Who Are The Final 84 Watches In The 2019 GPHG (Grand Prix d Horlogerie) Competition?

Armin Strom, GPHG

      The Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)  has announced its pre-selected watches — six in each of the categories — that will be going up for the final vote this fall.  In total, there are 84 timepieces   competing for the 18 prizes, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix. The GPHG’s…

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Sea Time Book Making Waves With Watch Collectors

Sea Time

  Sea Time: Watches Inspired by Sailing, Yachting, and Diving  was written by two of my favorite colleagues: Aaron Sigmond and Mark Bernardo, andis published by Rizzoli New York.  it is a comprehensive look at the world of water-inspried watches. The book launched in May, but book signings and unveilings continue as the watch industry…

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Hands On With The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Barakuda As Seen At The Swatch Group Time To Move Summit

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Automatique

At the recent Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Summit  in Switzerland, we got to go hands on with some of the amazing new timepieces making their way to stores now. Today, we take a closer look at  the Fifty Fathoms Barakuda, inspired by a vintage watch. Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Blancpain was already involved…

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