Pre-Baselworld 2015: Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer ‘Blue Dial’

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer ‘Blue Dial’

The colour blue is inseparably bound up with the Glashütte Original collection. For more than twenty years the brand has presented exclusive timepieces in vibrant shades of blue. Let me show you a new timepiece in a distinctive and expressive dark blue version.

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Breitling Navitimer 01 Limited Edition & Breitling Avenger Bandit

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Breitling Navitimer 01 Limited Edition & Breitling Avenger Bandit

These are two new chronographs from Breitling. The aviation enthusiasts among us will probably like them. My favorite one is the new Navitimer 01 Limited Edition. Click on “read more” to see both timepieces …

Omega & Olympic Games, an ongoing, successful partnership since 1932  (Updated with the prices for the chronographs)

Omega & Olympic Games, an ongoing, successful partnership since 1932 (Updated with the prices for the chronographs)

The brand regularly launches special editions dedicated to Olympic Games. The last two are for the Olympic Winter Games 2018 in PyeongChang in South Korea and the Omega Olympic Official Timekeeper collection.

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Hermès Slim d’Hermès 39,5 mm line extension

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Hermès Slim d’Hermès 39,5 mm line extension

In my humble opinion the 39,5 mm Slim d’Hermès was the beautifulest timepiece in 2015. In 2016 the Slim d’Hermès still is a stunning beautiful timepiece. Let me present you the line extension …

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Master Chronometer and Omega Planet Ocean Master Chronometer

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Master Chronometer and Omega Planet Ocean Master Chronometer

The two new Omega timepieces are both powered by a COSC certified calibre and both watches are certified by METAS to be a so called Master Chronometer. Click on “read more” to see and discover the ticking beauties …


 

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer ‘Blue Dial’

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer ‘Blue Dial’

The colour blue is inseparably bound up with the Glashütte Original collection. For more than twenty years the brand has presented exclusive timepieces in vibrant shades of blue. Let me show you a new timepiece in a distinctive and expressive dark blue version.

read more

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Breitling Navitimer 01 Limited Edition & Breitling Avenger Bandit

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Breitling Navitimer 01 Limited Edition & Breitling Avenger Bandit

These are two new chronographs from Breitling. The aviation enthusiasts among us will probably like them. My favorite one is the new Navitimer 01 Limited Edition. Click on “read more” to see both timepieces …

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Vacheron Constantin “Elegance In Motion” Exhibition – a temporary exhibition in Geneva

Vacheron Constantin “Elegance In Motion” Exhibition – a temporary exhibition in Geneva

Located on the first floor of the historical Vacheron Constantin building on the Quai de l’Ile the “Elegance In Motion” exhibition features timepieces selected from the more than 1,300 objects.

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Private Label opportunity with Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier … Did you ever want to build your own brand/watch?

Private Label opportunity with Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier … Did you ever want to build your own brand/watch?

Let´s assume you would have the necessary cash and you would be willing to build your own watches and to launch you own brand. Together with Vaucher Manufacture you could do it. Click on “read more” to get the story …

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Upon my soul! Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire – a wristwatch in complete transparency

Upon my soul! Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire – a wristwatch in complete transparency

Hublot is laying bare its Unico calibre. The Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire chronograph has nothing to hide and everything to show … A fragile peace of art manufactured in an impressive series of 500 pieces …

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Omega & Olympic Games, an ongoing, successful partnership since 1932 (Updated with the prices for the chronographs)

Omega & Olympic Games, an ongoing, successful partnership since 1932  (Updated with the prices for the chronographs)

The brand regularly launches special editions dedicated to Olympic Games. The last two are for the Olympic Winter Games 2018 in PyeongChang in South Korea and the Omega Olympic Official Timekeeper collection.

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Zenith: Assembly of the Academy Georges Favre Jacot movement

Zenith: Assembly of the Academy Georges Favre Jacot movement

Zenith developed a special complicated watch to celebrate its 150th anniversary, the Georges Favre Jacot timepiece, which is equipped with a fusee and chain constant force system, to its development of marine clocks.

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The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso is celebrating its 85th birthday. The Reverso watch heritage is rich …

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso is celebrating its 85th birthday. The Reverso watch heritage is rich …

On the iconic Reverso, the back is the front… Once the reversible case was created to protect the fragile glas of the watch. I have six historic Reverso´s to show you. Dating from 1931 to 1948 …

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SIHH 2016: The MB&F novelties

SIHH 2016: The MB&F novelties

MB&F stands for Maximilian Büsser & Friends. Max and his talented friends again created three amazing timepieces. I took more than 50 pictures with my macro lens and I will show you a video … Simply click on “read more” and enjoy!

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Mido Belluna Small Seconds

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Mido Belluna Small Seconds

The new elegant 40 mm Mido is fitted with a polished rose PVD-treated steel case measuring 40 mm in diameter, extended by subtly faceted horns. The new Belluna Small Seconds perfectly reflects an unintrusive elegance made in Switzerland …

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Hermès Slim d’Hermès 39,5 mm line extension

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Hermès Slim d’Hermès 39,5 mm line extension

In my humble opinion the 39,5 mm Slim d’Hermès was the beautifulest timepiece in 2015. In 2016 the Slim d’Hermès still is a stunning beautiful timepiece. Let me present you the line extension …

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Alpina Full Black Alpiner 4 Manufacture Flyback Chronograph

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Alpina Full Black Alpiner 4 Manufacture Flyback Chronograph

The 44 mm chronograph in a stainless steel case with black PVD coating not only looks good. The timepiece with in-house calibre also features a new developed flyback function …

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Swatch Group results 2015 and outlook for 2016

Swatch Group results 2015 and outlook for 2016

2015 was a difficult year and 2016 will be a very challenging one. These are the Swatch Group key figures 2015 I received this morning and an outlook for 2016 given by the group´s management …

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One year ago Frédérique Constant launched its Horological Smartwatch. I am looking for end-user reports.

One year ago Frédérique Constant launched its Horological Smartwatch. I am looking for end-user reports.

We all remember Frédérique Constant being 2015 one of the very first Swiss companies to enter the field of smartwatches. I want your opinion! Do you possess one? Let us know how satisfied you are …

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Blancpain: What is the difference between a tourbillon and a carrousel?

Blancpain: What is the difference between a tourbillon and a carrousel?

Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only house which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch. Carrousels were originally conceived to defy gravity and the associated rate errors when the watch is […]

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: The new Girard-Perregaux Laureato

Pre-Baselworld 2016: The new Girard-Perregaux Laureato

It was in 1975 when Girard-Perregaux, founded in 1791, first launched its sporty-elegant wristwatch. Have a look at the 225th anniversary-edition of the Laureato …

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SIHH 2016: The H. Moser & Cie. novelties

SIHH 2016: The H. Moser & Cie. novelties

What you will discover on 4 pages are primarily beautiful timepieces without a logo. The motto is: Less is more! And I will show you a Moser & Cie. creation done together with style icon and musician Bryan Ferry …

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SIHH 2016: Richard Mille RMS05 Mechanical Fountain Pen

SIHH 2016: Richard Mille RMS05 Mechanical Fountain Pen

A mechanical movement will as if by magic pull out the nib of your fountain pen … Let me present you Richard Mille´s RMS05 Mechanical Fountain Pen by a video and several pictures ….

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SIHH 2016: Urwerk EMC Time Hunter

SIHH 2016: Urwerk EMC Time Hunter

The Urwerk EMC enables its wearer to both monitor the actual amplitude of the balance of the escapement and its change in the rate as a function of time worn on the wrist. Accuracy can then be easily adjusted for each owner’s lifestyle…

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: TAG Heuer CARRERA Heuer-02T – a symbol of the new accessible luxury …

Pre-Baselworld 2016: TAG Heuer CARRERA Heuer-02T – a symbol of the new accessible luxury …

The Carrera is a COSC-certified automatic chronograph with Tourbillon for less than 15.000 CHF. The very aggressive pricing is possible due to the brands manufacture expertise, and the perfect mastery of industrial processes and manufacturing costs …

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Master Chronometer and Omega Planet Ocean Master Chronometer

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Master Chronometer and Omega Planet Ocean Master Chronometer

The two new Omega timepieces are both powered by a COSC certified calibre and both watches are certified by METAS to be a so called Master Chronometer. Click on “read more” to see and discover the ticking beauties …

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SIHH 2016: The Baume & Mercier novelties (Updated with the prices)

SIHH 2016: The Baume & Mercier novelties (Updated with the prices)

Two new chronographs on the men´s side and a watch in a mini format on the women´s side. Baume & Mercier is well-positioned so it was this year not necessary to present a firework of novelty. Discover the watches on 3 pages with a lot of pictures.

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SIHH 2016: The Richard Mille novelties

SIHH 2016: The Richard Mille novelties

Richard Mille teamed up with Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ), he presented an automatic, extra flat 7.75 mm timepiece and two new RM 011 declinations. Discover the watches on four pages by dozens of pictures I took in Geneva …

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SIHH 2016: The A. Lange & Söhne novelties seen through my macro lens (71 pictures + one video)

SIHH 2016: The A. Lange & Söhne novelties seen through my macro lens (71 pictures + one video)

These pictures are a treat for the eyes, nothing else then pure pleasure. In Geneva I had the chance to discover the new A. Lange & Söhne timepieces with my macro lens. Please lean back and enjoy these pictures!

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SIHH 2016: CARTIER Calibre de Cartier Diver Blue

SIHH 2016: CARTIER Calibre de Cartier Diver Blue

Love at first sight! You all know I like blue and I already more than once declared blue is the new black. In my eyes the Calibre de Cartier Diver Blue will be one of the coolest summer-watches 2016! 

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SIHH 2016: The Vacheron Constantin Overseas world prices

SIHH 2016: The Vacheron Constantin Overseas world prices

As requested here are the prices for Austria and the world prices without taxes of the new Vacheron Constantin Overseas models. Click on “read more” to get them …

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SIHH 2016: Update on the new Cartier “Drive de Cartier” watches

SIHH 2016: Update on the new Cartier “Drive de Cartier” watches

I now have accurate technical information and the prices for you and I have uploaded additional pictures … Click on “read more” to get the information and see the new pictures …

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Longines: Interview with Walter von Känel, President of Longines

Longines: Interview with Walter von Känel, President of Longines

Walter von Känel joined Longines in 1969, since 1988 he is the President of the brand belonging to Swatch Group. He is one of the most respected and charismatic leaders of the industry. It simply is a pleasure to talk to him […]

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Stephen Forsey, co-founder of Greubel Forsey

SIHH 2016: Interview with Stephen Forsey, co-founder of Greubel Forsey

In my interview Stephen talks about how to respond to the challenges of 2016 and he will present you two new timepieces. To give you an idea what Stephen talks about I also posted the pictures of the watches …

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Edouard Meylan, CEO H. Moser & Cie.

SIHH 2016: Interview with Edouard Meylan, CEO H. Moser & Cie.

On January 9th I presented you the H. Moser & Cie. Swiss Alp Watch that looks like the Apple Watch. Edouard is the clever guy behind this masterpiece of guerrilla marketing. That´s an interview you should not miss!

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