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El Primero C.01 © Zenith
New Models
A tech-inspired Zenith Chronomaster El Primero C.01 limited edition

In association with Collective, a Silicon Valley collectors' club, Zenith has designed this limited-edition Chronomaster El Primero C.01 with the accent on simplicity and functionality.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
Tetra Plum © Nomos
New Models
Autumn shades for the Nomos Tetra

The latest rendition of the Tetra, a manual-winding model and a staple of the Nomos Glashütte catalogue for the past 25 years, now comes with a rich plum-coloured dial.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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
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
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
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
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
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
Shepard Fairey, Hublot's Ambassador, and his Big Bang Meca-10 Shepard Fairey Limited Edition
Trend Forecaster

Art and watchmaking, a strategic alliance

Monday, 30 September 2019
Written By Christophe Roulet
6 min read
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