Hi All; There was Edward Heuer (Jack’s father) and this Valjoux powered chronograph was made under his reign, most likely just after WWII. Read more
Hi All; The downturn in orders from the Far East is starting to have an effect in the Swiss watch industry, today two of the smaller suppliers, a dial maker and a bracelet maker announced layoffs. The totals involved are less than 20 employees, but the smaller suppliers are... Read more
A conversation in May 2012 by Jessica The Foundation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) recently hosted a cocktail reception to launch “The Mastery of Time” by French author Dominique Fléchon, an historian and expert in antiquarian horology. The 456-page tome divides the major breakthroughs in watchmaking in six thoroughly researched chapters.... Read more
I should begin by confessing my earliest admiration for François-Paul Journe’s work, although this is no secret to anyone here who knows me. I first enjoyed a teaser sampler of François-Paul’s “Steel Time” collection in New York City back in late 2005, timed to coincide with the world-wide launch... Read more
The 2011 TimeZone Watch of the Year is the Grönefeld One Hertz Finalists for the award represent a selection of the best timepieces of the year as chosen through a two-step voting process by TimeZone moderators. The winner is chosen exclusively by the TimeZone community, the world’s largest community... Read more
MS: Michael Sandler – TimeZone.com JPS: Jan-Patrick Schmitz – Montblanc MS: Thank you for taking the time to speak with me today. Would you please tell us a little about yourself and your background in the industry, and how you came to Montblanc? Jan-Patrick Schmitz JPS: I joined Montblanc... Read more
A Virtual Preview: Highlights from Antiquorum NY’s 10 March Auction >>> Feb 14, 2011 – 11:23 PM Go to previous message Dear Friends, On March 10th, Antiquorum New York will hold its first auction of the year, the “Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks” Sale featuring: * The... Read more
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