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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
2 min read
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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
3 min read
Nicolas G. Hayek at the launch of the Swatch 007 Villain Collection © Swatch
News
A Tribute to Nicolas George Hayek (19/2/1928 – 28/6/2010)

Very few men achieve such high iconic status in their own lifetime as that of Nicolas G Hayek. His pivotal involvement in the reconstruction of the Swiss watch industry will be studied, analysed, and emulated as an example to which many may aspire but only a very select few can achieve.

Tuesday, 20 July 2010
Martin Foster
9 min read
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Thomas Prescher © Thomas Prescher
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Thomas Prescher strikes again

The horological community had almost grown used to his timepieces that defy the impossible. Now Thomas Prescher has achieved another impressive tour de force with his Triple Axis Tourbillon Regulator.

Monday, 19 July 2010
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Seizure of counterfeit watches in Latin America © FH
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The Swiss Watch Federation tracks counterfeiters in the field

Michel Arnoux, head of the anti-counterfeiting division at the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry, talked about the Federation's experience in the field to an audience at the Salon Environnement Professionnel Horlogerie Joaillerie in June.

Monday, 19 July 2010
4 min read
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Breguet Type XXII 3880 ST © Montres Breguet SA
News
Breguet offers an apotheosis for its late Chairman

Montres Breguet was active on all fronts when its Chairman unexpectedly passed away: the unveiling of the Type XXII with a 10 Hz movement; stores opening in Shanghai and Singapore; the purchase of Breguet's manuscripts at auction, and completing restoration of the Petit Trianon. A fitting tribute to Nicolas G. Hayek.

Friday, 16 July 2010
The FHH Journal editors
4 min read
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Economy
"Luxury brands can successfully make the Internet transition"

On June 1st, new competition rules governing online sales of products and services were brought into effect by the European Commission. These give special status to luxury brands regarding sales of their products over the Internet, as IC-Agency explains.

Friday, 16 July 2010
The FHH Journal editors
3 min read
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Economy
The Swiss watch industry sheds jobs gained in 2008

Figures published by the Swiss watch industry's employer organisation, Convention Patronale de l'Industrie Horlogère Suisse, show that the sector shed 4,200 jobs in 2009 and now employs 49,100 people, the same as two years ago. As the organisation points out, fewer jobs have been lost than forecast and staff are more qualified than before.

Tuesday, 13 July 2010
The FHH Journal editors
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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