News – Berthoud Demonstrates the Impressive Chronometric Performances of its Chronomètre FB 2RE

As the Grand Prix D’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) awards ceremony is fast approaching, the competition is heating up between nominated brands. One of the categories with truly interesting contenders in the Chronometry Category. Among the pre-selected watches is the new Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB 2RE. Named after an illustrious 18th-century watchmaker, the brand was revived […]

1 month ago

Introducing – Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB 2RE (Live Pics & Price)

Ferdinand Berthoud might be a relatively “young” brand, but it bears the illustrious name of one of the greatest chronometer makers of the 18th century. Although the brand manufactures just a few dozen of watches every year, the sincerity and the integrity of its approach has won plaudits from collectors and experts alike. Presented in […]

4 months ago

Review – A. Lange and Söhne Zeitwerk Date – Making Something Good Even Better

If you thought the original Zeitwerk was a wonderful time machine with no room for improvement, you haven’t met Anthony de Haas, Director of Product Development for A. Lange & Söhne. The incorporation of a date complication might not sound like a very big deal, but when you discover the mind-bending solutions inside the newly […]

6 months ago

Just Because – Ferdinand Berthoud, Chronometry and the FB1-R Regulator

Resurrecting the Ferdinand Berthoud name, an eminent 18th-century horologist, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele (co-president of Chopard) and his team have shown quite a talent to surprise and amaze us. The niche, high-end brand has presented several creations that are not just nostalgic products but modern wristwatches. These are nonetheless loyal to the legacy of the name Berthoud. […]

7 months ago

Video – Review of the A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Date

It is often said that in watchmaking the entry-level complication – understand here any additional indication that isn’t the hours, minutes or seconds – is the date function. While this is true for most of the watches, when it comes to a masterpiece of engineering such as the A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk, adding a […]

9 months ago

Introducing – Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1.3-1 Sapphire Blue Chronometer

If the name dates back to the 18th century, Ferdinand Berthoud was resurrected only recently by Chopard’s Karl-Friedrich Scheufele and his team. While manifesting respect to the Berthoud legacy, the brand’s first creations offer a superb, modern take on this heritage. These watches have received a remarkable accolade from the watch community and industry: at […]

Introducing – Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force System 78 (Hands-On)

Armin Strom is a brand apart. Over the past few years, Serge Michel and Claude Greisler have set the foundations of this fully integrated manufacture. The young independent watchmaker has demonstrated its capacity to innovate, in particular with its Mirrored Force Resonance concept. Marking the launch of its new System 78 collection, the Armin Strom […]

Introducing – New Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB1 “Oeuvre d’Or” for SIAR 2019

The watches produced by Ferdinand Berthoud (Chopard’s sister, high-end brand) are fascinating and depict impressive mechanics and finishings. At the SIHH 2019, the brand introduced an exclusive limited edition watch, named the Chronomètre FB1 “Oeuvre d’Or”. As part of Mexico City SIAR 2019 Salon, the brand introduces a new version of this watch with a […]