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Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph
CASE : pink gold, transparent sapphire crystal and caseback, water-resistant to 100m (10 Bar)
SIZE : 45mm
MOVEMENT : mechanical manual-winding, openworked
Jacob&Co. Astronomia Solar
CASE : 18K pink gold, glass, case middle and back in transparent sapphire crystal
SIZE : 45mm
MOVEMENT : mechanical manual-winding, Caliber JCAM19, 447
Legibility is a major ergonomic issue, a vital factor on technical watches and also extremely important in daily living. A watch providing a clear
Although diminutive in size, it is widely used. The micro-rotor is enjoying a wave of enthusiasm that turns the spotlight on its many qualities.
With its new balance spring and its new dual-time system, Patek Philippe is once again demonstrating its vigorous dynamic and its rigorous approach to
Da Vinci watches hold a special place in the recent history of IWC. Its complication models had notably enabled the Schaffhausen-based brand to make
Cela ressemble au titre d’un film à suspense, mais il s’agit d’une histoire d’horlogerie. Elle commence en 1967 quand Rolex lance la Sea-Dweller. A
Today as ever, high-end cars remain an object of intense desire and fantasy. They have consistently inspired watchmaking, which continues to pay them increasingly
More musical, more streamlined, more secure and
definitely more plentiful than ever, striking watches are blazing an unprecedented inventive trail. An opportunity to tune into
The Shelby® Cobra Daytona Coupé fully deserves its status as a true icon – an offusurped title. Designed by Peter Brock to fit the
The balance wheel is a vital component of the movement that determines its precision and its identity, yet it often takes third place behind
State-of-the-art materials continue their conquest of the watch industry. The lighter, harder and self-lubricating metals and ceramics of the future are already here.
Mobile, animated, programmed : automaton-type figures represent a field of their own in the watchmaking industry. From the simplest to the most complex, they
Glasses, cases, bridges and more besides : sapphire finds its way into the entire spectrum of watchmaking functions. This costly yet high-performance material also
Suspended between two layers of empty space, a whole new generation of movements has – apparently – begun levitating. Optical illusion, magic, transparency effects
The ever broader range of vibrant and cheerful colors bursting onto the watchmaking scene these days is creating a firework display that enlivens cases,