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ZENITH HERITAGE 146: A BORN CLASSIC

ZENITH HERITAGE 146: A BORN CLASSIC

Since its very creation in 1969, El Primero has been an icon among chronograph calibers. Today, it still serves Zenith as inspiration when reinterpreting historical models such as the Heritage 146. BENJAMIN TEISSEIRE Watchonista's Contributor The new Zenith range features the same case as ...

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A GENEVA WATCHMAKER: JEAN-JACQUES BADOLLET (1850-1908)

A GENEVA WATCHMAKER: JEAN-JACQUES BADOLLET (1850-1908)

The image of Genevan watchmakers specializing in “luxury” watchmaking contrasts with that of Jura watchmakers who started the mass production of watches. However, this rather biased perception of Swiss watchmaking was mainly a result of the lack of attention Genevan manufacturers suffered. Jean-Jacques Badollet's ...

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PATEK PHILIPPE: 2017 MARKS THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF A LEGENDARY CALIBER

PATEK PHILIPPE: 2017 MARKS THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF A LEGENDARY CALIBER

Watchmakers are well aware that long lasting mechanical calibers are quite rare to find. To be able to work flawlessly for years, they need certain qualities that no computer has been able to anticipate to date. In a nutshell, a movement is the result of so many factors that, to make it work, it took first a good deal ...

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EVENT RECAP: WIS CON 2017

EVENT RECAP: WIS CON 2017

We recently enjoyed a long weekend in Vegas with approximately 50 collectors of Rolex and Tudor. Highlights included the first showing of Tudor’s Baselworld 2017 novelties, a great dinner, and giveaways of Tudor and Rolex watches! JOSH SHANKS Watchonista's Editor – North America You may be ...

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A PHILOSOPHICAL DEEP DIVE INTO THE F.P. JOURNE OCTA LUNE HAVANA DIAL

A PHILOSOPHICAL DEEP DIVE INTO THE F.P. JOURNE OCTA LUNE HAVANA DIAL

With its pale chocolate dial that changes hues under different lighting. The new Octa Automatique Lune Cadran Havana introduced recently by F.P. Journe is a watch that embodies the qualities of a hot Havana night, with the balance, sensuality, and desirability that Journe timepieces have come to be known for. ...

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OUR FAVORITE CHRONOGRAPHS FROM THE CHRISTIE’S MAY 17 AUCTION

OUR FAVORITE CHRONOGRAPHS FROM THE CHRISTIE’S MAY 17 AUCTION

Should you be looking for a chronograph to complete your collection or for a first buy, then you landed at the right place. AUDREY HUMBERT Watchonista's Contributor Needless to remind you why chronograph mechanisms are so fascinating.  They are found in most watch collections and also led ...

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