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Watches & Wonders 2013

A Lange & Söhne - Grand Complication from Saxony

A Lange & Söhne - Grand Complication from Saxony

As the only watch brand from Germany presenting at the WATCHES&WONDERS exhibition, A Lange & Söhne will shine the spotlight on their most complicated wristwatch making a public debut – the GRAND COMPLICATION.

Monday, 30 September, 2013, 10:48am

Baume & Mercier - The Passage of Time

Baume & Mercier - The Passage of Time

Baume & Mercier, a Maison born in 1830 in the Swiss Jura and currently the seventh oldest watch brand still in operation, will showcase its contemporary collections as well as rare timepieces products from its Swiss Museum Collection at the WATCHES&WONDERS exhibition. 

30 Sep 2013 - 10:50am

Piaget - Watchmaker and Jeweller Extraordinaire

ALTIPLANO DATE

Piaget introduced a miniature watch industry revolution in 1957 when it launched the Calibre P9. 

30 Sep 2013 - 10:52am

Van Cleef & Arpels - The Poetry of Time™

Charms Extraordinaire Féérie Dandelion Timepiece

Van Cleef & Arpels speaks the poetry of time at the WATCHES&WONDERS exhibition.

30 Sep 2013 - 10:53am

Vacheron Constantin - The Sound of Time

Vacheron Constantin

For the first time in Hong Kong, Vacheron Constantin evokes an aspect of Fine Watchmaking at the WATCHES&WONDERS exhibition by offering a tuneful and luminous experimental route presenting some of its finest striking watches from its legacy. 

27 Sep 2013 - 9:44am

IWC Schaffhausen - Money Can’t Buy Experience

IWC Schaffhausen

Guests visiting IWC Schaffhausen at the WATCHES&WONDERS exhibition are in for a treat.

30 Sep 2013 - 10:55am

Van Cleef & Arpels: Poetry of Time™

Lady Arpels Jour/Nuit Cerfs-Volants Poetic Complication

To mark the first edition of WATCHES&WONDERS, the French High Jewelry and Timepiece Maison Van Cleef & Arpels is giving pride of place to an enchanting vision: the Poetry of Time™.

30 Sep 2013 - 9:30am

Exclusively Luxurious

Limelight Gala watch with bracelet and clasp paved with 451 brilliant-cut diamonds (left) and with a black satin strap

Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO of ultrathin pioneer Piaget, sees Watches&Wonders as a showcase to promote the extraordinary work of high watchmaking.

7 Oct 2013 - 9:29am

Homage to history

Homage to history

Baume & Mercier only came to prominence in 1988 when it became part of the Richemont Group, but it has long been a favourite with connoisseurs, and its roots run deep.

4 Oct 2013 - 5:55pm

Celebrating tradition

Jaeger-LeCoultre's north Asia managingdirector Guillain Maspetiol unveils the Duomètre Sphérotourbillon Blue.

Jaeger-LeCoultre is capitalising on its 180 years of heritage in fine watchmaking by unveiling its signature Duomètre Sphérotourbillon. The manufacture will showcase the Duomètre Sphérotourbillon Blue at Watches&Wonders.

7 Oct 2013 - 9:32am

All eyes and ears on brand

Patrimony ContemporaineUltra-Thin Calibre 1731

Watchmaking icon Vacheron Constantin traces its history back to 1755, but there is far more to the company's horological importance than just date or time.

7 Oct 2013 - 9:30am

In perfect harmony

Wilhelm Schmid says the brand has a strong presence in Asia.

The German watchmakers of A. Lange & Söhne occupy a special place in the horological world. They are fanatical about their finishing, craftsmanship and work, and this makes their visible mechanisms amazingly intricate.

7 Oct 2013 - 9:43am

Soaring to pinnacle of quality watchmaking

Velvet ladies' watch

The Roger Dubuis display at Watches&Wonders is set to impress. A crowned eagle clutching a key, and an image evoking the Poinçon de Genève - the brand's hallmark - will be the centrepiece that welcomes guests.

26 Sep 2013 - 5:20pm

Brand's bear facts

The Panda Tourbillon has a white gold panda festooned with diamonds.

Meeting Richard Mille in person can be a surreal experience. The gregarious, gruff-voiced entrepreneur may be meeting you for the first time, but expect to be hugged and high-fived as you walk into his space. To journalists, Mille dispenses sound bites in conspiratory whispers. To customers, he plays the part of a long-lost buddy to perfection.

4 Oct 2013 - 5:58pm

Witness the parade of inventors

Valangin Temple tower clock from the 17th Century will be on show.Photo: Dominique Cohas

The Mastery of Time, a special exhibit at Watches&Wonders, draws its inspiration from the book of the same name by historian Dominique Fléchon.

26 Sep 2013 - 5:18pm

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