Summer is always a great pretext to ditch monochrome in favour of brighter, sunnier shades. With more and more watchmakers lavishing colour on their dials, the opportunity is too good to miss.
A year after its official launch, Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet continues to evolve with five new self-winding date, hour, minute and second references and five new self-winding chronograph models, with complex lacquered dials and a palette of deep colours.
Renowned as a specialist in complications and the decorative arts, Bovet is working on a new in-house calibre for 2013, manufactured in the finest watchmaking tradition.
Considered the king of quartz twenty years ago, Cartier’s interest in mechanical watchmaking is now well-established. By way of demonstration, it presents its first concept watch, a model that needs neither regulating nor lubricant.
On December 7th2009, at Espace Tajan, Paris, will be held the second part of their Jewels and Watches auction.
Anouk Danthe and Olivier Leu have been working all out since 2005 to launch their own brand: Revelation. Four years down the line, the first prototype is in the can and scheduled for launch at Baselworld 2010. The road hasn’t always been smooth but worth every step of the way. Part two.
Omega launched the Co-Axial escapement, invented by the eminent watchmaker George Daniels, in 1999. It was the first practical mechanical watch escapement since the Swiss lever escapement more than 150 years ago.
The concept of the impossible does not have a place in the universe of Paul Gerber. In his workshops in Zurich, he translates the most fantastical horologic ideas into functioning mechanics.