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The De Bethune DBS DBSWS1
The De Bethune DBS DBSWS1

The De Bethune DBS came along fairly early in the history of the company — it was introduced in 2005, just three years after Denis Flageo...

The IWC Grande Complication, Chronograph, Minute Repeater, And Perpetual Calendar, Ref. IW9270-45
The IWC Grande Complication, Chronograph, Minute Repeater, And Perpetu...

The IWC Grande Complication was one of the first of a new generation of grande complication and highly complicated watches to emerge from...

The F. P. Journe Chronomètre à Résonance, “Pre-Souscription”
The F. P. Journe Chronomètre à Résonance, “Pre-Souscription̶...

One of the earliest known versions of one of horology’s most important watches. F. P. Journe founded the company that bears his nam...

Report From Geneva: ReLuxury, Auction Highlights, Best Of GPHG
Report From Geneva: ReLuxury, Auction Highlights, Best Of GPHG

A packed week in Geneva shone a spotlight on every facet of fine watchmaking. The first couple of weeks of November were already a pretty...

Jack’s Picks: High Design Timepieces
Jack’s Picks: High Design Timepieces

There is something archetypally satisfying about a round wristwatch. Time, it has been intuited for as long as humans have measured it, o...

Jack’s Picks: Classically Sized Watches
Jack’s Picks: Classically Sized Watches

The so-called dress watch has been under attack as a category of watchmaking at least since the early 1970s, when the first stainless ste...

Jack’s Picks: The Astonishing World of Horological Gem-Setting
Jack’s Picks: The Astonishing World of Horological Gem-Setting

There is among watch enthusiasts a tendency to dismiss gem-set watches as purely decorative objects whose primary function is to act as a...

H. Moser x MB&F Endeavour Cylindrical Tourbillon
H. Moser x MB&F Endeavour Cylindrical Tourbillon

The H. Moser & Cie. Endeavour Cylindrical Tourbillon is an unusual watch on several counts. First, of course, it is a tourbillon and ...

Stream the GPHG 2022 Award Ceremony November 10th<br> At 6:30 pm CET/ 12:30 EST
Stream the GPHG 2022 Award Ceremony November 10th
At 6:30 pm CET/ ...

 Live stream not working? Watch it here instead. What, you might be asking, is the GPHG and why should I watch it? The GPHG is the Grand...

Greubel Forsey: <br>The Masters of Invention
Greubel Forsey:
The Masters of Invention

Symphonies in the key of the tourbillon. Even by the rarefied standards of high end independent watchmaking, where obsessive attention to...

De Bethune Introduces The Sensorial Chronometry Project
De Bethune Introduces The Sensorial Chronometry Project

A sensor-loaded “lab watch” is the first step to customized mechanical chronometry. One of the great classic problems in watc...

The Lange Cabaret And The Lost Art Of The Rectangular Watch
The Lange Cabaret And The Lost Art Of The Rectangular Watch

Are shaped watches on the comeback trail? Right now, every single watch A. Lange & Söhne makes, is round. The same is true at Vachero...

The Patek Philippe Ten Day Tourbillon Is An Inside Baseball Home Run
The Patek Philippe Ten Day Tourbillon Is An Inside Baseball Home Run

A possibly perfect pure expression of the art of the tourbillon, from Patek Philippe. The origin story of the tourbillon isn’t qu...

Collecting Together <br> with Alex Assouline
Collecting Together
with Alex Assouline

Crafting a watch collection can be a lot like making a coffee table book. Both weave a narrative not by including everything but through ...

The Greubel Forsey <br> Double Tourbillon 30º
The Greubel Forsey
Double Tourbillon 30º

The first Invention from Greubel Forsey is still one of the most exciting tourbillons of all time. Let me say at the outset that for a ...

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