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Panorama Date © Glashütte Original
New Models
A new-look SeaQ from Glashütte Original

Two new versions of the SeaQ Panorama Date diver’s watch make their appearance: a red gold version with black dial and a contemporary bi-colour composition in steel and red gold with grey dial.

Monday, 06 July 2020
The FHH Journal editors
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Breitling boutique-bistro concept. Data from The Mercury Project covers – per market – independent retailers, monobrand stores and specialist chains, including online sales.
Economy
The true measure of market temperature

Ex-LVMH Thierry Huron launched The Mercury Project in 2016 to provide business intelligence for the watch and jewellery industry. This includes a sell-out index for nine markets - a more reliable indicator than export figures.

Monday, 06 July 2020
4 min read
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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
Jean-Francois Mojon (center) and his team © Harry Winston
News
Teamwork: the Opus X by Harry Winston

After graduating in engineering and microtechnology, Jean-François Mojon quickly made a name for himself researching and developing movements and complications for numerous brands. Following stints with IWC and Swatch Group, in 2005 he set up his own company, Chronode SA, in Le Locle. As a specialist in the development of grande complication movements, he was Harry Winston's natural choice to design the Opus X.

Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Quentin Simonet
1 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
6 min read
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