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Novelties 2015

Vacheron Constantin Celestia
Connoisseur of watches
Why we track equation of time

Like the minute repeater, tourbillon and the perpetual calendar, the equation of time is a rare and valued complication. True, it is an arcane function that neither chimes the hours, nor fights the effects of gravity, but it is rooted in the history of watchmaking and is therefore meaningful for aficionados.

Monday, 08 May 2017
6 min read
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Patek Philippe Star Caliber 2000
Watch Stories
Keeping time with the seasons: 5 astronomical watches

Morning dew, scattered showers, russet leaves and the scent of wild mushrooms are there to remind you that today is the first day of autumn. But does your watch know?

Thursday, 22 September 2016
Emmanuel Schneider
3 min read
5
Omega De Ville Co-Axial
Point of View
Simple as a classic watch

In times of crisis, classicism can be a life jacket in a sea of uncertainty. For journalist and art critic Alexey Tarkhanov*, this means horology's tried and tested values.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016
5 min read
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Romain Jérôme H9C-DNA © STEMUTZ.COM
Watch Stories
Two wheels, one dial

There is a sweet spot where the world of Swiss watches merges with the culture and craft of motorcycling. Both share a feel for precision engineering and quality mechanics. Throw in some biker cool and here are watches ready to tear up the road.

Friday, 03 June 2016
5 min read
6
Breitling Exospace B55 Connected
Beginner's Guide
The smart set

Contrary to popular belief, Fine Watch brands aren't stuck on the sidelines of the smartwatch market. We take a look at the current offerings. Take your pick.

Thursday, 10 March 2016
4 min read
7
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 39.5mm
Watch Stories
Is the dive watch really high and dry ?

Enjoyed for their dynamic style and robustness, dive watches have hit rock bottom. Are brands proving resistant to the sporty appeal of these underwater instruments?

Thursday, 03 March 2016
4 min read
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1-Piaget-Emperador-Coussin-XL-700P
New Models
Swiss watchmakers get to grips with quartz

Marking the 40th anniversary of its first quartz movement, Piaget presents the Emperador Coussin XL 700P. This unconventional timepiece, produced as a limited edition of 188 pieces, is driven by a mechanical calibre with a quartz regulator.

Tuesday, 15 December 2015
4 min read
5
1-Czapek
History & Masterpieces
Time and again - Czapek & Cie

Two new brands chose SalonQP in London to make their first public appearance. Both revive an important figure in horological history, namely Ferdinand Berthoud, watchmaker to King Louis XV of France, and Francizek Czapek, a Polish watchmaker and founder, in 1839 in Geneva, of Patek, Czapek & Cie. Introducing Czapek & Cie.

Monday, 14 December 2015
5 min read
6
BM-Clifton-Chronographe-Calendrier-Complet
New Models
Baume & Mercier Clifton Chronographe Calendrier Complet

Baume & Mercier presents the latest addition to the Clifton collection, a new small complication timepiece with a strikingly elegant design that features signature watchmaking functions. The extraordinary personality of the watch emerges through the combination of a chronograph function with a complete calendar. The result is a token of refinement for the discerning gentleman who desires an eye-catching yet timeless watch with both vintage and modern appeal.

Monday, 14 December 2015
Press Release
3 min read
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