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Jacob & Co. opens its first Hong Kong boutique with Cortina Watch

The Jacob & Co. store in Hong Kong is the ninth global store for the brand.

The world’s most sophisticated watch retail market will showcase Jacob & Co.’s iconic watches in an iconic location.

In a glittering celebration of opulence and innovation, Swiss jeweller and watchmaker Jacob & Co. opened the doors to its newest boutique in the vibrant heart of Hong Kong. This storefront is the first Jacob & Co. boutique in Hong Kong and solidifies its presence within the region and the fine and high watchmaking industry as well. The Hong Kong boutique is its third in Asia (after Malaysia and South Korea) and the ninth globally.

The store interior of Jacob & Co.'s Hong Kong boutique features white textured walls, black ceilings with silver highlights and black-accented details throughout the store.
The store interior of Jacob & Co.’s Hong Kong boutique features white textured walls, black ceilings with silver highlights, and black-accented details throughout the store.

Managed by Cortina Watch, the boutique is located on the ground floor of The Peninsula (Tsim Sha Tsui, Shop W5 Ground Floor, Salisbury Road, Hong Kong). While the colour code of black and white with silver highlights remains the same across all its stores, each has distinct elements based on its location. The Peninsula boutique features Art Deco touches by Jacob Arabo – founder and chairman of Jacob & Co. – that further elevate the space, creating an environment that befits the grandeur of the hotel and invites discerning clients to experience luxury the Jacob & Co. way.

The VIP room of the Jacob & Co. boutique in Hong Kong offers a luxurious space for discovering its innovative watch movements.
The VIP room of the Jacob & Co. boutique in Hong Kong offers a luxurious space for discovering its innovative watch movements.

This boutique will showcase an exclusive collection of timepieces based on Jacob & Co.’s groundbreaking complications. Watch enthusiasts and collectors can expect an array of watches that marry avant-garde creativity with ultimate luxury. In addition, the store will also offer bespoke services and customisation options so customers can seize the opportunity to create a unique timepiece that reflects their style and personality. As Hong Kong is one of the most sophisticated watch retail markets globally, this proposition makes perfect sense.

It was through Jacob & Co.’s strategic partnership with Cortina Watch that this storefront at The Peninsula came to life. Arabo declares, “Our collaboration is a testament to shared values of craftsmanship and innovation. Together with Cortina Watch, we embark on a journey to redefine the standards of excellence in the world of horology.”

The store exterior has eggshell textures with chrome finishes and glossy black details that stand out in The Peninsula Hotel.
The store exterior has eggshell textures with chrome finishes and glossy black details that stand out in The Peninsula Hotel.

Jeremy Lim, CEO of Cortina Watch, adds, “This boutique launch represents a significant milestone for both Cortina Watch and Jacob & Co. as we jointly redefine luxury timekeeping in this vibrant city, offering watch enthusiasts an exceptional experience that seamlessly blends heritage and cutting-edge design.”

Jacob & Co.’s iconic astronomical watches and limited edition creations will be presented within the store, making it an eye-opening watch extravaganza for visitors. Some standouts include:

Astronomia Revolution

Astronomia Revolution

Limited to just 6 pieces, this exquisite timepiece features a double-axis tourbillon cage, rotating once per minute and every 15 seconds. Crafted in 18K rose gold with James Webb-inspired honeycomb detailing, the Astronomia Revolution is a mesmerizing blend of technical and artistic excellence.
Casino Tourbillon

Casino Tourbillon

A 44mm timepiece with an 18K rose gold case, the Casino Tourbillon features a complex movement with 268 components and 24 jewels. Its dial showcases an intriguing roulette animation on demand, activated by the pusher at 8 o’clock. Limited to 101 pieces, this watch seamlessly marries artistry, innovation, and luxury.
Gotham City

Gotham City

Crafted in 18K rose gold as a tribute to Batman, the Gotham City watch features twin sequential triple-axis tourbillons and unique design elements inspired by Batman's world. Limited to 36 pieces, it embodies the essence of the Dark Knight.
Opera Godfather 50th Anniversary

Opera Godfather 50th Anniversary

A limited edition masterpiece commemorating the 50th anniversary of "The Godfather," this watch features a triple-axis flying tourbillon and a music box complication. Limited to 50 pieces, it captures the spirit of the cinematic masterpiece.
Jacob & Co. X Bugatti Chiron Tourbillon

Jacob & Co. X Bugatti Chiron Tourbillon

Born from a collaboration between Jacob & Co. and Bugatti, this groundbreaking timepiece captures the essence of the iconic Bugatti 16-cylinder engine. With a unique animation feature, the engine comes to life, showcasing intricate craftsmanship.
Brilliant Skeleton Northern Lights

Brilliant Skeleton Northern Lights

This collection of five meticulously crafted manual winding skeleton watches boasts vibrant hi-tech mineral crystal dials in red, green, or blue. The 44mm 18K rose gold case is adorned with 251 pavé-set diamonds, showcasing a total carat weight of 10.66ct.

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Darren has been writing about, and admiring the craft of watchmaking for over a dozen years. He considers himself lucky to live in a golden age of horology, and firmly believes that the most difficult watches to design are the simplest and the most intriguing to discover.


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