Posts Categorized: Chopard

Escapement Watch Review: The Chopard LUC Tourbillon QF Fairmined

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Earlier in 2014, Chopard announced that, for the first time, the company had used ‘Fairmined’ gold to create the Chopard L.U.C Tourbillon QF Fairmined. In this article from the online magazine Escapement, I review the watch, which also bears the symbol of the Fleurier Quality Foundation. As a watch journalist, I often casually handle timepieces […]

Escapement Watch Review: The Chopard G.P.M.H Chrono

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Angus Davies, in this article from the online watch magazine Escapement, provides an in-depth review of the Chopard G.P.M.H Chrono, a watch born to grace the wrist of any podium-seeking competitor. A chronometer, this watch delivers precision in a handsome composition with retro styling elements. I am dreadful at getting up on a Sunday morning. […]

Chopard L.U.C. 1963

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Every year seems to bring with it a fresh slew of anniversaries in the watch world, and 2014 is no exception. The new Chopard L.U.C. 1963, premiering at Baselworld, commemorates the 50th year of Chopard’s ownership by the Scheufele family with a wristwatch inspired by the golden age of chronometer pocketwatches. Chopard describes the L.U.C. […]

7 Signs Chopard is Serious About High Watchmaking

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Recently, WatchTime was among a select group of media outlets invited to tour and explore Chopard’s Swiss watchmaking operations in Geneva and Fleurier. By the end of the comprehensive visit, it was clear that Chopard, a brand still known more for high jewelry than high horology, is devoted to making its mark on the men’s […]

WatchTime and Chopard Host Anniversary Event at Houston Boutique

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The Chopard Manufacture turns 20 this year, and Chopard North America marked the occasion with an anniversary party for a select group of WatchTime readers at the Chopard boutique in Houston’s River Oaks district on September 20. Ralph Simons, president of Chopard North America, hosted the event, in which 40 guests enjoyed wines, Old Fashioned […]

Chopard Mille Miglia 2014 Rolls Out at Baselworld

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The newest Chopard Mille Miglia watch, which made its debut this week at Baselworld 2014, is the most distinctly Italian timepiece in the collection, which is inspired by the Mille Miglia classic car race. Chopard has partnered with the Mille Miglia, and produced special watches for it annually, since 1998. This year, the brand opted […]