Jeff Kingston visits Breguet in Switzerland. We have the unique opportunity to learn more about historical timepieces of Breguet.
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Jeff Kingston visits the guilloche dial workshop at Breguet in the Vallée de Joux in Switzerland.
WatchTime New York will open its doors in two days. Don´t miss America´s Largest Luxury Watch Event!
WatchTime New York, now in its second year, is taking place in New York City in Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 14th and 15th. 20 watch brands will show their timepieces and seminars will round off the programme.
Since 2003 Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallee de Joux workshops. In its newest wing, Breguet has organized its watchmakers into specialty groups, inlcuding one dedicated to tourbillons. Tourbillon watches are a key pillar of Breguet’s patrimony as […]
Let me present you the new Wempe watch temple. I talked to Kim-Eva Wempe, Rudi Albers, Raik Krause and Sophie Hausherr and I took dozens of pictures and there is a surprise for you …
Breguet’s La Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon is a very special watch. This video will show many of the unique features of this Minute Repeater Tourbillon, including its vertical hammers, uniquely shaped gongs, magnetic regulator and constant force chain system.
Since 2003 Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallee de Joux workshops. In its newest wing, Breguet has organized its watchmakers into specialty groups, inlcuding one dedicated to tourbillons.
Since 2003, Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallee de Joux workshops. In its newest wing, Breguet has organized its watchmakers into specialty groups, including one dedicated to minute repeaters.
New technical refinements, ongoing implemented developments and pure and unadorned Breguet design make these timepieces extremely covetous to me. Breguet watches are an engineering marvel …
Baselworld 2016: Interview with Marc Hayek, responsible for the top luxury brands of the Swatch Group
Blancpain, Breguet, Harry Winston and Jaquet Droz… The top luxury brands of Swatch Group will continue to grow also in 2016.
The 42 mm steel case houses the technically updated fly-back chronograph calibre “584Q/2” with a silicon escapement and hairspring. Discover the new Type XXI by clicking on “read more” …
The Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne ranks among the most beautiful places to be in Switzerland. Prominent guests from business, politics and show business go to the Bürgenberg to relax.
Since 2003 Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallée de Joux workshops. We will move our cameras to the adjacent work benches, those for minute repeaters.
During the last weekend I had a closer look at “The Watch Book” that was published recently. Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli, the two authors, have a natural authority, they can express themselves clearly and provide their knowledge to their readers.
Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking, Legion of Honor, Lincoln Park, San Francisco, Sept. 19. 2015 – January 10. 2016.
Listen to my interview with historian Emmanuel Breguet (7th Generation after Abraham-Louis Breguet) and let me show you very first pictures of this stunning exhibition opening soon …
Interview with Marc A. Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet @ Baselworld 2015 (Update: New and better pictures of the Breguet Tradition timepieces)
Breguet is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Tradition collection with two new masterpieces. Marc Hayek presented me timepieces this afternoon …
Swatch Group Annual Results Press Conference 2014 – Listen to CEO Nick Hayek and see pictures of his presentations.
Today Swiss Timing, the Swatch Group‘s expert in timekeeping, hosted the Annual Results Press Conference. This is a summary highlighting some of the explanations given by the CEO.
When Breguet launched its Tradition collection in the year 2005 with the Reference “7027”, the first timepiece to showcase the mechanisms of the movement on top of the baseplate, the watchmaking-world was turned upside down. Click on “read more” to get the story…
Breguet, Cartier, Chopard, Glashütte Original, Nomos and Tissot are the Watchinsider´s most underestimated watch manufacturers of the year 2014
Some of you will probably not be surprised to read this. Nevertheless please discover by clicking on “read more” why these six brands are absolutely undervalued watch manufacturers.
EXCLUSIVE: An inside view of the ETA high-tech Swatch Sistem51 production in Boncourt in the Swiss Jura
Yesterday I had the opportunity to see the newest high-tech ETA plant that produces the Swatch Sistem51. Click on “read more” to get my exclusive story…
With the Ulysse Anchor Escapement the still privately owned manufacturer Ulysse Nardin based in Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds in the Swiss Jura again proves that there is room for improvement.
Marc Hayek is busy these days since he is responsible for the top luxury brands of the Swatch Group. He is now also involved at Harry Winston, so it is worth listening to this interview to get the latest update…
Just my two cents… Let me show you what I found. It´s about the deja-vu I had when I saw the new Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity
I finally found some time to do some research at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) website and I was surprised what I discovered.
Tomorrow the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie will open its doors for the 24th time. In brief this is what you should know about the SIHH…
The Nicolas Mathieu Rieussec Seconds Chronograph was the inspiring example for the Montblanc Rieussec Chronograph. I have pictures for you showing the original chronograph from 1821/1822.
Many of you have seen the Montblanc Rieussec Chronograph. But did you know where its design originates from? I had the chance to take pictures of the 1821/1822 original that belongs to the Patek Philippe Museum.
Please continue “voting” directly at the blog´s Poll by validating my three simple questions per watch brand
Your reactions and comments are overwhelming, I knew I can count on you. Please continue “voting”. And, why not telling some of your friends about my new “Poll” and the blog?
There is a new poll online! Four AAA-watch-brands … Is this true? Please choose up to three of the statements (every combination is possible) and “vote”
Please validate up to three of the statements and “vote” for you favorite combination. How do you perceive them? Let me know!
Let´s assume we had the money to buy one of these Breguet´s. Ladies: Is this a watch you would buy? Gentlemen: Would you like to see one of these colorful tourbillons on the wrist of your beloved ones?
My Chinese contributor Logan sent me a report from the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. Please have a look what was going on there…
This is another watch-insider.com exclusive. Don´t miss this insight-view of the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. It´s more than you might expect or much less, just depending on your personal expectations…
Nick Hayek is conducting the biggest Swiss horological orchestra with 29.600 employees and a turnover in 2013 of 8.143 billion Swiss Francs. I invite you to listen to our conversation taped yesterday at the Swatch Group HQ.