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’?
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How Vacheron Constantin created the ´American 1921 Piece Unique`: When one of the ´Holy Trinity` comes across like an independent artisan …
Photographer Guy Lucas de Peslouan shares his images on the Hajime Asaoka Project T Tourbillon, a masterpiece with Art Deco elements and sophisticated technical solutions
The Daniel Roth Double-Faced Tourbillon Ref. 187 has that heft, solidity and old-world charm – masterfully illustrated with photography by Ming Thein
Third time’s a charm: three column wheels, three clutches – and three iterations to perfect it
With a refreshed design resembling marine chronometers and a finely gold-coloured movement, a technically advanced sleeper timekeeper finally awakes
Also, a splendid reminder to a time when in-house movements were really exotic – particularly if they were of tonneau shape and exceeded more than one-week power reserve
Context – it´s important to collectors isn´t it.