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Lasting luxury in the heart of Parisian culture

— Last summer, Chanel opened a pop-up store entirely dedicated to Chanel watches at the Printemps du Louvre, a department store that opened last January in the shopping area of the Carrousel du Louvre, at the entrance of the famed Parisian museum.
Boutique Chanel au Printemps du Louvre
Montblanc Metamorphosis II


Metamorphosis II

— For this year’s Watches & Wonders show, Montblanc presents a totally new version of the Metamorphosis model first presented back in 2010.
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Vacheron Constantin

Maître Cabinotiers Astronomica

— The “Maître Cabinotier Astronomica” watch brings together 15 complications and gives pride of place to astronomical functions. It has just been unveiled at...
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Rondo Seahorse

— DeLaneau shares a breath-taking story of underwater life on a one-of-a-kind dial.
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Royal Cup Marina Ibiza

— The fourth and final stage of the Barclays 52 Super Series took place on the beautiful Spanish island from September 17th to 21st.
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Prize for Elegance in Izmir

— The brand was proud to award the prestigious Longines Prize for Elegance to Yana Kudryavtseva.
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Video. Spirit Of Liberty - Into the dream

— “Without liberty, life is a misery."
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IWC Schaffhausen

Video. A Sparkle to the Wrist - Portofino Midsize Collection

— The new IWC Portofino Midsize collection now makes the Portofino line from IWC Schaffhausen attractive to watch lovers who prefer a slightly smaller and more...
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Win a Baume & Mercier timepiece

We are offering a Baume & Mercier Promesse 10184 watch worth CHF 3,990.
The watch list

Watches of the day

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    Richard Mille

    RM Collection

    RM 07-01 Ladies

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    The J-Class


  • Thumbnail Emile Chouriet Fair Lady Acier Or Jaune Watch-face-view

    Emile Chouriet

    Fair Lady

  • Thumbnail HMC Venturer Tourbillon Dual Time 2802-0400 watch-face-view

    H. Moser & Cie

    Venturer Tourbillon Dual Time

  • Thumbnail Bell & Ross BR 126 Sport heritage GMT & Flyback watch-face-view

    Bell & Ross


    BR 126 Sport heritage GMT & Flyback

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Lexicon Translator




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Definition of the day


A more or less conically shaped part with spiral grooves for winding a chain or a cord connected to the barrel. The fusee regulates the power transferred to the gears. Almost all 16th, 17th and 18th century watches have a fusee. The barrel was connected to the fusee by catgut which was later replaced by a chain around 1640.