Blancpain’s native village, inspires our most classic collection

Rooted in tradition, this line personifies our origins and embodies our first aesthetic preferences.Double-stepped case, Roman numerals and an understated aesthetic are what characterise the Villeret models. Their pure lines, clear dials and fine cases express the essential with timeless elegance. Far from breaking with tradition, the new models accentuate and amplify the spirit of…

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Montblanc Hour For Watches & Wonders 2015:Heritage Chronométrie Dual Time Vasco da Gama

Based in an alpine valley in the Jura Mountains, Swiss Montblanc Montre S.A. is far removed from today’s hectic world. The region around Le Locle has been at the heart of fine Swiss watchmaking for centuries. Behind the panoramic glass facade of a historic villa, their master watchmakers work in an atmosphere of extreme concentration…

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5 Most Underestimated Watch Manufacturers

Some watch brands get all the credit, while others deserve more than they get.Do you know the most underestimated Swiss watch manufacturers?This six-pack – Cartier, Chopard, Glashütte Original, Nomos and Tissot – does a great job.All six are extremely innovative and have a huge range of in-house-manufactured calibers. But the greater public of watch collectors…

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Patek Philippe 175 Auction Interview-John Reardon

John Reardon, the International Head of Christie’s Watch Department,is one of those people you want around if you have any questions related to watch valuation, rarity, or potential investment worthiness. John is a diligent advocate of the watch auction process and Christie’s as well, which is something important to keep in mind when reading his…

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Girard-Perregaux – Traveller Large Date, Moon Phases & GMT

In 2014 Girard-Perregaux introduced the Traveller Large Date, Moon Phases & GMT, a classy GMT watch specific to worldwide vacationers and frequent flyers. We authored about this here. Girard-Perregaux presents the Traveller Large Date, Moon Phases & GMT inside a re-creation having a transparent dial which discloses the big date mechanism. This new Girard-Perregaux watch…

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Cartier – Clé p Cartier Mysterious Hour

In the approaching Watches&Miracles 2015 event (Hong Kong, 30 September – 3 October 2015), Cartier will show several novelties such as the new Clé p Swiss Best Cartier Mysterious Hour, a wrist watch that signifies the encounter between your lately released Clé p Cartier collection (full particulars here) and also the mysterious movement complication, symbolic…

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