F.P. Journe

The F. P. Journe Historical Anniversary Tourbillon T30
The F. P. Journe Historical Anniversary Tourbillon T30

A wristwatch version of the first watch ever made by F. P. Journe. A genuinely interesting story has the benefit of being more, not less,...

An F. P. Journe Linesport Chronographe Monopoussoir Rattrapante, In Platinum
An F. P. Journe Linesport Chronographe Monopoussoir Rattrapante, In Pl...

One of the most underrated rattrapante chronographs in the world is also one of the most beautiful. There are three complications which a...

Blast From The Past: The F. P. Journe Chronomètre Holland & Holland
Blast From The Past: The F. P. Journe Chronomètre Holland & Holla...

Lock, stock, and Damascus steel barrel. It is perhaps difficult to realize today just how long a road it was to reach the point where wat...

Diamond Age: The Harry Winston X F. P. Journe Opus 1 Resonance
Diamond Age: The Harry Winston X F. P. Journe Opus 1 Resonance

“Talk to me, Harry Winston!” Marilyn Monroe, Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend The Harry Winston Opus series came to an...

2023 Collector Conversations: A Year in Review
2023 Collector Conversations: A Year in Review

Collecting is exciting, but our community of collectors makes it even better. Working at The 1916 Company exposes you to some of the most...

The Watchmaking World Has A New “Big Three”
The Watchmaking World Has A New “Big Three”

And they’re not brands, they’re watchmakers. One of the oldest tropes in fine watchmaking is that there is – or was – a ̶...

The F. P. Journe Vagabondage II
The F. P. Journe Vagabondage II

A rare jumping time display in an even rarer watch. When you think of F. P. Journe, you probably think of a watch with a round case and w...

Stop Wearing Stainless Steel
Stop Wearing Stainless Steel

As the end of summer approaches, allow me to offer some belated advice. This summer has been, in a word, hot. Very, very hot. In fact, it...

The Many Watches of Wimbledon 2023
The Many Watches of Wimbledon 2023

What would you wear to win the world’s most famous tennis tournament? As I sit and finish writing this story, I am struck by an abiding s...

How Independent Watchmaking’s Simplest Watches Became Its Most Exclusive
How Independent Watchmaking’s Simplest Watches Became Its Most E...

And why some of the simplest watches in the world are among the most expensive. As a general rule, for as long as people have been making...

Why Only Watch 2023 Is The Craziest Only Watch Ever
Why Only Watch 2023 Is The Craziest Only Watch Ever

And why this is one of the most colorful years yet. If there is a single event that brings together just about everyone in the world of f...

WatchBox Inbox: Safe Storage, Regulating A Watch, And The Realities Of Maintenance
WatchBox Inbox: Safe Storage, Regulating A Watch, And The Realities Of...

Welcome to the WatchBox Inbox, where we answer questions sent to us by the WatchBox community. This week, we’re looking at how to s...

Only Watch Delivers Yet Again
Only Watch Delivers Yet Again

Taking a look at my favorite pieces from the watch world’s biggest charity event. Last week, we were given our first look at what is, alw...

The New York Auctions — One Week Later
The New York Auctions — One Week Later

I like New York in June, How About You? Last week saw the auction world swing back to New York City with collectors and enthusiasts desce...

Taking Sides: The 4:30 Date Window is an Affront
Taking Sides: The 4:30 Date Window is an Affront

“Every once in a while, there’s a day with an absolute right and an absolute wrong.” – President Josiah Bartlet In this installment of Ta...

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