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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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Parmigiani Bugatti Super Sport watch © Parmigiani
News
Parmigiani marks a new milestone

As Bugatti's official partner since 2001, Parmigiani celebrates the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 with the Bugatti Super Sport. An exceptional timepiece for an exceptional car.

Wednesday, 01 September 2010
The FHH Journal editors
4 min read
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Posthumous portrait of Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) by Santi di Tito
Point of View
Audacity and arrogance

Audentes fortuna juvat, fortune favours the bold, we are told. Machiavelli, however, observed that fortune exerts its power where virtue is unable to resist. If we are to be audacious, better then that we affront adversity and engineer our conquests with the "virtue" of strength of character, steeped in sagacity, prudence, culture, honesty, morality and clairvoyance.

Friday, 27 August 2010
1 min read
Stephen Forsey and Meehna Goldsmith © Meehna Goldsmith
Economy
Gruebel Forsey: An American Journey

Greubel Forsey entrusted their timepieces to John Simonian as U.S. distributor and one of its retailer. Owner of the influential Westime boutique in Los Angeles, Simonian already had a lot of experience with high-end brands.

Thursday, 22 July 2010
Meehna Goldsmith
5 min read
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Quarter Repeater (1991) © Antoine Preziuso
News
Antoine Preziuso, meteorite hunter

While a number of brands have chosen meteorite for certain of their dials, Antoine Preziuso has gone one step further. He is the only watchmaker to also use meteorite for cases, hands, buckles and crowns. Star quality indeed.

Wednesday, 21 July 2010
The FHH Journal editors
4 min read
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Economy
Vontobel forecasts 8% growth for the Swiss watch industry in 2010

René Weber, a financial analyst with Vontobel, forecasts that growth in the Swiss watch industry's export markets will slow over the second half of 2010 and progress by 8% for the year overall.

Wednesday, 21 July 2010
3 min read
Rubis synthétique © Pierhor
News
Pierhor, the specialist in synthetic jewels

A handful of firms dominate the Swiss market for synthetic jewels for the Fine Watch sector, with production of some 300 million per year. One, Pierhor, is an independent firm working at the high end of the market.

Tuesday, 20 July 2010
5 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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