Kurt Klaus, the inventor of the ingenious autonomous IWC perpetual calendar mechanism turned 80.

Kurt Klaus, the inventor of the ingenious autonomous IWC perpetual calendar mechanism turned 80.

His creative contribution, namely “Operation Eternity”, has made him immortal. These are some insights of his life and his 57,5 years with IWC. Click on “read more” to get the 4 pages story with lots of pictures…

This is my deep insight into the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175

This is my deep insight into the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175

It took 100,000 hours to develop the Grandmaster Chime, its movement consists of 1366 parts, 20 complications are packed into a 47,4/16,1 mm rose gold case. The price: 2.500.000 CHF. Discover the watch on 8 pages with dozens of pictures…

Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain has been a supporter of environmental initiatives to explore, preserve and protect the world’s oceans. The financial donations have come to be called the “Blancpain Ocean Commitment”. Discover the story on 9 pages packed with dozens of pictures …

Omega unveils the Speedmaster Grey Side of the Moon. Absolutely stunning!

Omega unveils the Speedmaster Grey Side of the Moon. Absolutely stunning!

Ladies and gentlemen this is a beautiful solid ceramic timepiece. Nothing comparable has ever been introduced to the universe of Swiss watchmaking. Well done Omega, well done! Click on “read more” to get the story…

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. 


 

Kurt Klaus, the inventor of the ingenious autonomous IWC perpetual calendar mechanism turned 80.

Kurt Klaus, the inventor of the ingenious autonomous IWC perpetual calendar mechanism turned 80.

His creative contribution, namely “Operation Eternity”, has made him immortal. These are some insights of his life and his 57,5 years with IWC. Click on “read more” to get the 4 pages story with lots of pictures…

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A. Lange & Söhne unveils a tourbillon in a 38.5-millimetre platinum case named Lange 1 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst to celebrate the first 20 years of its icon LANGE 1.

A. Lange & Söhne unveils a tourbillon in a 38.5-millimetre platinum case named Lange 1 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst to celebrate the first 20 years of its icon LANGE 1.

It is a one-minute tourbillon with stop seconds, with a black enamelled dial and artisanal finishes in an edition limited to 20 watches. Click on “read more” to discover the stunning timepiece…

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George Clooney wearing the Omega De Ville Trésor on his wedding day. The timepiece is now being sold through the world-wide Omega retail-network…

George Clooney wearing the Omega De Ville Trésor on his wedding day. The timepiece is now being sold through the world-wide Omega retail-network…

You all know that I am a huge Omega-fan and I think this brand is just performing like crazy… So I have to remind you of the Omega De Ville Trésor with a very particular picture. It´s George Clooney wearing the new De Ville Trésor. 

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20 years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1

20 years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1

On 24 October 1994, four years of intensive construction and development work culminated in the memorable presentation of the first Lange collection of the new era. Tomorrow a big celebration will take place in Dresden…

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Zenith teams up with Spindrift Racing. The aim is to set a new record. Discover the El Primero Stratos Spindrift racing chronograph and the story behind…

Zenith teams up with Spindrift Racing. The aim is to set a new record. Discover the  El Primero Stratos Spindrift racing chronograph and the story behind…

This coming November 2nd Spindrift 2 will cross the start line of the Route du Rhum and try to set a new record. The legendary solo transatlantic race takes place every four years between Saint-Malo and Pointe-à-Pitre.

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Oris unveils the Audi Sport Limited Edition

Oris unveils the Audi Sport Limited Edition

Oris teams up with Audi Sport. Oris partnered during the  FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the German Touring Car Championship (DTM) and Oris was on board when Audi Sport won the 24 Hours of Le Mans last June.

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Hublot Classic Fusion Human Rights Watch… Do good and talk about it…

Hublot Classic Fusion Human Rights Watch… Do good and talk about it…

20.000 Euros to help Human Rights Watch have already been donated by Hublot. Every sold watch of the only 25 manufactured pieces will later ad more. Discover the limited Hublot Classic Fusion Human Rights Watch

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Hublot CLASSIC FUSION « FIFA WORLD CUP 2014 CHAMPION »

Hublot CLASSIC FUSION « FIFA WORLD CUP 2014 CHAMPION »

This is a Hublot special edition specially for the German market and for real soccer fans to honor the German soccer team that won the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Have a look…

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The Certina DS Podium GMT Chronograph Aluminium is a real lightweight and affordable watch 

The Certina DS Podium GMT Chronograph Aluminium is a real lightweight and affordable watch 

Aluminium a material almost twice as light as titanium, it brings colourful new options to the Certina line of sporty timepieces.

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Pre SIHH 2015: The Ralph Lauren Automotive Chronograph equipped with a Jaeger-LeCoultre chronograph calibre

Pre SIHH 2015: The Ralph Lauren Automotive Chronograph equipped with a Jaeger-LeCoultre chronograph calibre

Yes, one company had to start the Pre-SIHH 2015 previews… So there we go, please discover the Ralph Lauren Automotive Chronograph, that will be presented in January 2015 in Geneva at the SIHH 2015.

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This is my deep insight into the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175

This is my deep insight into the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175

It took 100,000 hours to develop the Grandmaster Chime, its movement consists of 1366 parts, 20 complications are packed into a 47,4/16,1 mm rose gold case. The price: 2.500.000 CHF. Discover the watch on 8 pages with dozens of pictures…

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175th anniversary of Patek Philippe … First pictures of the watches presented yesterday evening in Geneva

175th anniversary of Patek Philippe … First pictures of the watches presented yesterday evening in Geneva

Due to the fact that it is already pretty late and I will have to get up very early today to catch my flight home I will “only” quickly show you first pictures of the watches I saw. More will come during the day…

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175th anniversary … Patek Philippe officially unveiled its Grandmaster Chime

175th anniversary … Patek Philippe officially unveiled its Grandmaster Chime

Only six pieces of this 2.500.000 Swiss Franc watch will ever be made. Yes, that´s for sure a magnificent timepiece. Click on “read more” to get some first information about the watch.

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Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain has been a supporter of environmental initiatives to explore, preserve and protect the world’s oceans. The financial donations have come to be called the “Blancpain Ocean Commitment”. Discover the story on 9 pages packed with dozens of pictures …

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Omega unveils the Speedmaster Grey Side of the Moon. Absolutely stunning!

Omega unveils the Speedmaster Grey Side of the Moon. Absolutely stunning!

Ladies and gentlemen this is a beautiful solid ceramic timepiece. Nothing comparable has ever been introduced to the universe of Swiss watchmaking. Well done Omega, well done! Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with IWC Schaffhausen CEO Georges Kern and presentation of the new IWC Portofino Midsize & new Portofino timepieces.

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with IWC Schaffhausen CEO Georges Kern and presentation of the new IWC Portofino Midsize & new Portofino timepieces.

In Hong Kong I talked to Georges Kern about the new Portofino watches. What many might have forgotten is that IWC always produced ladies watches in the past. Click on “read more” to get the story

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Baume & Mercier Clifton 8-Day Power Reserve

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Baume & Mercier Clifton 8-Day Power Reserve

To expand the Clifton watch line that is a pillar of its collections, Baume & Mercier introduced the Clifton 8-Day Power Reserve. I already showed you the watch last Monday… For detailed information click on “read more”…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Let me show you the A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 “20th Anniversary” set.

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Let me show you the A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 “20th Anniversary” set.

On the occasion of the 20th birthday of the Lange 1, the Saxon manufactory presents the Lange 1 “20th Anniversary” watch-set. It consists of the Lange 1 and the Little Lange 1.

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Montblanc Metamorphosis II. This video shows you the transformation of the timepiece from a classical watch into a chronograph.

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Montblanc Metamorphosis II. This video shows you the transformation of the timepiece from a classical watch into a chronograph.

During my visit in Hong Kong at Watches&Wonders 2014 I taped this video whilst Alexander Schmiedt, Managing Director of Watches at Montblanc, showed me the stunning watch. In fact that´s a short video you MUST have seen…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc

This Cartier timepiece is another useful small complication and it is the very first time also offered in a 42 mm steel case for an interesting price. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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