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Bovet 1822

Amadéo Fleurier Dragon chinois © Bovet
New Models
Bovet nurtures its links with China

Bovet honors Chinese history with a collection of miniature painted dragons on its dials.

Monday, 24 June 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
Virtuoso V © Bovet 1822
New Models
A new face for the Bovet 1822 Virtuoso V

With its flamboyant red guilloché dial, jumping hours, retrograde minutes and reversed hand-fitting, this two-sided Virtuoso V is a pure example of Bovet watchmaking, combining a pure aesthetic with technical virtuosity.

Wednesday, 01 May 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht
Trend Forecaster
Ten new watches that shoot for the moon

Could it be the fiftieth anniversary of Man's first steps on the moon that has so inspired watchmakers? This year, brands are pulling out all the stops with a host of watches dedicated to the moon-phase complication. Because what could be lovelier than a moon-struck mechanism?

Friday, 15 March 2019
Marie de Pimodan
7 min read
© Volkswagen
Watchmakers absent from the Geneva Motor Show

The numbers speak for themselves: 15 automakers have stayed away from the 89th Geneva Motor Show (March 7-17), including Volvo, Land Rover, Opel and Abarth. Watchmakers too are conspicuous by their absence. The mechanical emulation that used to be part of the show's charm no longer keeps the dream alive. At least not on the floor.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019
5 min read
Dual Time Sapphire Cobra © Armin Strom
Trend Forecaster
Fifteen watches with nothing to hide

A rarely seen exercise in style ten years ago, skeleton watches are now part of the regular collections at brands intent on showing off their watches' inner beauty.

Thursday, 07 March 2019
5 min read
Récital 23 moon phase © Bovet 1822
New Models
Bovet gives moon phases a new "inclination"

The "writing slope" case, with its inclined bezel, lends itself to multiple forms of display and has become a hallmark of Bovet's astronomical watches. This Récital 23 Moon Phase is the first time Bovet has used this architecture in a lady's watch.

Tuesday, 26 February 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Swiss Alp Watch Concept Black © H. Moser & Cie
Connoisseur of watches
Traditional to radical: new tourbillons at SIHH 2019

Tourbillons were the hot new complication in the late ’90s and early aughts. At the time, it was impressive enough to show the escapement on the dial, with its twirling carriage and decorated bridge. Nearly 20 years later, tourbillons need to pack a little more oomph to impress potential buyers.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019
5 min read
Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel © Jaeger-LeCoultre
Perpetual calendars rule at SIHH

Part of the return to more complex mechanisms, the perpetual calendar has much to offer. The perfect standalone complication, it is also a test of expertise. All good reasons why it should be the star of SIHH 2019.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
3 min read
Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak Frosted Gold Double Balance Wheel Openworked, white
New Models
10 ladies’ watches to be on time in 2019

What will we wear in 2019? Cuff watches, tourbillons, dials set with miniature paintings, skeleton movements, shaped cases… We put a spotlight on the ladies’ watches revealed during the 29th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
6 min read
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