Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk

Weekly Roundup April 15: Urwerk, Vacheron Constantin, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Girard-Perregaux And More

This week we present a video-rich roundup of the recent news so pour yourself a large glass, get yourself comfortable, scroll down and enjoy.

The week’s review includes: Urwerk’s new UR-105M, both Vacheron Constantin and IWC supporting film and the arts at the Tribeca Film Festival, Girard-Perregaux’s new blue Sea Hawk, Jaeger-LeCoultre honoring Charlie Chaplin, a quick look at the best on the net, plus a few well-known horological figures giving their Baselworld Top-5 for The Watches TV.

Zenith Christophe Colomb Hurricane models: L-R Ernesto “Che” Guevara, Simón Bolívar and Emiliano Zapata

Weekly Roundup April 18: Rolex, Zenith, Richard Mille, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc, Hublot, F.P. Journe, Audemars Piguet, And More

With the horological storm that is Baselworld slowing calming down, we thought this might be a quiet news week; however, it turned out to be busy with news from Rolex, Richard Mille, Audemars Piguet, Zenith, Montblanc, Antiquorum, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Hublot, Digital Luxury Group and F.P. Journe.

Patek Philippe Reference 5207P-001 auctioned for $16.7 million by Sotheby’s Hong Kong

Weekly Roundup April 11: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Graff, Patek Philippe, Panerai, Sotheby’s, Chopard, Marc Alfieri, Seiko And More

We hope you didn’t miss our Weekly Roundup too much last week in lieu of the goings-on at Baselworld. This week, we bring you the latest news again, though with a Baselworld goodie or two thrown in….

Logical One Secret "Diamonds"

Weekly Roundup March 21: Maurice Lacroix, Romain Gauthier, Speake-Marin, Patek Philippe, Habring2, Hermès, Christophe Claret and more.

* Maurice Lacroix announces a three-year partnership with FC Barcelona as its official watch partner. Spanish soccer club FC Barcelona is considered one of the world’s most prestigious “footie” clubs and boasts an emotional global fan base of over 300 million admirers and 100 million social media followers.

Weekly Roundup March 14: Ressence, Richard Mille, Moser, Hublot, Blancpain, Shinola, MCT, Breva

Ressence presented the Type 1, an organically curved wristwatch building on the success of the Belgian brand’s Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) prize-winning Type 3.

Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar Handwerkskunst in

Weekly Roundup: March 7

* Quill & Pad has the honor of introducing Grieb & Benzinger’s latest bespoke creation: the Black Tulip Red Midnight. This masterfully skeletonized watch is the direct result of a customer’s desire: a watch connoisseur looking for a “stealth” watch that nonetheless portrays its value and rare handcrafts in a lower-key way, creating an eye-catching black-and-red look using unusual gemstones.

Richard Mille ambassador (and tester), F1 driver Romanin Grosjean wearing his special RM 011

Weekly Roundup: 28 February 2014

Richard Mille announces another new sporting ambassador following quickly on the heels of skier Alexis Pinturault, who won bronze at the Sochi Olympics in giant slalom. The luxury sporting brand now welcomes Romanin Grosjean to the fold. This announcement coincides with the first Formula 1 testing sessions of the E22 Lotus, which makes sense since Grosjean is a Lotus driver and Richard Mille also sponsors the entire Lotus team.

Thomas Prescher Nemo SUB 1

Weekly Roundup: 21 February 2014

* We have just completed our very first themed fortnight, which provided you with stories from the Olympics in Sochi and Russian watchmaking and this week we bring news from : Panerai, Thomas Prescher, Vianney Halter, Baselworld, Nomos and more.

Vanessa-Mae visiting the Omega Pavilion in Sochi

Weekly Roundup: 14 February 2014

A happy Valentine’s Day to you!

* As we approach half-time at the Olympics, we’d like to direct your attention to the close of our first Olympic Week.

FHH Mastery of time ribbon cutting ceremony. L-R: Ambassador Yutaka Nishimura; Ambassador Urs Bucher and wife; Swiss President Didier Burkhalter and wife; FHH president Fabienne Lupo

Weekly Roundup: 7 February 2014

* Celebrating the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Japan, the FHH presents an exhibition called The Mastery of Time, the first in a series of events honoring friendship between the two countries.