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Vianney Halter

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Independents Day

A whirlwind weekend in Geneva of auction sales, Only Watch and the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève has confirmed the rise and rise of independent watchmakers.

Thursday, 18 November 2021
7 min read
Vianney Halter
Vianney Halter, the watchmaker of future past

He has put his name to some five hundred watches in total, and currently produces around twenty a year. Vianney Halter, winner of the 2016 Prix Gaïa, uses mechanical science to further his retro-futuristic vision of watchmaking. The kind that could run on steam!

Tuesday, 27 September 2016
8 min read
Point of View
The tourbillon, more art than science

For Vianney Halter, in Paris for Belles Montres, the tourbillon is an exercise in style that makes no contribution to precision, but beautifully demonstrates the watchmaker's savoir-faire.

Thursday, 13 December 2012
3 min read
Point of View
Back to business for Vianney Halter

Winner of the Best Watchmaker prize at the recent Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève, Vianney Halter is preparing a new model for 2012. Interview.

Wednesday, 04 January 2012
3 min read
Step over the threshold at Manufacture Janvier in Sainte-Croix, Switzerland © Vianney Halter
Point of View
"Watchmaking is all I know how to do"

Vianney Halter, founder of Janvier Manufacture, came to this year's Baselworld with no new products but the same deep-seated conviction that watch "creators" should have their say, even if people don't like what they hear. Interview.

Wednesday, 21 April 2010
4 min read
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Watchmakers play safe at Baselworld 2010

The Salon de la Haute Horlogerie in January paved the way. Now Baselworld follows suit as watchmakers lean towards simpler models, competitively-priced collections at entry level, and a heart-to-heart with the past.

Monday, 29 March 2010
5 min read
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Vianney Halter, in with the old

Step over the threshold at Manufacture Janvier in Sainte-Croix and you immediately understand that this is a temple to watchmaking in the most traditional sense, although not without some concessions to modern technology.

Friday, 20 June 2008
5 min read
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