Year: 2017

How Rubber Became A Luxury in Watchmaking

Over the years, an untold number of interesting materials have found their ways into high-end watches, from the understated titanium to the more exotic ceramic and carbon fibre. There is one material, however, that really stands out, most notably for its anti-luxury character: rubber. How on earth did this innocuous material, first patented back in … Continued

original Hublot 1980 advertising

How Design Has Influenced Iconic Watches

Every rookie watch enthusiast eventually learns that it rare to find a watch that combines exquisite design with solid watchmaking – that is a feat that renders a timepiece truly worthy of one’s consideration. Today we shall look at five watches that have been painstakingly designed and endlessly refined to work both as solid examples … Continued

Junghans max bill Edition 2017 set

Explaining The MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement

When Max Busser originally founded his eponymous brand MB&F, he made it clear that the brand was not just producing conventional watches. Rather, MB&F was all about “horological machines,” wearable mechanical art. This philosophy of making attractive, intriguing, yet still useful wearables has persisted throughout the evolution and development of the brand. Most watch enthusiasts … Continued

MB&F legacy machine split escapement yellow gold dial

How Sinn Became The Timekeeper For Professionals

Tool watches are among the few types of modern watches that have been enjoying an uninterrupted track record of success and popularity. The reasons for that are as solid as the watches themselves: the best tool watches have been built to last, often using cutting edge technology, along with a keen eye for details such … Continued

Sinn EZM 1.1

Introducing The Parmigiani Bugatti Type 390

A tribute to the 261mph, 1,500hp hypercar. Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show last year, the Bugatti Chiron is the successor of the infamous Veyron, the fastest and most epic production car ever, until the Chiron came along. The new Bugatti boasts a play of superior numbers: a top speed of 261 miles per hour, … Continued

Parmigiani Bugatti Type 390
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