Year of the Tourbillon
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2021, Year of the Tourbillon

Reading Time: 10 minutes The year 2021 marks the 220th anniversary of one of the greatest watchmaking complications of all times: the Tourbillon. An exquisite mechanism of unrivaled complexity, the invention lies at the heart of a genuine human adventure that, to this day, contributes extensively to the reputation of its creator Abraham-Louis Breguet […]

Vacheron Constantin feminine
Boutiques, Shows and Expos

Celebrating the new collection Égérie, Vacheron Constantin exhibits two centuries of feminine creations in Tokyo

Reading Time: 7 minutes The new Vacheron Constantin collection Égérie is born from the encounter and the shared values of the worlds of Haute Horlogerie and Haute Couture. An exclusive pop-up store exhibiting a selection of timepieces from the Maison’s private collection at Ginza boutique wrapped in Egerie atmosphere in Tokyo, highlights this powerful connection and […]

Steve Mcqueen’s Heuer Monaco Gifted To Personal Mechanic, Haig Alltounian Achieves $2,208,000 At Phillips Auction
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Steve Mcqueen’s Heuer Monaco Gifted To Personal Mechanic, Haig Alltounian Achieves $2,208,000 At Phillips Auction “Racing Pulse”

Reading Time: 5 minutes New York, New York – December 12, 2020: Today, the last-known Heuer Monaco worn by Steve McQueen while filming his iconic racing film, Le Mans (1971) hammered for a record-breaking $2,208,000 at the Phillips RACING PULSE auction in New York City. This timepiece is the most important Heuer wristwatch of […]

Vacheron Constantin “Les Collectionneurs”
Boutiques, Shows and Expos

Vacheron Constantin “Les Collectionneurs” Tokyo and Osaka, until 31st December 2020

Reading Time: 5 minutes Chosen with patience and talent by the Maison’s heritage department specialists, vintage watches covering the entire 20th century are now part of the aptly named “Les Collectionneurs” collection. The latter continues to evolve over time and is regularly offered for sale to brand aficionados at dedicated events organised in Vacheron […]

Vintage Panerai Phillips
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Four important vintage Panerai watches sold by Phillips for the Hong Kong Watch Auction: XI

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hong Kong, November 30th 2020 – Panerai is pleased to announce that four important vintage timepieces went under the hammer for The Hong Kong Watch Auction: XI by Phillips auction house, the destination for international collectors interested in the world’s most important works of art, design, jewels, watches, photographs and […]

Jaeger-LeCoultre Sound Maker™
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The Sound Maker™ celebrates a distinguished musical legacy: Jaeger-LeCoultre presents landmark timepieces from its Heritage collection

Reading Time: 5 minutes For Jaeger-LeCoultre, chiming watches hold a special significance and over the past 150 years, they have had a major presence in the Maison’s portfolio of complicated timepieces. Since producing its first minute repeater in 1870, the Manufacture has developed more than 200 chiming watch calibres. It has mastered all forms of chiming […]