Ulysse Nardin Launches the Marine Tourbillon

Ulysse Nardin Launches the Marine Tourbillon

April 3, 2017
The marine world has been an integral part of Ulysse Nardin’s history since 1846, when a young Ulysse Nardin created the first coveted marine deck chronometers. These precision navigational instruments, prized by mariners and navies the world over, were valued for their accuracy at a time when even few seconds’ difference could mean life or death, success or failure. These...
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Lange’s 1815 Annual Calendar

Lange’s 1815 Annual Calendar

March 31, 2017
With a manually wound movement, analogue date, day and month indications as well as a moon-phase display, the 1815 Annual Calendar presents itself as the classic interpretation of a complication that is both attractive and useful. The 1815 Annual Calendar is the second A. Lange & Söhne timepiece endowed with the eponymous calendar function. But in contrast to the self-winding...
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Zenith’s New 100th of a Second Chronograph

Zenith’s New 100th of a Second Chronograph

March 30, 2017
Swiss watch manufacturer Zenith has a century and a half behind it and is resolutely taking its place in the third millennium with a new 100th of a second chronograph movement. While remaining true to its legendary roots, the 21st century Defy El Primero flaunts standout performance: a COSC-certified in-house movement driving a hundredth of a second display by means...
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Girard-Perregaux’s Cosmic Dance

Girard-Perregaux’s Cosmic Dance

March 29, 2017
The majestic high-speed Tri-Axial tourbillon by Girard-Perregaux welcomes two captivating, delicately miniature-painted complications: a rotating globe with day/night indication and a precision moon phase display. Girard-Perregaux has been defying gravity for 150 years and once again demonstrates its mastery of high-precision movements. The three-dimensional Planetarium watch combines a Tri-Axial tourbillon, a globe performing one full turn in 24 hours and...
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H. Moser Finds Its Center

H. Moser Finds Its Center

March 28, 2017
Hours, minutes, center seconds: the three-hand watch is one of the staples of watchmaking. Yet mastering the classics requires expertise of the very highest level, as it is the details that elevate a piece. To be truly exceptional, the aesthetic must reach perfection, achieving a perfect balance: precise proportions, harmony of form, depth of colors, high-caliber finishes. And this is...
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Revisiting the “Arnold 36”

Revisiting the “Arnold 36”

March 27, 2017
Symmetry and skeletonization are two traits that should come to mind whenever Arnold & Son is mentioned, and the Tourbillon Chronometer No. 36 is certainly no exception. Drawing inspiration from the John Arnold pocket chronometer No. 1/36, which will mark its 240th anniversary in 2018, the Tourbillon Chronometer No. 36 is a commemorative creation leading up to the milestone year...
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