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Beat Haldimann: when time is of the essence

As the descendent of a line of watchmakers going back four centuries, Beat Haldimann was bound to conceive his timepieces in the purest horological tradition. His watches and all their constituent parts are made at his workshop in Thun, with not a CNC machine in sight.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017
7 min read
IWC Portofino Hand-Wound Tourbillon Rétrograde
New Models
IWC – Portofino ti amo

For more than 30 years, the Portofino has measured time with Italian flair. Two new complications now join the collection. They are a retrograde tourbillon, and a moon-phase display in a Hand-Wound Eight Days model.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017
The HH Journal editors
3 min read
Girard-Perregaux Tri-Axial Planetarium
Connoisseur of watches
A dial with a view

Thanks to the métiers d'art, or through stunning complications, watch dials take us far, very far, from our daily routine.

Monday, 29 May 2017
4 min read
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Tourbillon, Petite heure minute paillonnée
New Models
Jaquet Droz – All that glitters…

Masters in the art of paillonné enamel, the craftsmen at Jaquet Droz have deployed a wealth of expertise to give life to six new watches whose dials are ablaze with gold spangles on Grand Feu enamel.

Monday, 22 May 2017
The HH Journal editors
2 min read
Louis Vuitton Escale Spin Time Tourbillon Central Blue
New Models
Louis Vuitton – Rhapsody in blue

An ingenious system of 12 rotating cubes in an iconoclastic time display meets a central flying tourbillon with a V-shaped bridge. The Escale Spin Time Tourbillon Central Blue is already turning heads…

Tuesday, 16 May 2017
The HH Journal editors
3 min read
Ateliers Louis Moinet Mobilis
New Models
Ateliers Louis Moinet – Kaleidoscope time

Two overlapping cut-out discs driven by an inverted gear system, and two tourbillons rotating in opposite directions bring mesmerising movement to the dial of this Mobilis.

Tuesday, 02 May 2017
The HH Journal editors
1 min read
MB&F - Destination Moon
Watch Stories
Shooting for the Stars

From the infinitely vast to the infinitely small, the mysteries of the cosmos continue to fascinate watchmakers. Enjoy this one-way voyage into space and time, courtesy of Louis Moinet, Graham and MB&F.

Friday, 28 April 2017
Victoria Townsend
6 min read
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Carbon
Beginner's Guide
Roger Dubuis – no apologies for disruption!

The Geneva brand is showing no signs of slowing in 2017, with the opening of a boutique inside Harrods, London's temple of luxury, a partnership with Pirelli and another with Italdesign. Roger Dubuis is playing the "disruptive" card to full effect, with customer experience now part of the deal.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017
5 min read
Breguet Marine Equation Marchante 5887
New Models
Breguet – Solving the equation

The equation of time complication shows the difference between mean and true solar time. The Marine Equation Marchante 5887 makes this difference instantly readable by simultaneously showing solar and civil time. This innovation is joined by a perpetual calendar and a tourbillon.

Thursday, 20 April 2017
The HH Journal editors
4 min read
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