Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s THE Philippe Dufour. A “Pièce Unique”. A highly symbolic watch for the Dufour family. The one Philippe Dufour made to benefit the Foundation he created this Spring with his wife Elisabeth Dufour.Mr. and Mrs. Dufour have entrusted their watch to Christie’s, who will auction it in Hong Kong during
Reading Time: 5 minutes Reaching the deepest place on Earth is not for the faint-hearted. Similar to the height of 36 Eiffel Towers, or 28.5 Empire State Buildings, the freezing cold conditions at the bottom of the Challenger Deep correspond to a pressure of 16,000 pounds per square inch. Survival for any person would
Reading Time: 2 minutes Oris is delighted to announce the publication of ‘The Watch Book, Oris and the Watchmaking History of Switzerland‘, authored by our long-time friend and watch authority Gisbert L. Brunner. Filled with incredible insights and beautiful imagery recalling the origins of Swiss watchmaking and Oris’s unique role in it, it’s a
Reading Time: 6 minutes To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of BOVET, the House proudly introduces The Journey of Time book. Featuring an introduction by owner Mr. Pascal Raffy, this luxurious 240-page book celebrates the past, present, and future of this important House.With chapters covering the history of the House, historical advertising, modern BOVET, and
Reading Time: 3 minutes Jaeger-LeCoultre is delighted to announce the launch of The Collectibles, a new programme for collectors and enthusiasts who wish to acquire a piece of history from La Grande Maison. Introduced to coincide with 190 years of the Manufacture, it will form part of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s ongoing offer.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The first universal and multilingual encyclopedia, Horopedia.org dedicated exclusively to the world of watchmaking will be unveiled on Tuesday, August 30 at 10am CET (10H00 Geneva time), symbolically in Geneva, Switzerland, during a press conference in the Geneva Watch Days 2022 Pavilion.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Today I will combine my “Found on the Internet” and “Interview” column for a special person – Barbara Palumbo. While the title summarises shortly Barbara, I am firmly convinced that, if you don’t already know her / about her and her work, after this you got yourself a new piece