parmigiani Fleurier © Parmigiani Fleurier
Economy
Parmigiani is China bound

Parmigiani plans to open three stores in China this year, where the brand currently has next to no representation, and take advantage of the "amazing growth" in what has become a priority market for Swiss watchmakers.

Friday, 25 June 2010
2 min read
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Concepto column-wheel C2000 movement © Concepto Watch Factory
Point of View
A new "modular" movement from Concepto Watch Factory

Established in 2006, the manufacture presents its calibre C2000, inspired by the Valjoux 7750. With seventy variations in a single movement to incorporate all types of dial displays, Concepto aims to attract customers in search of an "all-in-one" solution.

Wednesday, 23 June 2010
2 min read
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The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry has just launched an original initiative: a website selling fakes which isn't what it claims to be either. Every 30 seconds or when hitting certain commands, ... © FHS
News
Cybercounterfeiting (IV): the fight against fakes

The phenomenon of counterfeiting has now reached an unprecedented scale. The value of the global counterfeit goods market could grow from $5.5 billion in 1982 to nearly $600 billion in 2010, which is 10% of world trade, according to Eric Woerth, former French budget minister.

Friday, 18 June 2010
Cédric Gordon
3 min read
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The Patek Philippe Ref. 1527 which sold for CHF 6.2 million ($5.7 m/€4.4 m) © Christie’s
News
"The scissor effect is being confirmed"

Watch auctions are experiencing an increasingly marked scissor effect, with top lots attracting fierce bidding while the less attractive lots struggle. A closer look with Aurel Bacs, International Co-Head of Christie's Watch Department.

Wednesday, 16 June 2010
5 min read
Guido Terreni, Managing Director of Bulgari's Watch Business Unit © Bulgari
Economy
Bulgari moves to a new level

Over the past decade, Bulgari has one by one ticked the boxes of vertical integration, leading to the presentation, earlier this year, of its in-house mechanical movement, Calibre BVL 168. This base calibre will be the springboard for future complication movements.

Monday, 14 June 2010
6 min read
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Bovet – Pininfarina Tourbillon Ottanta (front) © Bovet
New Models
Bovet and Pininfarina begin a long-term partnership

An anniversary model, the Bovet - Pininfarina Tourbillon Ottanta, seals the partnership and celebrates the Italian industrial design firm's 80 years in business. This exceptional timepiece is already being described as the first in a long series.

Friday, 11 June 2010
6 min read
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Kenneth Branagh

"Speed leaves no room for meditation"

Thursday, 24 August 2017
Written By Frank Rousseau
7 min read
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