In the watchmaking world, few things are appreciated more than century-long traditions. And while not all trademarks succeed in operating through centuries, some of the vanished ones do return with a fanfare. This time we’ll talk of the British horologist George Graham (1673-1751) and the modern eponymous brand.
A prominent watchmaker, a guru of independence and the keeper of horological legacy – François-Paul Journe’s place among the industry greats is undeniable. His timepieces are pure class and his thoughts always worth checking out. This time he talks modern technology, the goal behind his inventions, and the devaluation of the Swiss Made mark.
What does the fifteenth anniversary mean for the industry, where many companies can boast a centuries-long history? It turns out to be a lot, especially if the watch you created has already become a synonym for the "new classics", and the developed technologies boggle the imagination and beacon for supporters of unrestrained onward movement.
The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona got off the mark in 1963, at a time when in Daytona, Florida annual races started, gathering thousands of fans from around the world.
Harry Winston has introduced a new watch collection Automatic Classic Avenue, named after the famous Fifth Avenue in New York.