Close Up: Ulysse Nardin Teams With Devialet, Creates Hourstriker Phantom Watch

Ulysse Nardin, Devilet, Hourstriker Phantom watch

Recently, Ulysse Nardin unveiled its newest repeating watch and it’s pretty impressive, especially considering how the sound is amplified.  I wrote an in-depth article about the new Hourstriker Phantom Watch on Forbes.com. Now, I bring that article to our readers. “In the world of watchmaking, there is a category of haute horology timepieces that are…

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Video: Hands On With the New H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alps Minute Repeater Tourbillon

H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alps Minute Repeater Tourbillon.

Earlier this year, H. Moser & Cie unveiled a stunning new minute repeater timepiece in its distinctive cushion-cornered rectangular Swiss Alps watch case. The timepiece, the H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alps Minute Repeater Tourbillon, houses an all-new rectangular movement and is made strictly to order. The watch as seen here is crafted in 18-karat…

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Oil Rigs for the Wrist? Meet the Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater

Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater

A few years ago I remember being blown away by a watch I saw that featured an oil rig on its dial. Not just any oil rig, but an automaton, as well. Now, Ulysse Nardin unveils a watch with an alluring, incredibly large 18-karat gold oil rig smack in the middle of the dial of…

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Fast Focus: Baume & Mercier Unveils Clifton 1830 Five-Minute Repeater Pocket Watch (Pre-SIHH 2016)

Nearly two hundred years of watchmaking heritage and mastery characterize watch manufacturer Baume & Mercier, whose timepieces are the perfect gift for all celebrations. In honor of the brand’s 185th anniversary, Baume & Mercier celebrated with two new exquisite timepieces that celebrate top-quality craftsmanship and special moments. The 18-karat 5N rose gold Clifton 1830 pocket watch is a five-minute repeater…

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Breguet Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Tradition Line with new Minute Repeater Tourbillon 7087

By Gordon Henderson Breguet as a brand has, since it’s founding, been at the forefront of horological innovations. The company is able to claim a number of game-changing firsts: the first self-winding movement, the first striking repeating watch operated by gong spring rather than a bell,  and the first Tourbillon (among others). As such, the brand regularly…

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Does Your Watch have a Singing Bird? If Not, Take a Close-Up Look at the Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater (Video)

By Gordon Henderson Haute horology is a deft blend of technical innovations, artistry and handcrafted workmanship. All of these feats come together in the alluring Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater Geneva—a watch that sits comfortably at the intersection of mechanical invention and art. The newest piece, like the others before it, honors Genève, where the brand’s namesake,…

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