Introducing a Beautiful Complication: the Peter Speake-Marin Magister Vertical Double Tourbillon

Watching time can be mesmerizing, especially if you are wearing the right watch on your wrist.  While not everyone is afforded the luxury of  observing time ticking by, the imagery of such a quintessential element of life can be quite captivating.  One of the distinct complications within horology that creates the visual effect of time and beauty is…

Read More →

5 Top Complicated Watches from BaselWorld 2013

Hublot La Ferrari

Throughout the past month or so, we have brought you so many wonderful new unveilings both pre-, during- and post- BaselWorld 2013. So many were exclusives – especially in the category of great Complications. You’ve seen here first several pieces from Arnold & Son, Ulysse Nardin, HYT and others. Now we bring you a quick…

Read More →

A Moment in time with Daniel Dreifuss of Maurice de Mauriac

For a small watch brand, Maurice de Mauriac has one very big presence. This brand, which we have written about before here, has made amazing strides in its 16 years of existence thanks to the foresight and innovative thinking of founder Daniel Dreifuss. Located in Zurich, Maurice de Mauriac watches are hand crafted, with just a…

Read More →

Around the World: Franck Muller Unveils 5-Second Tourbillon Thunderbolt, AKA Rapide, in Monaco

Last week at the World Presentation of Haute Horlogerie (WPHH) 2012 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco, Franck Muller unveiled a host of exciting new products. Among them: the Tourbillon Rapide, Calibre FM 2025T – with the world’s fastest tourbillon escapement. Also referred to as the Thunderbolt Tourbillon, the mechanical, manual-wind watch features a tourbillon…

Read More →

A Moment in Time: Master Watchmaker Roger Dubuis

As a young boy living in a quiet village in Switzerland, Roger Dubuis was tasked with helping the local cobbler ring the church bells on Sunday morning. Little did anyone know that this important chore would change his life forever. Every week, he would walk to the church tower and climb hundreds upon hundreds of…

Read More →

Around the World: Richard Mille joins the Olympics with Watch for a Sprinter

In the spirit of the Olympics, Richard Mille announces that an Olympian contested — a sprinter – will soon be wearing a Richard Mille watch. Mille, being the consummate king of “athletes must wear the watches while performing their sport” – has opted to put a tourbillon on the wrist of this UNKNOWN runner. In…

Read More →