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Monaco Pièce d'Art © TAG Heuer
New Models
TAG Heuer's arty tribute to the Monaco

TAG Heuer brings the Monaco's 50th anniversary celebration to a close with the one-of-a-kind Monaco Pièce d’Art. This restored and decorated 1969 Monaco will be auctioned to raise money for United Way of New York City.

Friday, 13 December 2019
The FHH Journal editors
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Eugen-Meier
News
Eugen Maier, a lifetime serving Fine Watchmaking

CEO of Baume & Mercier then secretary-general of the Association Interprofessionnelle de la Haute Horlogerie, the late Eugen Maier dedicated his life to watchmaking, and his belief in ethics and excellence as its founding principles.

Friday, 13 December 2019
The FHH Journal editors
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Economy
The boom in Swiss watch exports to China

China first fell in love with mechanical timepieces in the late 1500s, when Jesuits presented the first clocks to the Imperial Court. Centuries later, this love affair is still going strong and has positioned China top of the league for Swiss watch exports.

Monday, 27 September 2010
3 min read
Emile Chouriet Catch the Moon - Automatic-winding mechanical movement ETA 2834 with exclusive Montres Chouriet module © Montres Chouriet
Economy
China's watchmakers take a detour via Switzerland

Chinese watch firms are investing in Switzerland with the likes of Ebohr, which has launched its first brand; Fiyta, which has taken over Montres Chouriet, and Sea-Gull which is taking a stake in a Swiss movement manufacturer. Their objective is to move upmarket and seduce Chinese customers with the lure of Swiss Made.

Monday, 27 September 2010
5 min read
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Point of View
Making the difference

Unsurprisingly, my last "In the Air" on the Fine Watchmaking Manifesto sparked quite a reaction. As in all things meteorological, favourable and cross winds blew, though fortunately without serious turbulence. It's never a bad thing to let in some fresh air.

Friday, 24 September 2010
2 min read
© FHH
Economy
From knowledge to reflection

World Expo is not only a fabulous opportunity for the Chinese to apprehend the culture and techniques of each country; it is also a platform for exchange that puts the Chinese on an equal footing with the people of other nations.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010
David Chang
5 min read
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Point of View
The Fine Watchmaking Manifesto

The Fine Watchmaking Manifesto is soon to be published, after lengthy research and animated discussions. Mamma mia! But before we go any further, let us answer one question: why does Fine Watchmaking need a manifesto?

Friday, 17 September 2010
2 min read
Roger Smith © R. W. Smith Watches
News
Reviving the English watchmaking tradition

What has got collectors in a particular whirl is the recent announcement of the collaboration between Roger Smith and his former mentor, George Daniels. The two are creating a series of 35 Anniversary watches to commemorate Daniels’s invention of the Co-axial escapement.

Tuesday, 14 September 2010
Meehna Goldsmith
5 min read
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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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