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  1. Unlike many re-creations of Abraham-Louis Breguet’s past work, Breguet’s highly popular Queen of Naples model should more properly be considered an interpretation of the original. The actual...
  2. The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph LeBron James ( www.audemarspiguet.com ) carries the NBA star’s design thumbprint as well as his name. While the designers and watchmakers at...
  3. Production has begun on the second generation of the Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon ( www.patek.com ), the company’s most complicated production wristwatch. Like the first-generation Sky Moon (...
  4. Many women can relate to being sometimes underestimated merely because they are attractive. The same can be said of their watches, particularly when jeweled. Their flashy, high-fashion qualities...
  5. As far as I’m concerned, no one knows I design watches for Hermès,” says Henri d’Origny, the brand’s top designer since 1958. “There are no prima donnas here. No one is saying, ‘I want to be a star...
  6. A common lament among certain collectors and industry insiders is that expanding group ownership of the leading watch brands (and the resulting incursion of corporate culture) has lowered a damper on...
  7. Two integral components of high-end watchmaking—unorthodox com­plications and new materials technology—owe their genesis at least in part to the experiments of Ulysse Nardin, which was little more...
  8. Not long after the 40th anniversary of Audemars Piguet’s flagship Royal Oak model—an occasion the watchmaker celebrated in 2012 with various galas, the introduction of special models, and a global...
  9. An ultrathin ribbon of silicon helps the Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement ( www.girard-perregaux.com ) address a problem that has long vexed watchmakers: how to maintain a watch’s accuracy as the...
  10. One could argue that continuity is the primary element distinguishing Patek Philippe from its Swiss watchmaking rivals. The company’s adherence to mechanical watchmaking during the quartz revolution...

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