Tag: F.P. Journe

A Christmas Gift Guide For Independent Watchmaking

Skillful, inventive, daring – there are many reasons why independent watchmaking has been on the rise over the past twenty years. Indies practice craftsmanship and horological innovation guided by passion, unique perspectives and uncommon philosophies. Their creations are exclusive, personal and crafted to a level of quality that you simply cannot get in mass production. … Continued

MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement

The Exotic Dials Of F.P. Journe

The F.P. Journe manufacture has always made a point of standing apart from the crowd. Of doing things a different way. Its own way. The company – and its eponymous founder in particular – doesn’t court media attention, nor does it use celebrity ambassadors to help sell its timepieces. Instead, it operates strictly within a … Continued

F.P. Journe mother of pearl dial

How To Understand Independent Watchmaking

“Independent watchmaking” can be confusing to people not well versed in the ways of modern watch collecting. Independent watch brands aren’t merely those without corporate parents like luxury conglomerates Richemont or Swatch Group. They are also usually smaller, boutique brands at the forefront of creativity and craftsmanship in the high-end watch space. Watches from independent … Continued

MB&F HM3 MegaWind red gold

Top Picks From Only Watch 2017

As highly anticipated as watch fairs like Baselworld and SIHH may be, they sometimes rarely measure up to the fun factor that the biennial Only Watch auction offers. Especially if it’s unique timepieces created by some of the most important manufactures and independents are what you are after. Organized by Christie’s and held under the … Continued

Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire Usain Bolt Only Watch 2017

Time’s Vagabond By F.P. Journe

The Vagabondage line of watches by F.P. Journe, as under-the-radar as they may be, are everything an experienced, blue-blooded watch collector-cognoscenti ever possibly want. Why? To start with, they were conceived and made by one of the greatest living watchmakers of our time; at the same time beautifully wearable and functional; and simple yet extremely … Continued

F.P. Journe Vagabondage III
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