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El Primero C.01 © Zenith
New Models
A tech-inspired Zenith Chronomaster El Primero C.01 limited edition

In association with Collective, a Silicon Valley collectors' club, Zenith has designed this limited-edition Chronomaster El Primero C.01 with the accent on simplicity and functionality.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019
The FHH Journal editors
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Tetra Plum © Nomos
New Models
Autumn shades for the Nomos Tetra

The latest rendition of the Tetra, a manual-winding model and a staple of the Nomos Glashütte catalogue for the past 25 years, now comes with a rich plum-coloured dial.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019
The FHH Journal editors
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Prince Mohammed Ali Alabbar took pleasure in welcoming Blancpain to Dubai for the launch of the X Fathoms © Blancpain
New Models
Blancpain goes in deep with the X Fathoms

Blancpain proved watchmaking still has ample room for superlatives when it presented the X Fathoms, its new dive watch and worthy successor to the legendary Fifty Fathoms. The launch took place among the 30,000 fish and 400 sharks in the world's biggest aquarium, the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. Taking the plunge was Mark A. Hayek, CEO of Blancpain.

Wednesday, 09 November 2011
Mathilde Binetruy / BIPH
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Economy
The Swiss watch industry looks set for a record year

Jean-Daniel Pasche, President of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry, is confident the sector is heading for a record year in 2011, after the CHF 17 million achieved in 2008.

Friday, 04 November 2011
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Point of View
Too many events?

Watches are born in Switzerland. They are designed, assembled and produced in these valleys, which are home to the manufactures that take pride - and rightly so - in their workshops, museums and buildings, which often have historic significance or are the work of eminent contemporary architects.

Wednesday, 02 November 2011
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Lot 88: Patek Philippe Ref. 3448 in pink gold from 1968 © Christie’s
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Geneva auctions: Christie’s

With a selection that includes 129 Patek Philippe and 65 Rolex, representing 45% of the total 427 lots, Christie's and Aurel Bacs, the auction house's International Head of Watches, can look forward to a blockbuster sale and, who knows, perhaps even pulverise the record CHF 23 million achieved in May 2010.

Wednesday, 02 November 2011
Danièle Chambas
4 min read
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Lot 260: Patek Philippe ''Clarin Mustad 1518'' pink gold from 1944 © Sotheby's
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Geneva auctions: Sotheby’s

European Head of Watches Geoffroy Ader has made his evening sale a tradition that collectors and connoisseurs are unlikely to miss. This forthcoming session comprises 268 lots. They are presented in a new-look catalogue, attractively laid out in four sections: modern, pocket, Rolex and Patek Philippe.

Wednesday, 02 November 2011
Danièle Chambas
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Lot 603: Patek Philippe pink gold pocket watch from 1890 © Antiquorum
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Geneva auctions: Antiquorum

In May and in November, Antiquorum traditionally gets the Geneva auction season under way. No fewer than 603 lots will come under the hammer on November 13th.

Wednesday, 02 November 2011
Danièle Chambas
2 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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