Year: 2015

Ringing In The New Year: Three Repeaters To Be Merry About

By Low Ka Wei Like most complications, the repeater is an anachronism. Invented at a time when Thomas Edison’s great-grandparents had yet to even be conceived, it was targeted at an extremely tiny sliver of the market: wealthy people whose nocturnal timekeeping needs exceeded those offered by the hourly bells of town’s clock tower, but … Continued

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept RD#1

Watch Of The Month: Rolex Explorer II

By Ariel Adams In 1953 Rolex was once part of history as Sir Edmund Hillary and his team wore its watches as they became the first people to successful ascend to the top of Mount Everest in the Himalayas. The watch on their wrist would later be named the Explorer and helped open a new … Continued

Rolex Explorer II

F.P. Journe: The Making Of A Legend

By Amr Sindi This is the story of arguably the greatest and most established independent watchmaker of our time, a true living legend of watchmaking whose name will go down with the greats that paved the way before him: Franois-Paul Journe. The Formative Years Francois-Paul Journe might not be the prodigy of a long line … Continued

F.P. Journe Chronometre Bleu

Philippe Dufour: The Last Of His Kind

By Amr Sindi If Philippe Dufour is widely regarded as the single greatest watchmaker alive, it is not without merit. Philippe Dufour was born in the watchmaking cradle of the Vallée de Joux, the region where his workshop is located today in the village of Le Sentier. After completing his education to become a watchmaker, … Continued

Philippe Dufour Grande Sonnerie

Watch This Space On 15 January 2016

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Leica MP edition
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