Tag: Breguet Singapore

Thin Tourbillons – Five Of The Best

The tourbillon is actually older than widely believed, having been around for over 220 years. Contrary to popular belief, it was not invented in 1801 – that was the date Abraham-Louis Breguet patented the invention – rather he began working on it quite a bit earlier, around 1795. Despite two centuries having passed, that has … Continued

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Tourbillon

Royal Flush – Watchmakers For Blue Bloods

These days, pictures of royals wearing complicated or high jewellery timepieces hardly raise an eyebrow. But turn back the clock a few centuries, and it was an entirely different story. Back then, royals were among the very few who could afford the luxury of a mechanical timepiece. With money being no object, their wealth allowed … Continued

Patek Philippe Ref. 5230G

Linked In/Cufflink Club – Horological Cufflinks

Ask any man in the street what he associates cufflinks with, and the answer will invariably be “tuxedo”. While it’s true that cufflinks are often identified with elegant evening wear – since they’re used to fasten shirtsleeves with French cuffs, such as tuxedo shirts – they’re really just removable ornamental buttons, and there’s no reason … Continued

Cufflinks

Blued Steel – Art And Science

Haute horlogerie is chock-full of little details that the untrained eye as well as the expert can appreciate. One such feature we tend to overlook, and dare I say, sometimes take for granted, is blued steel. I’ll say it outright: the primary reason to blue a steel component is first and foremost for aesthetics. Blued … Continued

Girard-Perregaux Neo Tourbillon with Three Bridges
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