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Articles on the subject: Beginner's Guide

A. Lange & Söhne
Beginner's Guide
A. Lange & Söhne, master of discretion

Small brand, niche brand, call it what you will, A. Lange & Söhne quietly builds its considerable success. Is the German watchmaker Richemont's most under-the-radar brand?

Friday, 13 October 2017
4 min read
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Baïkonour Raketa
Beginner's Guide
Lift-off for Russian brand Raketa

After months searching for the ideal location, the Russian watch brand has come up trumps with a 20 square-metre space on Moscow's most exclusive shopping street, where it has cut the ribbon on its first own-name store.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Jean-Didier Revoin
4 min read
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Walter von Känel
Beginner's Guide
Longines' martial art (II)

While Longines advocates elegance as a way of life, this hasn't prevented it from implementing a strategy more akin to a battle plan, conquering fourth place among Swiss watch brands in the process. Still leading the troops after 48 years, Walter von Känel has his sights set on the next rival in line.

Friday, 14 July 2017
6 min read
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Longines
Beginner's Guide
Longines' martial art (I)

While Longines advocates elegance as a way of life, this hasn't prevented it from implementing a strategy more akin to a battle plan, conquering fourth place among Swiss watch brands in the process. Still leading the troops after 48 years, Walter von Känel has his sights set on the next rival in line.

Thursday, 13 July 2017
4 min read
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© Bólido
Beginner's Guide
A Swiss-Made automatic watch for under 700 Swiss francs

Two seasoned industry professionals, neither of them involved with any brand or group, have teamed up to develop a watch that might give some food for thought to the big players.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017
6 min read
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Arnold & Son Tourbillon Chronometer No 36 red gold
Beginner's Guide
Oh so British Arnold & Son?

Japan's Citizen Watch is marking its territory in Switzerland with movement specialist La Joux-Perret and its components-maker Prototec, at the service of Frédérique Constant, Alpina and Arnold & Son. A melting pot of nationalities that makes the group's Swiss-Made something of a global village.

Friday, 07 July 2017
5 min read
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Blancpain's workshop
Beginner's Guide
Behind the scenes at Blancpain

Every watch brand has its secrets, but recently we were granted a private tour of the Blancpain Manufacture in the Joux Valley, Switzerland, where watchmaking magic takes place.

Thursday, 29 June 2017
7 min read
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Hermès leather workshop
Beginner's Guide
Hermès turns leather into gold

Originally a saddlemaker, Hermès prolongs this expertise within its watchmaking division with some of the finest leather straps in the business. The heart of this activity is in Biel, where La Montre Hermès opened in 1978.

Thursday, 01 June 2017
4 min read
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Video

In the metal: H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Purity

Monday, 23 October 2017
Written By Alex Ballmer
2 min watch
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