Frederique Constant SA was founded with a capital of 60.000 Swiss francs. The brand sold a thousand Swiss Made wristwatches produced by external partners in its first year. By the end of the year 2018 around 160.000 wristwatches will be produced and hopefully sold ...
Above, you can see a few watches from my personal collection.
So, here we go!
Taking the shot
1. Clean your watch... thoroughly
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ceramic
This is a full ceramic watch (case & bracelet), a ticking cult object in my eyes. The Royal Oak is sold for 91.800 Euro including 20 % VAT and almost impossible to get. Audemars Piguet is doing an excellent job these days!
The first Omega 'Railmaster' was built for railway staff or anyone who worked close to electrical fields. Shielded by an inner protective case, the watch was able to resist magnetic fields of up to 1,000 gauss, guaranteeing reliable precision for the wearer. By comparison, most antimagnetic watches at that time offered protection at only around 60 gauss.
Omega 'Railmaster' Advertisement from 1959 ...
Time a Hermès object
I invite you to experience Hermès Time with me. Not time as we usually see it, but time a Hermès object ...
To listen to my conversation with Aurel Bacs and to see the pictures of all the Heuer chronographs that came under the hammer, please click here:
Are you interested in getting to know more about the Heuer chronographs shown above? Please click on the link to open it in a separate window https://issuu.com/phillipsauction/docs/ch080317_catalog
Who is Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo?
That's a pretty comprehensive document! Due to the fact that we could take no own pictures I think this is the best I can provide to you today ...
Yo may discover the following content:
CHAPTER 1 - 3 The Doors Are Opened
CHAPTER 2 - 8 The Artistry of Shigeru Ban
CHAPTER 3 -12 Efficient energy
CHAPTER 4 - 16 The Technology Inside
CHAPTER 5 - 22 The new Home of METAS testing
CHAPTER 6 - 26 The History of the Site