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1966 Lady

— The Girard-Perregaux 1966 Lady Collection welcomes a new cognac-colored model.
JULY 29, 2014
Girard-Perregaux 1966 Lady
Frédérique Constant Historical Movie 10 years Heart Beat Manufacture

Frédérique Constant

Video. Historical Movie

— From the birth of the young brand in 1988 to the latest manufacture movement produced in 2014, the film tells the story of Frédérique Constant.
JULY 29, 2014
La Music Machine 1 de MB&F, dévoilée à Baselworld cette année. © MB&F


The MB&F effect

— Reuge partners MB&F to give life to the MusicMachine from the watchmaking collective. A stellar moment of fame for an endeavour that will now need to prove its staying power.
JULY 29, 2014
Festival Culturel Formentor Sunset Classics


Exclusive piano recital from Maestro Daniel Barenboim

— In Majorca, Breguet was a partner of the cultural festival "Formentor Sunset Classics".
JULY 29, 2014
A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Quantième Perpétuel «Terraluna» et Grande Lange 1 Phases de Lune

A. Lange & Söhne

The moon in Saxony’s sciences (2)

— Moon-phase watches by A. Lange & Söhne are impressive witnesses of lunar research in Saxony.
JULY 29, 2014
Tourbillon Villeret


Villeret 12-Day One-Minute Flying Tourbillon

— The brand reinterprets and further refines this complication designed to break free of the effects of gravity and currently representing one of the masterpieces of traditional horology.
JULY 28, 2014
Baume&Mercier video

Baume & Mercier

Video. Watchmaking Expertise since 1830

— A filmed visit to the manufacture.
JULY 28, 2014
Casas Novas


New partner of Casas Novas

— The Swiss Watch brand thus becomes the Official Partner and Official Watch of this prestigious Spanish equestrian center, as well as the Official Timekeeper for the CSI A Coruña taking place there.
JULY 28, 2014
Newsletter 20140728


The holidays are here!

— Many watchmakers started their holidays this week. Although the Worldtempus team is staying put to keep you up-to-date with watchmaking news, we did allow for some holiday themed articles on the site last week.
JULY 28, 2014
24H de Spa Abdulaziz Turki Al Faisal IWC


Video. Spa 24 Hours with Abdulaziz Turki Al Faisal

— Episode 2 - the preparation
JULY 27, 2014
Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 5

Harry Winston

Histoire de Tourbillon 5

— Launched in 2009, the Histoire de Tourbillon series presents the tourbillon in spectacular new forms. The sage continues with Histoire de Tourbillon 5.
JULY 27, 2014
Anthony de Haas about the Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar

A. Lange & Söhne

Video. Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar "Terraluna"

— The film explains how this extraordinary timepiece works.
JULY 27, 2014
2014 Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship, Helsinki, ©  Mick Anderson


Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship

— Denmark and New Zealand retain their crowns at the Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship.
JULY 27, 2014
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    Healthy Hermès

    — Against the background of the Swatch Group results for the first half of 2014 published this week, the performance of Hermès, and in particular its watchmaking...
    JULY 25, 2014
  • Thumbnail RSW Ladyland 6970.YP.TS9.9


    Ladyland, black and chocolate

    — Launched this spring at Baselworld, the new Ladyland collection also comprises dark yet very feminine models.
    JULY 25, 2014
  • Thumbnail Walter Lange hands the diplomas over to the graduates © A. Lange & Söhne

    A. Lange & Söhne

    Living is learning...

    — On 9 July 2014, seven A. Lange & Söhne trainees received their diplomas as certified watchmakers.
    JULY 25, 2014

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Definition of the day


When a pendulum or balance oscillates, it moves between two extreme positions. The movement from one of these positions to the other and back counts as one oscillation. A balance usually produces 9,000 oscillations an hour, i.e. 18,000 vibrations.