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© The Explorers
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A scientific odyssey for Ulysse Nardin

In November 2019 Kering partnered with The Explorers. Ulysse Nardin reinforces this collaboration and becomes the official timekeeper of this ever-lasting around-the-globe scientific and exploratory expedition. Ben Thouard, one of Ulysse Nardin’s “friends of the brand”, is a key partner of the expedition.

Wednesday, 08 July 2020
The FHH Journal editors
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Jimmy Chin, Panerai ambassador
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"Panerai is a brand for pioneers"

In its latest annual report, Richemont singles out Panerai for its strong performance during the financial year to end March. Since then, Covid-19 has stopped luxury brands in their tracks. We look at the state of play with Panerai Chief Executive, Jean-Marc Pontroué.

Wednesday, 08 July 2020
9 min read
© Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
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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
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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
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Lunokhod © Konstantin Chaykin
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Konstantin Chaykin reinvents moon phases

Anyone passing through the AHCI stand at this year's Baselworld couldn't fail to notice Konstantin Chaykin's latest creation. Particularly as it seemed all the other exhibitors, intent on showing just what the AHCI is capable of, had conspired to direct visitors' attention to this outstanding timepiece.

Thursday, 16 June 2011
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Speedmaster Co-Axial Chronograph © Omega
New Models
A new calibre for the Omega Speedmaster

A chronograph movement with column wheel, co-axial escapement, silicon balance spring and time-zone function joins the legendary Speedmaster range. A series-produced calibre finished to a remarkably high standard.

Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Thierry Brandt
3 min read
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Opus Eleven © Harry Winston
New Models
The Opus Eleven deconstructs time

A new Opus by Harry Winston and a new concept by Denis Giguet: a watch that explodes the hour to reconstruct it a fraction of a second later. An apparent anarchy that never loses track of time.

Tuesday, 14 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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