This year, the Maison celebrates the birth of its watchmaking founder, exactly 300 years ago on July 28, 1721. For this occasion, the Grande Seconde Moon has been reimagined in two exclusive anniversary editions.
The Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition is the first timepiece borne of the recently announced partnership between Girard-Perregaux and the British motorist.
With its imposing diameter, its light and sturdy case, its ultra-readable dial and its all-black look, the new Avenger Blackbird by Breitling vividly illustrates the watchword of the entire collection: power in action.
The "Titanium Collection", a groundbreaking private collection including a number of titanium wristwatches whose reference numbers had never been revealed to the public, flew off the block at Sotheby's which garnered widespread publicity at the same time.
It's a well-known fact: since the late 1990s, for Swiss watchmaking the only way is up. Granted, the sector was dinted by the 2008-2009 crisis, but not for long. Now it's green lights all the way, in particular among the major groups which are proving to be in rude health. As for employment, the sector continues to take on new staff. With so many positive factors, should we be encouraging young people to make a career in one of watchmaking's professions?
As part of its collaboration with Porsche Motorsport as Official Timing Partner, Chopard presents the Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Edition dedicated to the new Porsche 919 Hybrid. This sophisticated COSC chronometer-certified flyback chronograph, picking up the design codes of the racing car, is issued in a 919-piece limited edition.
The Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Lady is enhanced by a new dial decorated with a row of white diamonds and elegant Arabic numerals. This new and glamorously showcases the clean and precise style of an iconic watch collection.