Bombed during the war and expropriated from his family in 1948 before being forgotten, the Manufacture was given a new lease on life by Walter Lange shortly after retiring. “When the Berlin Wall fell, my first concern was not to revive the name A.
Following Beverly Hills and Miami, Breguet presented its 2014 novelties at the Bellagio, home of brand’s boutique in Las Vegas. Nearly fifty VIP guests attended this special evening at HYDE set with the best view of Las Vegas and front row seats to the iconic Bellagio Fountains.
After the 34mm pink model that we introduced after Baselworld 2014, here is the multicoloured version of the Hermès Arceau Millefiori wristwatch and its splendid dial, whose motifs are crafted in crystal, using the same technique as for the Millefiori paperweights from the Cristalleries Saint-Louis.
WorldTempus: Can you explain how you come to be here at the Grand Opening of the House of Chronoswiss in Lucerne?
Thomas Gottschalk: I was familiar with Gerd-Rüdiger Lang because I remember seeing him at the wheel of his Jaguar XK120 in the Chronoswiss advertisement.
This year, Piaget is celebrating its 140th anniversary and on the occasion of the 27th Biennale des Antiquaires, the company is highlighting a stellar period in its creative history from the 1960s and 70s, enhanced by the most precious materials: diamonds, emeralds, sapphires, hard stones and gold (also read our article " Philippe Léopold-Metzger deciphers the Biennale collection").
In New York and Moscow, A. Lange & Söhne succeeded in finding top-tier properties at prestigious locations: on Madison Avenue, one of Manhattan’s liveliest shopping miles, and on Stoleshnikov pereulok, one of Moscow’s most exclusive shopping streets.
In addition to the functions of the Flyback chronograph, annual calendar with oversize date, 60 minute countdown timer and 24 hour totalizer, the RM 11-02 adds a UTC feature for the indication of a second time zone with a Super-Luminova filled hand.
In conjunction with Gault Millau Switzerland, the venerable Lucerne-based brand Carl F. Bucherer has named the Park Hotel Vitznau “Hotel of the Year.” It combines historical grandeur with a visionary ideal.