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Baselworld 2013. Antoine Martin Slow Runner.

Baselworld 2013. Antoine Martin Slow Runner.

Switzerland is well known for its innovation and when it comes to Watch Industry, we can find very innovative Brands. At Baselworld we met Antoine Martin, a true luxury Watch manufacturer based in Alpnach. We discovered an amazing innovation called the SLOW RUNNER Collection. And this was one of the great surprises of the tradeshow. This is a world premiere. For the first time, a low frequency wrist watch is presented at Baselworld. 7’200 beats per hour, which means a 1hz movement. One of the outstanding details is a 24mm balance in diameter that takes the center of this outstanding design. Here are the technical features of the Slow Runner AM36.001: Diameter 36mm Movement heigh 8.6 mm 7 200 bph Adjusted in 5 positions 199 components with 23 jewels Silicium escapement (pallets, escape wheel, elliptical impulse pin) Silicium balance spring 96 hour power reserve with display All components are polished…

Baselworld 2013: Arceau, Le Temps Suspendu by Hermès.

Baselworld 2013: Arceau, Le Temps Suspendu by Hermès.

At Baselworld this year, the luxuryactivist team discovered real treasures. Like this amazing Timepiece by Hermès called Arceau, Le Temps Suspendu. We met several Watchmakers. While some were trying to measure time, others to catch up time, a few like Hermès brought an invitation to enjoy time. Baselworld 2013 was definitely the year of performance. Many watch manufacturers presented 10Hz watches with a precision of almost perfection. But other Houses, wanted to tell you a story – A story of enjoying time second after second and make it last for ever… or almost. Hermès presented the evolution of its Arceau, Le Temps Suspendu. After winning a watchmaking prize, we got finally the story told to us by the Hermès team at the Hermès booth in Baselworld. And we must say that we got completely taken into a timeless journey… pure poetry.     The principle of this timepiece is as…

WW.TC Chronograph by Girard Perregaux

WW.TC Chronograph by Girard Perregaux

It seems the world is bigger than we think. At least when we try to figure out what time is it in Denver, or Azores, Cairo, Bangkok or Noumea… we understand that. That is why Girard Perregaux launches an improved WW.TC Chronograph. The impressive Timepiece displays all time zones on its dial as well as date and small second, a chronograph function and a day/night indicator. In this version we can see a much more contrasted design, improving the reading and the redemption of the precious information. the result is a supremely practical watch with a more sporty style, while still retaining the elegance and sophistication that characterize the collection. the silver-finish multi-level dial excels itself in its coloring contrasting black and white, while red focuses the eye on the key elements. the indices, figures and hours and minutes hands are enhanced with a luminescent material. the day/night indicator is…

Girard Perregaux Vintage 1945 Tourbillon with three gold Bridges.

Girard Perregaux Vintage 1945 Tourbillon with three gold Bridges.

Girard Perregaux highlights of the month is the reveal of its Vintage 1945 Tourbillon with three gold bridges. This edition will be available only in 50 units worldwide and represents the perfect blend of timeless elegance, excellence in watch-making and pure technology. All the heritage of Girard Perregaux in a master piece built on the acclaimed Tourbillon with threefold Bridges. A magnificent work of noble materials with high-end techniques. Girard Perregaux has its origins back to 1791 and is a high-class watch manufacturer situated in La Chaux-de-Fonds. It is part of the Sowing group, a subsidiary of PPR. When Constant Girard founded his company in 1852. After a successful marriage with Marie Perregaux, he creates Girard Perregaux Manufacture in 1856. In 1906, Mr. Constant Girard-Gallet who took over the company from his father, took over the Bautte House and merge all companies into Girard Perregaux & Cie. Since that time…

Top 5 most viewed posts of the week – june10/2011

Top 5 most viewed posts of the week – june10/2011

Hello,

as usual, here are the top articles of the week. They are the ones most viewed during the past 7 days.
Have a nice weekend.
LA

Top 5 Articles les plus vus de la semaine

Top 5 Articles les plus vus de la semaine

Dears, here are the most viewed posts of the week. Wishing you all a nice weekend.
LATrès chers,
voici les articles les plus vus de la semaine. Bon weekend à tous.
LA