Dec.
17
2014

News of the day

Quality certifications

The Fondation Qualité Fleurier celebrates its 10th anniversary

— There is little doubt that the Qualité Fleurier tests are the toughest in the industry and the number of timepieces awarded this certification each year is a drop in the ocean compared with the industry’s annual exports. But the unique equipment used for the tests is now being made available to the entire watch industry to help other brands improve their quality, whether certified or not.
Fondation Qualité Fleurier
Cadeaux de Noël

Christmas gifts

Painfree complications

— Complications come at a price… or so we often believe. Happily, a number of brands are tightening their belts when it comes to the technical offerings of their watches with additional functions.
DECEMBER 17, 2014
Thumbnail Tristan Boyer de Bouillane, CEO © Perrelet

Perrelet

Tristan Boyer de Bouillane appointed new General Manager

— Perrelet announces the appointment of Tristan Boyer de Bouillane to the post of General Manager with effect December 1st 2014.
Thumbnail Ammiraglio del Tempo  © Bulgari

Bulgari

L'Ammiraglio del Tempo

— Bulgari’s new Grande Complication model is an anthrology of history of the navy and horlogical complexity.
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Only Watch

H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and Luc Pettavino honoured by the University of Bern

— H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince and Luc Pettavino were awarded the honorary title of Doctor Honoris Causa, a mark of distinction bestowed by universities upon a...
Thumbnail  « FAVORIT Entrepreneurship Award 2014 » © H. Moser & Cie.

H. Moser & Cie.

« FAVORIT Entrepreneurship Award 2014 »

— H. Moser & Cie. honours the best Russian-speaking entrepreneur in Switzerland with an Endeavour Centre Seconds.
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DeLaneau

Rondo Eden Magnolia

— This unique piece offers a translucent Grand Feu enamel dial, hand engraved with magnolias flowers.
Thumbnail Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Directeur Général de Chopard depuis 1985. © Chopard

Chopard

An interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, CEO

— Discreet, affable Karl-Friedrich Scheufele is the watchmaking soul of Chopard. He refers freely to subjects that are shaping the future of the family-owned...

Quality certifications

The Fondation Qualité Fleurier celebrates its 10th anniversary

— There is little doubt that the Qualité Fleurier tests are the toughest in the industry and the number of timepieces awarded this certification each year is a drop in the ocean compared with the industry’s annual exports. But the unique equipment used for the tests is now being made available to the entire watch industry to help other brands improve their quality, whether certified or not.

Watches of the day

  • Thumbnail RSW Ladyland 6970.YP.TS9.9.00 Watch-face-view

    RSW

    Ladyland

  • Thumbnail Roger Dubuis Hommage Chronographe or gris RDDBHO0567 - watch face view

    Roger Dubuis

    Hommage

    Chronograph

  • Thumbnail Mouawad Geneve La Classique Lady Attitude J4340 Watch-face-view

    Mouawad Genève

    La Classique Lady Attitude

  • Thumbnail Laurent Ferrier Galet Traveller LCF007.R5.CW1 - watch face view

    Laurent Ferrier

    Galet Traveller

  • Thumbnail Richard Mille RM 07-01 Ladies - face view

    Richard Mille

    RM Collection

    RM 07-01 Ladies

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Newsletter

Happy holidays, see you next year!

— In our final newsletter of 2014 we bring you news of last chance Christmas gifts and some intellectual stimulation for the festive season.