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UR-100 © Urwerk
New Models
A gold edition of the Urwerk UR-100

Urwerk's UR-100 references C-3PO, the protocol droid in the Star Wars franchise. The fourth episode in the UR-100 collection intergalactic saga, in gold, it recounts the adventures of an atypical time instrument.

Friday, 29 May 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Max Busser (CEO MB&F) and Arnaud Nicolas (CEO L'Epée 1839)
New Models
MB&F + L'Epée 1839 on a new mission

Six years after the launch of the Starfleet Machine, the first clock co-created by MB&F and L'Epée 1839, a new expedition is under way. The space station returns in 2020, in a more compact size and enhanced with bright colours, with the name of Starfleet Explorer.

Thursday, 28 May 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Economy
LVMH builds up a strategic stake in Hermès

Year after year, LVMH has patiently acquired shares and derivatives in Hermès and now holds 17% of its capital and 10% of voting rights. While the luxury giant denies any takeover plans, it is now Hermès' biggest single shareholder.

Monday, 08 November 2010
4 min read
Christie’s lot 114: Patek Philippe Ref. 2523 World Time in pink gold, manufactured in 1953, with an enamel disc in the centre of the dial signed
News
November auctions: 1,275 timepieces come under the hammer in Geneva

Three auction houses - Christie's, Sotheby's and Antiquorum - are in the starting blocks for three days of sales which, twice a year, maintain Geneva at the forefront of fine watch auctions. Will the May 2010 record of a total CHF 42 million be broken? Answer on November 15th.

Wednesday, 03 November 2010
Danièle Chambas
9 min read
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Zenith Christophe Colomb © Zenith
New Models
Zenith makes a marine chronometer for the wrist

Zenith has developed a gyroscopic system based on the principle that the regulating organ of a timepiece is never more efficient, in terms of amplitude, than in a perfectly horizontal position. The result, a world first, is the Zenith Christophe Colomb.

Tuesday, 02 November 2010
4 min read
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Economy
The Indian market has been "starved of brands"

With a population of 1.2 billion, India is Asia's third biggest economy yet accounts for just 2% of the global luxury market. At a lunch in conjunction with the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, the Financial Times' South Asia Bureau Chief spoke about the prospects for a country yet to reach its full potential.

Monday, 01 November 2010
4 min read
Audemars Piguet Millenary Carbon One © Audemars Piguet
News
Watchmaking blinds us with science

Professions are becoming increasingly specialised and technology-based, with watch firms employing more and more engineers. A shift in emphasis that can lead to excess.

Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Quentin Simonet
5 min read
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Monaco V4 © TAG Heuer
Point of View
"The watchmaker's skills alone are no longer enough"

Guy Sémon, VP Sciences & Engineering, TAG Heuer

Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Quentin Simonet
2 min read
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Trend Forecaster

The evolution of sport watches

Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Written By Cait Bazemore
6 min read
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