Monthly Archives: July 2010

IWC Charity “Mission Earth” Auction

On March 20th, Banker David de Rothschild and his crew took off the coast of San Francisco with his ship “Plastiki” for a 130-day journey to Sidney, Australia. The Plastiki, made of 12500 plastic bottles, and the trip was developed … Continue reading

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Christiaan van der Klaauw: inspired by the stars

Astronomy, the basis of time as we know it. This fascinating insight has always been the source of inspiration for Christiaan van der Klaauw. Since 1974,  van der Klaauw is producing clocks and wristwatches, and from the very start he … Continue reading

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F.P. Journe “China 2010” Limited edition of 5

On june 10th, F.P. Journe opened the sixth brand boutique in the Yintaï Center in the capital of China, Beijing. For the occasion, F.P.Journe has prepared a very Limited Edition of 5 pieces « China 2010 » of the  Tourbillon Souverain with … Continue reading

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Chopard L.U.C Engine One Tourbillon

Chopard celebrates it’s 150th anniversary this year. The Geneva-based watch- and jewellery house is doing so by introducing the L.U.C Engine One Tourbillon, a high-end model which demonstrates the mechanical expertise of Chopard, and combines it with the automotive passion … Continue reading

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A. Lange und Sohne Tourbograph “Pour le Merite”

In 2002, I had the pleasure of attending the official launch party of A. Lange und Sohne in the Netherlands, organized by Steltman. On this special occasion, I had a conversation with mr. Walter Lange who, at a certain moment, … Continue reading

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Greubel Forsey watchmakers- Tourbillon to the max

Since 2004, a small atelier in La Chaux-de-Fonds has stunned the world with several new inventions on the Tourbillon theme. Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey are first and foremost inventors, combining 40 years of experience in developing and building high-end … Continue reading

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F.P.Journe Homage Dinner for George Daniels

If there was anyone, watchmaker or watch enthusiast who wanted to attend a dinner, it was the one organised to honour George Daniels last Thursday, June 24, 2010 at the Lanesborough Hotel in London. The dinner was hosted to celebrate … Continue reading

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