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De Bethune

This Grand Complication personifies George’s approach to dial design and is simple, balanced, elegant and, above all, readable at a glance.
Events
Independent watchmakers steal the show in Geneva

For the third time, Phillips put independents front and centre of its sale, headlined by George Daniels. Connoisseurs packed the saleroom for the British auction house's May date, with the hammer coming down on several record-breaking lots.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
5 min read
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Robert Downey Jr.
News
Robert Downey Jr. spotted wearing De Bethune

A respected watch collector, Robert Downey Jr. was seen at the press conference for the Avengers: Endgame movie wearing a De Bethune watch.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
2
DB28 Yellow Tones © De Bethune
New Models
De Bethune turns up the heat

A master in the art of heat-treating metals, De Bethune explores the warm shade of yellow, achieved through thermal oxidation of the grade 5 titanium case and movement components in the DB28 Yellow Tones.

Monday, 08 April 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
J12 © Chanel
Baselworld
Brands play safe at Baselworld

There was a time when visitors came to Baselworld expecting to be dazzled. But those days are gone. Exhibitors at this year's fair presented collections that were solidly grounded but lacking star quality. It was left to the independents to keep the flame of creativity burning.

Tuesday, 02 April 2019
6 min read
12
Defy El Primero 21 Carbon © Zenith
Baselworld
Tempo majestuoso for the chrono

Watchmaking has many registers and so does the chronograph. Performance-focused or a lesson in elegance, innovative or traditional, a record-breaker or a design delight, chronographs were all over Baselworld 2019.

Monday, 01 April 2019
4 min read
12
Zenith Defy Classic Black Ceramic
Baselworld
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
12
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
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The winners of the GPHG 2018
Events
Bovet wins the “Aiguille d’Or” at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2018

The prize-winners of the 18th Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) were unveiled on the 9th of November in Geneva. Excellence, creativity and horological expertise were saluted by an international jury which had designated the winners of 17 prizes and awarded the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix to Bovet 1822 for the Récital 22 Grand Récital watch.

Saturday, 10 November 2018
2 min read
17
Maestri Art I © De Bethune
New Models
De Bethune's Asian artworks

After the special edition DB25 Imperial Fountain, a set of 12 watches, De Bethune presents two unique pieces, also of Asian inspiration. One is a tribute to ancient Japanese metalworking techniques while the second is a showcase for engraving, on titanium.

Wednesday, 07 November 2018
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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