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The Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva feels so much like a 5-star hotel, it asks to be reviewed as one. The marble foyer, the stylish receptionists, the hushed elegance exudes a combination of warmth and authority more typically found...
Patek Philippe is extending its use of digital advertising to reinforce the brand’s passion for servicing its timepieces throughout their life. The Service advertising campaign encourages owners to protect their investment in a Patek Philippe watch by having it professionally...
Rock legend Eric Clapton is selling one of the finest of his watches in what is described by Christie’s auctioneers as an exceptional collection. The guitarist will offer an ultra rare platinum-cased Patek Philippe (reference 2499/100) Perpetual Calendar Chronograph. A...
Apple’s new iPad operating system features a clock application that is indistinguishable from Mondaine’s classic watch face in all but name. The iPad’s alarm clock features a face based on a copyrighted design first created for Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB), a...
Bulova UK has landed contracts to supply three of Britain’s biggest multiples: H.Samuel, F Hinds and Ernest Jones. The American brand, which ramped up its UK infrastructure just three years ago, will dramatically increase its high street presence with the...
Swiss watch house Philippe Dubois & Fils has used the power of crowd funding to raise CHF 150,000 (£100,000) to finance the production of its new collection. The money, which has been raised from around 84 watch enthusiasts so far,...
Northampton retailer Steffans is famous for branded silver jewellery, but now the kings of brands Steff Suter and Wes Suter tell Rob Corder why they believe fashion watches are where the growth potential in the market lies as they...
Bremont Watch Company is celebrating along with brand ambassador Gary Connery, who survived dropping out of a helicopter from 2400 feet and landing in nothing more than a pile of cardboard boxes. Connery, popularly known as the Bremont Birdman, was...