✍ Joel A. Grandjean

✍ Joel A. Grandjean

Editor in chief & publisher of Swiss Watch Passport and JSH 1876 Magazine. Member of impressum, this Swiss native from Ivory Coast and descendant of a family of watchmakers co-founded at Ringier in 1993 with Kenan Tegin the magazines Montres Passion & Uhren Welt as well as the Watch of the Year Award. Created in 2005, his press agency TàG Press +41, writes for about twenty media. Some of them entrust him with their editors-in-chief: Journal Suisse d'Horlogerie (2008-2014), Heure Suisse/Schweiz and Année Horlogère, F/D/E (2011-2014), Watchonista.com (2013-2019). In 2019, he relaunches JSH Magazine and then, in 2021, builds on his very first editorial venture, the bloghorloger.ch founded in 2003, to come back online with the Swiss Watch Passport. Joel Grandjean is a member of the SSC, the Swiss Chronometry Society, and of the jury of the Prix Gaïa (MIH)

10:10 1st BRANDS LIFE DISTR EVENTS & PEOPLE POINT OF VIEW W'NEWS

September: Neuchâtel hosts the first 2021 watch exhibition

From September 1 to 6, 2021, Carlo Naldi’s Imagination event, initially planned for Lausanne Beaulieu, will transform the Beaulac Hotel and surroundings into a promising vessel for a watchmaking industry eager for resiliency.   By Joël A. Grandjean, publisher & editor-in-chief of JSH® Magazine + Swiss Watch Passport. Subscribe to JSH abo(at)jsh(dot)swiss – Follow on Instragram […]Read More

PRESS RELEASES

Stratospherical AstroLUNA by Vicenterra, Astronomical three-dimensional GMT: earth and moon

Spring 2021, an alien timepiece emerges from the Jura terroirs of watchmaking heritage. The twice 99-piece limited edition of this aventurine-blue-cosmos UFO is already exciting watch lovers around the world. A micro-mechanical poetry, rupturistic and elegant, a moon to be corrected by one day every 126 years…   @TRP, Textes & Relations, Production / Press […]Read More

1st EVENTS & PEOPLE FAMOUS WATCHMAKERS W'NEWS

Auction in Hong Kong: Neuchâtel deprived of three heritage treasures?

On April 25, 2021, under the auspices of Antiquorum, three gousset watches of priceless heritage value for the canton of Neuchâtel may evaporate in Hong Kong: Ditisheim, Breguet, Grandjean, three names that are part of Swiss watchmaking history.   By Joël A. Grandjean, publisher and editor-in-chief of JSH® Magazine and Swiss Watch Passport – Subscribe […]Read More

1st HISTORICAL FEATURES MODELS & COLLECTIONS POINT OF VIEW

Almost 20 million Swiss francs for a steel Rolex: more

Have watch auctions gone crazy? Although useful to the image of mechanical watchmaking, the race for records risks overshadowing the public’s interest in new products or the simple pleasure of buying. Especially if the race is called Daytona!   Joël A. Grandjean, editor-in-chief of JSH® Magazine & Swiss Watch Passport. Subscribe to JSH 1876.   […]Read More

10:10 1st EVENTS & PEOPLE POINT OF VIEW SUPPLIERS

François-Henry Bennahmias speaks out in favor of suppliers and ….

A regular of verbal punchlines, with his leather jacket, he sets the record straight, he turns up the heat and becomes the spokesman for Swiss Made. And he’s throwing down the hammer, taking advantage of the podium provided by the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix ceremony where he was just awarded the supreme distinction, the famous […]Read More