Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Pirelli

Roger Dubuis

Company profile: Roger Dubuis is a brand that is proud of its relatively short history, just over 20 years. This enables it to make watches that are totally original, because they don’t have to look back to precedents back in the company archive. In many of their watches, you get the impression that they are…

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Quatuor Cobalt Micromelt

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Quatuor Cobalt MicroMelt

To say that the Excalibur Quatuor by Roger Dubuis is an example of thinking out of the box would be a negative exaggeration. It has literally exploded the box. Abraham-Louis Breguet invented the tourbillon to constantly vary the position of the balance and even out the variations in rate caused by gravity. Roger Dubuis thought:…

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Pirelli

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Pirelli

Roger Dubuis is a brand that is proud of not having an ancient heritage. On the contrary, it looks long and hard into the future, intent on discovering themes that will one day be part of our everyday lives, and transferring what it finds into their watches of today. Attention to future trends is part…

Romain Jerome Steampunk Tourbillon

  Romain Jerome does steampunk exceptionally well. The idea of steam-age machines that have gone far into the future, retaining all their romantic smoke, rust and brass produced an entire genre in art and movies, and in a way, mechanical watches are already steampunk in themselves, anachronistic survivors of a mechanical age in an electronic…

SIHH 2015 – Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Skeleton Double Flying Tourbillon

When it comes to skeletonization, different brands do different things. Vacheron Constantin create Gothic edifices with graceful curving arches. Roger Dubuis’ aesthetic approach in this piece is somewhere between the arachnic and astronomic, with watchmaking director Gregory Bruttin referring to “the patient, meticulous and inventive nature of the work done by a resourceful arachnid as…

Roger Dubuis Hommage Double Flying Tourbillon

The “hommage” (tribute) in the name is the name of a family of watches, as well as being a tribute. Georges Kern, CEO of IWC, was involved in the management of Roger Dubuis for a short time after its acquisition by the Richemont group, and so the organization of Roger Dubuis’ watches into five major…