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Pioneer Centre Seconds Funky Blue Black Edition © H. Moser & Cie
News
H. Moser & Cie goes on a world tour

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.

Monday, 19 August 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Richard Mille boutique in London
News
English time for Richard Mille

The Swiss watch brank announces a relocation of its London boutique to iconic Old Bond Street and renews its partnership with Frieze.

Friday, 16 August 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Lot 255: set of four enamelled Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso ''Mucha’s Four Seasons'', limited edition from 1996; est. CHF 60,000-80,000 © Antiquorum
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Geneva auctions are set to thrill: Antiquorum

Auction fever will descend on Geneva from mid-May as Antiquorum, Sotheby's and Christie's prepare to dazzle bidders with some 1,280 lots in all. Antiquorum is first to take the stage.

Monday, 02 May 2011
Danièle Chambas
2 min read
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Bovet Fleurier Amadeo Ladies Touch © Bovet
Beginner's Guide
Bovet masters beauty and technique inside and out (2/2)

When Pascal Raffy embarked on his adventure at the head of Bovet, he had it in mind to develop a full-fledged Fine Watch brand. An important step was accomplished in 2006 with the takeover of the movement manufacturer STT, renamed Dimier 1738. Bovet, which recently became a partner to the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, is now shared between three sites. (Part 2)

Wednesday, 27 April 2011
3 min read
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Gabriel Tortella died on Sunday April the 17th in Spain © Worldtempus/François Ferrand
Point of View
Ciao, ciao, bambino...

When I think of Gabriel Tortella, our friend who took leave of us too soon, I remember the lyrics of a song by Domenico Modugno that we used to sing when he would invite me to his dinners with friends: “Cos’è che trema sul tuo visino ? / È pioggia o pianto, dimmi cos’è?” (Tell me, what is trembling on your cheek? / Is it the rain or tears?) And it went on to the famous refrain: “Ciao, ciao, bambina…”

Tuesday, 26 April 2011
3 min read
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Point of View
Without a song and dance

It's only now come to my attention that my musings under the title In the Air are published with a rather inflated signature: not just "Franco Cologni" as I had asked, but also "President of the FHH Cultural Council." Granted, this is my function, thanks to the amiability and generous esteem of the distinguished members of the College who elected me to this post, but which seems rather too institutional for these brief notes.

Thursday, 21 April 2011
2 min read
If ''woman is the future of man'', as Aragon declared, young people are, less poetically, the future of watches © Photos Libres
Economy
Why watchmakers must crack the youth market (2/2)

It's no small task to develop a clear and effective strategy aimed at a frivolous, fickle youth who believe the best things in life should be free. (Part 2)

Thursday, 21 April 2011
Quentin Simonet
4 min read
The Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos with Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil. He is wearing a Piaget watch © Roberto Stuckert Filho
Economy
Peace and gold in Colombia

A country rich in natural resources with an educated - and peaceful - population, over the past ten years Colombia has emerged from violence and progressed. The Colombians now welcome luxury as a reward, and are happy to take it onto streets that are at last safe.

Thursday, 14 April 2011
Manuel Palos
5 min read
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Montres-moins-de-5000-breaker
Our selection

10 luxury watches under €5,000

Friday, 14 June 2019
6 min read
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