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Girard-Perregaux chose Dubai Watch Week to unveil what are likely to be the last novelties to launch in 2021, its 230th anniversary year.
Global exports of Swiss watches are on track to top the record 2019 total of CHF 21.7 billion this year.
Bronze watch takes inspiration from founder Heinrich Moser's early success serving Russian aristocracy in St Petersburg.
Included among the 24 watches is an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Black Panther, a $130,000 limited edition of 250 pieces that caused a storm on social media when it was released earlier this year.
Pieces range from the pawns, standing 12 inches high and costing $7,500 each up to the kings and queens that are 17 and 18 inches tall and cost $10,800 each.
The master watchmaker has been backed by a group of investors and will take immediate control as chief executive.
Latest upside down watch is for sale at the Moritz Grossmann online boutique for €41,000.
HYT is up and running again under new owners KTS (Kairos Technology Switzerland SA) and promising new watches in January.
To mark its tenth anniversary, British watchmaker has created two new Treasure watches with stepped black dials and brushed gold hands.
Oliver Smith, founder and creative director at Oliver Smith Jeweler, says Parmigiani Fleurier was the perfect choice for anniversary watches with his name on the dial.