Posts tagged with : "HD-Video"

 

Jaeger-LeCoultre: Tourbillon watches explained by Jeff Kingston

Jaeger-LeCoultre: Tourbillon watches explained by Jeff Kingston

Jeff Kingston visits the workshop Jaeger-LeCoultre in Switzerland.

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Breguet: Restoring historical timepieces of Breguet

Breguet: Restoring historical timepieces of Breguet

Jeff Kingston visits Breguet in Switzerland. We have the unique opportunity to learn more about historical timepieces of Breguet.

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Breguet: Guilloche Dials explained by Jeff Kingston

Breguet: Guilloche Dials explained by Jeff Kingston

Jeff Kingston visits the guilloche dial workshop at Breguet in the Vallée de Joux in Switzerland.

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Watch dials: Making a watch dial explained by Jeff Kingston

Watch dials: Making a watch dial explained by Jeff Kingston

Jeff Kingston visits Rubattel & Weyermann in La Chaux-de-Fonds. This specialist manufacturer of watch dials was integrated into the Swatch Group in 2002.

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Patek Philippe: A visit to the Patek Philippe Museum guided by Jeff Kingston

Patek Philippe: A visit to the Patek Philippe Museum guided by Jeff Kingston

Jeff Kingston visits the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva. The video shows particular timepieces of the Patek Philippe Company.

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Philippe DuFour explains watchmaking techniques that are almost forgotten

Philippe DuFour explains watchmaking techniques that are almost forgotten

Greubel Forsey is financing Philippe DuFour to produce a film to record for posterity: watchmaking techniques that slowly are being lost, slowly are fading from memory.

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Video Blancpain: Assembly of the Blancpain Carrousel Minute Repeater

Video Blancpain: Assembly of the Blancpain Carrousel Minute Repeater

Jeff Kingston visits Blancpain watches in Le Brassus. Expand your knowledge about watchmaking and Blancpain watches.

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Video Jaeger-LeCoultre: Casemaking of the Jaeger Reverso explained by Jeff Kingston

Video Jaeger-LeCoultre: Casemaking of the Jaeger Reverso explained by Jeff Kingston

We know that not all watch shapes are round. Some have complex shapes like the Reverso of Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso. Jeff Kingston visits Le Sentier in Switzerland and meets Stéphane Belmont of Jaeger-LeCoultre. He will take us through some of the steps of […]

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Blancpain: Particularities of Blancpain’s tourbillon

Blancpain: Particularities of Blancpain’s tourbillon

Blancpain is the oldest watch brand of the world and seated in Le Brassus, Switzerland. When it constructed its first tourbillon decided to take some risks and bring some innovation into the construction. Which ones will be explained in the following video.

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Breguet: Assembly of a tourbillon

Breguet: Assembly of a tourbillon

  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 […]

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Audemars Piguet: Assembly of Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication

Audemars Piguet: Assembly of Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication

Jeff Kingston visits the Grande Complication Workshop of Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus where the Grande Complications are assembled. He shows us different stages of assembly of the Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication that debuted at the SIHH in Geneva in 2013. […]

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Hublot watches: How to produce carbon fiber and texalium?

Hublot watches: How to produce carbon fiber and texalium?

Did you ever wonder what goes into the construction of a watch case and in particular a watch case made of high tech materials like carbon fiber?

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Blancpain: How a tourbillon works

Blancpain: How a tourbillon works

Blancpain is the oldest watch brand of the world and famous for its tourbillon. There is a core idea behind Blancpain’s tourbillon that lay behind the invention that was patented by Ambraham-Louis Breguet in 1801. This video is going to explain the […]

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Breguet: Characteristics of Breguet’s Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon

Breguet: Characteristics of Breguet’s Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon

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.

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Hublot: Finishing touch – Carbon fiber cases get polished

Hublot: Finishing touch – Carbon fiber cases get polished

Did you ever wonder what goes into the construction of a watch case and in particular a watch case made of high tech materials like carbon fiber?

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Zenith: Protecting the chain when winding the watch

Zenith: Protecting the chain when winding the watch

The movement’s designer explains the construction in the video! Zenith developed a special complicated watch, the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot, to celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2014.

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Blancpain: How Blancpain’s carrousel was found

Blancpain: How Blancpain’s carrousel was found

Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only house which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch.

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Video: TAG Heuer – Assembly of a movement

Video: TAG Heuer – Assembly of a movement

A visit in the TAG Heuer workshop in Chevenez. Eduard Heuer was the inventor of the oscillating pinion. This is a key component in the construction of a chronograph movements and, in particular, is the component that lies at the center of the system […]

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Breguet: How the winding of Breguet’s La Tradition Tourbillon works

Breguet: How the winding of Breguet’s La Tradition Tourbillon works

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.

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Hublot: Changing straps more easily! Did you hear the click?

Hublot: Changing straps more easily! Did you hear the click?

Hublot’s watch cases are not only famous for the special material used in them, they are also renowned for their unique strap attachment system.

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Video: History of Zenith’s fusée and chain

Video: History of Zenith’s fusée and chain

Zenith developed a special complicated watch, the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot, to celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2014. Zenith traces the roots of this watch, which is equipped with a fusée-and-chain constant force sytem, to its development of marine clocks.

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Blancpain: Do you know the difference between a tourbillon and a carrousel?

Blancpain: Do you know the difference between a tourbillon and a carrousel?

Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only manufacture which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch. 

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TAG Heuer: How does a chronograph work?

TAG Heuer: How does a chronograph work?

Discover how the oscillating pinion and the column-wheel work together!

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Breguet: Sound check of the gongs in a minute repeater

Breguet: Sound check of the gongs in a minute repeater

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.

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Video: How Hublot cuts their watch cases?

Video: How Hublot cuts their watch cases?

Did you ever wonder what goes into the construction of a watch case, and in particular a watch case made of high tech materials like carbon fiber? We visited the Hublot carbon-case manufacturing workshop in Gland, Switzerland to find out. Carbon fiber […]

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Blancpain: Assembly of the tourbillon into a wristwatch

Blancpain: Assembly of the tourbillon into a wristwatch

Gain exclusive insights into the Blancpain manufacture with Jeff Kingston: In this video a watch-maker takes the tourbillon components itself and brought to running order. As well he’s going to be putting it into the watch in to its permanent position. The […]

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Zenith: An exclusive visit to the manufacture, where Zenith’s director of movement development shows important construction details.

Zenith: An exclusive visit to the manufacture, where Zenith’s director of movement development shows important construction details.

Zenith developed a special complicated watch to celebrate its 150th Anniversary, the Georges Favre Jacot timepiece which is equipped with a fusee and chain constant force system.

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TAG Heuer: Jeff Kingston visits the manufacture and explains how a chronograph works.

TAG Heuer: Jeff Kingston visits the manufacture and explains how a chronograph works.

Eduard Heuer was the inventor of the oscillating pinion. This is a key component in the construction of many chronograph movements and, in particular, is the component that lies at the centre of the system for starting and stopping of the chronograph.

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Breguet: Jeff Kingston explains the tuning process of minute repeaters

Breguet: Jeff Kingston explains the tuning process of minute repeaters

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.

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Hublot: Visiting the carbon case production and discover how carbon cases are made!

Hublot: Visiting the carbon case production and discover how carbon cases are made!

Did you ever wonder what goes into the construction of a watch case and in particular a watch case made of high tech materials like carbon fiber?

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