Posts tagged 2014
ANNOUNCEMENT: The Grönefeld Parallax Tourbillon Has Been Preselected For GPHG's “Tourbillon” Category

If you think back to Baselworld of 2014, you may remember my assessment of this super-cool, avant-garde creation by the Dutch manufacture, Grönefeld. Today, we are only a month away from the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève and the jury has nominated the Grönefeld Parallax Tourbillon as one of six tourbillons to be eligible for the grand prize.

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The Vacheron Constantin Malte Small Seconds

A dress watch is a quintessential piece in any collection. Patek’s Calatrava, Lange’s Saxonia, Journe’s Chronometre Bleu, and Vacheron’s Patrimony all sell for around $20,000, are known for their superb quality, and are downright dapper. These watches exemplify fine Swiss watchmaking, but aside from Journe’s use of tantalum, are they that unusual? This is why I admire Vacheron’s Malte. 

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Searching For A Diver At SIHH 2014

Today, I would like to introduce the most recent creation by Cartier, the Calibre de Cartier Diver Watch. This watch is indeed amazing, but had a totally unexpected release earlier this year. As most know, Cartier has produced some of the upmost exceptional masterpieces of jewelry and horology in the world, but within the 167 years of Cartier’s existence, the Calibre de Cartier Diver is the only serious diver’s watch in the company’s timekeeping lineage. 

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