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Dmitry Berdyansky looks at the Greubel Forsey, Double Tourbillon Technique watch
The Double Tourbillon Technique model perfectly reflects the philosophy of the independent Swiss watch company Greubel Forsey, demonstrating the outstanding technical achievements in Haute Horologerie. Structural features of this watch allow to see all the details of the mechanism and their...
 
Kari Voutilainen Unique Decimal Repeater Available–a Connoisseur's Watch
The large watch brands dominate the landscape because they have powerful backers feeding money into the marketing machine. Billboards and ads in magazines and newspapers keep these companies in the forefront of customers' minds. There is also history and longevity to consider. The longer a...
 
Christie's Hong Kong Auction Results: Lessons to be Learned
Christie's Important Watches Sale in Hong Kong on May29th brought in almost $20 million dollars, selling 93% of the total lots offered, translating to an impressive 95% by value. What lessons can be taken from the sale? Collectors inevitably look to the top lots and as usual complicated Patek...
 
Greubel Forsey 25 Degree Inclined 24 Seconds Tourbillon GMT and Tourbillon 24'' Incline at Christie's Auction: A Rare Opportunity
If you're into watches, really into watches, then you'll know the name Greubel Forsey. At the tippy top of the watch pyramid, they specialize in precision tourbillons. If you aren't familiar with a tourbillon, it's a circling cage that houses the escapement. Invented by Louis-Abraham Breguet for...
 
The Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix 2012: What are the Implications?
We've now seen the resultsof the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix. But what type of impact does a win have for a brand? Many industries recognize the best in a field or category and reward with a prize, such as an Academy Award for a movie or a World Series ring for baseball. More than just...