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New Moons: Ulysse Nardin Introduces Classico Luna Collection

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Ulysse Nardin has once again utilized the expertise of watchmaker Ludwig Oechslin — the creative mind behind the brand's groundbreaking Trilogy of Time astronomical timepieces —  to launch an entirely new family of watches with innovative moon-phase complications called Classico Luna. The movement Oechslin and UN developed for the Classico Luna, Caliber UN-829, draws its inspiration from … [Read more...]

Zenith Annual Calendar

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Zenith's new Captain Winsor Annual Calendar brings together two notable watchmaking achievements: the elegantly simple annual calendar complication designed by Ludwig Oechslin, curator of the Musée International d’Horlogerie (MIH), and Zenith's famous 36,000 vph in-house El Primero chronograph. This piece marks the start of a collaboration between the MIH and the Manufacture Zenith. The … [Read more...]

Zenith Captain Winsor Annual Calendar Chronograph

Zenith's new Captain Winsor Annual Calendar brings together two notable watchmaking achievements: the elegantly simple annual calendar complication designed by Ludwig Oechslin, curator of the Musée International d’Horlogerie (MIH), and Zenith's famous 36,000 vph in-house El Primero chronograph. Find the details, along with pricing and wallpaper, inside. … [Read more...]

The Ship’s New Captain: Ulysse Nardin’s Patrik Hoffmann

On April 14, one of the giants of the modern watch industry, Ulysse Nardin’s Rolf Schnyder, passed away unexpectedly. Schnyder transformed a small company known for marine chronometers into an innovative manufacturer producing groundbreaking timepieces. Following Schnyder’s passing, vice-president Patrik Hoffmann was appointed CEO. We go inside Schnyder's last days, we look at the transition, … [Read more...]

Jean-Claude Biver Receives 2010 Entrepreneurship Gaia Award

On September 16, Hublot CEO Jean-Claude Biver received the "2010 Entrepreneurship" Gaia Award for "his career as a whole and his qualities as a visionary businessman and marketing genius". The award ceremony was held at the La Chaux-de-Fonds International Watchmaking Museum, and the award was presented by Dr. Ludwig Oechslin, Chairman of the Jury and Curator of the Museum. … [Read more...]

Lange Zeitwerk Takes Top Honor at 2009 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

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The A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk received the L’Aiguille d’Or Grand Prize at the 2009 Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève. More than 1500 people attended the event, held at the Grand Théâtre. Launched in May, the Zeitwerk is the new face of Lange, and the manufacturer calls it the most important launch since the Lange 1 in 1994. … [Read more...]

La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle Earn World Heritage Site Status

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Swiss watchmaking centers La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle have been named UNESCO World Heritage sites. The neighboring towns, with populations of about 37,000 and 10,000 respectively, are located in the canton of Neuchâtel. Many leading watch brands have headquarters or manufacturing facilities in the area, including TAG Heuer, Breitling, Girard-Perregaux, Ulysse Nardin, Corum, Ebel, Patek … [Read more...]

12 FACES OF TIME Profiles Top Watchmakers

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The mood was refreshingly festive inside a packed pavilion in front of Hall 1 at Basel as luminaries from the world of watches gathered to celebrate Elizabeth Doerr’s new book, 12 FACES OF TIME: HOROLOGICAL VIRTUOSOS. Slated for release this fall, 12 FACES is a non-commercial, close-up look at 12 leading independent watchmakers and their mechanical masterpieces. Leonid Khankin, owner and … [Read more...]