Category Archives: Greubel Forsey

Greubel Forsey

Christie’s Hong Kong Auction Results: Lessons to be Learned

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Christie’s Important Watches Sale in Hong Kong on May29th brought in almost $20 million dollars, selling 93% of the total lots offered, translating to an impressive 95% by value. What lessons can be taken from the sale? Collectors inevitably look to the top lots and as usual complicated Patek ... Read more

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Greubel Forsey 25 Degree Inclined 24 Seconds Tourbillon GMT and Tourbillon 24’’ Incline at Christie’s Auction: A Rare Opportunity

250 Inclined 24 Seconds Tourbillon GMT

If you’re into watches, really into watches, then you’ll know the name Greubel Forsey. At the tippy top of the watch pyramid, they specialize in precision tourbillons. If you aren’t familiar with a tourbillon, it’s a circling cage that houses the escapement. Invented by Louis-Abraham Breguet for the pocket watch, ... Read more

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The Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix 2012: What are the Implications?

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We’ve now seen the results of the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix. But what type of impact does a win have for a brand? Many industries recognize the best in a field or category and reward with a prize, such as an Academy Award for a movie or a World Series ... Read more

CATEGORIES Chanel, Chopard, MB&F, Tag Heuer, Zenith | TAGS , |Bookmark http://blogs.christies.com/longitude/brands/mbf/the-geneva-watchmaking-grand-prix-2012-what-are-the-implications/

Interview: Michel Boulanger on being chosen for ‘Le Garde Temps – La Naissance d’une Montre’

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There was a time when a watchmaker used paper and pen to sketch out and design a watch. He or she had to devise everything from a gear train and the proper tolerances to the wheels, complications and dial layout. After sweating over the details, he then cut the plates, ... Read more

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