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Villeret Ultraplate in red gold © Blancpain
New Models
Two blue-dial models join the Villeret collection

Intimately bound up with Blancpain's identity, two emblematic red gold timepieces from the Villeret line - the Quantième Complet and the Ultraplate - are now available with blue dials.

Monday, 06 April 2020
The FHH Journal editors
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Paul Guillard, Swiss watchmaker (Geneva) in 1921
Economy
When the State saved Swiss watchmaking - Part one

In the wake of the First World War, Swiss watchmaking underwent a period of profound crisis, resulting in a State-led reorganisation of the sector. This rescue operation took the form of cartel agreements that remained in place until the 1960s. Part one: the 1920s and 1930s.

Monday, 06 April 2020
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Dialumen redonne vie aux pierres
Videos
Dialumen redonne vie aux pierres
Monday, 04 July 2011
2 min watch
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Economy
Dialumen brings precious stones to life

For a long time, jewellery displays overlooked the importance of lighting. Now LED technology delivers an innovative solution which Swiss firm Dialumen has made its speciality.

Monday, 04 July 2011
2 min read
Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747-1823) - Oil on canvas, anonymous Before 1800 © Musée international d’horlogerie, La Chaux-de-Fonds
Point of View
Breguet at Château de Prangins

There's still ample time (until September 19th) to visit A.-L. Breguet, how watchmaking conquered the world at the Swiss National Museum, in Château de Prangins.

Tuesday, 28 June 2011
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© Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
News
Genuine or fake: do we have a choice?

If people didn't buy counterfeits, there would be no counterfeits. Communication, information and individual responsibility are the ways to put an end to an industry we have too often indulged or whose implications we have simply failed to measure.

Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Fabienne Lupo
4 min read
Lot 99, a Patek Philippe n° 174907, was commissioned in 1918 and delivered on April 22nd 1920. Estimated at US$ 200,000 to US$ 400,000, it realised US$ 986,500 on the day © Christie's
News
Christie's New York auctions two exceptional pocket watches

Both came from the legendary collection of the American auto manufacturer James Ward Packard, and were recently rediscovered after spending sixty years in a bank vault. They were part of Christie's sale of Important Watches on June 15th in New York.

Friday, 17 June 2011
Danièle Chambas
4 min read
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Sven Andersen, Andersen Genève Rodinia © Andersen Genève
Point of View
One of a kind: the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants

In 1985, in the thick of the quartz crisis, a handful of idealists established the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants to defend the particular values of handcrafted and inventive mechanical horology. Twenty-five years on, and the AHCI is now a landmark.

Thursday, 16 June 2011
3 min read
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TAG-Heuer-Connected-Modular-45-Golf-Edition_breaker
Trend Forecaster

The evolution of sport watches

Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Written By Cait Bazemore
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