2015 Lonville Classic raving success

The 2015 Lonviile Classic once again brought old and new friends together for a magical week-end where we enjoy our beloved classic cars in gorgeous surroundings. Piemonte, Italy was the backdrop of this year’s event. Single track roads through vineyards, wine tasting under the sun and a culinair feast at michelin star restaurants made for…

You don’t really need a GMT, do you…?

Here’s a quick snap of Virage GMT right after assembly. We have created an additional sub-dial in the centre to read he second time zone. It harks back at some of the historic lonville dials, whilst adding a distinctively modern, even sportive, twist. Manual wound, 80hrs power reserve, power reserve indicator, each movement individually COSC…

Virage ‘fuel tank’ in action during Lonville Classic

It is just one of those things…we were debating do try a kind of bronze colored dial for the ‘fuel tank’ version of Virage. And to contrast it we created a dark grey outer ring (under the 5 mins markers) and then went for the less obvious brown strap…and bang:  this turned out to be…

Virage Manual Movement

Virage is either powered by a manual wound double barrel movemen, or an automatic micro-rotor movement. This is a picture of the manual movement, it has 230 components and is designed and constructured in La Chaux-de-Fonds. Each individual movement is certified by COSC (the independent swiss cronometer institute – a benchmark for accuracy and quality)…

Here we go…Virage is alive!

It took us nearly 7 years to get to this point…the watch industry is not all that kind to new comments wearing pink shades! But following various prototypes and a constant refinement we are immensely proud that Virage is now ready….the 50 year silence of Lonville is now truly broken. Gentlemen, start your engines!