Industry News


Exclusive piano recital from Maestro Daniel Barenboim

— In Majorca, Breguet was a partner of the cultural festival "Formentor Sunset Classics".
JULY 29, 2014
Festival Culturel Formentor Sunset Classics
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
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
Breguet Porto Cervo


Event in Porto Cervo

— Saturday July 19th, 2014, Breguet and the Tourbillon boutique organized an exclusive concert featuring pianist Nita Magdalena Holt, in Porto Cervo, Italy,
JULY 26, 2014
Chronoswiss Lucerne


The Luzern-based brand

— Eva and Oliver Ebstein to open up their workshops to the public.
JULY 26, 2014
Ball Watch Engineer II Marvelight

Ball Watch

Engineer II Marvelight

— A new timepiece that combines a sporty character with a classic watch design.
JULY 26, 2014
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
IWC 24H Spa Abdulaziz Turki AlFaisal video


Video. Spa 24 Hours with Abdulaziz Turki Al Faisal (1)

— Episode 1 - The Racetrack
JULY 25, 2014


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 division, over the past few years seems all the more remarkable.
JULY 25, 2014

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.