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HYT Wins Best Innovative Watch at Grand Prix D’Horlogerie de Genève

HYT Wins Best Innovative Watch at Grand Prix D’Horlogerie de Genève

HYT, the hydro mechanical horologists from Switzerland who are using techniques bordering on nanotechnology in the world of luxury watchmaking, have picked up yet another prestigious award for their innovative, forward thinking timepiece craftsmanship which is in a completely different level from that of traditional chronograph manufacture. The watches crafted by HYT work on the principle of hydromechanics, meaning that they work with mechanical devices and engineered fluids.  One of the challenges presented to the developers of the world’s first hydromechanical watch was to find a liquid that could obey the specifications of haute watchmaking.  This liquid needed a color, READ MORE

Steve McQueen’s Tag Heuer Monaco Fetches $799,500

Steve McQueen’s Tag Heuer Monaco Fetches $799,500

The 1971 Steve McQueen film Le Mans may not have grossed very much in the United States, but a watch worn by McQueen in the film brought in a whopping $799,500 during an auction at Profiles in History yesterday. The 1970 Tag Heuer Monaco was personally selected by McQueen for his endurance-racer character Mike Delaney, who also donned a jumpsuit with a 1960’s-era Tag Heuer logo stitched onto the chest. Mounted on a black alligator strap, the 1970 Monaco was the first square-cased watch to feature an automatic chronograph. It was also one of the first examples of Heuer’s Caliber READ MORE

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