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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme LAB 2 blue dial detail - Perpetuelle

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme LAB 2

A new reference joins the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme LAB series.  The main news here is the new blue color, which joins the red-accented ref 203T540 (US $55,500) which debuted in 2010.  The ceramic bezel is styled slightly different, among other minor tweaks. For those new to the Master Compressor Extreme LAB 2, I will […]

Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Grey Ceramic NART - Perpetuelle

Weekend Watch: 2015 Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Ceramic Models

Here is a first look at Hublot’s first additions to its Big Bang Ferrari line for 2015. The collaboration between Ferrari and Hublot been running strong since it was announced late 2011, with upwards of ten Hublot Big Bang Ferrari references made thus far. Following the launch of the first two watches, the Big Bang […]

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Biver on CNN

LVMH’s Biver: Expensive Watches Are for Eternity, Smartwatches Lack Emotion

CNN’s Richard Quest recently spoke to Jean-Claude Biver, head of LVMH’s watch division and Hublot Chairman, about the emergence of smartwatches, the challenges Swiss watchmakers face due to the rise in the value of the Swiss Franc, and more.  It is a dynamic conversation in which Biver lauds the longevity and emotion of a Swiss […]

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Patek Philippe Lowers Watch Prices in USA

As you may be aware, the Swiss Central Bank recently abandoned its caps on the CHF/EUR exchange rate.  This led to an immediate and rather significant ~15% move in the currency, to the detriment of … [Read More...]