Industry News

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Audemars Piguet’s New AP House in Munich

Audemars Piguet is celebrating the opening of its new AP House. Situated in the heart of Munich opposite the Bavarian State Opera, the new space is four times larger than the previous location, spanning over 400 square metres. Having an…

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Breguet Becomes Partner of Art Düsseldorf 2022 And Showcases Artisanal Crafts in Watchmaking

Breguet will present the craftsmanship that goes into watchmaking at the Art Düsseldorf 2022 fair. In this way, the brand wants to emphasise the connection between mechanics and the arts in classic watchmaking. Visitors will have the opportunity to discover…

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Up Among the Stars: An Unexpected Panerai in Space

When one hears the word Panerai, it evokes imagery of plunging into the ocean’s depths, or circumnavigating the frozen Artic on ambitious expeditions. Recently, however, one Panerai watch found itself in a vastly different environment. On January 19, 2022, Anton…

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Pop-Up at Zurich Airport: IWC x Highsnobiety GATEZERO

Take-off: Zurich Airport. Touchdown: the Mojave Desert in western North America. And in this case, without leaving solid ground beneath your feet. Because IWC’s coveted TOP GUN Edition „Mojave Desert“ from the Big Pilot’s Watch collection (and other IWC models)…

Watches And Wonders 2022: Hosts Unveil Hybrid Concept

The organisers of the Watches and Wonders fair present their concept for this year’s event. Watches and Wonders 2022 will take place physically, but will also allow for remote participation. For this purpose, a large part of the programme will…

Patek Philippe Run-Out List 2022: These 22 Models Will Be Discontinued

Year after year, the so-called Patek Philippe Run-Out List causes a stir in January. Jewelers and authorized dealers receive this list, which names the models that will soon no longer be available. Last year, news made the rounds that the…

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ONLY WATCH 2021: The Auction’s TOP 10 Highest Results

Last Saturday, the Only Watch 2021 auction took place. At Christie’s in Geneva, 53 unique pieces designed especially for the event were put up for auction. The proceeds will go towards research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In the following, we…

Blancpain and World Oceans Day

At this year’s United Nations World Oceans Day, which took place online, Swiss watchmaker Blancpain served as the official presenting partner. The theme for 2021 was “The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods”. Among others, those participating included the likes of the…

Breitling launches #BreitlingSelect Watch Subscription Service

With its new watch Subscription Service #BreitlingSelect, the brand wants to offer their customers the opportunity to test-wear their watches before purchasing their desired model. Therefore, all subscribers have the chance to wear up to three Breitling watches consecutively within…

Richard Mille and Ferrari Announce New Partnership

Richard Mille and Ferrari are announcing plans to come together and embark upon a brand new, long-term partnership. Ferrari recently ended its collaboration with Hublot. However, the long-term partnership between Richard Mille and McLaren will nevertheless continue. The partnership is…

Rolex Paul Newman Daytona Ref. 6263 “Big Red” Sold At Auction

The Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263 “Big Red”, which belonged to the legendary racing driver and actor Paul Newman, has been auctioned by the Phillips auction house in New York for 5,475,000 US-Dollars. In 2017, the Rolex Daytona “Paul Newman” Ref.…

TUDOR’s new references for supplied movements

Swiss watch brand TUDOR is introducing a new system for referencing supplied movements. For historical reasons, the manufacturer until recently used four-digit references for third-party movements. The new designations are intended to avoid confusion between manufacture movements and supplied calibers. The…