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MB&F & L’Epée 1839 Baselworld 2017: Destination Moon

Space isn’t empty, it’s filled by imagination! Reality sucks! In the 1960s, science fiction had us flying through the air on hoverboards and our imaginations soared, but we ended up with non-hovering boards with wheels on solid ground. Science fiction promised us 3D TV and engineers delivered, but we took one look, felt queasy and … Continued

MB&F Destination Moon

Time To Expect The Unexpected

You imagine certain watch brands to be exactly what you expect, consensual and predictable, true to traditions, believing in decades of coherent collections of watches. But you are sometimes wrong. Here are five unexpected, even controversial, watches from some of the most respected watchmakers. Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Ref. 5524 Calatrava – a name … Continued

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Independent Watchmakers That Stole The Show At SIHH 2017

Now that SIHH 2017 is in the rear view mirror and we’ve had time to digest all the new releases, let’s take a look at a handful of the most captivating pieces that the independent watchmakers located at the Carre des Horlogers, or “square of watchmakers”, had in store during the show. Laurent Ferrier: Classical timekeeping … Continued

Laurent Ferrier Montre Ecole

Horological Hopes For 2017

Mechanical watchmaking is an industry driven by passion and ideas, which is why some optimism survives despite 2016 being an unfortunate year for the luxury watch business. A variety of factors, including diminished demand from Chinese consumers, conspired to pull the industry into a slowdown that started three years ago but only started to bite … Continued

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