The colorful way of sporting a Rolex Submariner (Monday 12:40 Updated with another summer picture-book entry)

The colorful way of sporting a Rolex Submariner (Monday 12:40 Updated with another summer picture-book entry)

Guys, CARPE DIEM & enjoy the summer! I wish you a wonderful relaxed summer weekend and many, many colorful and inspiring moments! Do you want to share this feeling with me? Please click on “read more” …

First live taken pictures of the Geophysic 1958 and new Jaeger-LeCoultre 2014 Tribute to Geophysic 1958

First live taken pictures of the Geophysic 1958 and new Jaeger-LeCoultre 2014 Tribute to Geophysic 1958

On April 11th I presented you much ahead of time the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic. Now, three months later I was finally able to take my own pictures of these watches. Please discover the 1958 original and the 2014 Tribute to the legendary Geophysic… 

Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition

Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition

The first 2014 Speedmaster Apollo 11 45th Anniversary have been delivered to the retailers. That’s a good occasion to show the new one and on 10 pages some selected & limited Omega Speedmaster chronographs dating from 2000 to 2012. 

My Top 15 Chronographs 2014

My Top 15 Chronographs 2014

These are the 15 chronographs that made it on my list this year. It´s a very, very personal choice and I am therefor looking forward to read your comments that are of course as always highly appreciated …

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Nick Hayek, President of the Executive Group Management Board and member of the Board of Directors of Swatch Group.

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Nick Hayek, President of the Executive Group Management Board and member of the Board of Directors of Swatch Group.

Not only here at Baselworld Nick Hayek is the most wanted and best interlocutor you can get. Today I can offer you a 53 minutes comprehensive and interesting interview. 


 

Peter Stas, Founder & CEO of Frederique Constant Geneve, just announced me a record first half year result.

Peter Stas, Founder & CEO of Frederique Constant Geneve, just announced me a record first half year result.

My friend Peter talked about results with 26% growth compared to 2013. Click on “read more” to get the full story…

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Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar. The techy side of Swiss watchmaking

Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar. The techy side of Swiss watchmaking

Tissot presented its first tactile multi-functional watch in 1999. Tactile means: by touching the watch glass at defined positions you get access to its functions.

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For the ladies: Two new elegant timepieces from Max Bill by Junghans

For the ladies: Two new elegant timepieces from Max Bill by Junghans

You either like the Bauhaus-design of these Junghans watches or not. I personally like the straight Max Bill design and I think the watches would look pretty nice on our significant others wrists. Have a look…

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Hublot is the first luxury brand to embrace the world of American Football and signs with the Dallas Cowboys.

Hublot is the first luxury brand to embrace the world of American Football and signs with the Dallas Cowboys.

Hublot today announced an exclusive partnership with the Dallas Cowboys, making the Swiss luxury watch brand the Official Luxury Watch & Timekeeper of America’s legendary football team.

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DON’T CRACK UNDER PRESSURE. Do you remember the early 1990´s campaign of TAG Heuer? Now it´s back!

DON’T CRACK UNDER PRESSURE. Do you remember the early 1990´s campaign of TAG Heuer? Now it´s back!

In terms of avant-garde marketing the good “old” TAG Heuer campaign from 1991 to 1994 was far ahead of time. I couldn´t believe TAG Heuer is really bringing “Don’t crack under pressure” back. Please have a look and tell me what you think.

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The Longines Twenty-Four Hours Single Push-Piece Chronograph

The Longines Twenty-Four Hours Single Push-Piece Chronograph

This is another affordable wristwatch that reflects Longines’ vast know-how and tradition. Click on “read more” to discover the chronograph…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 1: In conversation with with CEO Wilhelm Schmid

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 1: In conversation with with CEO Wilhelm Schmid

Before you may discover all the lovely pictures of the Lange 1 presented by the underneath posted episodes I first invite you to listen to my yesterdays conversation with A. Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid. 

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 2: The Lange 1 posing at the Eckberg Castle in Dresden

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 2: The Lange 1 posing at the Eckberg Castle in Dresden

Schloss Eckberg is one of the three Elbe Castles outside of Dresden in the Elbe valley. The A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 just looked gorgeous in the Castle´s garden. Have a look at my pictures I took with the icon wristwatch…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 3: The Lange 1 posing at the Blue Wonder Bridge (Das Blaue Wunder)

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 3: The Lange 1 posing at the Blue Wonder Bridge (Das Blaue Wunder)

The Blue Wonder Bridge in Dresden connects the city districts of Blasewitz and Loschwitz, the bridge was completed in 1893 at a cost of 2.25 million Goldmarks. Today it is one of the landmarks of Dresden. See the bridge and the Lange 1…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 4: The Lange 1 posing in the Elbe Valley in front of the Elbe Castles

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 4: The Lange 1 posing in the Elbe Valley in front of the Elbe Castles

On the way back from the Blaue Wunder (Blue Wonder) bridge we stopped in the Elbe Valley to take some pictures of the Lange 1. What a beauty!

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 5: The Lange 1 posing in Dresden

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 5: The Lange 1 posing in Dresden

Before taking off with our helicopter I went to the historic center of Dresden to shoot some pictures with the Lange 1. Look what I did…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 6: Flying the Lange 1 over Dresden, the Elbe Valley Castles, the Saxon Switzerland to Glashütte

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 6: Flying the Lange 1 over Dresden, the Elbe Valley Castles, the Saxon Switzerland to Glashütte

After take-off at Dresden airport we first flew over Dresden, then the Elbe Valley Castles, the Saxon Switzerland and then to Glashütte… Click on “read more” to see my pictures…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 7: The Lange 1 flying over Glashütte

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 7: The Lange 1 flying over Glashütte

Guys this is Glashütte in Saxony seen from rom the bird’s eye view. See what I have seen yesterday together with my two Lange 1 wristwatches…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 8: The crew and the Eurocopter AS-350 BA Ecureuil D-HFCE

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 8: The crew and the Eurocopter AS-350 BA Ecureuil D-HFCE

October 24th A. Lange & Söhne will publish a documentary on all major social media channels of our little adventure discovering the Lange 1 by land, sea and air… Here are some of the people I yesterday worked with…

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This is my teaser showing you the first pictures of the today’s A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 event here in Dresden.

This is my teaser showing you the first pictures of the today’s A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 event here in Dresden.

My day here in Dresden just ended and I now have time to upload you the first pictures. Much more will then follow tomorrow…    

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The colorful way of sporting a Rolex Submariner (Monday 12:40 Updated with another summer picture-book entry)

The colorful way of sporting a Rolex Submariner (Monday 12:40 Updated with another summer picture-book entry)

Guys, CARPE DIEM & enjoy the summer! I wish you a wonderful relaxed summer weekend and many, many colorful and inspiring moments! Do you want to share this feeling with me? Please click on “read more” …

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Announcing a special event: Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the “Lange 1” that was presented with the first A. Lange & Söhne collection of the new era in Dresden in 1994.

Announcing a special event: Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the “Lange 1” that was presented with the first A. Lange & Söhne collection of the new era in Dresden in 1994.

The actual celebration will only take place the 24th October in Dresden. But in preparation to it I will already attend a very special Lange 1 event next Tuesday with A. Lange & Söhne. Curious? Please click on “read more” …

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Omega plays golf!

Omega plays golf!

Omega just extended its partnership with the PGA of America through 2022. Do you want to see the brands golf watch collection? Yes! Then click on “read more” …

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Actual fact and figures from the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH)

Actual fact and figures from the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH)

If you want to know how many watches have been exported to which country and for what value I probably have some answers for you. Please click on “read more” to get the information…

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The latest COSC figures for July 2014 and the development 2014 so far…

The latest COSC figures for July 2014 and the development 2014 so far…

As always up-to-date I today present you the latest COSC-figures. They show the results of July 2014 and the development in 2014 so far. Please click on “read more” to get this latest update…

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