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Excalibur Blacklight © Roger Dubuis
New Models
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Blacklight electrifies today’s neon cities

The art of transforming the glittering towers and glassy spires of a buzzing metropolis into a recognisable watch design is no mean feat. Extravagant and irreverent, the Excalibur Blacklight is an ode to vibrant cites like Hong Kong, Singapore and Beijing at the height of their nightly splendour.

Monday, 30 November 2020
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Les Collectionneurs © Vacheron Constantin
Economy
Second-hand watches bring first-rate opportunities

The secondary watch market has been one of the year's biggest stories. From takeovers to dedicated sales spaces, from market studies to consumer analyses and brand-hosted events, pre-owned is hot news. And for a simple reason: at 8% growth per year, second-hand is the luxury industry's best-performing segment.

Monday, 30 November 2020
5 min read
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II © Rolex
Videos
Boat-racing, a well-oiled machine

Boat-racing watches have the unique feature of being fitted with a stopwatch which usually show the last 10 minutes prior to the start of a sailing competition. This information can be seen through a system of apertures, which gradually change colour, or hands on tiny counters.

Thursday, 14 July 2011
1 min read
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Alinghi Team © Audemars Piguet
News
The four stages of boat racing

Boat races are made up of several rounds split into four defining "stages". The starting signal, announcing the time when the competitors can cross the line, is preceded with a preparatory stage lasting between 3 and 10 minutes, the last minute is obviously the most important, indeed it is during this time that the winner may even be determined.

Thursday, 14 July 2011
1 min read
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To become a member of AHCI, candidates need a sponsor and Saskia maaike Bouvier caught the attention of Sven Andersen and Antoine Preziuso © Saskia maaike Bouvier
New Models
Saskia maaike Bouvier: the first woman candidate of the AHCI

Saskia maaike Bouvier has the honor of being the first woman candidate in the prestigious enclave of watchmakers which is the Horological Academy of Independent Creators.

Wednesday, 13 July 2011
Meehna Goldsmith
5 min read
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Revelation watch with the bezel up © Revelation
News
Revelation turns crisis into success

In autumn 2009, new kid on the block Revelation announced its first timepiece: a watch with two highly original complications. However, it would be another year before the dream became reality.

Tuesday, 12 July 2011
3 min read
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Revelation Tourbillon Manège
Videos
Revelation Tourbillon Manège
Tuesday, 12 July 2011
1 min watch
Juan-Carlos Torres, chief executive officer of Vacheron Constantin © Vacheron Constantin
Point of View
"As a Manufacture established in 1755, we have a responsibility"

As the National Museum of Singapore hosts "Treasures of Vacheron Constantin – A legacy of watchmaking since 1755", chief executive officer Juan-Carlos Torres talks about the wider implications of such an event.

Monday, 11 July 2011
4 min read
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