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El Primero C.01 © Zenith
New Models
A tech-inspired Zenith Chronomaster El Primero C.01 limited edition

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.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Tetra Plum © Nomos
New Models
Autumn shades for the Nomos Tetra

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.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Montblanc Star Nicolas Rieussec Chronographe Monopoussoir Open Date © Montblanc
New Models
Montblanc banks on its iconic models

If 2008 was a vital exercise for Montblanc in establishing the brand's credibility in the Fine Watch segment, the coming twelve months will be devoted to confirming its status with new and exceptional models. In five short years, the brand has already imposed its style with the Rieussec and Villeret ranges.

Friday, 30 January 2009
4 min read
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Audemars Piguet's Club for admirers of Fine Watches in Madrid © Audemars Piguet
Economy
Spain promised land

With economic crisis at its door, and consumption on the way down, paradoxically Spain is still a promised land for Fine Watch brands.

Friday, 30 January 2009
Paloma Recio
5 min read
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For Hom, a tourist guide in Pakse in southern Laos, time comes in two packages: time spent waiting, and time spent wishing
Economy
Souvenirs of Asia

What can still be said about the flow of time? Are there any theories left to invent? For centuries, the world's most ingenious horologists have explored a multitude of ways to measure time, calling on technical intricacies, scientific audacity and innovative concepts. A plethora of philosophers, writers and epistemologists have pondered the question, often beating their head against a utopian brick wall. After all, mankind's utopia has always been to conquer time and space.

Friday, 19 December 2008
Quentin Simonet
6 min read
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Montre militaire Omega montée sur la base d'une montre de poche. Cadran entièrement peint © Fabrice Guéroux
News
What price that collector's watch?

Counterfeiting hits hardest in three markets: brands, pre-owned and collectors. Spurred on by the current infatuation with watches, itself fuelled by the media and by brands' all-out marketing campaigns, more and more people, from enlightened amateurs to recent converts, are turning to collecting. Meanwhile, the century's biggest communications channel, the Internet, has taken this interest in vintage watches to just about the four corners of the globe.

Friday, 19 December 2008
Fabrice Guéroux
4 min read
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Fleurier Dragon © Bovet Fleurier
Economy
The Oriental Complexity of Superior Watches (II)

Chinese architecture and ancient relics, but famous historical figures and symbols are inspirations for the designs of western watches.

Friday, 19 December 2008
David Chang
3 min read
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Pour Giulio Papi, « la culture horlogère est en premier lieu une culture de la chronométrie » © APRP
Point of View
Improving precision is the watchmaker's raison d'être

Giulio Papi likes to remind us that horology is first and foremost about instruments whose purpose is to give the time with increasing accuracy.

Friday, 19 December 2008
4 min read
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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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