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Philippe Dufour
Philippe Dufour, simplicity itself

A child of La Vallée de Joux and father of the legendary Simplicity, Philippe Dufour is considered a superstar by collectors the world over. Trails of pipe smoke, the gentle churning of antique machines, and scrupulous hand-finishing constitute the well-oiled mechanics of the master watchmaker's days. We met him at his workshop, on the ground floor of the old schoolhouse in Le Solliat.

Thursday, 27 July 2017
6 min read
New Models
Watchmaking blooms at Chanel with Calibre 2

Chanel's watch division celebrates its thirtieth anniversary by equipping the Première Camélia Skeleton with a second in-house movement. Designed in the shape of Gabrielle Chanel's favourite flower, the camellia, Calibre 2 confirms Chanel's intent to develop its signature style in mechanical watches.

Thursday, 23 March 2017
3 min read
Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Relief Seasons
New Models
Jaquet Droz – Nature in all her glory

A plum tree in blossom, two blue tits emerging from the mother-of-pearl dial… What lovelier way to celebrate spring than with the Petite Heure Minute Relief Seasons.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Beginner's Guide
Dimier 1738, a manufacturing gem

When Pascal Raffy acquired Dimier 1738, five years after Bovet, he put his hands on a movement manufacturer that could meet his demanding vision of watchmaking.

Thursday, 02 March 2017
5 min read
SIHH Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomica Grande Complication 3600
New Models
Vacheron Constantin – Heavens above

Vacheron Constantin continues its journey through the highest echelons of mechanical complications with the Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600. Twenty-three timekeeping and astronomical functions make up this celestial composition in white gold.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon
New Models
Ulysse Nardin – Transparently beautiful

A heavyweight of watchmaking excellence, the Executive Skeleton Tourbillon feels feather-light on the wrist inside its titanium and ceramic case. The skeletonized Manufacture movement is a piece of modern art.

Monday, 26 September 2016
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Vignette cadranier home
Profession: dial-maker
Friday, 05 August 2016
The FHH Journal editors
2 min watch
vignette sertisseur
Profession: stone-setter
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
The FHH Journal editors
3 min watch
Cartier Clé de Cartier Skeleton
What's behind these 5 skeleton watches ?

We've said it before at HH Journal (and we'll surely say it again!): skeleton watches are all the rage. Here are five of the best from Hublot, Armin Strom, Audemars Piguet, Cartier and Corum.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016
3 min read
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