QP has always devoted plenty of space to the resurgence of ambition in British watchmaking, and QP58 is no exception. We recount the debut of Meridian, the Norwich-based company whose lead watchmaker, Simon Michlmayr, is one of a cohort of talented students taught by Peter Roberts, who's five-handed masterpiece we also feature. We by no means ignore the traditional heart of watchmaking, however, with a in-depth look at minute repeater complications and our cover story, which is reserved for the legendary FP Journe.
Following the deaths of George Daniels (last year) and Derek Pratt (in 2009), F [...]
With the slogan 'Made In England… For the World', Meridian demonstrates no a [...]
Chiming watches attract less of the limelight compared to tourbillons, being [...]
Occasionally Peter Roberts can be seen wearing the unique five-hand timepiec [...]