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Benedict Cumberbatch assisting to a private master class © Jaeger-LeCoultre
News
Benedict Cumberbatch, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new watchmaker

British actor and Jaeger-LeCoultre brand ambassador Benedict Cumberbatch enjoyed a private watchmaking masterclass at London’s Jaeger-LeCoultre flagship store.

Thursday, 23 May 2019
The FHH Journal editors
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Constellation Manhattan © Omega
New Models
Omega adds an aventurine dial to the Constellation Manhattan

Launched at end 2018, the Constellation Manhattan range reappears with the scintillating sparkle of an aventurine glass dial.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019
The FHH Journal editors
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Economy
Economic growth continues to drive Swiss watch exports

For the nine months to end September, exports of Swiss watches across all segments increased 21.5% on the same period last year, while the +CHF 3,000 export price* (€2,260), category gained 22%. If the trend continues through to year-end, the industry could come close to matching 2008's record of approximately CHF 16 billion (€12 billion) for 26 million watches, and leave 2009 figures far behind.

Friday, 26 November 2010
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Economy
"A highly satisfactory reversal in trends"

Jean-Daniel Pasche, President of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry, comments on recent export figures for the branch.

Friday, 26 November 2010
3 min read
Fabienne Lupo is appointed Chairwoman of the FHH. Franco Cologni devotes himself to cultural activities and chairs the FHH Cultural Council © FHH
Point of View
"The King is dead, long live the King!"

"The King is dead, long live the King!" is the proclamation that announces the accession of a new monarch, a perfect continuity that ensures the throne is never vacant.

Thursday, 25 November 2010
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Lot 2276: an extremely rare Rolex Oyster Chronograph ''Jean-Claude Killy'' in rose gold, estimated between CHF 100,000 and 150,0000 (€74,770-112,150) © Koller Auctions
News
Osvaldo Patrizzi sells part of his stock at Koller in Zurich

On Tuesday November 30th at 2pm, 129 timepieces (wristwatches, pocket watches and some clocks) will be proposed for auction by Koller. What makes this sale especially noteworthy is that 85% of the lots are from the collection of Osvaldo Patrizzi and, for the most part, are being offered at 30% under their low estimate.

Thursday, 25 November 2010
Danièle Chambas
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Genève: ventes aux enchères par maisons en 2010
News
November auctions in Geneva: 1,078 timepieces achieve CHF 36.5 million*

The market confirmed its stability with renewed interest in fine quality, rare, even exceptional pieces, both vintage and modern. Also in demand are finely-crafted enamel pocket watches and historic pieces. Bidders and collectors came from all over the world to Geneva, with Chinese buyers showing immense interest in Fine Watches.

Friday, 19 November 2010
Danièle Chambas
6 min read
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OMEGA Ladymatic
Videos
OMEGA Ladymatic (spot)
Thursday, 18 November 2010
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Sustainable development

The heat is on for ethical gold and diamonds

Friday, 25 January 2019
Written By Christophe Roulet
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