Pocket Watch

What’s in a Name

Roger Dubuis embraces its founder’s values with a series of vintage-movement timepieces. The first in Roger Dubuis’s series of one-of-a-kind timepieces organized around combinations of vintage movements, the Hommage Millésime pocket watch ($892,500) is the most interesting and, in many ways, counter­intuitive project the Geneva-based watch brand has undertaken in years. Although restoring and assembling these […]

Time Honored

A carefully thought-out tourbillon reflects the 18th-century legacy of Ferdinand Berthoud. “I got to know who Ferdinand Berthoud was through my grandfather’s pocket-watch collection,” recalls Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, a copresident of Chopard. “The more I read about him, the more I admired what he did.” In honor of the 18th-century horologist, Scheufele—who has built up his […]

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