Parmigiani Fleurier

Hermès Dressage

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La Montre Hermès has updated its Dressage watch for men, expanding the diameter of its traditional tonneau case by 1.5 mm to 40.5 mm. The big news for Hermès is what’s inside: the firm’s first … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Unveils New Bugatti Watches at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

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Parmigiani, the Swiss watch brand founded by watchmaker Michel Parmigiani, introduced two new collectors' timepieces to its Bugatti collection, made in collaboration with the prestigious automobile … [Read more...]

MB&F and Sarpaneva Shoot for the Moon with New Horological Machine

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Finnish independent watchmaker Stepan Sarpaneva has joined MB&F's growing circle of "friends," collaborating with MB&F founder Max Büsser to develop the newest MB&F "horological machine," … [Read more...]

Valentines for Watch Lovers: Ladies’ Timepieces from the Geneva Watch Fair

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Tuesday is Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year, which puts us in mind of the new crop of ladies’ timepieces introduced by the purveyors of haute horlogerie at January’s SIHH watch … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Retrograde Annual Calendar

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Parmigiani Fleurier's manufacturing team has created both hand-wound and automatic movements, including the perpetual calendar, tourbillons, an ultra-slim model, chronograph, the Bugatti and the … [Read more...]

Antiquorum’s December 7 Auction Has Something for Everyone

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Antiquorum will hold its Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces sale at its New York headquarters on December 7. Highlights of the sale include a Vacheron Constantin minute repeating perpetual … [Read more...]

New from Parmigiani: Two Wristwatches Inspired by the Past

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Parmigiani Fleurier has unveiled two new limited-edition wristwatches inspired by antique pocketwatches from a collection owned by Parmigiani Fleurier’s parent, the Sandoz Foundation. Both … [Read more...]

A La Vieille Russie & Parmigiani Fleurier Present the Sandoz Collection in New York City

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From October 26 – November 26, a selection of beautiful and rare pieces from the personal collection of Maurice Sandoz will be on display at A La Vieille Russie in New York City. The exhibition … [Read more...]

Redecorate With These Watch Wallpapers

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For your viewing and home decorating pleasure, WatchTime offers a selection of watch wallpapers featuring IWC, Lange, Omega, Vacheron Constantin, Ulysse Nardin, De Bethune, Audemars Piguet, and … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva 2011 Kicks Off in Chicago and Miami

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IBG 2011 opened in Chicago and Miami with record numbers of participating brands and best-ever attendance. The strong turnout, coupled with the most-ever brands and independent watchmakers at each … [Read more...]

Michelle Veyna Joins A. Lange & Söhne

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A. Lange & Söhne has announced that Michelle Veyna has joined the brand as sales manager for the North American market. Ms. Veyna has over 20 years of industry experience, most recently serving … [Read more...]

Visual Quiz: Famous Faces

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You know their watches, but would you recognize them on the street? We've lined up images of 15 well-known watchmakers to test your facial recognition skills. So get your keyboards and pencils ready … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Fleurrier Appoints Marcia Mazzocchi as General Manager of the Americas

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Parmigiani Fleurier has announced the appointment of Marcia Mazzocchi as General Manager of the Americas, effective January 3rd, 2011. Ms. Mazzocchi will lead the brand in its efforts to develop a … [Read more...]

SIHH Preview: Parmigiani Tonda 1950

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Simple is easy, if you don't mind wearing the equivalent of a stick figure on your wrist. Simple with elegance and style is decidedly more difficult. Proportions and details must be perfect. With the … [Read more...]

Seal Wears Parmigiani In His New Music Video

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Seal's seventh album, Commitment, debuted this week, and the first video, Secret, reveals the still-sizzling chemistry between the performer and his supermodel wife Heidi Klum through intimate scenes … [Read more...]

Scenes from the Pebble Beach Concours and The Quail Motorsport Event

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WatchTime had an opportunity to attend the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and The Quail Motorsport Event last month, in connection with Parmigiani's launch of it's new Bugatti Super Sport timepiece. … [Read more...]

WOW TIME: Parmigiani Bugatti Super Sport

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In 2004 Parmigiani’s Bugatti Type 370 wowed the watch world with its horizontal, engine block-inspired movement layout. Fast-forward to 2010 and its wow time again at Parmigiani. WatchTime attended … [Read more...]

Images From the Parmigiani Bugatti Super Sport Official Launch

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Parmigiani held the official launch party for the Bugatti Super Sport at a private residence in Monterey, California, near the scene of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. WatchTime attended and … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Hosts L.A. Premiere of the New Sony Pictures Classics Film Get Low

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Long-time independent film industry supporter and haute horlogerie manufacture Parmigiani Fleurier hosted the Los Angeles premiere of Sony Pictures Classics newest film Get Low starring Robert Duvall, … [Read more...]

TIME TEST: It’s Automatic

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How much do you know about self-winding watches, past and present? Sharpen your pencil and set that cerebral rotor a’spinning. Answers, as usual, appear at the end. … [Read more...]

Past Forward

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Enthusiasts and collectors know Michel Parmigiani’s eponymous Fleurier-based brand. Less well known is his work as a master restorer of historical treasures. Trusted by leading collectors and … [Read more...]

IWC and Parmigiani Go To The Oscars

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Top Hollywood celebrities wore IWCs as they made their way down the famous red carpet Sunday night. Taylor Lautner wore the Portuguese Chrono Automatic, Quentin Tarantino wore the Big Pilot, and Robin … [Read more...]

Parmigiani’s New Bugatti: the Atalante Flyback Chronograph

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Parmigiani's Bugatti Type 370 collection captured collectors' imaginations with its unique design and technical virtuosity. At SIHH 2010, Parmigiani launched its latest Bugatti-inspired timepiece, the … [Read more...]

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH)

The following brands will exhibit their timepieces to invited trade only at the Palexpo in Geneva: A.Lange & Söhne, Alfred Dunhill, Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Cartier, JeanRichard, … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Invests Nearly $20 Million in Vaucher Manufacturing Facility

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Parmigiani has announced the opening of its nearly $20 million state-of-the-art Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier facility near its headquarters in Fleurier. The new facility provides about 75,000 square … [Read more...]

Tips for Attending Baselworld

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Baselworld 2010 runs from March 18 to 25 and it's open to the public. Admission is CHF 60.00 for a 1-day pass, or CHF 150.00 for an 8-day pass. The doors are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and until 4 p.m. on … [Read more...]

SIHH Adds Greubel Forsey and Richard Mille

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2010 will mark the 20th anniversary of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie and the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, organizer of the SIHH, is pleased to announce the arrival of two new … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Creates LE for Montreaux Jazz Festival

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Parmigiani Fleurier is a main partner of the Montreaux Jazz Festival, known worldwide as an event that features the finest musical artists. For 2009, Parmigiani has created a limited edition of its … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Celebrates New Film “It Might Get Loud”

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On June 24 Parmigiani Fleurier hosted an after party following the Los Angeles premiere of Sony Pictures Classics’ rock and roll film documentary "It Might Get Loud," featuring guitar legends Jimmy … [Read more...]

Speak Easy

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Not long ago, Lynn Miner, a reader of WatchTime magazine, wrote with a request: would we publish a guide on how to pronounce all those nettlesome watch-brand names? We hope the following brand list, … [Read more...]