Showing 6 results for the date: 09/2018

Marine Torpilleur Military U.S. Navy Edition

Marine Torpilleur Military U.S. Navy Edition

September 26, 2018
The pioneering partnership between Ulysse Nardin the United States Navy began in 1905, when the Washington Naval Observatory organized a competition for “Precision Torpedo Boat Timepieces.” The goal of the competition was to supply the U.S. Navy with the best available on-board chronometers. These precision timepieces, given to superior naval officers, were meant to provide the torpedo boats with an...
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Presenting: The Horological Machine No. 9 Flow

Presenting: The Horological Machine No. 9 Flow

September 24, 2018
In the post-war years of the late 1940s and 1950s, aerodynamic principles were just beginning to take root in the field of automotive design. The boxy, carriage-like shapes of previous decades were melting into something more streamlined. At the same time, curvilinear forms became more prominent, carrying the immediate promise of power and speed. The sophisticated computer modeling and wind-tunnel...
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Endeavour Perpetual Moon Concept

Endeavour Perpetual Moon Concept

September 17, 2018
Fascinating, mysterious: People have always found the moon captivating. With the Endeavour Perpetual Moon Concept model, H. Moser & Cie. pays remarkable homage to the lunar body. With two resolutely contemporary models, H. Moser & Cie. reinterprets the most poetic complication ever; showcasing the eye-catching moon in a large window at 6 o'clock, in all its splendor. A perpetual moon,...
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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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