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Watches Without an Expiration Date – A Visit to The Lang & Heyne Manufacture in Dresden

‘Born in Saxony’ – so goes the slogan of Lang & Heyne, a watch manufacture from the small German town of Radeberg near Dresden. It’s a name known only to true connoisseurs and watch aficionados; only around 150 watches are…

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Lunch With: Rado CEO Adrian Bosshard

Over the last few decades, Rado has established itself as a leader in the watch industry with the processing of ceramic and is now a pioneer in this field. The watchmaker now offers a colour palette of over 20 colours…

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Wempe x Ulysse Nardin Diver NET Signature Collection

Just in time for summer, Wempe, in collaboration with Ulysse Nardin, presents a maritime sports watch in vibrant orange and ultra-light materials as part of their Signature Collection. Since 2022, Wempe has been creating limited-edition models in partnership with renowned…

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Audemars Piguet Unveils a New Material With a Camouflage Motif: Polychrome Gold

If you can’t decide between white gold, yellow gold or rose gold when putting on your watch, Audemars Piguet now has an alternative for you: polychrome gold, a kind of camouflage motif made from all three precious metals. The new…

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Hublot Opens Boutique in Hamburg

If you are looking for exquisite watches in Hamburg, there is no way around Neuer Wall, the most exclusive shopping street in the Hanseatic city centre. Next to luxury watch brands like Patek Philippe, Omega, Wempe, the recently opened AP…

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Wempe Signature Collection x Girard-Perregaux Laureato Chronograph 42 mm

There is a clear division of roles in the world of watches. Watch manufactures see themselves – first and foremost at least – as watchmakers. They create beautiful products that respect the values and design codes of often centuries-old companies.…

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20 Years at A. Lange & Söhne: Interview With Anthony De Haas, Long-Standing Director of Product Development

Anyone with a passion for A. Lange & Söhne’s mechanical watches will know of Dutchman Anthony de Haas as well as CEO Wilhelm Schmid. As Director of Product Development, he is personally responsible for many of the brand’s 72 in-house…

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Horological Masterpieces at Watches & Wonders 2024: Highlights From The Geneva Watch Fair

The watch manufactures attending this year’s watch fair in Geneva presented us with some absolute horological masterpieces. Vacheron Constantin launched the world’s most complicated watch with 63 complications (including the first Chinese perpetual calendar), Piaget the world’s thinnest tourbillon watch and Rolex, at 322 grams, certainly the heaviest diver’s…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Presents Three New Duometre Models

Back in 2007, Jaeger-LeCoultre presented a model with the patented Duometre mechanism for the first time. The special feature of this construction is that it combines two barrels and two separate gear trains in one calibre, which are connected to…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Introduces Three New Master Ultra Thin Perpetual Calendar Models

The Master Ultra Thin collection is Jaeger-LeCoultre’s answer to a modern dress watch, in which the ultra-thin movement always takes centre stage alongside the elegant aesthetics. This year at Watches & Wonders 2024, the watchmaker is presenting three new variations…

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Zenith Celebrates Comeback of Its Diver’s Watch With The Defy Extreme Diver And Defy Revival A3648

Following Zenith’s revival of its pilot’s line last year, this year sees another revival in the form of the new Defy Extreme Diver. As with the brand’s pilot’s watches, the diver’s watch has a long history at Zenith – a…

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Montblanc’s Iced Sea Becomes a Collection: Two New Iced Sea Automatic Date And a Deep Diver

Montblanc launched the Iced Sea Collection for the first time in 2022, with dials inspired by the glacial ice of the Mer de Glace in the Mont Blanc massif. A technique called gratté-boisé was used for the first time for…