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Avenger Chronograph 45 Night Mission © Breitling
New Models
Breitling revisits its Avenger collection

The redesigned Avenger collection of bold and robust watches joins the Aviator 8 and Navitimer ranges in the brand's "Air" universe.

Friday, 22 November 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
Cape Cod Anchor Chain amber © Hermès
New Models
A new strap for the Hermès Cape Cod

The Cape Cod adopts a double tour strap whose "anchor chain" design is a reminder of the original inspiration for the watch.

Thursday, 21 November 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
New Models
Taking it personally

More and more companies propose to modify iconic watches on request. Sometimes, owning a legend isn't enough.

Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Louis Nardin
4 min read
Co-Axial, Omega's primal scream

With total production of 750,000 units, Omega manufactures 500,000 mechanical watches a year, all fitted with the famous Co-Axial escapement (the one exception being the Moonwatch, for NASA flight-qualification reasons). The next step will be to make all these movements completely antimagnetic using 15,000 gauss technology, unveiled by Omega this year.

Monday, 16 December 2013
4 min read
Omega Co-Axial escapement
Monday, 16 December 2013
2 min watch
ETA rolls out the red carpet for Omega

After its first tentative efforts to build on the Co-Axial escapement, Omega decided to develop a family of movements around this new technology. Introduced in 2011, the 9300/9301 calibre, the first Co-Axial chronograph, is an excellent example. ETA has set up an assembly line specifically for this movement.

Monday, 16 December 2013
3 min read
Chopard reinforces its watchmaking roots

Chopard’s transformation into fully-integrated, state-of-the-art watch manufacture over the past decade is often overshadowed by the company’s enviable success as a high jewelry company – something that is only reinforced by the fact that it just won the “Jewellery Watch” Prize (for the second year in a row) at Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève last month. But Chopard’s roots actually lie in watchmaking. Chopard began life in 1860 as one of Switzerland’s original watch manufactures in the Swiss Jura town of Sonvilier.

Wednesday, 11 December 2013
5 min read
Point of View
Laurent Ferrier slows the pace

Sylvère Demonsais, Chief Executive since August, has identified a number of strategic points on which to build healthy, solid growth. These include conquering markets in both the Americas. Interview.

Monday, 09 December 2013
Louis Nardin
4 min read
Shepard Fairey, Hublot's Ambassador, and his Big Bang Meca-10 Shepard Fairey Limited Edition
Trend Forecaster

Art and watchmaking, a strategic alliance

Monday, 30 September 2019
Written By Christophe Roulet
6 min read
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