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Roger Dubuis Exalibur Twofold

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Twofold

The watchmaker Roger Dubuis is well-known for its unconventional, ingenious creations. Now, the new Roger Dubuis Excalibur Twofold is furthering the horology house’s reputation. The 45mm skeletonised timepiece displays a unique ‘ultra-white’ design and a double flying tourbillon. The case…

Richard Mille RM61 01 Ultimate Edition Yohan Blake

Richard Mille RM 61-01 Ultimate Edition Yohan Blake

The RM 61-01 was unveiled in 2014 and is a younger sibling of the tourbillon RM 59-01 worn by Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake, who has been a member of the Richard Mille family since 2012. This ‘Ultimate Edition’ heralds the…

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Openworked in Black Ceramic Ref.: 26585CE

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Openworked Ceramic

The moment you think that the inventiveness of the currently most hyped brand must be exhausted for the year at some point, the makers from Le Brassus have topped it all with something unexpected. Hasn’t the thirst from all Royal…

zenith chronomaster ep2 blue

Zenith Chronomaster 2

The calibre El Primero is celebrating its 50th anniversary: a reason for the watch manufacture Zenith to launch a new watch with this movement. Therefore the brand presents the new Chronomaster 2 in two limited editions each containing 250 pieces – made of…

breguet classique tourbillon extra plat squelette 5395

​Visibly Open-Minded: Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Squelette Ref. 5395​

In the world of architecture, there are constructs where you ask yourself, how they can withstand the enormous weight by a seemingly fragile method of construction. A similar example from watchmaking has just been introduced by Breguet with their Classique Tourbillon…

breguet classique tourbillon extra plat squelette 5395

Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Squelette 5395

With its new model the watch manufacture Breguet ties in with a line of ultrathin previous models. As well the new Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Squelette 5395 (Ref. 5395BR/1S/9WU) is equipped with the only 3 mm high calibre 581 made of 18-karat gold…

breguet tourbillon messidor ref 5335

Breguet – Master of Tourbillons

While visiting the Breguet manufacture in Vallée de Joux some weeks ago, we certainly didn’t want to miss the movement assembly Atelier where the Maison’s tourbillon complications come alive. It was Abraham-Louis Breguet who invented this regulator over 200 years…

roger dubuis excalibur huracan performante

SIHH 2019: Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini Present New Excalibur Models

It is pitch dark, suddenly two burning tyres start spinning whilst spraying sparks as if the rubber would have burned down to the rim. A signal-red needle accelerates over and over and provokes the howling of an engine. When it…

jaquet droz grande seconde skelet one

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-One – The first skeletonized movement

Swatch Group founder Nicolas G. Hayek had a perceptive intuition for traditional watchmakers of which horological heritage has been ageing little over the years and he had a strong demand to keep the Swiss watch industry alive – thus, his…

breguet manufacture

Breguet Manufacture – About High-Tech Robots And Gentle Hands In The Heart Of Watchmaking

Time seems to stand still in ‘Vallée de Joux’, the high Jura valley of Vaud. The idyllic villages around the lake ‘Lac de Joux’ mainly live from dairy and their cheese. And watchmaking. From village to village on the eastside…

lunch with bell and ross ceo carlos a rosillo

Lunch with: Bell & Ross CEO and Co-Founder Carlos A. Rosillo

Carlos A. Rosillo and Bruno Belamich have been friends since the age of 15 and in 1992, they founded the watch brand Bell & Ross. Today they are the pioneers in the filed of military watches. We spoke with co-founder…

omega speedmaster dark side of the moon apollo 8

OMEGA Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8 – The new Moonwatch

Like almost every year, OMEGA also in 2018 introduces a Speedmaster Special Edition. This year they celebrate 50 years of the Apollo 8 mission and surprise with a new skeletonized Moonwatch movement for their famous ‘Dark Side of the Moon’…