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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BaselWorld 2018: The Swiss Alp Watch Minute Repeater Tourbillon from H. Moser

BaselWorld 2018: The Swiss Alp Watch Minute Repeater Tourbillon from H. Moser

March 23, 2018
A minute repeater and a tourbillon in a rectangular case that looks like a smart watch. The Swiss Alp Watch Minute Repeater Tourbillon by H. Moser & Cie. dares to contrast the two. The Schaffhausen-based manufacture pairs the contemporary design of the case with a complex flying tourbillon movement, fitted with one of the most challenging complications to produce: a...
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BaselWorld 2018: The Double Tourbillon Technique Blue from Greubel Forsey

BaselWorld 2018: The Double Tourbillon Technique Blue from Greubel Forsey

March 23, 2018
The Double Tourbillon Technique Blue highlights Greubel Forsey’s first fundamental invention. Integrated into the complex three-dimensional movement architecture, the sapphire crystal chapter-ring is transformed into a window through which to observe a miniature world of constant movement in which all the elements are intertwined, catching our eye from one gear-wheel to the next. For this timepiece, the challenge for Greubel...
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The Fifth Element: An Intergalactic Weather Station

The Fifth Element: An Intergalactic Weather Station

March 19, 2018
The Fifth Element is an intergalactic horological weather station enabling accurate weather forecasting even when the power goes down. Four (UFO) elements: clock, barometer, hygrometer, and thermometer combine in a mothership (with Ross, the alien pilot) to create an entity much larger than the sum of its parts: The Fifth Element. An analog weather station might at first glance appear...
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