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Patek Philippe

Grandmaster Chime : a striking watch in all senses and more besides

— The summum of striking watches, Ref. 5175 affirms Patek Philippe’s supremacy in acoustic timekeeping. We take a closer look at a monumental wristwatch that is an accomplishment in line with the brand’s reputation.
Grandmaster Chime © Patek Philippe
WorldTempus Newsletter


From the Grandmaster Chime to the hypersonic chronograph

— In a week dominated by the 175th anniversary models launched by Patek Philippe, Bell & Ross went hypersonic. Next stop: Mexico.
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Roger Dubuis

Velvet Haute Couture Corsetry

— Roger Dubuis launched three new Velvet Haute Couture limited editions at Watches&Wonders 2014. Here is the "Corsetry" model.
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Vacheron Constantin

Video. New products Watches & Wonders 2014

— Focus on the timepieces presented by Vacheron Constantin at Watches&Wonders 2014 with Christian Selmoni, the brand's artistic director.
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TAG Heuer

Video. Maria Sharapova Don't Crack Under Pressure

— The tennis star embodies the brand's spirit.
The watch list

Watches of the day

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    Richard Mille

    RM Collection

    RM 19-01 Natalie Portman

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    J12 Noire

    J12 Intense Black

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    Ralph Lauren


    Automotive Flying Tourbillon

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    Atelier Loiseau



  • Thumbnail Slyde RG4N & Diamonds SL 4NS1 - face view


    Slyde 1

    RG4N & Diamonds

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Lexicon Translator

enGreenwich Mean Time (GMT)

frTemps moyen de Greenwich (TMG)

deMittlere Zeit von Greenwich

esTiempo medio de Greenwich (TMG)


Definition of the day

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),

Mean time at the meridian of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, which was adopted as the universal meridian. GMT is a civil time beginning at midnight.