On the trails of Âbraham-Louis Breguet in Vienna

A few days ago I flew to Vienna to attend an invitation by Breguet, the famous watchmanufacture based in L’Abbaye up in the Jura mountains not far from the French borders, carrying the name of the inventor of the tourbillon and of the watchmaker who maybe possesses one of the highest recognitions in watchmaking history … Continued

An artist Hublot: Classic Fusion Aerofusion Chronograph ORLINSKI in Titanium

Orlinski, world’s bestselling contemporary french artist, designedor more accurately sculpted the latest timepiece made by Hublot.  Richard Orlinski became one of the most famous and respected french sculptors and artists in just a few years.  A stellar success story. Richard’s sculptures are quite edgy and remind you partially of a Stealth airplane.  This edgyness has clearly … Continued

Opening of New York City Breguet Boutique

Just a couple days ago, Breguet opened its newest boutique in New York City.  The opening event was held at the Fifth Avenue Flagship-Boutique which will be located at the St. Regis Hotel. Breguet invited around 100 guest to present the completely renoved Salon to them which was also designed with a new architectural concept.  The … Continued

My first visit at Hentschel Hamburg, and not my last for sure.

Two weeks ago, I happened to visit friends in Hamburg, Germany  They took me to Andreas Hentschel, founder and owner of Hentschel Hamburg, a hanseatic watchmanufacture located in the center of Hamburg. It was a trip into a world that is not only connected to horology, but that is bridging timekeeping and seafarers and astronomy.  … Continued

News: Unique piece Blancpain Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel

Blancpain just presented a unique piece, the Blancpain Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel in a platinum case, sized at 45mm. While the Villeret Calendrier Chinois has been around in other case materials like Rosegold, this is a first and unique piece in rare platinum casing.  Platinum is considered to be harder than Gold, it is much … Continued

Jack Heuer turned 85 years young last Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Jack Heuer, whose Great Grandfather Edouard Heuer founded the company carrying his lastname, just turned 85 last Saturday. He ran Ed. Heuer & Co from 1961 to 1982.  Since 2001 he is honorary president of Tag Heuer fulfilling representative tasks. His birthday was already celebrated during the Geneva Phillipp’s Heuer Parade auction preview event with a … Continued