Glashütte Original presents a 25-piece limited edition PanoLunarTourbillon with a hand-engraved dial, flying tourbillon and skeletonized hands.
Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter launch strategic partnership and customer campaign with Watches & Wonders
Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter are pleased to partner, as the privileged multi-brand online retailers of Watches & Wonders, a global concept that celebrates watchmaking excellence throughout the world. Hosting digital and offline events, this concept will bring some of the industry’s most revered luxury watch brands to Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter’s extensive customer base, starting from September 28.
Designed particularly for those who travel, the Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT 24H is a new watch from Officine Panerai with the GMT 24H function. As well as local time, this enables the time in a second time zone to be read simultaneously by means of an independent central hand which makes one revolution of the dial in 24 hours. GMT is short for Greenwich Mean Time, the time at the Greenwich Royal Observatory, which is the universal reference point for calculating time zones.
Following on from the Constant escapement, Girard-Perregaux again demonstrates its mastery of complex constructions with a tri-axial tourbillon. The Neo-Tourbillon with Three Bridges completes the different interpretations of this complication from a Manufacture in the midst of renewal.
This year sees the launch of a special edition from IWC Schaffhausen that honours the fabulous flying skills of the Swiss aerobatic squadron.
The trend remains positive for Swiss watch exports. In April, their value was up 1.7% compared to April 2013, to a level of 1.8 billion francs. In four months, total exports for the sector stood at 6.8 billion francs (+3.8%).