Watch Culture

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
A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Quantième Perpétuel «Terraluna» et Grande Lange 1 Phases de Lune


1000 hours

— What might a car having covered 60,000 kilometres and a watch bought a few weeks ago have in common? The answer is in the title of this article: 1000 hours of operation!
JULY 17, 2014
Film “La Gloire et la Boue – La Grande Guerre” et montre Eberhard &Co.

Eberhard & Co

"Mud and Glory – The First World War"

— A Eberhard watch has been chosen as a symbol of time in this film that shows World War One from the Italian front.
JULY 12, 2014
Pharrell Williams

Raymond Weil

The O2 Silver Clef Awards

— Pharrell Williams received the International artist Award at the annual Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef event, held at The Hilton Hotel, Park lane, London, on July 4th.
JULY 09, 2014
A Lange & Söhne Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase in front of a tellurion, William and Samuel Jones

A. Lange & Söhne

The moon in Saxony’s sciences (1)

— Moon-phase watches by A. Lange & Söhne are impressive witnesses of lunar research in Saxony.
JULY 05, 2014
Breguet Louvre


Breguet brings the refinement of the 18th century back to the Louvre

— Breguet celebrated the re-opening of a section of the Louvre museum whose restoration it had helped to fund.
JULY 01, 2014
Galapagos Islands


Securing the future of the Galapagos

— IWC celebrates 50 years of the Charles Darwin Research Station on the Galapagos Islands
JUNE 26, 2014
An antique clockwork roasting spit


On the usefulness of a watch movement

— What is the point of a watch or clock movement? To give the time, of course!
JUNE 24, 2014
The Louvre


A grand patron of the Louvre

— Breguet celebrated the reopening of the Louis XIV to Louis XVI rooms at the Louvre, whose restoration the watchmaker sponsored.
JUNE 23, 2014
Hilary Hahn winner of the 11th Glashütte Original MusicFestival Award.

Glashütte Original

MusicFestival Award

— The violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn is the winner of the 11th Glashütte Original MusicFestival Award.
JUNE 12, 2014
Raymond Weil Music Day

Raymond Weil

Win tickets to music concerts across the world with Raymond Weil

— Raymond Weil celebrates its first Music Day this year with a competition offering tickets to any one of a number of concerts being held across the world on international music day, 21st June.
JUNE 07, 2014
Moonwatch Only - the ultimate Omega Speedmaster guide

Moonwatch Only

The ultimate Omega Speedmaster guide

— Several years in the making, this new book becomes the indisputable reference for all Omega Speedmaster models.
JUNE 05, 2014
Room Gilbert and Rose Marie Chagoury ©  Musée du Louvre


A major patron of the Louvre

— Breguet, major patron of the restoration of the Louvre’s Louis XIV to Louis XVI rooms, celebrates the re-opening of these spaces.
JUNE 05, 2014
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    Video. Spindrift Racing

    — Zenith is official timekeeper of the Spindrift stable and of Spindrift 2, the largest ocean racing trimaran in the world.
    MAY 26, 2014
  • Thumbnail  Brigitte Lefèvre Jean-Carlos Torres © Vacheron Contantin

    Vacheron Constantin

    An evening at the opera

    — Vacheron Constantin invited its guests to an exceptional event held in honour of Brigitte Lefèvre, Director of Ballet at the Paris National Opera.
    MAY 26, 2014
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    Armin Strom

    Armin Strom Sailing Team

    — Armin Strom announces its new Armin Strom Sailing Team. The team will compete this season in the Great Cup 32 Sailing Series across Europe.
    MAY 23, 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.