The strong growth and healthy earnings projection from Watches of Switzerland, the world's second-largest retailer, offer a ray of sunshine.
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IWC Schaffhausen has unveiled a reworked version of the Portugieser Chronograph. If the design remains unchanged, inside the case IWC now uses a high quality in-house movement from the 69000-calibre family, which can be seen through the transparent back.
As tool watches gain in popularity, the chronograph's star continues to rise. Whether reissues of legendary models, new executions of vintage designs or high-flying mechanisms, brands have it covered. Here's our selection.
Collector’s Breakfast: Watchonista Partners With Bucherer And The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie On A Unique Concept
Last week saw the launch of a new Watchonista event concept in collaboration with Bucherer Geneva and with the participation of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie. A rewarding association and the first gathering in an event that looks all set to become a firm staple in the watchmaking calendar.
He is an actor of immense talent, with more than five decades of stage and screen appearances. Fortunately for us, at the age of 79, Sir Patrick Stewart, alias Professor Charles Xavier in X-Men, has no plans to take his final bow.
IWC Schaffhausen and the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation have marked the 80th anniversary of Antoine de Saint Exupéry’s historic flight across the Atlantic, with an exhibition at the IWC Boutique in New York. The Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Chronograph Edition “80 Years Flight to New York” commemorates this event.
IWC presents a Big Pilot's Watch with the crown on the left side of the case. This is the first time the Schaffhausen brand has designed a watch for the right wrist.
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.