Today marks the birthday of the patent for Abraham Louis-Breguet's most famous invention, the tourbillon, so what better time to re-visit our post-Baselworld 2014 feature on this year's most interesting, clever, and daring variations on the now-ubiquitous tourbillon watch? Scroll down to get the scoop on seven notable new tourbillon watches making their debut this year. … [Read more...]
Dubey & Schaldenbrand
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Regular visitors to Watchtime.com may recall our story from a few months ago, which announced the imminent return to the U.S. market of Dubey & Schaldenbrand, an elegant Swiss watch brand that had been absent from our stores here for several years. Recently, I was made the proverbial offer I couldn't refuse by Dubey's U.S. director of sales and marketing, Christopher Daaboul. He would send me his personal watch — a stainless-steel version of the Grande Dôme DT, in the brand's … [Read more...]
Dubey & Schaldenbrand are releasing their new Grand Shar DBT Tourbillon(seen here at JCK), a model that beats at 21,600 vib/h. This tourbillon movement is housed in a lightweight case formed from titanium grade 5 and treated by a patented oxidation process that increases the hardness of the material and its mechanical resistance. The unique color of the titanium case is due to in house electroplasma treatment. … [Read more...]
Swiss Watch by JCK, part of the annual JCK Watch and Jewelry show, opened today, with luxury watch brands showing their wares at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. On our first day at the show, we discovered some intriguing timepieces, including one new model, which was not ready in time to debut at Baselworld, making its debut. The latter is Dubey & Schaldenbrand's Grand Shar Tourbillon DBT Ti (below). The "Ti" as many will recognize, stands for titanium. The entire case, including the … [Read more...]
Dubey & Schaldenbrand, the boutique Swiss watch brand founded by Georges Dubey and Rene Schaldenbrand in 1946 and known for its art deco design, has announced its return to North America in 2012. Owner Jonatan Gil, who bought the company in 2009, has established Dubey & Schaldenbrand Americas, which will distribute the brand in the U.S. and Canada. … [Read more...]