End 2019, a new script is written as the UR-210 Final Edition heads off on its production run.
Ladies first: how is the Reine de Naples doing after almost two decades? Has there been a shift in clientele?
I’m sometimes tempted to think that the Reine de Naples is too successful! It continues to top world sales, starting with the original version in small and medium sizes.
Whoever said men don’t like flowers ? Bovet shatters this cliché by offering a new interpretation of its most affordable model, the 19Thirty. While this slim, broad and elegant watch features some unusual attributes for the brand – such as a steel case – Bovet remains true to itself by offering a first-rate blend of mechanical and aesthetic characteristics.
Diamonds and sapphires light up the steel case and motherof- pearl dial of the Arceau Petite Lune watch.
Created in 1978 by Henr i d’Or igny, the Arceau watch mingles under s t atement with di st inct ivenes s.
Passionate about watchmaking from a very young age, Patrick Ulm decided to revive the Charles Girardier brand in 2018. Intrigued by the apparent absence of descendants of the Geneva watchmaker (who died in 1839) and by the romantic character of his timepieces, he acquired the rights to the brand and two years later unveiled new models, including the Tourbillon Signature Mystérieuse “Fleur de Sel”, which recently won the Ladies’ Complication Prize at the 2020 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève.
The Ladies’ Watch Award went to the Miss Audrey watch and the Mechanical Exception Award to the Récital 26 Brainstorm Chapter Two.
The Jury at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, recognized the Miss Audrey as the representation of the House of Bovet’s excellency in the decorative arts.
This year, thanks to COVID-19, many a show had to go virtual. Such was the case with Dubai Watch Week and Christie’s Horology Forum. Over the past few years, the organizers of Horology forum have brought some interesting topics to light over the course of several days and multiple panel discussions.
In the light of uncertainty amid the current health crisis, the Watches and Wonders Geneva Exhibitor Committee has taken the decision not to hold the physical Salon, scheduled April 7 to 13, 2021.