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Rolex

Robert Downey Jr.
Watch Stories
Robert Downey Jr, actor and watch collector

Eleven years ago, the American superhero machine launched one of the most profitable movie franchises ever. Twenty-one films and $18.5 billion in box-office takings later, the Avengers are back for a monumental goodbye.

Friday, 21 June 2019
Frank Rousseau
4 min read
5
Balance with silicon hairspring
Connoisseur of watches
Silicon balance springs Made in America

Can a U.S.-made silicon balance spring jumpstart the country’s watch manufacturing industry?

Wednesday, 19 June 2019
4 min read
5
Roland Garros 2019
Economy
Rolex aces tennis sponsorship

Rolex makes its debut as a Premium Partner to the French Open this year, becoming the sponsor of all four Grand Slam majors. Nurturing its image is still a "need" for the brand with the coronet.

Friday, 07 June 2019
4 min read
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Patek Philippe 5070R Chronograph | Price: CHF 74,500
Events
WatchBox broadens its horizons

Six months after setting up a branch in Neuchâtel, the biggest online marketplace for certified pre-owned luxury watches piqued collectors' interest during Geneva Auction Week with an exhibition of 80 remarkable timepieces. A reminder that not every vintage gem crosses the block...

Thursday, 16 May 2019
5 min read
5
The Jacob & Co. Astronomia 3-D Setting with 15.44 carats of diamonds and sapphires.
Trend Forecaster
Jewellery watches shine at Baselworld

Baselworld 2019 had its fair share of sparkle. Here are some of the outstanding jewellery watches that premiered at the fair.

Friday, 10 May 2019
5 min read
13
Neuchâtel
Point of View
Is history a thing of the past?

For luxury brands hoping to engage "new" consumers, heritage and tradition are apparently more hindrance than help. Really?

Thursday, 02 May 2019
2 min read
Histoire-et-tradition-horlogerie-cover
Economy
For luxury brands it's goodbye history, hello HENRY…

In its latest report on the 100 largest luxury goods companies globally, Deloitte consultancy firm discusses the factors that will secure future growth – and these no longer include history and heritage.

Monday, 29 April 2019
4 min read
2
TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 11
Culture
Sold out? Try China!

Like anywhere else, China's watch enthusiasts have their favourites. Patek Philippe's Nautilus Ref. 5711, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15202, and pretty much anything by Richard Mille or Rolex have proved hugely popular these past four to five years. In contrast, models that sell well in other countries don't always appeal.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Shining Zhu
3 min read
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L’Heure du Diamant, lapis-lazuli dial © Chopard
Trend Forecaster
Know your gemstone dials!

Can you spot the ultimate opal, recognise a malachite, pick your turquoise of choice or know the best pedigree for a lapis-lazuli? Learn to decipher the quality of the gemstones used for watch dials.

Tuesday, 16 April 2019
6 min read
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