Around the World: A. Lange & Söhne Finishes First

Perlage We have brought you several behind the scenes looks at A. Lange & Sohne to witness the watchmaking of this fine German house whose roots began in Saxony more than 165 years ago. Now, we bring you the craftsmanship that goes into finishing every single component inside the movements of these watches – demonstrating the…

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Trend Report: Aviator Watches

IWC Big Pilot’s watchCall them what you want, aviator watches, pilot watches, aeronautical instrument watches – it doesn’t really matter. What does matter is that aviator watches are easily one of the most important genre of timepieces on the market today thanks to so many technological developments in shock resistances, antimagnetic cases and precision excellence,…

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Weekend Sojourn: Great Reading – Coming Soon

New AP book It was in 1875 that Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet founded Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus in the Swiss Jura.  Today, almost 1,000 people in Switzerland and around the world work for AP.  A new book, Audemars Piguet, et cie, celebrates this legendary brand and recalls the passion for fine…

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Time Capsules: Some of the Best Watches in the World are Clocks – from Patek Philippe

Yesterday we brought you a close-up look at Rare Handcrafts – a set of limited-edition marquetry Royal Tiger watches from Patek Philippe that are exquisitely made with passion. We promised to deliver an insider’s look at some more of the best watches from this brand – and are doing so today in the form of…

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Time Capsules: Expensive watches move over – Patek Philippe Raises the Bar

Forget the concept of expensive watches. Sometimes it really isn’t about cost or expense at all; it is about incredible craftsmanship and superb ability – decade after decade or century after century. That’s what the legendary Patek Philippe demonstrates time and again in its work. This revered brand not only builds its timepieces as heirlooms,…

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