There are big ones and small ones, even some that the companies themselves weren’t aware of! 2017 is shaping up to be a landmark year for watchmaking, with a bumper crop of anniversaries to celebrate.
If you're paying attention to the dates, a 1992 launch would make 2017 that the 25th anniversary of this Master Control collection.
For the third year running, Dubai Watch Week brings a welcome ray of sunshine to the watch industry in this month of November. The Seddiqi group’s vision remains unchanged: to make this non-commercial event a knowledge-sharing platform for the watch community.
The event has grown considerably in just two years, and this autumn sees it take things up a
Important new developments will be part of the 28th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), taking place January 15th to 19th 2018. For the third consecutive year this major event will be ringing the changes, ready to welcome prestigious exhibitors. The central aisles are extended for the arrival of Hermès, while a bigger Carré des Horlogers makes room
It was a lovely morning at the SIHH. The press was gathered to hear the latest news from a watch manufacturer, and find out all about its GMTs, WorldTimers, Universal Time watches and other delights. And that’s when I started to wonder: does anyone actually understand the subtle differences between all these? Time to clear things up.
More than 18'000 visitors have discovered the exhibition “Tomorrow the birds will sing” since the opening on July 17th. This event by the Swiss filmmaker Eileen Hofer, organized with the support of Jaeger-LeCoultre, is still to be seen at Chaplin's World, in Corsier-sur-Vevey (Switzerland) for a couple of days.
Plunge yourself in the daily lives of different generations in a
For 90 years now, Jaeger-lecoultre Watches Official Website Replica has quietly built a dynasty with its Atmos clocks – the clock that is powered by changes in air temperature. From gilt brass clocks to domed clocks and specialty pieces, the Atmos is a much-coveted work of art. This year, Jaeger-LeCoultre propels it to new heights in another collaboration with
The third family at the helm of the Olympic capital’s most sought-after watch and jewelry since its founding in 1909, the Cremers have undertaken extension and renovation work destined for future generations. Involving expansion from 80 square meters to 400 square meters, spread over three floors and encompassing reception, display and administrative areas, their vision has been backed by
The chronograph. It’s a linguistic convention to talk about this feature in the singular, but in fact the chronograph is plural in nature. There are around twenty different types, which all have specific displays, controls, functions and abilities. As we often find in the watchmaking world, a complication is in fact a little world of its own, with its
I may have got a little bit carried away, since there are probably countless watches to be found between the 50,000 Swiss franc mark and those listed below. But with no upper limit, this should be the category to include dream watches. So here they are…
Breguet Marine Running Equation of Time Ref. 5887: USD 215,000
A quarter of a century ! Albeit modest on the scale of watchmaking history, this longevity nonetheless conveys authentic recognition among devotees of Fine Watchmaking, while representing an important proven guarantee of continuity for a collection that has shown itself capable of keeping step with the times – and particular with its enthusiasts.
Jaeger-LeCoultre claims that guilloche-style machine engraving