As a logical continuity to our Jaquet Droz discoveries, we’ve decided to step up a gear in terms of watchmaking complexity. After the refined simplicity of the Grande Heure GMT, we now introduce you to a new model of the brand, a merger of two previous creations: the Quantième Perpétuel Éclipse (Perpetual Calendar Eclipse).
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Montblanc confirms its mastery of very fine watchmaking through the former “Manufacture Minerva” with a limited edition piece to 18 copies and second “Grande Complication” of its Villeret collection 1858. After the ExoTourbillon chronograph presented a few years ago, here is the Montblanc ExoTourbillon Rattrapante.
Vacheron Constantin makes our wrists ring with all the delicacy that characterizes it. The House juts announced a new record of delicacy with the Patrimony Contemporaine Ultra-Thin Calibre 1731 that becomes the thinnest minute repeater model of the watchmaking market.
Earlier this month, MB&F presented its new creation Legacy Machine No. 2. We were eager to publish the first information about this absolutely stunning model (to discover here) without knowing that some days later, we would have the opportunity to manipulate it.
A year ago, A.Lange & Söhne unveiled a limited edition model of its LANGE Zeitwerk watch with a special engraved dial using the “tremblage” technique. A piece as exceptional as unpronounceable that we recently discovered inside the Parisian boutique of the brand.
While Samsung announced the launch of its first (real) connected watch called “Galaxy Gear” (we’ll come back on this one later), a way more interesting watch was announced recently. MB&F unveils indeed a second version of its Legacy Machine in collaboration with two great watchmakers. What can we say? Digital will never come close to fine mechanics…
Girard-Perregaux has achieve unanimity this year with its “Constant Escapement”. A totally new regulator, having emerged after 5 years of R&D, which will now be integrated inside the movements that will animate the new Fine Watchmaking models of the Brand.
A few days from now, we had the privilege to interview 2 of the most important craftsmen watchmakers among whom was Vianney Halter. It is within Ekso Watches Gallery new showroom, surrounded by beautiful and rare timepieces, that we had a (long) talk with this true artist accompanied by his latest creation called Deep Space Tourbillon.