Category Archives: FP Journe

F.P. Journe Quantième Perpétuel Watch Hands-On

It has taken Francois-Paul about two years to finally release his highly anticipated Perpetual Calendar watch to market. True enough, F.P. Journe originally announced the lovely Quantième Perpétuel watch back in 2013. Now in early 2015, our favorite Geneva-based watch maker has finally announced that the F.P. Journe Quantième Perpétuel will be available for sale… Read More »

Book Review: 12 Faces of Time by Elizabeth Doerr Ralf Baumgarten

5Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Feb 24, 2010Tags: Elizabeth Doerr, Independent watchmaking, Ralf Baumgarten, Watch Book This is not only a book about watches. This is a book about the faces behind the watches made by horological master minds Philippe Dufour, Paul Gerber, Dr. Ludwig Oechslin, FP Journe, Kenji Shiohara, Kari Voutilainen, Vianney Halter, Beat… Read More »

Scan Day

1Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Sep 03, 2007 Most of the watch related forums have this ‘scan day’ topic once in a while. Over at the forum of the pro’s, WatchRap, it is always fun to click a ‘Scan Day’-thread. The watches people have (or had) over there, is very diverse and there is always… Read More »

Mechanical magic in 3D

2Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Dec 20, 2004 Another one submitted by Jean-Marie this evening, he sent me an URL of Montres Passion, Mechanical Magic in 3 Dimensions. This is a great website for everyone who wants to learn a bit more about mechanical watches! Things like waterresistancy, rotors of automatic watches, tourbillons, minute-repeaters, escapement,… Read More »

Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix

0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Nov 23, 2004 Source: Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry “Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix Crowning Achievement For F.-P. Journe After Vacheron Constantin and Patek Philippe, the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix this year awarded its highest distinction to the most Genevan of watchmakers from Marseilles. On 11 November, in the sumptuous… Read More »