In Paris, Vacheron Constantin presented the most recent additions to its Métiers d’Art collection. They are the latest illustration of the collaboration, since 2019, between the Geneva-based Manufacture and the Musée du Louvre. This quartet of limited series looks to emblematic works by ancient civilisations and is a reminder of the extraordinary heights achieved in the artistic realm of watchmaking.
Bremont has become the first watchmaker since the 1970s to industrially manufacture a movement on British soil. The ENG300 “tractor” calibre is built off the K1 by Swiss company THE+.
The Genevan Manufacture presents Les Cabinotiers Westminster Sonnerie – Tribute to Johannes Vermeer, a pocket watch that was eight years in the making. Despite its apparent simplicity, this is a masterful achievement as much for the complexity of its grande sonnerie mechanism as for the remarkable hand-executed decoration.
The “Grande Maison” is reaching out to customers through a series of original experiences hosted at the Manufacture. Collectively titled “Atelier d’Antoine”*, these tours and workshops take visitors to the heart of Haute Horlogerie.
As Chopard celebrates the 25th anniversary of its movement-making facility in Fleurier, co-president Karl-Friedrich Scheufele talks about the family values of a brand that has made independence its hallmark.
Is Patek Philippe right to discontinue the steel Nautilus 5711/1A? While experts applaud the decision, prices on the secondary market are sky-rocketing and collectors face the fact of a long wait for nothing.
Richemont’s sales for the year ended March 31, 2021 fell by 8%. The group’s jewellery business, online retail and strong performance in Asia-Pacific enabled what are “solid” results in a global pandemic.
For the 100th anniversary of the American 1921, Vacheron Constantin has recreated the original watch using only techniques and tools from a century ago. The fifteen-month project began with a deep dive into the Manufacture’s archives and its stock of period components.