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Greubel Forsey

Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel © Jaeger-LeCoultre
Trend Forecaster
Selling by numbers... and words

Brands imagine their watches as objects of desire, intended to appeal to our emotions. When adding method to these emotions, they have two means at their disposal: the addition of complications and words that sell.

Friday, 31 May 2019
5 min read
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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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Defy Double Tourbillon © Zenith
Baselworld
Tourbillons keep on spinning

If there could only be one, chances are this would be it. Among the smaller crop of complications at Baselworld, the tourbillon still reigns supreme. A delight to observe, technical, scientific even, this type of regulator continues to offer brands an excellent means to demonstrate their expertise.

Friday, 12 April 2019
5 min read
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Greubel Forsey GMT Quadruple Tourbillon
New Models
Greubel Forsey puts Earth in a spin

Greubel Forsey has combined its Second Fundamental Invention, the Quadruple Tourbillon, with its rotating globe GMT indication into the GMT Quadruple Tourbillon. It displays three time zones together with universal time.

Wednesday, 20 March 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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
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HM6 Final Edition © MB&F
New Models
Beyond time: 10 exceptional watches at SIHH

Mechanical watchmaking is a world of unbridled creativity, as SIHH 2019 once again demonstrates. Whether in the field of traditional complications or in the "new horology" playground, after a quieter period these extraordinary creations again have an audience. Here is our selection of the ten most outstanding of all.

Friday, 18 January 2019
7 min read
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Swiss Alp Watch Concept Black © H. Moser & Cie
New Models
Reinventing complications

Two schools have emerged in Fine Watchmaking in recent years, one traditional and one unconventional. In 2019, it would appear that the second category has the upper hand. Take the example of these complicated timepieces, all making their debut at SIHH and all characteristic of a new way of thinking.

Monday, 14 January 2019
6 min read
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Greubel Forsey's atelier
Beginner's Guide
Greubel Forsey: measuring time without counting time

Greubel Forsey doesn't make watches. It crafts timepieces which, one by one, rebuild the expertise that fell by the wayside of the quartz crisis. We visited the brand in Le Crêt-du-Locle.

Tuesday, 11 December 2018
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
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