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Czapek & Cie. Back to the Grand Stage

The revival of a historic brand can make for an exciting and profitable venture. What is key for a company’s revival is a complete understanding of the firm’s history as well as providing a well documented record of their history. 540 more words

On Time – Ep 03 – Serdar, aka “LAWatchGuy”, on Independent Watchmakers and the Perfect Wrist Size

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Mike and Chase are back as they welcome Serdar, aka @LAWatchGuy to the round table to discuss everything from the perfect wrist size to criteria they deem crucial to be considered an independent watchmaker. 8 more words

Arts

BOVET 1822: Amadeo Fleurier Tourbillon Braveheart

I am completely infatuated with BOVET timepieces. They are astonishing testaments to what can be done when care and passion are unified.

Louis Vuitton & Poinçon de Genève

Louis Vuitton has a name synonymous with prestige, exclusivity, and an expected level of respect only afforded to companies that have been in continuous succession for over a hundred years. 704 more words

ARCHIVE: Constant Girard

Constant Girard was a Swiss watchmaker born 1825 in La Chaux-de Fonds. Girard had solidified his career within the watchmaking industry initially by partnerships among a number of collective names. 81 more words

WHO MADE THE FIRST DIVE WATCH? ROLEX? BLANCPAIN? PANERAI?

Get a bunch of watch nerds together in a room and ask them who made the first dive watch and you’re likely to hear a discordant harmony of “Rolex!” and “Blancpain!” 549 more words

Watches