The Artistry and Style of Bovet’s Tourbillons

The Artistry and Style of Bovet’s Tourbillons

April 16, 2018
A bond formed by history and craftsmanship ties Bovet to the tourbillon. Pascal Raffy, Bovet’s owner, founded his artisanal manufacture for haute horlogerie principally on the creation of superior-quality tourbillon movements and exceptional workmanship and complications. Ensuring peerless regularity in timekeeping, the tourbillon offers choreographed perfection. The expert hands of Bovet’s artisans elevate these tourbillon timepieces into works of art...
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Romain Gauthier’s Award-Winning Logical One

Romain Gauthier’s Award-Winning Logical One

April 10, 2018
Romain Gauthier’s award-winning timepiece, Logical One, features a revolutionary, friction-minimizing ruby-link chain, together with snail cam and sapphire-lined mainspring barrel to offer nearly two days of constant force – the holy grail of precision watchmaking. Its beautifully hand-finished, multi-patented in-house movement can be appreciated dial side and through the display back, and is wound using an ergonomic winding pusher integrated...
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Learn More: Edouard Bovet Tourbillon

Learn More: Edouard Bovet Tourbillon

April 4, 2018
Pascal Raffy has a perfect understanding of the expectations of fellow collectors, as well as those of Maison Bovet aficionados. It is as a collector and the owner of Bovet that he has presided over the development and fine-tuning of all of the maison’s timepieces ever since he acquired it in 2001. This approach and the expert knowledge it requires...
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Phillips Will Auction Iron Man’s UR-110RG for Charity in May

Phillips Will Auction Iron Man’s UR-110RG for Charity in May

March 26, 2018
Some watches will forever be remembered for their cameos on the silver screen. The Rolex Submariner is unmistakably known as James Bond’s watch. The Heuer Monaco remains associated with Steve McQueen and the film Le Mans to this day. Even the unusual Seiko chronograph worn by Sigourney Weaver in Aliens will go down as a movie icon. Last year, another...
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BaselWorld 2018: Laurent Ferrier Hits a High Note with the Minute Repeater

BaselWorld 2018: Laurent Ferrier Hits a High Note with the Minute Repeater

March 23, 2018
Laurent Ferrier continues living his watchmaking dream: that of reinterpreting traditional fine watchmaking classics while adding a resolutely modern personal touch. For his new caliber, Laurent Ferrier decided to address the minute repeater. Representing the ultimate horological complication, the minute repeater provides a wealth of inspiration, especially given the importance devoted to every detail of its construction. Since the wearer...
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BaselWorld 2018: Reference 1140L Brown Limited Edition from Urban Jurgensen

BaselWorld 2018: Reference 1140L Brown Limited Edition from Urban Jurgensen

March 23, 2018
The Reference 1140L RG Brown Limited Edition strikes a unique tone with a chocolate brown dial juxtaposed against the finely blued hands and exquisite Arabic numerals crafted in solid rose gold and hand polished to a fine pillow shape. The limited-edition piece exhibits a simplicity that conceals the complexity of its creation. The timepiece contains the sought-after hand-crafted blend of...
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