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Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Plat Squelette

Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin Openworked

May 22, 2018

Openworking — also known as skeletonisation — involves cutting away material to reveal the mechanical artistry contained within. It is among the most exacting performances in watchmaking: cutting too much can jeopardize tolerances or affect shock resistance. Achieving the right balance between the beauty of the revealed components and the safeguarding of their performance’s precision […]

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Tourbillon Royal Oak Concept GMT

Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon

May 22, 2018

The sculpted titanium case middle and integrated rubber strap combine with a white ceramic bezel to frame the highly architectural array of tourbillon carriage and second ‘GMT’ time-zone display inside – case and movement in perfect harmony. New for 2014, however, is the flash of pure white centre-stage: an intricately machined upper bridge made of […]

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Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin Openworked

May 22, 2018

Introduced in 2012, the original Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin marked the Royal Oak’s 40th anniversary and was originally available only in platinum, followed by the launch of a yellow gold version in 2016. With a minute repeater, perpetual calendar, and split-seconds chronograph, this watch is as badass as it gets. The black and white ceramic […]

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La Royal Oak Offshore fête ses 25 ans

Audemars Piguet – 25 years of the Royal Oak Offshore

May 22, 2018

Summarising the new models presented by Audemars Piguet at this year’s SIHH is no easy task. Even with the terse prose used by the company’s copywriters, the full press kit runs to a whopping 85 pages! I will attempt here to summarise just the Royal Oak Offshore models in the customary 500 words of a […]

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Royal Oak Offshore 25th anniversary models

Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Offshore 25th anniversary models

May 22, 2018

Since the introduction of the original Royal Oak Offshore in 1993, more than 120 references of this 42 mm model have been launched in various materials such as stainless steel, titanium, gold and platinum. To celebrate the collection’s 25th anniversary in 2018, Audemars Piguet presents three new versions of the Royal Oak Offshore: a re-edition of the […]

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Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon GMT

May 22, 2018

The new generation Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon GMT has the asymmetric look of contemporary architecture with its redesigned bridges and fully revealed flying tourbillon at 9 o’clock. A powerful mix of sandblasted titanium and black ceramic – with 10 days’ power reserve. Like the Diamond Outrage watch prior to it, this is the kind […]

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Three Haute Horlogerie World Traveller’s Timepieces — Patek Philippe, De Bethune along with Glash??tte Original

April 5, 2018

World Traveller’s Watches Some call it the best time ever, others hate it. Travelling around the world comes in many flavours, be it for work, leisure or perhaps even both. If you are a regular world traveller, you might want to have a world traveller’s watch to accompany you on these trips. They help you to […]

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Chaumet – High Jewellery pieces showcase

March 6, 2018

For Breguet, this period of uncertainty has been complicated by a change in possession in 1970, once the manufacture was obtained by Jacques and Pierre Chaumet. For a while, Breguet’s reputation was tied to the of the Parisian jeweler. Watches were created in small series and sold via Chaumet‘s distribution system. The solution was not […]

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Chaumet - Coffret Assouline, collection « Mémoire »

Chaumet – Box set by Assouline, « Mémoire »

March 6, 2018

Vendôme, birthplace of a legend by Alexis Gregory tells of the Maison’s first establishment on the famous square in 1812, marking the beginning of more than two centuries of Chaumet’s unique style; a combination of elegance and grace. The Nature of Chaumet by Fabienne Reybaud reveals the theme of naturalism, a cornerstone of the brand’s […]

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Patek Philippe 5960-1A

Bracelet – A close meshed story

March 6, 2018

Capable of withstanding perspiration, water and wear, a metal bracelet is a key feature in the design of a watch. It is so complex and so inseparably bound up with the identity of a brand that quite a few of them simply don’t have their own bracelet… Many are indeed put off from making their […]

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