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Breguet

Overseas Tourbillon rose gold © Vacheron Constantin
History & Masterpieces
Celebrating 220 years of the tourbillon

This June 26th, Breguet commemorates 220 years since Abraham-Louis Breguet was awarded a patent for the tourbillon. His invention continues to delight collectors and has become a “rite of passage” for any brand dedicated to watchmaking excellence.

Wednesday, 12 May 2021
4 min read
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Christophe Lambert © Guillaume Collet
Watch Stories
Christopher Lambert, watch fan and entrepreneur

The son of a diplomat, born in Great Neck, New York, Christopher Lambert (and his kilt) charmed the world with Highlander, a tale of immortals that’s now a cult classic.

Friday, 07 May 2021
Frank Rousseau
8 min read
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The Mercury Project
Economy
Watch auctions feel the pinch in 2020

At CHF 316 million, watch auctions made 19% less in 2020 than the previous year, despite an increased number of sales including online. As noted by The Mercury Project, Phillips takes the top spot with a 39% share of the market.

Wednesday, 24 March 2021
3 min read
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Tourbillon Ultra Thin enamel 5367 © Breguet
New Models
2021, year of the tourbillon at Breguet

The year 2021 marks the 220th anniversary of one of the greatest watchmaking complications: the tourbillon. An exquisite complex mechanism, the invention lies at the heart of a genuine human adventure that, to this day, contributes to the reputation of its creator Abraham-Louis Breguet and his House.

Wednesday, 24 February 2021
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Gombessa II - French Polynesia © Laurent Ballesta
Economy
Watchmakers measure their impact on the oceans - Part two

For brands that have made dive watches a speciality, safeguarding the oceans is high on their list of commitments to sustainable development.

Monday, 08 February 2021
5 min read
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Reine de Naples Cœur 9825 © Breguet
New Models
All you need is love, and the Breguet Reine de Naples

With delicacy and subtlety, and as Valentine's Day approaches, Breguet enlivens the face of the Reine de Naples with a new invention: a hand in the shape of a changing heart.

Wednesday, 03 February 2021
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
3
Les Cabinotiers Majestic Tiger © Vacheron Constantin
Trend Forecaster
A cut above

A once forgotten art, engraving is enjoying a renaissance in watchmaking. Watches released in 2020 offer a superb panorama of the different techniques and the many marvels they can achieve.

Friday, 06 November 2020
6 min read
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Classique Double Tourbillon 5345 Quai de l'Horloge © Breguet
New Models
A bewitching double tourbillon at Breguet

This new model with a double orbital tourbillon reveals mechanical virtuosity and aesthetic mastery. Each component is hand-finished, while the back of the movement is engraved with the “House on the Quai”: the Parisian building where Abraham-Louis Breguet fulfilled his life’s work.

Monday, 26 October 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
3
Tambour Curve Tourbillon Volant Poinçon de Genève © Louis Vuitton
Trend Forecaster
A whirlwind of tourbillons

Tourbillons are everywhere. Simple, flying, multi-axes, built into skeleton movements or sharing the stage with other complications, this rotating mechanism is as desirable as ever.

Friday, 11 September 2020
6 min read
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