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Cartier

Video. Ballon Bleu de Cartier

— Glance at the Ballon Bleu de Cartier.
DECEMBER 04, 2016
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Blancpain

Video. Bathyscaphe

— See the re-interpretation of the Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe model from Blancpain.
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
limited-edition

Limited editions

Nowhere else on earth

— If you don’t set foot in the country, or the actual shop, where they are being sold, you have no hope of getting your hands on one of these watches. But they really are worth taking the trouble to seek out.
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
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Prehistoric materials

A piece of history

— Some luxury brands are going to great lengths to make their products even more exclusive by using unusual materials whose age is measured in millions of years.
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
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Supercar vs. superwatch

The great divide

— Supercars sell like hot cakes, despite being exorbitantly priced monsters of horsepower. Superwatches, on the other hand, have much more trouble finding owners and must constantly prove their worth. It’s so unfair!
NOVEMBER 09, 2016
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Anonimo

Real-life test: the Nautilo

— Bronze is fiercely on-trend, and is becoming an increasingly familiar sight on watches. Aim: to produce a timepiece that mellows and ages over time, in tandem with its owner, making each watch a unique object. WorldTempus decided to check out the whole concept with the help of the Anonimo Nautilo.
NOVEMBER 01, 2016
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Chopard

GPHG 2016

— Five Chopard watches are in the running for the 2016 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève.
OCTOBER 28, 2016
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Eberhard & Co.

The life and times of the Extra-fort

— Eberhard & Co. created the Extra-fort in the 1940s. Today, it has become one of the independent watchmaker’s most iconic collections. Let’s take a look at some of the current models.
OCTOBER 26, 2016
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Watch prices

By the kilo

— Thirty grammes of fine watchmaking at 20 million per kilo is worth every penny.
OCTOBER 25, 2016
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15 years of great content

Million-dollar watches

— From crazy complications to mind-boggling bling, we take a look of some of the watches that cost more than most people would ever spend on a house.
OCTOBER 17, 2016
IWC Aquatimer Perpetual Calendar

IWC

Perpetual calendar – a perpetual favourite

— We have chosen four perpetual calendars from IWC’s Top Gun, Portugieser, Ingenieur and Aquatimer collections.
OCTOBER 10, 2016
pieces-limitees

Limited edition watches

You don't have to have been there to enjoy them!

— Some “limited edition” watches are created especially for the participants in a particular event, and yet the general public also has access to them. Given the many hidden treasures they include, it would be a shame to pass up the opportunity!
OCTOBER 05, 2016
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Audemars Piguet

New colors and portraits for the Millenary

— This season Audemars Piguet unveils a new set of colorful alligator and ostrich leather straps dedicated to its Millenary collection for women.
OCTOBER 01, 2016
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    Audemars Piguet

    Video. When artistry meets beauty

    — The Millenary watch embodied by three women of exception.
    SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
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    Flyback chronographs

    80 years of flyback chronographs

    — The anniversary dates of historical models are generally well known, while those of the patents behind them are often forgotten. 2016 marks the 80th...
    SEPTEMBER 05, 2016
  • Jaeger lecoultre Reverso van Gogh

    Jaeger-LeCoultre

    A Van Gogh for the wrist

    — Jaeger-LeCoultre has just unveiled the Van Gogh “Selfportrait as a Painter” Reverso. WorldTempus had the opportunity to learn all about miniature reproductions...
    AUGUST 26, 2016
  • Pleine Lune

    Moon phase

    An impossible exercise?

    — Today, 18 August, there’s a full moon. The moon phase complication, a popular watchmaking exercise since the 17th century, sometimes struggles to stay current....
    AUGUST 18, 2016
  • Baume & Mercier Classima

    Baume & Mercier

    Back to school with Classima

    — Starting university is an important milestone in life. Baume & Mercier has selected some Classima models for the young people.
    AUGUST 17, 2016
  • Glashutte Original summer moments

    Glashütte Original

    Watches for the summer

    — Whether sky blue or navy, mother-of-pearl or white sand, Glashütte Original watches offer a taste of summer for both men and women, to accompany them from dawn...
    AUGUST 12, 2016
  • two-tone watches

    Functional watches in steel and gold

    Two tones with elegance and style

    — We present some interesting examples of two tone watches
    JULY 05, 2016
  • sports auto montres

    Watches and motor sport

    A watch for each race

    — F1, GT, Indy500 and vintage car rallies – whatever the horsepower, the motor racing world provides a perfect foil for the creation of sports watches. Here are...
    MAY 28, 2016
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    Limits

    Record-breakers: an end in sight?

    — After years of serial record-breaking, the slimmest and lightest watches are nearing the limits of what is physically possible. The focus is now on broadening...
    MAY 16, 2016
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    Black watches at Baselworld

    Black becomes you

    — We continue our overview of black watches with a look at ladies’ models.
    MAY 03, 2016
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    Black watches

    A range of styles happily mix it up with black

    — After our initial selection of “total black” watches, we continue our series by looking at men’s watches in black. And, no slight intended, ladies will close...
    APRIL 22, 2016
  • Montres de forme Baselworld

    Watch trends 2016

    Watchmaking in all its forms

    — Tonneau (barrel) shapes, softened squares, cushions, rectangles, elongated or regular octagons: Baselworld 2016 was all about ‘form’ watches, a term...
    APRIL 08, 2016