For the launch of one of their boldest watches, H. Moser & Cie is lending the Pioneer Centre Seconds Funky Blue Black Edition to lucky guardians, who will accompany it on an adventure around the globe for one year.
The Swiss watch brank announces a relocation of its London boutique to iconic Old Bond Street and renews its partnership with Frieze.
Forty one-off watches were auctioned by Antiquorum on September 23rd in Monaco, under the high patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II. At EUR 1.4 million (USD 1.9 million / CHF 1.7 million), the Patek Philippe Ref. 3939 tripled its low estimate.
Next year's Baselworld will see the unveiling, by Maîtres du Temps, of Chapter Three. Kari Voutilainen has been working on this new timepiece since 2008, joined last year by Andreas Strehler. Until then, and with patents pending, this next chapter remains a closely-guarded secret.
The Otturatore with its sequential display module required an additional year's work to stabilise the mechanism. As the first timepiece to be entirely developed by Grisogono, it underlines the company's determination to be seen as a serious contender in mechanical watchmaking.
Competitive intelligence is a time-consuming and costly process, but all that is about to change. Two young watch industry executives have developed a fully automated platform, launching October 1st.
Investors responded positively to Richemont's five-month sales, with the Group's share gaining 6.7% on the day figures were released. Morgan Stanley had already issued a buy recommendation in mid-August.