Magic Gold meets a movement with a Meccano-inspired design, casting a spell to shake up the codes of traditional watchmaking. Meet the BIG BANG MECA-10 MAGIC GOLD The new Hublot Manufacture calibre – the HUB1201, whose innovative construction reveals its entire original interlocking […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, to its development of marine clocks.
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. Carrousels were originally conceived to defy gravity and the associated rate errors when the watch is […]