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New Argentique Grey !

New Argentique Grey !

On the occasion of Baselworld 2014, Valbray presents a Grey version of its Oculus Chrono Argentique watch ! In tribute…

Valbray for Leica !

Valbray for Leica !

Valbray announces its new partnership with the legendary brand, Leica Camera ! On the occasion of the 100 years anniversary…

A moment of evasion

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Photography : The story of a new art

Born in the mid-nineteenth century, photography has become one of the pillars of our modern society. Nowadays people who don’t…

A concept and a unique expertise

The Valbray revolutionary obturator system, that recalls the intensity diaphragms of photography, is a pure example of a contemporary micro-mechanical masterpiece, applied in watchmaking tradition.

The system is composed of 16 extra thin blades, entirely integrated in a rotating bezel measuring only 45 mm in diameter and 7 mm in width. The diaphragm opens and closes by slowly sliding the blades on each other on a constant and regular circular shape. Protected by three layers of ultra technical coating, they maintain their elasticity and color and resist to rubbing.

 

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The Valbray Spirit

The fuel behind the Valbray adventure is its values. Together they form the guiding principles that govern every aspect of its creations.

These unique ingredients enable Valbray to design and manufacture interactive high-end timepieces with a distinctive character, keeping a meticulous attention to details. To achieve this, Valbray remains steadfast in its decision to edit each watch in a limited number of pieces and select carefully all the materials to ensure an incomparable technical and esthetical result.

 

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History

Every tales shares the same basic ingredients: one or more protagonists, a crucial meeting a dream, a symbol or a phrase. Valbray is not an exception.

The independent watchmaking brand based in Lausanne, began its adventure in 2009 when two passionate people, an engineer and a designer, crossed paths…

 

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