Watches and Art
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Paul Newman’s Paul Newmans and the most expensive wristwatch in the world

Paul Newman’s Paul Newmans and the most expensive wristwatch in the world 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 4.50 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 2 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Paul Newman stands synonymous for the Rolex Daytona, especially the one with the strange writing inside the chronograph totalisors… 😉   Paul Newman received at least two, but most likely more than that, Rolex Chronographs from his wife Joanne Woodward.   One of them sold at auction yesterday making it the most expensive wristwatch in … Continued

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Munichtime opening party on the day before it starts

Munichtime opening party on the day before it starts 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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I attended the opening party of Munichtime tonite.  The food was phantastic, not surprising though as Bavaria is known for excellent food.  Attendance was ok, I have seen more people in the past on the day of the opening party.  However, what struck me most, was the assortment of brands.  At the entry, you are … Continued

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News: Jaquet Droz presents TROPICAL BIRD REPEATER

News: Jaquet Droz presents TROPICAL BIRD REPEATER 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 2 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Today, Jaquet Droz introduced their latest timepiece, the Tropical Bird Repeater with a scenery in the background painted on mother of pearl depicting a tropical scene with bird flying looking like paradise.  Everything on this dial is handmade and handpainted, taking many weeks by a skilled artisan at Jaquet Droz. This timepiece is once again … Continued

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The amazing Hublot Classic Fusion Fuente Limited Edition

The amazing Hublot Classic Fusion Fuente Limited Edition 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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This is a Hublot as we have not seen any before.  Based on the Classic Fusion design, Hublot took it one step further. The new Classic Fusion Fuente is a limited edition coming with a huge box containing Cuban Arturo Fuente cigars as well as housing this beautiful timepiece which comes in a choice of … Continued

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Eqvis: emotion, quality and vision designed in Germany and made in Switzerland

Eqvis: emotion, quality and vision designed in Germany and made in Switzerland 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 4.67 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 3 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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The brand Eqvis is a new German brand. Two friends of mine got together, invested 4 years of their life to bring this watch to market. It is designed in Hamburg, Germany, and made in Switzerland with Swiss parts. The watch The watch is called the “Varius” and has a steel case with Titanium in … Continued

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Romain Jerome cuteness alert: “Hello Kitty”

Romain Jerome cuteness alert: “Hello Kitty” 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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RJ IS RAISING THE CUTENESS BAR BY BRINGING HELLO KITTY TO ITS WORLD This is a funky, kinda funny, watch.  “Hello Kitty” has been a reigning pop icon since her creation in the mid-seventies. To mark RJ’s first women’s only collection, the brand is paying tribute to an undeniable iconic figure. Both the strong personality … Continued

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News: Ladies Bovet Christmas Selection with Ilgiz F. Collection

News: Ladies Bovet Christmas Selection with Ilgiz F. Collection 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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“Blue burdocks” grand feu enamel unique piece I am presenting two unique pieces in this short blogpost from the maison of Bovet. The piece above is called “Blue burdocks”.  The dial is made of grand feu enamel.  It is a century old technique where the dial is basically baked in an oven at over 800 … Continued

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My visit at Jaquet Droz in La Chaux de Fonds. A manufacture which is preserving the most amazing artistic and mechanical skills I have ever seen.

My visit at Jaquet Droz in La Chaux de Fonds. A manufacture which is preserving the most amazing artistic and mechanical skills I have ever seen. 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 2 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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I recently visited Jaquet Droz for two days.  They took us into a different world of watchmaking which presented us with facettes of horology I have never seen anywhere else aside from the Parmigiani restoration atelier.  But this went much further.  The experience was unique and quite impressive.   Be prepared for a long and … Continued

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News: Greubel Forsey QP a equation

News: Greubel Forsey QP a equation 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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This is Greubel Forsey’s newest creation: The Quantieme Perpetuel (French for: perpetual calendar) à Équation, available in a Millesimé Edition with a rhodium-coloured gold dial. I have yet to visit Greubel Forsey in La Chaux-de-Fonds.  And I promise I will.  The company is part of the Richemont Group.  However, it was founded by Stephen Forsey … Continued

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Roger Dubuis, one of the great Swiss watchmaker, passed away.

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RIP.  Rest in peace, Roger Dubuis.  One of the truly great Swiss watchmakers passed away at the proud age of 80. Roger Dubuis spent 14 years with Patek Philippe developping movements before founding the famous watchbrand carrying his name together with designer Carlos Dias in 1995. His first two collections called Sympathie and Hommage were … Continued

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News: Chronomètre Holland & Holland resulting from collaboration between F.P.Journe and Holland & Holland

News: Chronomètre Holland & Holland resulting from collaboration between F.P.Journe and Holland & Holland 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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A partnership of distinction for the launch of an exclusive common art work, the Chronomètre Holland & Holland   Fine Swiss watchmaker F.P.Journe and gunsmith Holland & Holland are two manufacturers that share common values: excellence, exquisite craftsmanship and tradition, as well as a shared love for beauty. Both have produced outstanding art objects for … Continued

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Vacheron Constantin just introduced the Historique Triple Calendar watches 1942 and 1948

Vacheron Constantin just introduced the Historique Triple Calendar watches 1942 and 1948 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Vacheron Constantin is considered the oldest continuously operating Swiss watchmanufacture.  Since 1755 they have been making watches, pocketwatches and wristwatches later in their history.   Vacheron Constantin just presented two timeless and classic vintage inspired timepieces.  One with a seconds indication at 6, the other with a moonphase at 6 and a seconds indication.  Both … Continued