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.
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.
Swiss watch exports contracted by almost a quarter in 2009, slipping 22.3% to CHF 13.2 billion. Quentin Simonet gives his analysis of what this means for the industry.
This year, Louis Moinet is presenting Meteoris, a one-off piece consisting of a new type of planetarium surrounded by four tourbillon watches, each inlaid with fragments of meteorite. In a similar vein, the company has unveiled its Tempograph and two Jules Verne watches, in reference to the classic novel, "From the Earth to the Moon."
Speaking at the Geneva Time Exhibition (GTE), Alain Silberstein shared his views on what the future holds for independent watchmakers.
The final report of the successful 20th edition of the SIHH last January provided a good reflection of how things have been for the trade in the United Kingdom in 2009. The summary words are a cliché, but apply very much, hurting in places: ‘belt tightening’.