Minute Repeater

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Marking The Milestones: 20 Years Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept And a Brand New Concept for 2022

‘Rule number one’, declares Audemars Piguet CEO François-Henry Bennahmias, ‘Is that the Royal Oak Concept is not your first watch.’ Often described as a ‘spaceship watch’, it stands out for its thick, recognisable, and always balanced architecture. The horology house…

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Pushing the Boundaries of Watchmaking: Patek Philippe Advanced Research

Looking closely at the remarkably innovative spirit of Patek Philippe, one comes to the conclusion that the slogan of the Geneva-based manufacture should be “Vorsprung durch Technik” (or in English, “Innovation through technology”), Audi’s catchy mantra. But the horology house’s…

A Closer Look: Chopard L.U.C Full Strike Trilogy – The First Sapphire Crystal Watch to Bear the Geneva Seal

A manufacturer of Swiss watches, leather goods and jewellery, Chopard enjoys a reputation for its elegant products. However, a certain game-changer elevated the company to new heights of watchmaking in 2016 with the introduction of Chopard’s very first minute repeater.…

Hublot Big Bang Integral Tourbillon Cathedral Minute Repeater Ceramic: A World First

The Hublot Big Bang Integral Tourbillon Cathedral Minute Repeater Ceramic combines a ceramic case with a minute repeater for the first time. Until now, it has not been possible to accommodate the complication in a case made of the extremely…

Part 1: The Patek Philippe “Advanced Research” Fortissimo Ref. 5750P

They love timepieces and make no secret of it: get to know our horology enthusiasts Philippe and Alexander in conversation. The elephant in the room Philippe: You can’t talk about Patek Philippe’s new Advanced Research Minute Repeater without first talking…

Carl F. Bucherer Manero Minute Repeater Symphony

With the Manero Minute Repeater Symphony, Carl F. Bucher is presenting an extraordinary minute repeater. The watch combines three elements – oscillating weight, tourbillon and regulator – with peripheral mounting. Last but not least, the watch in the 43.8 mm…

Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711/1A-010 and 16 Other Models To Be Discontinued

Patek Philippe is discontinuing several models, including the Nautilus 5711/1A-010. Jewellers and authorised retailers are receiving a “run-out” list, naming the models soon to be discontinued. In addition to the Nautilus, two Grandes Complications and two models from the Complications…

Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Catherine Rénier on the Melodious Sounds of the Vallée de Joux

Amidst the sound of birds chattering and water splashing comes the sound of soft chimes, sounding repeatedly – almost as though someone was soulfully playing percussion, while wandering through tranquil surroundings. But it’s not a musical instrument we can hear…

Patek Philippe 5303R-001 – The Minute Repeater With Tourbillon

As you might have heard, Patek Philippe invested 600 million Swiss francs into its new factory building in Plan-les-Ouates, which was completed earlier this year. If you are wondering what such a large sum was spent on, and how the…

Cartier Rotonde de Cartier – Haute Horlogerie Watches

Cartier is introducing three new complicated watches into its Fine Watchmaking Collection. This includes the Rotonde de Cartier Minute Repeater Mysterious Double Tourbillon, the Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Hour Skeleton, and the Rotonde de Cartier Grande Complication Skeleton watch. All…

W&W 2020: Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Astronomical striking grand complication – Ode to Music

The collection „La Musique du Temps” includes a series of exceptional chiming watches. The new Les Cabinotiers Grande Complication Astronomique à Sonnerie Ode to Music is based first and foremost on a minute repeater which determined the construction of the entire calibre. …

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W&W 2020: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s minute repeater collection is enriched with a model in a new design. The new interpretation of the Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication incorporates two of the most technically challenging complications in horology – a minute repeater and a celestial…