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Beat Haldimann

Beat Haldimann: when time is of the essence

As the descendent of a line of watchmakers going back four centuries, Beat Haldimann was bound to conceive his timepieces in the purest horological tradition. His watches and all their constituent parts are made at his workshop in Thun, with not a CNC machine in sight.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017
7 min read
Beat Haldimann H12
New Models
Beat Haldimann – Absolute purity

Pure lines and optimal legibility make the new H12 a paragon of classic horology, signed Beat Haldimann.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
Bulgari - Serpenti Tubogas
New Models
Baselworld 2017: 10 watches not to miss

As any watch fan knows, as from today it's all eyes on Basel. With just hours to go before doors officially open, check out our Baselworld Briefing and ten of the new releases on show at this year's fair, with Armin Strom, Breguet, Bulgari, Chanel, Greubel Forsey, Haldimann, Hublot, HYT, Louis Vuitton and TAG Heuer.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
Antoine Preziuso – TTR3 TriTourbillon Resonance 3
Two hearts beat as one

Christiaan Huygens foresaw it. Antide Janvier and Abraham-Louis Breguet made it happen. Resonance is a well-known phenomenon of physics, but only a handful of modern watchmakers have succeeded in applying it to their movements.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Xavier Markl
4 min read
Haldimann H11 Centralbalance 3 Hands
New Models
Haldimann aims for the centre

The H11 Centralbalance 3 Hands is the first ever watch with a central balance. Compounding the difficulty, the hands also remain at the centre of the movement. A feat of technique, soberly expressed.

Thursday, 10 March 2016
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T
New Models
10 watches to look out for at Baselworld

Classic or extravagant, understated or contemporary, sparkling or colourful? Mechanical or quartz? For men or women? Watches come as multiple combinations, surfing the latest trends to make a statement on the wrist. In the run-up to Baselworld 2016, choose the one for you.

Monday, 07 March 2016
5 min read
Haldimann H3

The H3 brings with it a world-first, being the only wristwatch ever to possess a central flying tourbillon and a minute repeater.

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Press Release
1 min read
Sven Andersen, Andersen Genève Rodinia © Andersen Genève
Point of View
One of a kind: the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants

In 1985, in the thick of the quartz crisis, a handful of idealists established the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants to defend the particular values of handcrafted and inventive mechanical horology. Twenty-five years on, and the AHCI is now a landmark.

Thursday, 16 June 2011
3 min read
Beat Haldimann has just been awarded the Prix Gaïa by the Musée International d’Horlogerie in La Chaux-de-Fonds © Haldimann Horology
Point of View
An artist recompensed: Beat Haldimann wins the Prix Gaïa

This year’s Prix Gaïa in the "Craftsmanship-Creation" category has gone to an uncommon watchmaker. From his workshop in Thun, Beat Haldimann makes timepieces that have no equivalent anywhere in the world. Portrait of a man versed in the art and science of watchmaking.

Monday, 19 October 2009
6 min read
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