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DEPLOYANT by Peter Chong & Friends | October 23, 2014

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A Chance Encounter in Mr Baumgartner’s Clockwork Emporium

September 1, 2014 | 4

I do believe things happen for a reason – that a higher order has things aligned and that coincidences as we know are written in the stars. Who would have thought that in my recent trip to Switzerland, I discovered … Read More

Rare Watches: Voutilainen Détente Escapement Tourbillon Wristwatch

August 31, 2014 | 2

Kari Voutilainen is one of the most interesting watchmakers living with us today. And when he delivers a significant wristwatch, first in the hands of a collector and a pièce unique, the event needs to be recorded.

 

One of … Read More

Counting Stars (and Planets): The Graham Tourbillon Orrery

August 27, 2014 |

Whenever we talk about Graham watches, either some aviator theme watches or the Chronofighters with the trademark “fast-action start/ stop trigger” beside the crown would subconsciously come to mind. This time round, Graham did something a little unorthodox, and the result … Read More

In Conversation: Stefano Macaluso, Product Development Director, Girard Perregaux

August 23, 2014 |

I met Stefano Macaluso perhaps some 10 years ago over lunch in La Chaux de Fonds, while on a visit to the Girard Perregaux factory. I caught up with him again for lunch, this time in Singapore a few days … Read More

Chasing Perfection: Grand Seiko Mechanical Hi-Beat 36000 GMT

August 17, 2014 |

One thing that impresses us about the Japanese would be their great attention to intricate details. The integrity of their efforts are telling- products from Lexus and Canon can easily testify that. But of course, when it comes to watchmaking, there are not many … Read More

Modestly priced watches: A quick look at the Jeanrichard trio: Terrascope, Aquascope and Aeroscope

August 12, 2014 | 1

Jeanrichard, formerly Daniel JeanRichard has long been awaiting in the shadows of her more illustrious stable-mate: Girard Perregaux. But the brand deserves more.

Daniel JeanRichard was responsible for the Swiss Jura region’s rise as a force to be reckoned with in … Read More

Reactions: The Rolex Deepsea D-Blue Dial Edition

August 5, 2014 |

Whenever Rolex is about to launch a new timepiece, there would always be a plethora of hype and speculation in the watch community. It was therefore not surprising that there was a lot of excitement when Rolex announced that they … Read More

L.U. Chopard Qualité Fleurier: Simplicity is Key

August 2, 2014 |

There are quite a few watchmakers that have the capability and resources to make watches that are of the highest quality. L.U. Chopard is one of them, but their efforts have always been eclipsed by their more illustrious competitors. Will the … Read More