Have this year's lockdowns made time for horological introspection? Yes or no, heritage reissues and vintage-inflected designs keep on coming. Here are some of 2020's releases.
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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.
Patek Philippe introduces two new dials with applied Arabic numerals in gold to the Twenty~4 collection.
The Geneva manufacture unveils a new medium size for the original white gold Calatrava Pilot Travel Time.
Antiquorum has a longstanding presence in Geneva and Hong Kong, and recently opened an office in Monaco. A specialist in watches, the auction house recently branched out into jewellery. Romain Réa explains how a sale is put together.
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.
Patek Philippe presents the new Ref. 5303 as its first minute repeater with the striking mechanism on the dial side, together with reinterpretations of the legendary Ref. 5370 Split-Seconds Chronograph and of the classic Ref. 5270 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph.