Arnold & Son Releases Thinnest Tourbillon at BaselWorld 2013

We have written about Arnold & Son before, but now the brand elevates its watchmaking to an all new level with the unveiling of the UTTE —  the thinnest tourbillon watch on the market today – with the final cased watch measuring a mere 8.34 mm thick. The new UTTE (referencing the Ultra-Thin Tourbillon Escapement)…

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Rado Releases the HyperChrome Court Collection

With its involvement in tennis and its recent pick up of winning player Andy Murray as an ambassador – whom we interviewed here  — Rado is right on point with its HyperChrome Court Collection of watches.  The new line is inspired by the three surfaces on watch professional tennis is played: hard, grass and clay…

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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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New HM Perpetual Moon from Arnold & Son

This pre-BaselWorld release is a true beauty. New from Arnold & Son is the amazingly beautiful  HM Perpetual Moon.One of the most alluring and precise moonphase watches on the market, the 42mm HM Perpetual Moon also features one of the largest moonphase apertures (with a moonphase disc that is 29mm and a moon that is…

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Complicated Watches: Harry Winston’s Histoire de Tourbillon 4

This year marks the fourth year that the esteemed Harry Winston brand releases the Histoire de Tourbillon – this time the Histoire de Tourbillon 4 — one of the most complex mechanical timekeepers. The watch boasts a triple-axis tourbillon design to ensure that the tourbillon escapement is always in a different position and, hence, offering…

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Introducing Cartier’s Dial Art

This year Cartier reverts to history  — reinterpreting ancient arts into watch dial formats that leave us all a bit jealous of those who can afford to buy these masterpieces, and – of course — hungry for more. Among the motifs Cartier utilizes this year: Granulation; Cameo work; Sculpting of mother of pearl; Marquetry and…

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