Watch of the Year 2016

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Longines introduces Flagship Heritage 60th Anniversary

Swiss brand Longines has got some news for you: the watchmaking brand is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its first Flagship collection. Congratulations Longines! And there is no better way to celebrate than introducing a brand new timepiece: The Flagship Heritage – 60th Anniversary 1957-2017. The new model is favoured by Longine’s Ambassador of Elegance Kate Winslet.

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A glance behind the dial at A. Lange & Söhne

On 17 January 2017, A. Lange & Söhne went live on Facebook at the SIHH in Geneva. Host Piers Gibbon, A. Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid and watchmaker Robert Hoffmann discussed our 2017 debuts and answered questions on our timepieces. The exclusive mechanical timepieces by A. Lange & Söhne are crafted from precious materials with the utmost of artisanal skill and only in small editions.

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World premiere: F.P. Journe presents Vagabondage III

This stunning model from manufacture F.P. Journe is the third and last edition of the Vagabondage Series. It is produced in a limited series of 69 pieces in platinum and 68 peices in 18 K red gold. F. P Journe is known for its specific calibre for a series limited to only 37 pieces. For sure a stunning effort to design an produce in this way that can be marked as the quintessence of anti-marketing.

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SIHH Flash Report: Ulysse Nardin 

In-house, innovation and interesting historic stories. Ulysse Nardin is responsible for the in-house developed Freak in 2001 - a visionary concept that marks the starting point of nouvelle horlogerie - and many marine chronometers en beautifully crafted enamel dials. At SIHH 2017 we see the manufacture at the top of its game with some startling watches.

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Walter Lange dies at the age of 92

The factory he brought back to life has long since become independent and is growing – therein lies its true greatness – beyond the personality of its founder. But the example set by this philanthropist who passed away on 17 January 2017, at the age of 92 following a full life, still shapes the culture of the company today.

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