Intimately bound up with Blancpain's identity, two emblematic red gold timepieces from the Villeret line - the Quantième Complet and the Ultraplate - are now available with blue dials.
In the wake of the First World War, Swiss watchmaking underwent a period of profound crisis, resulting in a State-led reorganisation of the sector. This rescue operation took the form of cartel agreements that remained in place until the 1960s. Part one: the 1920s and 1930s.
Former CEO of Audemars Piguet and at the head of MELB Holding, Georges-Henri Meylan now steers the fortunes of Hautlence and H. Moser & Cie.
Present on the Greubel Forsey stand with Michel Boulanger to present the Naissance d'une Montre project, Philippe Dufour looks back over the twelve years he spent making the 200 Simplicity watches. A series that has now come to an end.
The 2013 World Watch Report shows that Fine Watches have lost none of their online appeal, as the 18 brands tracked by the report posted a 7% increase in online interest. Unsurprisingly, the BRIC countries, led by China, are the main driving forces behind this growth.