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Manufacture Royale Introduces the Completely Skeletonized Androgyne Royale

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Having visited the Manufacture of Manufacture Royale in Vallorbe, I have seen their production processes, the oil and lubricant free manufacturing of watchparts, and how they create these wonderful skeletonized timepieces.  This is their latest model. Voltaire founded Manufacture Royale over 245 years ago in 1770.  Today, we ask ourselves, what watch would he make … Continued

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin landed in OMEGA House

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Some very cool news from Omega. Wednesday 10th August, Rio de Janeiro: This evening OMEGA HOUSE in Rio was transformed for a unique “Cocktails in Space” event, attended by the legendary astronaut and OMEGA ambassador Buzz Aldrin. With human achievement being witnessed every day at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, “Cocktails in Space” was an … Continued

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Vintage Omega Seamaster 300 big triangle

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Can you see the little hole in the index at 6 o’clock?  Honestly, I never paid attention to it until now.  A collector, friend and buyer of a vintage Omega Seamaster 300 Big Triangle was communicating with me while I showed him pictures of the watch he intended to acquire.  I received a message asking … Continued

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Brüggler nominated for German Design Award 2017

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Swiss Made To Measure   Great news from Brüggler watches. Brüggler is honored and glad to inform you that we have been nominated for the German Design Award 2017. We would like to thank David Zangger, creative director at allink in Zurich for his inspiring and professional work. Without him this success would not have … Continued

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Fortis Aquatis B-42 Marinemaster

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Fortis, a Swiss watchbrand founded by Walter Vogt in Grenchen in 1912.  The brand is known as being innovative and creative, being responsible for the first automatic wristwatch in the name of Harwood, and having 4 great lines now representing sport, dress, aviation, maritime and space.  The lines are called Aquatis, Cosmonautis, Aviatis and Terrestris. … Continued

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Which was the first automatic winding wristwatch?

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While many people think that Rolex invented the first automatic wristwatch, it was actually a different brand. John Harwood, a british watchmaker, patented the first automatic or selfwinding wristwatch in 1923. The first Harwoods went on sale in 1928. As far as I can find out, it was Fortis who actually produced about 30000 Harwood … Continued

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What does Fortis have to do with Jeppesen?

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In the year 2000, I was living and working in New York City. At the time I had studied and worked in the US for over 5 years, and like many people, we carry certain creams in our minds. My dream was to fly. Since I don’t really have the guts to parachute, I decided … Continued

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ZENITH EL PRIMERO WORLD STRATOS MEETING

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ZENITH EL PRIMERO WORLD STRATOS MEETING Biella, June 24-26 2016   From June 24-26th the Zenith El Primero World Stratos Meeting was a great success with over 40 legendary Lancia Stratos HF gathered in Biella. An incredible meeting for classic cars enthusiast that coincided with the launch of the limited 40-piece Zenith El Primero World … Continued

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A watch truly worn by James Bond comes to auction

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This Rolex Chronograph reference 6238, also called the famous Pre-Daytona, was worn by James Bond aka Mr. Lazenby in the movie ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ in 1969. The watch has full provenance as I understand.  What a story. http://www.forbes.com/sites/elizabethdoerr/2016/06/30/james-bonds-original-rolex-ref-6238-from-on-her-majestys-secret-service-goes-under-the-hammer/#dbb17d238bbe)

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New kid on the block: Brüggler bespoke and limited edition chronograph watches made in Switzerland

New kid on the block: Brüggler bespoke and limited edition chronograph watches made in Switzerland 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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I met with Michael Brüggler in London last year during SalonQP.  He is the founder and mastermind behind Brüggler Swiss Made To Measure timepieces.  Over 2 years ago, He started HIS avantgarde watch project over 2 years ago.  His aim is twofold: On the one hand, he is offering the unique opportunity to get a … Continued