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.
In 2010, the Swiss watch sector came through the turbulence of the previous year. After wristwatch exports pulled in CHF 15.1 billion, the sector is within a hair's breadth of equalling its record of 2008. The blots on the horizon: a strong Swiss franc and higher raw material costs.
With a 59.1% surge in the Swatch Group's share price and Richemont shares gaining 58.3% in 2010, both groups were clearly two of the market's favourites last year, particularly considering that the Swiss Market Index lost 1.7% for the same period.
After Zenith's El Primero chronograph which measures tenths of a second, introducing the Mikrograph by TAG Heuer, accurate to a hundredth of a second thanks to its two balance wheels and two escapements. The chronograph hand sweeps the dial in one single second. Prepare to be impressed!
Call them what you like – satellites, pointers or torpedoes, as on the latest UR-110 Torpedo, – at Urwerk, these innovative elements are all part of a singular determination to propose new ways of reading time.