The Vintage Rally "Healey" limited editions were created as a result of a partnership between the Frederique Constant Manufacture and the Austin-Healey car brand. Established in 2004, the bond has never been broken; seventeen years of allegiance and fellowship between watchmaking and mechanics, punctuated by rallies, meetings, races and a shared passion for retro design.
This past weekend, our Muslim friends all over the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting season of Ramadan. For those of us who reckon the passing of time solely in reference to the Gregorian calendar, which is a solar calendar, the date of Eid shifts every year, roughly 11 days earlier than the preceding year.
Sporty elegance & inimitable sound: that’s how we would describe A.Lange &Söhne two debuts on the occasion of the first pure digital Watches & Wonders. After a welcome by the CEO Wilhelm Schmid, the Director of Product Development, Anthony de Haas, gives a detailed introduction into the Odysseus which combines a white gold case with a grey dial and the Zeitwerk Minute Repeater which comes as well in white gold, combined with a deep-blue dial.
Though it almost made it to the top 10 watches sold at Phillips’ November 2018 watch auction held in Geneva, the Audemars Piguet reference 1533 chronograph wristwatch of 1941 sure caught the attention of many because of its beauty, rarity and price.
The new Toric Fleur, presented in a rose gold case made entirely within the Parmigiani Fleurier watchmaking center, features a delicate lace design of marguerites on its dial. A long-time student of nature and the golden ratio, as well as a passionate admirer of Japanese culture, Michel Parmigiani was inspired by the subtle grace of this flower as seen in the meadows of the Swiss Jura.