Vacheron Constantin History

Vacheron Constantin can trace its origins to 1755 when Jean-Marc Vacheron founded a watchmaking business in Geneva. The company is the oldest watch company “in continuous operation since it was foun...

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Hublot History

Carlo Crocco established Hublot in 1980, releasing his ‘Classic’ model which paired precious metal with rubber. The concept, at the time, was unusual and represented the start of the brand’s lov...

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Blancpain History

The Blancpain name can be traced back to 1735 when Jehan-Jacques Blancpain established a watchmaking workshop within his home in Villeret. The company is reputedly the oldest watch brand in existen...

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The History of Jaeger-LeCoultre

Jaeger-LeCoultre can trace its origins back to 1833 when Antoine LeCoultre founded his first watchmaking workshop after inventing a machine to produce watchmaking pinions. This marked the birth of a h...

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Zenith Watches History

Zenith continues to operate from the same site in Le Locle where the company commenced its operations back in 1865. The brand was founded by Georges Favre Jacot. Zenith Watches History The visio...

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Richard Mille History

In an industry where some of the finest exponents of watchmaking have histories dating back 200 years and more, Richard Mille is considered relatively young, launching its first models in 2001. R...

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Hublot At The World Cup.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off last week with hosts Russia defeating Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. For the third successive tournament the official timekeeper will be the luxury ...

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Rolex – A History Of Innovation

Throughout its history, the innovative approach of Rolex has brought us dust resistant, water resistant and even magnetic force resistant watches. The patents created by the company in their early day...

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Rolex at The Masters

The 2018 Masters Golf tournament is shaping up to be one of the best of modern times. The 82nd edition of Golf’s most exclusive major (just 87 will enter this year’s tournament) will see the r...

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You never actually own a Patek Philippe

1851 was an important year for Patek Philippe. It was the year that watchmaker Jean Adrien Philippe became a partner of the company, joining Antoine Norbert de Patek, to create one of the great na...

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Omega Speedmaster History: The Moonwatch

On the 12th of September 1962 in Rice stadium Texas, John F. Kennedy gave perhaps the most famous public address by an American President. In it he followed up on a promise made to Congress a year ear...

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