A Moment in Time: Exclusive Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard

Recently, Chopard inaugurated its state-of-the-art service center in Miami. We wrote about it here. During that event, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele shared his thoughts in an exclusive Q & A on the brand’s progress and on his favorite timepieces. ATP: Who is the Chopard Customer? “We have found that there are two types of customers. Those who…

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Chopard Opens Miami Service Center, Vows 10-Day Turnarounds

Everyone familiar with luxury timepieces knows that service is an integral part of the purchase. (In fact, we covered that subject recently here.) Chopard, however, has taken the concept of service to an all-new level by building an 11,000-square-foot state-of-the-art service center the Miami suburb of Coral Gables.   We had the distinct pleasure of…

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Antiquorum Only Watch 2013 Sneak Peek

It’s official: Antiquorum —which every other year sponsors the Only Watch auction — has a super hot lineup of one-of-a-kind watches to be auctioned off on September 28 at the Only Watch 2013 charity event in Monaco.  This year 33 watch brands have donated to the cause, wherein all proceeds from the auction will benefit…

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Exploring the Chopard L.U.C Engine One H

An aesthetic hybrid that combines auto inspirations and fine watchmaking, the new Chopard L.U.C Engine One H hand-wound timepiece is a delight to look at and to wear. The Chopard Manufacture Tourbillon movement reflects the look of an engine and race car instrumentation – on both the dial side and via the sapphire caseback. The…

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Watch Exhibitions — Let the Show Begin — BaselWorld 2013

Well show season came around fast in the watch world, even though this year’s BaselWorld is substantially later than in previous years. It is later because the exhibition halls were all being rebuilt, and redesigned –complete with incredibly exciting new exhibition booths from many of the top watch brands. With BaselWorld being the single largest…

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