Urwerk Rolls On with the UR-111C

Urwerk Rolls On with the UR-111C

September 12, 2018
Urwerk’s departures from its signature theme of wandering-hour indications have always been spectacular, and the self-winding UR-111C is no exception. This latest exercise in complex micro-mechanics is a worthy rival to the brand’s other "Special Projects" line, in both originality and mechanical virtuosity. For the independent company’s 17 dedicated team members, the UR-111C proved a fiendishly difficult puzzle to solve....
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Moritz Grossmann’s Tefnut Twist Nominated for GPHG

Moritz Grossmann’s Tefnut Twist Nominated for GPHG

September 11, 2018
Congratulations to Moritz Grossmann for having its Tefnut Twist nominated for this year's Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG). The Tefnut Twist with the Grossmann strap winder makes it possible to wind the watch in no time. Grossmann's watchmakers fulfilled a long-standing wish when they created the new winding mechanism for the Tefnut. The quest for a robust alternative to...
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GPHG Announces Nominees for Annual Horological Awards

GPHG Announces Nominees for Annual Horological Awards

September 4, 2018
The jury of the 18th Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) has announced the official pre-selection for this year’s horological award show. The 72 pre-selected watches, divided into 12 categories, are competing to win one of the 16 prizes that will salute the year’s finest watch creations, including the prestigious Aiguille d’Or Grand Prix. This 18th edition of the GPHG...
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Jaeger-LeCoultre

Jaeger-LeCoultre

September 1, 2018
A Star Is Born Named for the North Star, the Polaris shines in a new sporty collection from Jaeger-LeCoultre. In time for the Polaris' 50th anniversary, Jaeger-LeCoultre released several models this year that celebrate the legacy of the original, which was one of the first watches to feature an alarm function. Since its introduction earlier this year, all five of...
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Executive Tourbillon Free Wheel

Executive Tourbillon Free Wheel

August 30, 2018
Free-floating components under space-age crystal: Ulysse Nardin’s most spectacular innovation to date literally turns watchmaking upside down. In sumptuous white or rose gold, with a brand-new movement that seems to defy gravity and a startlingly innovative box-domed sapphire that took months to research and develop, the Executive Tourbillon Free Wheel soars high above all expectations of what contemporary watchmaking craft...
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Transforming Time with Grant

Transforming Time with Grant

August 29, 2018
MB&F and L’Epée 1839 present Grant, a triple-tracked, Mad-Max-cross-Transformer robot clock on a mission. In today’s fast-paced, always-on, 24/7 world, we are under constant bombardment from time: seconds race by; there is never enough; everyone wants more; and it keeps getting faster and faster. The nearest hour was once precise enough; now the world’s most accurate clocks are better than...
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