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Founder | Watchmaking is a vocation for him. Moved by an authentic passion for the sector, he gave life to Perpetual Passion to inform and inform himself about fine watchmaking and the fascinating world that surrounds it. Last but not least, he is a certified watchmaker and member of the GPHG Academy. Click Here To Email Me
10 06, 2024

ROLEX Unveils Details of New Bulle Manufacturing Site

Di |2024-06-10T11:49:39+01:00June 10th, 2024|

Rolex has revealed new details ahead of the submission of its building permit application, published on Friday in the Feuille officielle of the canton of Fribourg, including the first representation of the project, which is estimated to cost more than one billion Swiss francs. For the construction of the new manufacture, the fifth Rolex, located in Bulle in Switzerland, will be used not [...]

1 06, 2024

Audemars Piguet [RE]Master02: An Ode to Brutalism

Di |2024-06-01T14:36:29+01:00June 1st, 2024|

Watchmakers have long drawn inspiration from artistic and architectural movements, and the new Audemars Piguet [RE]Master02 Selfwinding is no exception. The watch is inspired by brutalism, an architectural style born in London after the Second World War, as a design code: think of icons such as the Barbican. In line with this style, the watch favors simple designs [...]

3 05, 2024

Introducing | TUDOR PELAGOS FXD CHRONO “CYCLING EDITION”

Di |2024-05-04T00:19:28+01:00May 3rd, 2024|

A few hours before the start of the 2024 Giro d'Italia, TUDOR announced the launch of the Pelagos FXD "Chrono", a completely new watch designed for the cyclists of the TUDOR Pro Cycling Team. It is a chronograph designed specifically for cycling, aimed at offering lightness and functionality. A watch designed for professional cycling must not only be able to withstand [...]

28 04, 2024

Interview with Guido Mondani: His collection at auction at Phillips and advice from the collecting pioneer

Di |2024-04-29T08:35:56+01:00April 28th, 2024|

Guido Mondani needs no introduction. Founder of a publishing house in 1992, as a watch enthusiast and collector, with his detailed works and guides he gave life to collecting as we know it today, fueling the enthusiasm of several generations of watch enthusiasts. Guido Mondani's private collection will be auctioned by Phillips "Bacs & Russo", [...]

18 04, 2024

OMEGA celebrates the Paris 2024 Olympic Games with the new Speedmaster Chronoscope

Di |2024-04-18T10:15:29+01:00April 18th, 2024|

With just 100 days until the start of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, the atmosphere is full of emotion as athletes prepare for the event. OMEGA, the Official Timekeeper, celebrates this moment with the launch of a new Speedmaster Chronoscope in competition colors. The new 43mm series features four models available, each offered in shades of gold, black and white [...]

15 04, 2024

Parmigiani Fleurier brings the Toric collection back to light

Di |2024-04-15T16:03:38+01:00April 15th, 2024|

Fans of Michel Parmigiani's elegant timepieces will be pleased to know that the seminal timepiece from his collection, the Toric, has been brought back to life. Two models, the 40mm Toric Petite Seconde and the 42mm Toric Chronographe Rattrapante, celebrate the return of this classic, revisited under the vision of Guido Terreni. This means that the Toric will be positioned as [...]

12 04, 2024

Recommended Reading: Rolex CEO Jean-Frédéric Dufour on the challenges facing the watch industry

Di |2024-04-13T09:07:09+01:00April 12th, 2024|

The Swiss newspaper NZZ recently published a rich interview with Jean-Frédéric Dufour, CEO of Rolex and President of the Watches and Wonders Foundation, together with Matthieu Humair, Chief Operating Officer of the show. Starting this week, the Watches and Wonders watch fair is being held in Geneva, and will last for a whole week. During this event, 54 prestigious brands p [...]

11 04, 2024

Rolex brings light to the abyss with the new Deepsea entirely in 18K gold

Di |2024-04-11T08:08:20+01:00April 11th, 2024|

Rolex presents a new variant of the Oyster Perpetual Deepsea. For the first time, this dive watch is offered in 18k yellow gold and features a blue Cerachrom bezel with ceramic 60-minute graduations, accompanied by a blue lacquered dial embellished with "DEEPSEA" lettering in dusty yellow. Its weight? 320 grams! This edition also introduces a technical innovation: [...]

10 04, 2024

Introducing Patek Philippe Worldtime with Date 5330G

Di |2024-04-10T16:38:26+01:00April 10th, 2024|

In the world of fine watchmaking, every novelty is an event, but when it comes to Patek Philippe, the attention is even greater. Presented in a limited edition during the prestigious "Watch Art" exhibition in Tokyo in June 2023, the Ref. 5330G-001 won over enthusiasts for its technological innovation and the timeless elegance typical of the maison. The Ref. 5330G-001 marks a pu [...]

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