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Big Bang MP 11 SAXEM © Hubot
News
Hublot debuts a new material on the Big Bang MP-11

After sapphire, Hublot turns to transparent SAXEM, never before used in watchmaking, to produce the beautiful emerald green of the Big Bang MP-11.

Thursday, 17 October 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Pilot's Watch Timezoner Chronograph Edition « 80 Years Flight to New York » © IWC
New Models
IWC celebrates Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

IWC Schaffhausen and the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation have marked the 80th anniversary of Antoine de Saint Exupéry’s historic flight across the Atlantic, with an exhibition at the IWC Boutique in New York. The Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Chronograph Edition “80 Years Flight to New York” commemorates this event.

Wednesday, 16 October 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Economy
LVMH builds up a strategic stake in Hermès

Year after year, LVMH has patiently acquired shares and derivatives in Hermès and now holds 17% of its capital and 10% of voting rights. While the luxury giant denies any takeover plans, it is now Hermès' biggest single shareholder.

Monday, 08 November 2010
4 min read
Christie’s lot 114: Patek Philippe Ref. 2523 World Time in pink gold, manufactured in 1953, with an enamel disc in the centre of the dial signed
News
November auctions: 1,275 timepieces come under the hammer in Geneva

Three auction houses - Christie's, Sotheby's and Antiquorum - are in the starting blocks for three days of sales which, twice a year, maintain Geneva at the forefront of fine watch auctions. Will the May 2010 record of a total CHF 42 million be broken? Answer on November 15th.

Wednesday, 03 November 2010
Danièle Chambas
9 min read
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Zenith Christophe Colomb © Zenith
New Models
Zenith makes a marine chronometer for the wrist

Zenith has developed a gyroscopic system based on the principle that the regulating organ of a timepiece is never more efficient, in terms of amplitude, than in a perfectly horizontal position. The result, a world first, is the Zenith Christophe Colomb.

Tuesday, 02 November 2010
4 min read
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Economy
The Indian market has been "starved of brands"

With a population of 1.2 billion, India is Asia's third biggest economy yet accounts for just 2% of the global luxury market. At a lunch in conjunction with the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, the Financial Times' South Asia Bureau Chief spoke about the prospects for a country yet to reach its full potential.

Monday, 01 November 2010
4 min read
Audemars Piguet Millenary Carbon One © Audemars Piguet
News
Watchmaking blinds us with science

Professions are becoming increasingly specialised and technology-based, with watch firms employing more and more engineers. A shift in emphasis that can lead to excess.

Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Quentin Simonet
5 min read
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Monaco V4 © TAG Heuer
Point of View
"The watchmaker's skills alone are no longer enough"

Guy Sémon, VP Sciences & Engineering, TAG Heuer

Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Quentin Simonet
2 min read
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Our selection

10 luxury watches under €5,000

Friday, 14 June 2019
6 min read
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