The Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition is the first timepiece borne of the recently announced partnership between Girard-Perregaux and the British motorist.
In 2021, the LM101 series evolves with technically and aesthetically-upgraded versions distinguished by colourful dial plates, including a stainless-steel version.
Out walking in the mountains one day, I came across an old sundial whose inscription gave me food for thought. I don't remember the exact wording, but it was something along these lines: man has always used many different materials to measure time, including light. Because we ourselves are made of many materials including, thankfully, light.
Watchmakers are heading for pastures new and countries that will be all the rage in five, maybe ten years' time. Nations that will one day join the ranks of "emerging" countries.
On December 4th, Sotheby's will offer the Breguet "sympathique" clock, made for the Duc d’Orléans. It is estimated at USD 5 to 7 million.
The sale of the extraordinary horological collection belonging to the late Dr George Daniels CBE was conducted at Sotheby’s in London on Tuesday 6 November 2012. The proceeds of the sale will add to the already-substantial bequest he made to the George Daniels Educational Trust by the sale of his motor-car collection earlier this year.
Sotheby’s chose the Windsor Room at the Hotel Beau-Rivage in Geneva to host its sale of important vintage and modern watches on November 13th.