ochs und junior offers open-ended customization of Ludwig Oechslin’s rigorously simple watches to its clients. The size, materials, colors and more can be defined in direct dialogue with CEO Beat Weinmann. This is not the standard level of customization in which the client selects predetermined options. The client can bring new ideas to the table and ochs und junior uses its manufacturing expertise to realize them.
June 5, 2014 saw the opening of a special exhibition at the German Watch Museum Glashütte, entitled “Glashütte Cottage Industry: A Flourishing Supply System”. More than eighty guests from the region’s political and business communities, representatives of the city of Glashütte and its watchmakers, witnesses to the history of watchmaking, lenders and watch connoisseurs from all over Germany followed the invitation of the museum.
OMEGA has served as Official Timekeeper of the Youth Olympic Games since the inaugural edition in Singapore in 2010 and will again be on hand at every venue to time, measure, record, display and distribute the results of each competition for all 28 sports, including the programme’s two newest events, golf and rugby.
With this debut, Patek Philippe is expanding its collection of complicated Nautilus models, endowing the chronograph with the Travel Time function that indicates the time in two different time zones at a single glance. The new watch combines two highly popular complications and features additional functions for enhanced everyday convenience.
The NAI Netherlands Arbitration Institute passed judgement in the lawsuit Swatch Group vs Tiffany & Co.: Tiffany & Co. is sentenced to pay Swatch Group damages totalling CHF 402 million. The counter-claim of Tiffany & Co. is integrally dismissed.
Hans Peter Kuban has an unusual passion. His hobby, or better his passion is church clocks. In his private church clock magazine founded in 1981, time seems to have stopped. On two floors, Hans Peter Kuban presents several dozens of old treasures in the former Steinhaldenfelder Bunker.
Luminox announces the Pilot Professional, one in a series of four designs in the new SXC Space Collection slated for release this fall. Designed with input from test pilots and astronauts and with them in mind, the Pilot Professional is an analog watch with digital windows, multi-function capabilities and the added advantage of Luminox Light Technology. The Swiss Analog-Digital movement employed is the standard for pilots worldwide.
Starting immediately, TrustedWatch will be holding a monthly watch competition in which the participants can win elegant and high-quality watches. During the next few months, luxury watches by Frédérique Constant Genève, Omega, and Rolex, as well as many other watch manufacturers will be up for grabs on TrustedWatch.