The A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Time Zone indicates the time at home and in another time zone at a glance. Fifteen years after its launch, it returns with a new manufacture calibre, ring-shaped day/night indicators for easy legibility, and a new daylight saving time indicator.
In 2019 and for the first time in the history of aviation, two British pilots circumnavigated the globe in a Spitfire. The main partner of the “Silver Spitfire - The Longest Flight” expedition, IWC has created a pilot’s watch in honour of this record-breaking flight.
Through a series of "cultural and social" initiatives, culture being the driving force of society, numerous Swiss watch Manufactures have made significant investments in and around Paris, thanks to which countless treasures have been restored to their original splendour.
Baume & Mercier, one of the oldest Swiss watch manufactures still in operation, has consistently celebrated women and their unique individuality through its timepiece creations. This is a world where it enjoys unique credibility thanks to its ability to grasp feminine wishes and catch their attention. Through the new Promesse collection, Baume & Mercier intends to provide a refined response to women’s aspirations by bringing them models in tune with the times.
Much to everyone's surprise, Rolex has come out of its silence. The Geneva-based firm, which generally keeps a low profile, is still sparing with detail but in his first ever interview, Bertrand Gros nonetheless lifts a corner of the veil that shrouds the business. One way to keep the legend alive.
The month of May saw further modest growth in watch exports (+1.2%). Their value was 1.9 billion francs. Since the start of the year the total value of watch exports is already more than 8 billion francs (8.7 to be exact) representing an increase of 3.3% compared to the high level of 2013. The rebound in growth remains moderate, but is perfectly in line with forecasts for the first-half year.
Despite its low profile, the company is one of the most important suppliers of external parts to Swiss watchmakers. Since 1993 it has been wholly owned by Chanel, for which it manufactures and repairs every model of watch. Which doesn't prevent it from working for a dozen other clients. "It" is Châtelain, a business located in Le Crêt-du-Locle, in the canton of Neuchâtel, whose specialisations include high-tech ceramic.