In-Depth: Your Patek Philippe Caliber 89 Now Needs A Service – A Look At Horology's Easter Problem

Patek Philippe Caliber 89, showing the rattrapante chronograph, moonphase, ceaseless schedule, and capacity indication for the ringing complications.

A Caliber 89, Offered For Sale

One of just four Caliber 89 watches at any point caused will to before long be offered available to be purchased at Sotheby’s in Geneva. Look at the posting for part no. 171, coming up May 14th.

In the Caliber 89, the date-of-Easter complication is dealt with by a system for which Patek …

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Introducing: The Vacheron Constantin Overseas 37mm (Without Diamonds)

The new two-tone Overseas 37mm with rose gold bezel and crown.

As you review, the Overseas assortment got a critical relaunch at SIHH 2016, with heaps of new models. We saw the Overseas Chronograph , the Overseas  Ultra-Thin Automatic with new type 5100 , and, one for the women, the Overseas 37mm with jewels. A many individuals, including me, adored the Overseas however longed for the 37mm variant to be accessible without precious stones. Furthermore, this is valid for the two …

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Found: A Cabinet Full Of New-Old-Stock Enamel Dials At The Minerva Manufacture

A enormous wood cabinet at Minerva containing a huge number of vintage components.

Minerva follows its starting points back to 1858, when Charles Robert established a little watch gathering in Villeret. The family company would ultimately become a prominent development creator work in a wide range of abnormal stopwatches and chronographs, explicitly those for sports and logical estimations. The company stayed in family hands for right around a century prior being offered to some …

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Hands-On: The Girard-Perregaux Laureato 38mm

The first GP Laureato, from 1975.

GP quartz type 705, with seven gems, as utilized in the initial 1975 Laureato.

That the principal Laureato was a quartz watch, not a mechanical one, is huge too; GP was one of the main Swiss brands to offer a quartz watch. The first in-house GP quartz development was the Elcron type, which turned out in 1970 and ran at 8,192 Hz. In 1971, in any case, the GP-350 type appeared – this was the principal quartz development with a precious …

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Photo Report: The Horological Society Of New York's 2017 Annual Gala And Charity Auction

Steve Eagle (HSNY’s Director of Education, right) introducing the 2017 Henry B. Seared Scholarship to Justin Shellenberger.

The Henry B. Singed Scholarship was set up to help American watchmaking understudies in their examinations at full-time watchmaking schools and was granted interestingly at the 2017 Gala. HSNY’s Director of Education, Steve Eagle, talked on the benefits of horological instruction and considered his time at watchmaking school. Bird at that point presented the …

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Auctions: Two Of The Most Jet-Set Watches Ever Made Are Coming Up For Sale (Live Pics)

And this lone makes the way that some Swiss companies – indeed, one specifically – was building wristwatches intended for the individuals who hopped timezones so unique. Vintage travel watches are uncommon. Indeed, they are far more extraordinary than I might suspect the vast majority acknowledge, and that is the reason I thought I’d point out the two Patek Philippe travel watches accessible at the Phillips’ Geneva Watch Auction Five this May.

Patek Philippe Reference 2597 …

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Business News: Julien Tornare Has Been Appointed The New CEO Of Zenith

It is no mysterious that of the LVMH watch brands Zenith has been having the hardest go of things as of late, a reality that pushed Jean-Claude Biver to enthusiastically step in not long before SIHH this year. At that point, he disclosed to Arthur he had “become fretful, which has driven me [Biver] to lose a specific trust in the capacity of the overseeing group.” However, it was consistently in the cards that his residency as CEO was restricted, giving him an opportunity to discover …

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Hands-On: The Ralph Lauren Minute Repeater

The Ralph Lauren Minute Repeater is an exceptional request rehashing watch with a motor turned case and dial.

Activation of the strike is by means of a conventional slide for the situation band.

The Ralph Lauren minute repeater is a 42mm x 10.10mm watch – at the end of the day, on the level side as the two watches and moment repeaters go. For comparison, the F. P. Journe Répétition Souveraine, which is viewed as a flimsy repeater, is 8.65mm thick; Vacheron …

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Found: A Gold Lemania Chronograph Formerly Owned By Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill received this gold Lemania from the Canton de Vaud throughout the Summer of 1946.

This week, we got some answers concerning another watch once in his assortment. It’s a 18k yellow gold Lemania chronograph, another blessing – this time from the Canton de Vaud. Also, it pre-dates his Datejust, no less. The watch, which was as of late procured by a private individual, is Lot 160 in Sotheby’s next watch closeout, being held April 25 in London, and it’s …

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Historical Perspectives: The Jaeger-LeCoultre Compass Camera, An Ultra-Compact 35mm Camera From The 1930s

The Compass Camera was the brainchild of a person who, in the event that you were in an especially charitable temperament, you’d depict as “a character.” Noel Pemberton Billing (1881-1948) was a man of many interests, and nothing if not an iconoclast – he got his start in professional life when, at the age of 13, he put a match to the headmaster’s office at his school and ran away from home. Eventually he wound up in South Africa, where he maintained odd sources of income (apparently he …

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