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News: iF Design Award 2017 for NOMOS Glashütte

News: iF Design Award 2017 for NOMOS Glashütte 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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iF Design Award 2017 for NOMOS Glashütte A prizewinning watchmaking company: NOMOS Glashütte has won one of the most prestigious design awards in the industry for the sixth time in a row Glashütte/Berlin, February 2017. Yet another win for the successful watchmaking company NOMOS Glashütte—as it has received the iF Design Award, this time for its … Continued

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How to date your Rolex? Rolex serial number lists to help you date your watch.

How to date your Rolex? Rolex serial number lists to help you date your watch. 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 2 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Rolex is one of the most amazing brands when it comes to vintage timepieces.  From an early time, they were a very structured and industrialized company focusing on producing the highest possible quality timepieces. Rolex marked the cases with reference numbers to distinguish their watchmodels.  In addition, they introduced a serial number system which helps … Continued

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My visit at the ateliers of Antoine Preziuso

My visit at the ateliers of Antoine Preziuso 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 4.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 3 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Some weeks ago I went to Geneva.  This time I met with Antoine Preziuso.  Antoine is a longtime watchmaker who in his early days worked with Franck Muller.  The two created three amazing Rolex Datejust Perpetual Calendar watches. Basically, they took regular Datejusts and turned the movements and dials to perpetual calendars. One of them … Continued

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The most popular watches on Chrono24 in 2016

The most popular watches on Chrono24 in 2016 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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This is shared from Chrono24 after my friend Balaczs asked me about it. The data may not come as a surprise, however, I still find it quite interesting. Merken Merken

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Walter Lange passed away today!

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Today is a very sad day for watchmaking.  Walter Lange, founder of Lange & Söhne in Glashütte, passed away today at the age of 92.  Rest in peace.

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Bell & Ross Space 3 GMT – a rare find

Bell & Ross Space 3 GMT – a rare find 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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For some this watch is considered vintage, for others not yet.  Nevertheless, this is a fascinating timepiece, owned by a good friend who wrote about this watch’s story which I like to share with you. My friend had this watch for a while and is looking for a new wrist which would like to sport … Continued

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SIHH 2017: Vacheron Constantin introduced Les Cabinotiers Symphonia Grande Sonnerie 1860

SIHH 2017: Vacheron Constantin introduced Les Cabinotiers Symphonia Grande Sonnerie 1860 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 2 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Vacheron Constantin is presenting some beautiful watches at SIHH 2017.  The first one that came to my attention is this amazing Grande Sonnerie 1860, 5 years after Vacheron Constantin was founded making it the oldest continuously operating watchmanufacturer in the world. A grande sonnerie watch is distinguished by the extreme complexity of its mechanism comprising … Continued

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Omega is presenting Pre-Basel watches for the first time

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Omega just introduced their first two pre-Basel timepieces.   A Speedmaster for the gentleman and one for the lady.     The Speedmaster Automatic for HIM The Racing-dial of this sporty looking Speedmaster in a contemporary 44,25-mm case reminds us of a checkered flag at the end of a race.  It is based on an … Continued

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Bovet: his & her token of love

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  Dating back to the 14th century flourishing alongside the tradition of courtly love, Saint Valentine prevalence with romance bloomed in 18th and 19th century England becoming the expression of one’s sentiment via gifting a token of love. During the same period Edouard Bovet, son of watchmaker, moved to London in 1814 to learn about Great … Continued

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Louis Moinet is looking back at an outstanding year 2016

Louis Moinet is looking back at an outstanding year 2016 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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At the end of 2016, Louis Moinet’s celebrations of the anniversary of the invention of the chronograph finally had to come to a close. There’s never been a year like it!    International acclaim Louis Moinet was one of the first ever designers in watchmaking, combining artistic and technical talent. Today, the three “Good Design” … Continued

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Bespoke dials and a new case material for the award winning Grönefeld 1941 Remontoire

Bespoke dials and a new case material for the award winning Grönefeld 1941 Remontoire 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 2 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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  Oh my, this is a true horological feast for the eyes.  A treat for any watchlover. A great collaboration between two of the highest talented watchmakers, the Grönefeld brothers and Kari Voutilainen.   News for the SIHH 2017 The Horological Brothers, Bart and Tim Grönefeld, are proud to present a collaboration with their friend, … Continued

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LIMITED OMEGA SPEEDMASTER „SPEEDY TUESDAY“ SOLD OUT ON INSTAGRAM IN ONE DAY

LIMITED OMEGA SPEEDMASTER „SPEEDY TUESDAY“ SOLD OUT ON INSTAGRAM IN ONE DAY 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 2 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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  What a day this must have been for Omega.  The limited edition Speedmaster “Speedytuesday” based on Robert Jan Broer’s hashtag sold out in one day via Instagram.  This is a limited edition of 2012 pieces as Robert-Jan started using the hashtag in 2012.   The watch is based on the historic Alaska Project watch … Continued