Christiaan ven der Klaauw and Van Kleef collaboration

Christiaan Van Der Klaauw – Masters Of The Planetarium

Christiaan Van Der Klaauw – Masters Of the Planetarium Some watchmakers are simply inseparable from the one thing they’re known for. Piaget: ultra-thin watches. Richard Mille: paradoxically ultra-light giants. Rolex: well… just being Rolex I guess. For Christiaan Van Der Klaauw, that core speciality is one of the most complicated mechanisms in watchmaking: the Planetarium. …

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The Väring watch by GoS watches

Viking Heritage – The New Väring Timepiece From GoS

The Väring Timepiece Sweden’s exported many things to British shores over the years: flat pack furniture, indestructible mobile phones and raiding Vikings. One of these is not like the others which is a good thing; if GoS watches decided to take after Nokia or Ikea we’d have a fan inferior watch on our wrists here. Cheap …

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The S1 skeleton watch made in England by Garrick

Presenting The Garrick S1 – Limited To Only 10 Pieces

The Garrick S1 For better or worse Garrick is inextricably linked with classical British watchmaking. For me that’s firmly better rather than worse as I’m a sucker for understatement. But that’s also just what comes of obsessively finishing every surface to the level of an old Swiss artisan in his Alpine workshop. One follows the …

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Andreas Strehler - Transaxle Tourbillon

Presenting Andreas Strehler’s Long-Awaited Transaxle Remontoir Tourbillon

Andreas Strehler’s Long-Awaited Transaxle Remontoir Tourbillon It doesn’t take much to realise Andreas Strehler is obsessed with precision. The watchmakers’ engineer is, between creating some of the best third-party movements in the industry, responsible for the most accurate moon phase ever built, for which he’s in the Guinness Book of World Records. Like most haute …

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Moritz Grossmann Pocket watches

The Soul Of Moritz Grossmann – The story behind Moritz Grossmann watches

The story behind Moritz Grossmann watches – by Robin Young Part 1:  “No Moritz Grossmann, no Glashütte” 2018 is Moritz Grossmann’s tenth anniversary.  We are new and less well-known to many people, but our story is very rich.  I’m telling it in small bites, week by week, starting with a bold assertion: today’s extraordinary Glashütte …

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The Watchmakers Club at Baselworld 2018

Impressions From Baselworld 2018 – Numbers Down And Overpriced Sausages!

Impressions from Baselworld – Exhibitor numbers down and overpriced sausages! A lot’s been made of Baselworld 2018. Well, that’s not so much of a surprise from the world’s largest watch event really, but even before the whole shebang got into full swing the feeling wasn’t exactly… positive. In fact, it looked like everything was on …

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Vault Swiss at Baselworld 2018

Vault Swiss – How Baselworld Nearly Became A Catastrophe

Vault Swiss – How Baselworld Nearly Became A Catastrophe They say that trust is very important in the world of luxury, but to build trust you need to be honest and transparent. That is easier said than done as walking the talk means also admitting that in the shiny world of high-end luxury watches stuff …

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Andreas Strehler toubillon watch movemnet

The Watchmakers Club Unveils Andreas Strehler’s Stunning New Movement

The Watchmakers Club Unveils Andreas Strehler’s New Transaxle Movement We’re sure you’re already fed up with the reams of pre-Basel cryptic hints and shrouded allusions. Bear with us; this is something that you really should be getting excited about as yet again, master watchmaker Andreas Strehler has developed a stunning new movement in time for …

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