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Feeling Blue: 17 Watches With Blue Dials and Straps

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One of the growing style trends seen in the watch world in the past few years — and on display at the watch shows in Switzerland and in the U.S. — is the blue-on-blue dial-strap combination. We took a look at watches unveiled at the 2013 watch fairs as well as watches released within recent years, and compiled a list of 17 timepieces from brands on the blue bandwagon. First unveiled at … [Read more...]

Louis Moinet: Rewriting Chronograph History

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The Swiss watch brand Louis Moinet has unveiled an artifact that may change how we look at the history of timekeeping — a timekeeping device from the early 19th century, invented by the brand's namesake, that may be the first chronograph ever created. … [Read more...]

Louis Moinet Celebrates Jules Verne’s 185th Birthday

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While Winter Storm Nemo is hitting the Northeast, Louis Moinet is celebrating another Nemo — namely, the legendary sea captain of Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. To celebrate the author's 185th birthday, the brand has released a video highlighting the Jules Verne Instrument III, a high-precision chronograph inspired by the fictional Captain Nemo's journey on his submarine, … [Read more...]

Louis Moinet Signs With New USA Distributor

Jean-Marie Schaller, CEO of Les Ateliers Louis Moinet, and Don FitzHenry, CEO of Milestone Distribution, have signed a new agreement under which Milestone will distribute Louis Moinet timepieces in the USA. The agreement reflects Louis Moinet's commitment to strengthen its position in the US through this association with a trusted distributor. Milestone also distributes the Cuervo y Sobrinos and … [Read more...]

Patrizzi to Auction Historic Original Breguet Manuscripts on May 7

On May 7 in Geneva, Patrizzi & Co. will auction a historic manuscript written between 1818 and 1823, during the last years of Abraham-Louis Breguet's life. The document, which recently resurfaced, chronicles Breguet's horological innovations, the history of his firm, watch calibers and complications, and his overall philosophy and designs. Breguet dictated the text to his assistant Louis … [Read more...]

Geneva Unconventionals

Every year, Richemont Group's luxury watch brands, plus a handful of large, independent brands, exhibit their new watches at SIHH in Geneva’s labyrinthine Palexpo Center. This year, 38 small, independent watch brands put on their own show called the Geneva Time Exhibition (GTE) at the International Geneva Conference Center, in the heart of downtown, near the famed Place des Nations. … [Read more...]

A Rose Gold by Any Other Name…

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An oft-discussed topic among watch aficionados - and one that arises for us reporters each year during Basel and Geneva - is what differentiates rose gold from pink gold from red gold. I’ve been looking into how the brands use these terms, and this year, as in the past, the answers I come away with are: Everything. Or nothing. Clear? … [Read more...]

Handcrafted Time ’09 Exhibition This Week in Bern

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A special exhibition of handcrafted, complicated timepieces is being held this week at the Time Gallery, Brunngasse 58, 3011 Bern, Switzerland. Twelve well-known watchmakers and brands will display their timepieces: Vianney Halter, Miki Eleta, Pita Barcelona, Thomas Prescher, Romain Gauthier, Svend Andersen, Louis Moinet, Angular Momentum, Cabestan, Hautlence,and Mathias Fuchs. … [Read more...]