Greubel Forsey Unveils Landmark Watch: Hand Made 1

Greubel Forsey Hand Made 1

For the first time in more than a century and a half, a new timepiece will be on the market the is totally hand made, with 95 percent of its components carved by hand and using only hand-operated tools. The Greubel Forsey Hand Made 1 almost puts today mechanical watchmaking (with CNC machines and many parts…

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The Watch World’s Nobel Prize, PRIX GAIA 2017, Goes To Wiederrecht, Mille and Marti

The GAIA prize for the 2017 awards.

In the watch industry, there is a single aware, the Prix GAIA, that may be the most important, validating award yet. A jury of professionals, along with the Curator at MIH (Museum of International Horology // International Watchmaking Museum)  selects the candidates for three categories: Craftsmanship and Creation, History and Research, Entrepreneurship.  This year, the…

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Yes, It Really Does Take Years to Hand-Make a Watch: Following Philippe Dufour and “The Timepiece, Birth of a Watch” Project , with Greubel Forsey

By Isaac Wingold Over the past ten years or so, we’ve seen a surge in the popularity of newer haute horology brands on the market, producing various interesting complicated pieces. With watchmakers at brands such as Urwerk, F.P. Journe, and MB&F creating such complicated masterpieces, we often forget the fact every watchmaker has to learn…

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Hands On with the Greubel Forsey GMT

This Greubel Forsey GMT , which was first unveiled to the world last year and is now in production, was three years in the making. The watch offers a 24-second Tourbillon and a rotating globe with universal time display, 24 time zone world-time display, summer time indicator, world time disk with summer time zones and…

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