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Vintage

Sixties and Sixties Panorama Date 2018 © Glashütte Original
Trend Forecaster
What’s wrong with the Sixties?

The 1960s and ‘70s are widely remembered as a time of freedom and fantasy. Always quick to claim inspiration from these decades, in reality very few watchmakers dare to truly embrace such a bold aesthetic.

Wednesday, 09 June 2021
4 min read
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American 1921 Pièce Unique (from 2021) and Heritage piece from 1921 © Vacheron Constantin
Watch Stories
Vacheron Constantin remakes history with the American 1921

For the 100th anniversary of the American 1921, Vacheron Constantin has recreated the original watch using only techniques and tools from a century ago. The fifteen-month project began with a deep dive into the Manufacture’s archives and its stock of period components.

Wednesday, 26 May 2021
4 min read
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Top Time Deus © Breitling
New Models
Vintage mood with the Breitling’s Top Time Deus

Breitling announces a new partnership with Australian lifestyle brand Deus Ex Machina – the inspiration for Breitling’s rugged, retro Top Time Deus, designed for every-day life.

Friday, 26 March 2021
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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London Chronograph Triple Date © Speake-Marin
New Models
Speake-Marin London Chronograph Triple Date with vintage calibre

The Vintage Collection gives a new lease on life to iconic movements from the past. For its latest release, the brand has chosen a much-loved movement from the 1950s: the Valjoux 88.

Wednesday, 16 December 2020
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Les Collectionneurs © Vacheron Constantin
Economy
Second-hand watches bring first-rate opportunities

The secondary watch market has been one of the year's biggest stories. From takeovers to dedicated sales spaces, from market studies to consumer analyses and brand-hosted events, pre-owned is hot news. And for a simple reason: at 8% growth per year, second-hand is the luxury industry's best-performing segment.

Monday, 30 November 2020
5 min read
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Alfred Helwig Tourbillon 1920 © Glashütte Original
Trend Forecaster
Vintage for ever

Have this year's lockdowns made time for horological introspection? Yes or no, heritage reissues and vintage-inflected designs keep on coming. Here are some of 2020's releases.

Friday, 20 November 2020
5 min read
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Georges Kern
News
Breitling and the emotional appeal of "modern retro"

At the online presentation of the brand's first new releases for 2020, Georges Kern gave insight into Breitling, a brand he's led for three years, and the chaotic environment of the past months.

Friday, 19 June 2020
6 min read
Chronomaster Manufacture Edition © Zenith
News
Zenith, from Defy to Revival

As one of the LVMH stable of watch brands that unveiled new products in Dubai in January, Zenith keeps the new releases coming, including a number of "Revival" watches. Chief Executive Julien Tornare filled in the details during a webinar hosted by MPP Middle East Media. Interview.

Wednesday, 17 June 2020
5 min read
Galet Calendrier Annuel Montre École Vintage © Laurent Ferrier
New Models
A vintage annual calendar at Laurent Ferrier

Laurent Ferrier unveils a new annual calendar as a limited edition of just 5 pieces. Housed within a 40mm steel case, the watch is endowed with a vintage style dial.

Thursday, 12 March 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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