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New Models
Nomos celebrates 175 years of watchmaking

The German town of Glashütte has been a centre for fine watchmaking since 1845. Nomos Glashütte is marking the occasion with three limited-edition versions of a classic model.

Monday, 10 August 2020
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Ref. 5370P-011 Split-Seconds Chronograph © Patek Philippe
New Models
Patek Philippe reasserts its grand complications expertise

Patek Philippe presents the new Ref. 5303 as its first minute repeater with the striking mechanism on the dial side, together with reinterpretations of the legendary Ref. 5370 Split-Seconds Chronograph and of the classic Ref. 5270 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph.

Friday, 07 August 2020
The FHH Journal editors
3 min read
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George Daniels © Omega
News
Ten years of the Omega Co-Axial Escapement

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.

Friday, 27 November 2009
3 min read
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New Models
Paul Gerber: The Answer Man

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.

Friday, 27 November 2009
Meehna Goldsmith
5 min read
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Gilles Lipovetski © FHH
Point of View
"I don’t believe luxury is in crisis"

The French sociologist and philosopher Gilles Lipovetski was in Geneva to lecture students at the city’s Haute École de Gestion who are preparing the new Masters of Advanced Studies in luxury management. He spoke to Christophe Roulet about the future of luxury.

Friday, 27 November 2009
6 min read
Emmanuel Vuille, Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey © Greubel Forsey
Beginner's Guide
Greubel Forsey’s new architectural signature

Greubel Forsey’s new manufacture, just outside La Chaux-de-Fonds, makes a subtle nod to the brand’s timepieces whose technical complexity has borne a certain influence on how the space is organised.

Friday, 27 November 2009
5 min read
Jean-Daniel Pasche, president of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry © FH
Economy
From Lehman Brothers to Fine Watchmaking

Symbolically at least, this is how it began. When Lehman Brothers collapsed in September 2008, a wave of panic swept through the world’s financial markets and the global economy. How has this affected the watch segment, which this year risks a shortfall of between three and four billion Swiss francs?

Friday, 27 November 2009
Quentin Simonet
5 min read
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''The crisis hasn’t changed the way we proceed,'' notes the Jaeger-LeCoultre’s marketing director Stéphane Belmont. ''We still produce the best quality at the best price. Our business model remains valid whatever the situation.'' © Jaeger-LeCoultre
Economy
Christmas will bring little cheer for watch brands

Christmas is a critical period for watch brands, with some making up to 40% of their annual revenues over the holiday season. This year, the majority have put together strategies aimed at boosting declining sales.

Friday, 27 November 2009
6 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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