Marine chronometers to calculate longitude

6 October 2015 | , ,

Since the beginning of navigation men learnt how to measure the apparently distance of the stars in order to calculate latitude. But longitude’s calculation has been for centuries a Nature’s secret hard to be solved, especially on a ship in the middle of the ocean. The contemporary observation of stars and planets could allow the…

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Baselworld 2015 trends #5: historical memory for Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot, Leroy, Zenith and Longines

13 April 2015 | , , , ,

The history of a watch company with a long tradition left a legacy from where it obtains the success of today. The history ensures competency, production and innovation capability, and a good taste able to keep the company alive, and to determine trends. It is mainly for this reason that many Maison at Baselworld 2015…

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Baselworld 2015 trends #2: sophisticated mechanics by Leroy, Breguet, Patek Philippe, Rolex

31 March 2015 | , , ,

Beautiful mechanics is the main guest at Baselworld. One of the astonishing pieces was the new Leroy caliber L100, the beating heart of the Leroy masterpiece “Chrnonomètre à Tourbillon” from the Osmior collection. Just to let you understand: a Tourbillon with Duplex escapement and constant force, fusee-chain and deadbeat seconds Hand-wound Manufacture Calibre L100, entirely developed and…

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