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Diver Chronograph Hammerhead Shark Limited Edition © Ulysse Nardin
New Models
Ulysse Nardin brings the final touch to its Divers

After the launch, last November, of the Diver X and the Lady Diver, Ulysse Nardin begins the final chapter of the Diver story with three new 44mm chronographs.

Friday, 24 January 2020
The FHH Journal editors
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Arraw Twist Titanium Magellanic Cloud © RJ
New Models
RJ explores the galaxy with the Arraw StarTwist Gold Magellanic Cloud

The Arraw Star Twist by RJ captures the beauty of the universe. A 39mm case, crowned with a sapphire-studded rotating bezel, surrounds a dial that draws us into the fascinating depths of a blue Magellanic Cloud.

Thursday, 23 January 2020
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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News
Auctions: Huygens and Breguet meet in Frankfurt

On November 16th, Auctioneers Dr. Crott will propose a longitude clock attributed to Christiaan Huygens, the inventor of the balance spring. It is the only one of its kind and the oldest to include an equation of time.

Friday, 15 November 2013
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Confucius observed that we may learn wisdom in three ways. First by reflection, which is noblest. Second by imitation, which is easiest. Third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Point of View
Wisdom and paradox

Not confined to philosophy and literature, the paradox has always been a part of the real world, and all the more so since the winds of globalisation have blown. Naturally, we've felt these winds too, even though Switzerland seems the least likely place to experience paradox. After all, this is a country where people go about their business in a methodical, organised manner. It's no coincidence that Switzerland is the home of superlative watchmaking. A place where time has always been counted by hours and minutes, the phases of the sun and moon. The Swiss can bring order to anything, even complications…

Friday, 15 November 2013
2 min read
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Economy
Montblanc's Madison Avenue move

Now under strong new leadership worldwide, with Jerome Lambert at the helm, Montblanc is enjoying a little new direction in a variety of cities and countries around the world. In the USA recently, an all new Montblanc boutique opened—and Lambert officiated alongside Montblanc North America President and CEO, Jan-Patrick Schmitz.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013
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Economy
The dawn of a new industrial era for Swiss watchmaking

A long period of uncertainty has come to an end. And a new era begins for Swiss watchmaking, now that the whole saga of mechanical movement supply has finally reached its epilogue, in the form of an agreement between Swatch Group and the Swiss competition watchdog, Comco.

Monday, 11 November 2013
Quentin Simonet
4 min read
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News
"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
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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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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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