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FreakLab calibre UN-210 © Ulysse Nardin
Trend Forecaster
How watchmakers are resisting magnetism

Exposure to magnetic fields isn't without consequence on a mechanical watch's proper functioning. After early attempts to resolve the problem, recent innovations are delivering promising results. Demagnetising tools are also benefiting from new developments.

Monday, 23 September 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
7 min read
Breguet Boutique & Museum Place Vendome 6
A walk through two centuries of time at the Breguet Museum in Paris

Best known as the inventor of the tourbillon escapement for which he filed patent rights on June 26, 1801, Abraham-Louis Breguet was no less the creator of a number of other exceptional timekeeping devices and instruments.

Tuesday, 06 August 2019
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
Balance with silicon hairspring
Connoisseur of watches
Silicon balance springs Made in America

Can a U.S.-made silicon balance spring jumpstart the country’s watch manufacturing industry?

Wednesday, 19 June 2019
4 min read
Classique Tourbillon Extra Plat Squelette 5395 © Breguet
New Models
A technical tour de force for Breguet's extra-thin Classique Tourbillon

In skeletonising the 3mm-thin movement of its new Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Squelette 5395, Breguet demonstrates its technical and artistic skill to stunning effect.

Tuesday, 21 May 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Magic Lotus Automaton © Jaquet Droz
Twelve watches revealed at Swatch Group's "Time to Move"

By presenting their latest releases actually inside the Manufacture (except Glashütte Original which located to one of Geneva's luxury hotels), Swatch Group's prestige brands were able to highlight the singularity of their watches while making clear the complexity inherent to production.

Tuesday, 21 May 2019
7 min read
Omega factory (storage center), Bienne © Omega
Swatch Group innovates with Time to Move

After slamming the door on Baselworld, Swatch Group had to come up with an alternative way to present its new releases to the press. The solution, the Time to Move roadshow, was the opportunity for the world's biggest watch group to flex its industrial muscle.

Monday, 20 May 2019
4 min read
Zenith Defy Classic Black Ceramic
A foretaste of Baselworld 2019

These previews of what brands will be serving up in Basel, or in Swatch Group's case, Zurich, make for tasty viewing. Mechanisms are laid bare or clad in unusual materials. Let's get this party started!

Wednesday, 20 March 2019
6 min read
Classique 5177 Grand Feu enamel © Breguet
New Models
The Classique 5177 gets a "Breguet blue" dial

Breguet offers its Classique 5177 a Grand Feu enamel dial in a unique "Breguet blue" that mirrors the brand's elegant sobriety.

Monday, 04 March 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Marine 5517 Bucherer Blue Editions © Breguet
New Models
Breguet joins Bucherer's Blue Editions

Attention to detail is evident throughout this limited-edition Breguet Marine 5517, especially created for the Swiss retailer's Blue Editions collection.

Wednesday, 27 February 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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