In its early years, Breguet was a powerhouse of innovation and a style-setter. Today, the iconic style is considered conservative. Is the current, modernised Marine collection the much needed ‘fresh blood’?
´Collector´s View` on an eclectic selection of watches, including the legendary IWC Il Destriero Scafusia Grand Complication, to be sold at the Dorotheum auction, 01 December 2023
The Vianney Halter Deep Space Tourbillon Resonance teaches us about resonance as a fundamental phenomenon shaping a self-organising Universe
Luca Soprana – the gifted artisan and his Atelier 7h38 are a veritable mechanical recluse that helped giving birth to a number of marvels – now they took on to continue Derek Pratt’s legacy
´Collector´s View` on an eclectic selection of watches, from dress watches over calendars to icons, to be sold at the Dorotheum auction, 26 May 2023
Hands-On with something uncommon yet desirable from Patek Philippe´s Calatrava collection, with three new white gold timepieces featuring a modern, graphic style and distinguished ebony black dials with rhythmic geometry – Ref. 6007G.
Principles of minimalism – revisited! UR-100V MAGIC T – it´s all about titanium and pure magic in the details. Some snapshots and our brief thoughts about the “jewellery piece for the wrist that happens to show the time”
´Collector´s View` on an eclectic selection of watches, from dress over complications to icons, to be sold at the Antiquorum Geneva auction, 14/15 May 2023
A hands-on experience with both versions of the Schwarz Etienne ´ROMA SYNERGY` by Kari Voutilainen (royal blue and sand grey) – triggers some thoughts about the right dose of respective contribution, and the potential of the collaborative concept itself
My first ‘New Watch Alert’ for 2023, the Ref. 420 Triple Rotor ‘Guilloché’, is what I consider ‘essentially Paul’: unique ‘in-house’ watchmaking with a twinkling eye