Horology

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A couple of beautifully elegant IWCs

 

The start of 2020 has thrown up some amazing time pieces that have really surprised us. In this issue, we take a look at a couple of beautifully elegant IWCs, as well as a piece full of retro cool and a piece with a masterful dial by Grand Seiko.

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Independent watchmaker making waves in the conservative Swiss watch industry

 

In this issue, we take a look at an independent watchmaker making waves in the conservative Swiss watch industry, as well as a couple of classic designs getting a new lease of life.

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One of the most admired movements

 

One of the most admired movements of all time – the El Primero automatic chronograph caliber – turned 50 this year. To commemorate this achievement, Zenith produced a faithful redesign of the landmark watch; and movement.

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Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) Awards

 

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) awards are among the most sought after design awards in the world of haute horology. With the contenders for the 2020 awards shortlisted, we pick five of the most striking designs of this year.

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Longines Heritage Classic Latest Creations

 

Over the past few years, Longines has really been hitting it out of the park with recreations of their vintage designs. We take a look at two of their latest, and stunning, creations.

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Luminox Bear Grylls Survival Master Series Review

 

Luminox is known for its indestructible, highly functional watches. And, this one also comes with a celebrity collaboration to boot. But does it really have any practical, everyday value?

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The Swiss watch industry during the Covid pandemic

 

The Swiss watch industry might have taken a battering during the Covid pandemic, and the resultant global lockdown, but these watchmakers bravely continue producing some amazing timepieces. We take a look at some of the best watches showcased at the recently held Watches & Wonders (digital) expo.

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The most expensive watch sold in 2019

 

2019 has been a historic year for watch sales – particularly the prices that some timepieces have commanded at auction. Here, we look at the most expensive watch sold in 2019 and, for reference, two rather special timepieces that set records in their own right.

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Huawei Watch GT 2 India launch on December 5

 

Huawei has announced that it will launch the Huawei Watch GT 2 smartwatch in India on December 5. The watch was launched at IFA 2019 in Berlin and the company says that the watch can deliver up to two weeks of battery life on a single charge.

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Shattering records at the annual watch auction 2020

 

At the annual Only Watch auction this year, the bidding broke all records and the organization raised over 35 Million Euro for research on curing Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. We take a look at four of the most expensive watches from this year’s auction.