Three new additions join Omega’s Trésor line, each crafted in the brand’s own 18k Moonshine™ gold with an integrated mesh bracelet.
This new Carrera, equipped with a Heuer 02 movement, boldly reinterprets the storied 1965 Heuer Carrera “Dato 45”. A limited edition with a blue or white dial, it builds on the Carrera Sport Chronographs that were introduced earlier in the year.
As is traditional, Antiquorum will raise the curtain on the Geneva sales on Sunday May 13th, when 469 lots come under the hammer (compared with 603 last November). The highlight of the day will be fifty Royal Oaks in honour of the 40th anniversary of Audemars Piguet's legendary timepiece . The sale carries a total estimate of CHF 5 to 7 million.
This coming May 13th, 14th and 15th, some 1,260 timepieces will change hands for tens of millions of Swiss francs, at Christie's, Sotheby's and Antiquorum.
"The eyes of others our prisons," wrote Virginia Woolf. How often are we so blinded by convention, clichés and other people's preconceptions that we put all our experience and knowledge into a "cage" from which not even the smallest signification is permitted to escape.
The Richemont Group has announced a vast project for a campus in Geneva. Costing CHF 100 million, the site will be home to new production facilities and, more importantly, an innovative training centre.
March brought to a close another very good first quarter for Swiss watch exports. Their monthly value stood at 1.6 billion francs, 15.2% more than in March 2011. The smoothed variation over twelve months thus remained essentially unchanged. The first quarter recorded exports valued at 4.6 billion francs, an increase of 17.0%.