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2019 New York Game Changer Watches Auction
News
Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master sold for $1.95 million

After over 20 minutes of bidding from collectors across 3 continents, underscoring the enduring legacy of the most iconic actor of the 20th century, Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master reference 1675 sold for $1,952,000.

Wednesday, 11 December 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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New Models
A smaller Nomos Metro in gold

Nomos introduces the 33mm Metro Rose Gold, the smallest size in the range, powered by a manual-winding Alpha movement. Grey hour markers and purple minute markers gently contrast with the rose gold of the case and hands.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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"It's like an extreme sport. You have to know when to stop!"

For the 50th anniversary of the Rolex Daytona, Christie's is holding a special sale on Sunday 10th November. It comes at the same time as the announcement that its creator, Aurel Bacs, is leaving the auction house.

Wednesday, 06 November 2013
2 min read
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News
A long-awaited return and a surprise departure mark this autumn's auctions in Geneva

Antiquorum, Christie's and Sotheby's will be putting on the show this 10th, 11th and 12th November in Geneva with a season dedicated to Abraham-Louis Breguet - this year marks the 190th anniversary of his death – and the Rolex Daytona, celebrating its 50th birthday. Aurel Bacs, meanwhile, bows out.

Wednesday, 06 November 2013
7 min read
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Point of View
“The watchmaking brands hold a strong hand on digital”

The “Best Swiss Brands 2013” study ranks the 50 most valuable Swiss brands. 16 Swiss watchmakers feature in the top 50, with Rolex and Omega even making it into the top 10! Why, how? Interview with Michel Gabriel, Managing Director of American brand consultancy firm Interbrand who compile the “Best Swiss Brands” study every year.

Monday, 04 November 2013
Julie Mégevand
2 min read
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New Models
F.P. Journe travels in time with the Historical Anniversary Tourbillon

In honour of thirty years of watchmaking, François-Paul Journe has reproduced as a wristwatch the first ever timepiece, a pocket watch, he invented and made. With its hunter case in guilloché silver and gold, the result is surprisingly up-to-date.

Thursday, 31 October 2013
Louis Nardin
4 min read
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Economy
Experts predict a strong year for watchmaking in 2014

Estimates put growth in exports at between 5% and 10%, which would make for the fourth record year in a row.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Quentin Simonet
3 min read
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Economy
Watchmaking's Latin American Oscars

All work and no play will make anyone a dull boy, so why not offer the art of time measurement a festive evening, and elect the year's oustanding watches at the same time? Such is the thinking behind the Tiempo de Relojes awards ceremony, part of the Salón Internacional Alta Relojería (SIAR) in Mexico City. Swatch's Sistem51, Cartier and Girard-Perregaux were the evening's big winners.

Friday, 25 October 2013
Manuel Palos
6 min read
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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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