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Jaeger Lecoultre Atmos: A clock called Design.

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If you are lucky enough to visit the Jaeger Lecoultre Manufacture, ask your guide to show you the Heritage Gallery. There, you will have a small but impressive " aperçu " of the absolute richness and diversity of the legendary perpetual clock, best known under the name " Atmos ". The Wall of Atmos: There are two ways to treat this topic: - The Atmos is quintessentially an object of Design, which is totally true. Since 1927, yes, 1927 and probably not 1928 as generally admitted, and the first prototype of .....Story

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Pictorial report of the Lange & Söhne party yesterday in Paris

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Lange & Söhne organized yesterday in Paris a party which aim was to celebrate the inauguration of the new Lange boutique (located by the Hotel Costes and which replaces the former boutique rue de la Paix) and the unveiling of the latest piece dedicated to the collection of the 25th anniversary of the Lange One, the Lange One Tourbillon. It was a great event organized in two parts: first a cocktail at the boutique, then an event at the Hôtel d'Evreux on the Place Vendôme. The guests had the privilege to meet ... ...Story

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The 10 watches of the collection of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Lange One

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That's it, the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Lange One has just ended with the presentation of the tenth watch created in this context. From January to September, Lange & Söhne unveiled once a month a Lange One in a limited edition with the same decorative style. It was a way for the Saxon manufactory to pay continuous tribute to its most famous watch, which has always been included in its catalogue since 1994, the year of the brand's rebirth. On a personal level, despite my great love for .....Story

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Hands on review of the Dietrich DD-1 (Dietrich Device n°1)

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Step by step, Emmanuel Dietrich is winning his bet, which consists in building a coherent brand with a recognizable identity. The Organic Time presented in 2014 had laid the foundations and surprised by its audacity, the Time Companion in 2017 had placed the brand on a Swiss made basis and the trajectory continues with the launch of the Dietrich Device in December 2019. I could also mention the Perception which is the top-of-the-range model but its price places it in a different dimension. That said, its .....Story

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Three Tag Heuer novelties have just been unveiled

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Tag Heuer has just presented during these last weeks of the year 3 novelties which are interesting from the strategic point of view. Indeed, they confirm the positioning of the brand in the world of motorsport and they allow it to address a particular client base: the customers from Latin America. Indeed, the watches in question, which are evolutions of existing models are all referring to legendary motorsport drivers: Juan Manuel Fangio and Ayrton Senna. This is obviously not the first time that Tag Heuer .....Story

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SIHH 2019: Girard Perregaux Esmeralda White Gold.

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Esmeralda: A magic name given to a pocket watch in the second half of the 19th Century. A rose gold Tourbillon Chronometer with gold bridges which received superb finishings: This legend saw the light, once again, in 2016, but in a wrist watch, this time. The 44 mm big, 14, 55 mm high case was in rose gold, sublime, even for the non colored gold watch I am. In 2018, Girard-Perregaux went farther in the homage, with the Esmeralda à Secret, a rose gold version with a decorated case this time, and a hinged case .....Story

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Hands on review of the WH&T LCF888 Chronograph

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There are many ways to glimpse originality in the small world of watchmaking. We can discover a watch with a surprising design. Or with a delirious atmosphere. Or with an unexpected inspiration...Story

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Hands on review of the Corum Coin Watch Year of the Pig

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The year of the pig ends on January 20th, so there are still a few more weeks to enjoy the pieces dedicated to this Chinese astrological sign. One of the most interesting watches around this topic is the Corum Coin Watch. Corum applies a well-mastered recipe: one that uses a silver coin to create the dial and the caseback to house it in a silver case. The interest of the watch lies in the 10 euro coin that comes from the Monnaie de Paris...Story

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The Roger Dubuis boutique in Paris has just opened!

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The opening a few days ago of the Roger Dubuis boutique at the #239-241 of the rue St Honoré is part of the deployment of the top segment of Richemont around the Hotel Costes. The Roger Dubuis boutique is located to the left of the main entrance of the hotel while the Buccellati and Lange & Söhne boutiques are on the right. The access to the Roger Dubuis boutique is also done inside the hotel thanks to a door on the left side of the main corridor. Undeniably, the architects worked very well...Story

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A visit at the Breguet Manufacture, November 2019.

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Breguet certainly is one of these magic names of the watch industry. We all have these old ads in mind, featuring some famous clients of the brand, such as Napoleon, Marie Antoinette, Churchill, just to name a few. We are many to have some models in mind, like the Type XX, or the Triple Date ref 3330 / 3337, without forgetting the Tradition. The 3330: We know that Abraham-Louis Breguet was the inventor of the Tourbillon as soon as 1801, and that this is one of the oldest name of the watch universe...Story

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