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BALL Watch Fireman Storm Chaser Pro
The Fireman Storm Chaser Pro from BALL Watch is the latest of the "Storm Chaser" chronographs...
Must See Monday: U-Boat Chimera Sideview
In 1942, with the Second World War raging across Europe, the Italian government approached...
World Cup 2014: Quinting Champions Collection
With the 2014 World Cup to be staged in Brazil and due to kick off in June, Quinting, the...
Recognized for its ingenious in-house calibres and elegant approach to Haute Horlogerie, H. Moser &Cie. starts 2014 with a bold new take on traditional watchmaking. The dark elegance of the PerpetualCalendar Black Edition is the first in a series of developments from H. Moser & Cie. that are bothexceptional and very rare.
JANUS, the Roman God with two faces has given his name to this watch. The movement is placed in such a way thatthe dial is on the backside of the watch. By opening the snap fastener below you can lift the watch from the strap and see the dial with its decentralized second hand.
It's been on sale since October, and Christopher Ward describe this moody black pilot’s watch as their most technically sophisticated aviation model yet. It’s inspired by the FGR4 Typhoon fighter jet, the RAF's multi-role combat fighter.
Geneva based Breva Watches, founded by 37 year old entrepreneur Vincent Dupontreué, has recently launched the Breva Génie 02 Terre, a 100% Swiss made mechanical timepiece with a fully functional, high-performance mechanical altimeter. Not for the first time, Breva Watches is a brand founded out of a desire to have a watch created to the owner’s exacting specifications.
The horology has been very ‘haute’ all week due to SIHH 2014; all openworked tourbillons, skeletonised movements, and fancy rattrapantes. Sometimes it’s nice to talk about a watch you can actually afford, and which isn’t limited to just ten pieces. We’re talking of course, about G-SHOCK.
For SIHH 2014, Van Cleef & Arpels revisited the idea of a three-dimensional representation of the solar system and the movement of the planets around the sun in order to realise the Midnight Planétarium. This timepiece also offers a means of immortalising one’s own lucky day in the universe, while admiring the course of the planets.
While you are doubtless still marvelling at the horological fireworks on display at SIHH 2014, the brands are starting to roll out their pre-Baselworld collections. Alpina will be showing the new Startimer Pilot Blackstar automatic chronograph from its professional pilot series.
The art of openworking (ajourées) is the key theme for Vacheron Constantin at SIHH 2014, and we have covered the immense intricacies of the procedure in earlier posts. This particular series from Vacheron’s Métiers d’Art collection is based on one of the stellar in-house movements, Calibre 4400.