“Look out for plenty of news from some fruitful discussions at the SIAR in Mexico”

Paul O'Neil

After the fanfare of Patek Philippe’s 175th anniversary subsided, a number of other anniversaries were covered on WorldTempus last week, from the tenth anniversaries of Louis Moinet and Dior’s Chiffre Rouge model to the 125th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower and Girard-Perregaux’s mythical La Esmeralda pocket watch. Miguel Seabra also gave us some insight into a more poignant anniversary, marking 43 years since the passing of Jo Siffert, the first Heuer Formula 1 ambassador, and taking the opportunity to offer a potted history of the TAG Heuer Autavia model that has forever been inextricably linked to the racing driver’s name.

We will have a lot to tell over the coming few weeks after some interesting discussions with the top management of brands attending the SIAR show in Mexico. Both the show and its visitors enjoy an excellent reputation in the industry, which explains the presence of many CEOs in Mexico City, who come to engage with – and show their appreciation for – the nation’s increasingly well-informed watch aficionados.

Last but not least, we are delighted to announce that the list of WorldTempus partner brands continues to grow. Our latest partner is Laurent Ferrier, whom we welcome this week with an in-depth portrait by David Chokron.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to get all the watch news right in your mail box.


The most popular of the week

WorldTempus Newsletter the most popular

The three most-read articles
GASTRONOMY - Chef hats off to watchmakers!
MATERIAL - Aluminium: not always the ‘softie’ some may think
HISTORY - La Esmeralda and the Eiffel Tower are 125 years old

The three most-viewed new watches
PATEK PHILIPPE - Grandmaster Chime : a striking watch in all senses and more besides
DE GRISOGONO - Crazy Skull
VACHERON CONSTANTIN - New products Watches & Wonders 2014

The most viewed watch: PERRELET - Class T Chrono
The most viewed video: VACHERON CONSTANTIN - New products Watches & Wonders 2014
The most viewed gallery: DE GRISOGONO - Crazy Skull