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Roger Federer at the Australian Open in 2019
Point of View
Ambassadors and influencers are not in the same league

While brand ambassadors, sportsmen and women in particular, appeal to our inner athlete, what's to be said of influencers, champions of nothing at all. A case of here today, gone tomorrow?

Tuesday, 02 July 2019
3 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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Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 Amagnetic 3 Days Automatic Titanio 47 mm
Culture
Watches and magnetism: poles apart? (II)

Watchmakers have always been at pains to shield their movements from magnetic fields. But as science has progressed, a handful of visionaries have searched for ways to turn magnetism to their advantage. This two-part article - an MRI of the latest developments – explains just what the big attraction is.

Thursday, 05 October 2017
6 min read
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Point of View
An interview with 'A Dutch Wrist': The Rise of the chronograph
Thursday, 14 September 2017
6 min read
Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe 38mm
Watch Stories
In the deep end

Most dive watches aren't worn for diving but still have to comply with criteria that are calculated for the toughest conditions. This, and some clever design touches, have won dive watches an army of fans. A look at some of the ones on show in Basel.

Monday, 10 April 2017
2 min read
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Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Spring Drive Chronograph GMT limited editions collection
Connoisseur of watches
Grand Seiko returns as a brand

Grand Seiko's success on international markets has been the cue for the Japanese firm to transform the collection into a full-fledged brand with its own production resources, logistics and sales support.

Thursday, 06 April 2017
3 min read
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Seiko Presage Automatic Chronograph cadran émail, Calibre 8R48
Economy
Mechanical watchmaking rises in Japan

Japanese watch firms are intent on beating the crisis and, with competition rife at entry level, are strengthening their footing in the mechanical market, as shown by last year's takeover of Frederique Constant by Citizen, and by Grand Seiko's international launch.

Monday, 13 March 2017
4 min read
6
Omega Seamaster
History & Masterpieces
The tool watch through the ages (1)

A tool watch is one in which means and ends coexist in perfect harmony and, as the tool watch has evolved, so has the idea of what it must constitute. With so many companies now peppering their ads with references to tool watches, what value can we still attach to the term? Can a tool watch created in the 1950s still be relevant in 2016?

Friday, 28 October 2016
Ilias Yiannopoulos
6 min read
6
Hublot MP-05 LaFerrari
News
Plenty in reserve

Proof that watchmakers aren't lacking in energy, a succession of record-breaking power reserves has produced movements that will keep ticking for a week or longer on a single wind.

Monday, 02 May 2016
4 min read
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