Hands On With The Half-Million-Dollar Greubel Forsey GMT Sport

Greubel Forsey GMT Sport watch

  When I got my first hands-on look at the new Greubel Forsey GMT Sport watch during the recent Dubai Watch Week in November, my jaw dropped. It was everything I would expect from this king of independent watch brands — and more. Created in a limited edition of just 11 pieces, this bold sport…

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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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Video Interview: Stephen Forsey of Greubel Forsey Talks Haute Horology With Roberta Naas

Greubel Forsey GMT Earth

There is no denying that Swiss brand Greubel Forsey is a real force in the industry. This is the brand that has consistently pushed the envelop of innovation since its inception just under 15 years ago. In fact, after four years of research and development, they unveiled their first Double Tourbillon 30 degrees in 2004.…

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A Look At The Dubai Watch Week, Christie’s Horology Forum, Where Minds Meet

Dubai Watch Week, Christie's Horology Forum

The week before last in London, Christie’s and Dubai Watch Week co-hosted a Horological Forum where some of the best industry executives joined together for two days of panel discussions about the watch industry. I covered the event on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes, and now i bring some of that story here. I would…

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Greubel Forsey and Franco Cologni Awarded by FHH Cultural Council

Greubel Forsey's Stephen Forsey accepts the Homage au Talent award given by the FHH.

On April 18 at Cite du Temps in Geneva, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie’s Cultural Council announced the winners of this year’s awards that honor exceptional personalities and professionals who have left a significant stamp on the watch world vial creative, artistic and technical mastery.  During the 6th annual “Hommage au Talent” award ceremony,…

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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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