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Jonathan Arnold
18.07.2017

To most people, the phrase “Haute Horlogerie” means little to nothing. Translated into English, the phrase means the “high-art of watchmaking.” This makes the term somewhat clearer, but overall, it’s still vague. However, to a very select group of highly skilled watchmakers, artisans, designers, and, of course, watch collectors, it is a way of life. So, just what is haute horlogerie?

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Balazs Ferenczi
28.06.2017

Since Benzinger is an open atelier, anyone interested in their work or passing by Pforzheim is welcome to visit the workshop by appointment. They will show you around, explain how the machines work, and happily take your order for your next (or first) Benzinger watch. Such a visit is a unique experience that explains a lot to watch lovers about how these timepieces come to life. If you want to visit Benzinger, all you need to do is to send us an email. We’ll take care of the rest.

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Oliver Siegle
03.02.2017

How well do you know your watches? Can you tell the difference between some of the most famous watches just from tiny details like a crown or a chronograph pusher?

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Oliver Siegle
26.01.2017

In this article, we will show you the most interesting new watches from the SIHH in the fastest and most convenient way. We’ll show you images and the most important information about these timepieces in short and simple bullet points.

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Oliver Siegle
20.01.2017

We enjoy debating about the “best watches” as much as any enthusiast, but today we’ll let the numbers do the talking. Here’s our look back at 2016 through some of our fascinating user statistics.

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Robert-Jan Broer
02.12.2016

The movement of a watch plays a big role in the purchase decisions of many watch collectors out there. Not only are they looking for a mechanical movement, either automatic or hand-wound, but sometimes the type of movement inside a watch is also an important factor in buying a watch. In some cases, the aesthetic of a watch plays a smaller role than the mechanics inside.

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Bert Buijsrogge
18.11.2016

In this article we take a look at GMT watches that provide a second time zone like the Rolex GMT-Master and the Patek Philippe Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph. GMT is short for ‘Greenwich Mean Time,’ which is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London. Time zones are then displayed as GMT plus or minus 'x' amount of hours, depending on the location and distance from Greenwich.

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Oliver Siegle
04.10.2016

Our short quiz will help you find the perfect Rolex. But instead of comparing technical specifications, we will suggest a model based on your interests.

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Steel watches from brands such as Patek Philippe or A. Lange & Söhne demand a premium, however that is not true of all brands. While steel is still seen as the number one metal when looking for a watch that is more utilitarian than dress, gold timepieces have come into their own. The title may seem a little misleading because gold watches have never left us but gold wristwatches are becoming more hip than ever before. Some would say that gold used to be THE material for fine wristwatches, even pocket watches too, and in my eyes this is still the case (see what I did there?). A gold watch was the epitome of elegance in its most classic form....

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Oliver Siegle
10.06.2014

Your watch says a lot about you. Do your wear a Rolex Submariner or a Patek Philippe Calatrava? Do you prefer a classic IWC Schaffhausen Portuguese Chronograph or a Hublot Big Bang in red gold? Discover what watches say about their owners.

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