Watch Stops 2012: SIHH – Vacheron Constantin Shows Off the Patrimony Traditionnelle 14-Day Tourbillon

Complete with the Hallmark of Geneva, the new Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Tourbillon offers an amazing 14 days of power reserve. Created in pure watchmaking classic beauty, the timepiece houses the new VC Calibre 2260 – the first tourbillon to boast 14 days of power reserve and the brand’s first to be approved according to…

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Watch Stops 2012: SIHH – Jaeger-LeCoultre Releases Memovox Deep Sea Vintage

Since the 1950’s Jaeger-LeCoultre has been supplying ocean explorers with Memovox timepieces for underwater accuracy. Then in the 1970s the Memovox Deep Sea made its foray into the seas. Now the brand unveils a new piece in tribute to that rich heritage. The Memovox Deep Sea Vintage watch is a classical yet sporty timepiece. The…

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Watch Stops 2012: SIHH – Cartier Unveils Rotonde de Cartier Cadre Love’ Flying Tourbillon

credit: Laziz Hamani © Cartier 2011 In the past six years, Cartier has made an all-out effort to further underscore  its haute horlogerie expertise—regularly unveiling new masterpieces of complexity and distinction. This year is no exception. Here at SIHH, the brand has an impressive array of luxury and technology. Such is the case with this…

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Watch Stops: SIHH 2012 – Montblanc’s Wonderful New Vintage Tachydate Villeret

At SIHH this year, Montblanc unveils a host of truly exciting new timepieces (and writing instruments!). Top among them is the Vintage Tachydate, Montblanc Collection Villeret 1858.  The 43.5mm timepiece houses a special hand-wound movement with chronograph function, small second and date indication. The monopusher chronograph watch with column wheel and horizontal coupling will be…

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Watch Stops 2012: GTE – Cabestan Unveils the Trapezium Watch

At the Geneva Time Exhibition – which opened today – a crowd formed around the Cabestan booth to get a closer look at the Trapezium. Cabestanis used to doing things differently. This brand is the creator of the Winch Tourbillon Vertical Movement and its designer,  engineer and master watchmaker Eric Coudray is renowned for his…

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Watch Stops 2012: Pre-SIHH – It’s Show time!

Today, we start our journey to Switzerland — Geneva, actually — where this week we will cover the Geneva Time Exhibition (GTE), which opens its doors for the third year in a row and showcases approximately 70 exhibitors.  Concurrently, we will bring you the news from the 21st annual Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie…

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