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Alec Monopoly Special Edition © TAG Heuer
New Models
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
2 min read
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Rotonde Skeleton Msyterious Double Tourbillon Calibre 9465MC © Cartier
New Models
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
1 min read
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Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller DEEPSEA © Rolex
News
Deep-sea dreaming

What better time than summer to sport a diving watch, and preferably the tan line that goes with it. Yet only a handful of these aficionados have ever probed the ocean’s depths. No matter, as these models have risen to the surface of exceptional technical and sports watches in their own right.

Tuesday, 14 July 2009
4 min read
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Matthew Norman - Symphony © Matthew Norman
Economy
Clocks old and new

As a decorative feature of more and more contemporary homes, clocks are inspiring designers of every ilk. As for the clockmakers themselves, some are perpetuating a tradition while others venture into new territory.

Tuesday, 14 July 2009
4 min read
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The CFH officially opened a year ago © CFH
Economy
A private initiative in response to watchmaking’s lack of qualified staff

Even with the global economy in the grip of a slowdown, watchmaking is still struggling to recruit in certain specialist fields. The Centre de Formation dans le domaine de l’Horlogerie, set up by two professionals in the sector, aims to bridge this gap.

Tuesday, 14 July 2009
Quentin Simonet
4 min read
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Counterfeit Breitling tourbillon © Fabrice Guéroux
News
Counterfeiters take their business a step further

Just as brands are developing new systems to authenticate their watches, so counterfeiters are stepping up a gear too.

Tuesday, 14 July 2009
Fabrice Guéroux
2 min read
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Economy
Luxury feels the pinch as Americans cut spending

The Americans, in the grip of recession, are reluctant to buy or even flaunt a high-end timepiece, causing sales of Swiss-Made watches to plummet.

Tuesday, 14 July 2009
Katja Schaer
6 min read
News
Global warming and counterfeiting: one and the same fight (II)

Like climate change, a global threat whose effects can already be felt, counterfeiting has consequences on a worldwide scale. Marc Frisanco, a specialist with the Richemont group, talks about the measures that must be taken.

Friday, 19 June 2009
4 min read
Video

In the metal: H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Purity

Monday, 23 October 2017
Written By Alex Ballmer
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