Five years after its launch by Glashütte Original, the Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date gets a green or grey dial for a special edition of 100 pieces in each colour.
Holding the Greubel Forsey Hand Made 1 in your hand is a little bit like holding the Mona Lisa. So far, there is only one of its kind, and it is a thing of almost sublime beauty.
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.
An interview with Bernard Fornas' right-hand man, and Image and Heritage Director for the venerable Parisian firm.
The latest World Watch Report from IC-Agency confirms the rise of China, which is also reflected in online searches by watch fans. IWC, Patek Philippe and Zenith remain the top three brands searched for on the Internet.
A year and a half ago, Jean-Frédéric Dufour set about refocusing Zenith on its fundamental values with the result that last year the brand announced double-digit growth. It now moves ahead with its strategy.
For the movement maestro, 2011 will be the year of the Adagio, a very different timepiece to its predecessor, the DualTow, but equally representative of his savoir-faire. The company also continues to diversify with new activities producing components for third parties and manufacturing additional modules.