Vacheron Constantin Introduces the Les Cabinotiers “Bid for the Louvre”

27/11/2020 12:08 pm Vacheron Constantin Introduces the Les Cabinotiers “Bid for the Louvre” Having restored one of the Louvre’s most important timepieces – La Création du Monde, an 18th-century astronomical clock owned by King Louis XV – Vacheron Constantin subsequently announced a three-year partnership with the Parisian museum last year. The very first collaborative project between the watchmaker and museum has finally arrived: Les Cabinotiers “Bid for the Louvre”. […] SJX A Journal Dedicated to Fine Watches

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Louis Erard Introduces the Le Régulateur Vianney Halter

26/11/2020 3:50 pm Louis Erard Introduces the Le Régulateur Vianney Halter Almost exactly a year after the inaugural limited edition designed by Alain Silberstein, Louis Erard has just unveiled its second collaboration, this time with Vianney Halter, the watchmaker best known for a unique, steampunk-inspired aesthetic. Designed by Mr Halter and made by Louis Erard, the Le Régulateur Louis Erard x Vianney Halter is based on the Excellence Régulateur, […] SJX A Journal Dedicated to Fine Watches

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Blancpain Introduces the Villeret Extraplate Boutique Edition

26/11/2020 10:46 am Blancpain Introduces the Villeret Extraplate Boutique Edition Perhaps the quintessential Blancpain dress watch, the Villeret is simple yet distinctive in style. Named after the own where Blancpain was founded, the Villeret collection has existed since the resurrection of the brand in the 1980s, but almost always with a white dial. So the latest to join the line up is unusual: the Villeret Extraplate […] SJX A Journal Dedicated to Fine Watches

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Bell & Ross Introduces the BR 03-92 White Camo

25/11/2020 5:30 am Bell & Ross Introduces the BR 03-92 White Camo The quintessential Bell & Ross aviation-instrument wristwatch has been given a winter camouflage outfit – the BR 03-92 White Camo has a black ceramic case with a high-contrast, winter-camo pattern dial. And in keeping with B&R’s frequent iteration of military themes, this is also the third BR 03-92 dressed in camouflage, having been preceded by black and […] SJX A Journal Dedicated to Fine Watches

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Kikuchi Nakagawa Introduces the Ichimonji

25/11/2020 12:30 am Kikuchi Nakagawa Introduces the Ichimonji Founded by a pair of Japanese watchmakers, Kikuchi Nakagawa got its start in 2018 with the launch of the Murakumo, a time-only wristwatch inspired by the Patek Philippe Calatrava ref. 96 of the 1930s. Now the duo once again look to Swiss watchmaking of the same period for the Ichimonji. Kikuchi Nakagawa’s newest watch sticks […] SJX A Journal Dedicated to Fine Watches

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Grand Seiko Introduces the Seiko 140th Anniversary Re-Creation

24/11/2020 6:18 am Grand Seiko Introduces the Seiko 140th Anniversary Re-Creation Announced alongside the exceptional but exorbitant Kintaro Hattori 160th Anniversary, the Seiko 140th Anniversary Limited Edition Re-Creation (ref. SBGW260) is a hand-wound remake of the ref. 3180 of 1960, the first-ever Grand Seiko. And it is a Grand Seiko, but commemorates the 140 years since the founding of Seiko. Notably, its in 18k rose gold, […] SJX A Journal Dedicated to Fine Watches

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Girard-Perregaux Introduces the Laureato Ghost

23/11/2020 4:29 am Girard-Perregaux Introduces the Laureato Ghost One of the earliest entrants in the luxury-sports watches segment, the Girard-Perragaux Laureato made its debut in 1975. But the model did not remain in production consistently, and only recently enjoyed a revival with a relaunch in 2017. With its relaunch, the Laureato line up now includes complications like the tourbillon, exotic case materials like sapphire, […] SJX A Journal Dedicated to Fine Watches

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Highlights: Complications at Phillips’ Hong Kong Watch Auction

23/11/2020 3:13 am Highlights: Complications at Phillips’ Hong Kong Watch Auction Taking place on Sunday, November 29, Phillips’ Hong Kong auction spans a wide range, including independent watchmaking, which includes the S.U.F Sarpaneva x Moomin prototype, as well as value buys (including a surprisingly well-priced Grand Lange 1 Luna Mundi). Here’s a look at a few standouts amongst the complicated watches on offer – particularly watches that might go […] SJX A Journal Dedicated to Fine Watches

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Artur Akmaev Introduces the Battle City

22/11/2020 10:40 am Artur Akmaev Introduces the Battle City Both an engraver and self-taught watchmaker, Artur Akmaev was born in Moscow but has called Los Angeles home since 2017. He specialises in highly decorative, but also affordable, skeleton watches, each a one-off and often customised to the client’s specific requests. And he occasionally works with other watchmakers – Mr Akmaev was responsible for the […] SJX A Journal Dedicated to Fine Watches

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Moritz Grossmann Introduces the XII Birthday Edition

20/11/2020 8:38 am Moritz Grossmann Introduces the XII Birthday Edition Pocket watch-inspired aesthetics are a recurring theme with Moritz Grossmann, exemplified by last year’s Power Reserve Vintage and the Hamatic Vintage from earlier in 202. Continuing with the same style – narrow Roman numerals, reed-thin hands, and a 19th century logo – is the XII Birthday Edition, a limited edition to mark the 12 years since the brand was founded […] SJX A Journal Dedicated to Fine Watches

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