Over the past twelve months FHH Journal has reported on watch industry news, covering everything from the markets to brands and their products. Here, in brief, are some of the events that marked this unusual year.
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The editors and contributors at FHH Journal share their pick of the watches that caught their eye in 2020.
Ferdinand Berthoud's Chronomètre FB 2RE, the first of a new collection; Greubel Forsey's Balancier S, its second sports watch; Patek Philippe's 5303R Minute Repeater Tourbillon: presenting a trio of high-mech watches that recently made their debut.
Under the aegis of the Time Aeon Foundation, whose mission is to preserve the hand-craftsmanship of watchmaking, the Naissance d’une Montre 2 project is nearing completion. A collaboration between Oscillon, Urwerk and Greubel Forsey, this one-of-a-kind watch is now in the final finishing and adjusting stages, with plans for an auction sale in Hong Kong on April 21, 2021.
Following its success at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève for the best Calendar Watch, Greubel Forsey presents its QP à Équation in 5N red gold with a chocolate-coloured gold dial.
This new GMT with a redesigned case takes Greubel Forsey into new terrain with its bold sports aesthetic.
Holding the Greubel Forsey Hand Made 1 in your hand is a little bit like holding the Mona Lisa. So far, there is only one of its kind, and it is a thing of almost sublime beauty.
Recent developments have enabled watchmakers to overcome some of the difficulties inherent to working with sapphire and use its transparency to ever more spectacular effect. However, the greatest challenges aren't always where one might think. The proof with MB&F.