Swatch Touch Zero One. World Premiere. See first pictures of the four new models and listen to my interview with Carlo Giordanetti, the Creative Director of Swatch

Swatch Touch Zero One. World Premiere. See first pictures of the four new models and listen to my interview with Carlo Giordanetti, the Creative Director of Swatch

This late afternoon Swatch launched its four new Touch Zero One on the occasion of the Beach Volleyball European Championship Final in Klagenfurt / Austria

MIDO WATCH DESIGN CONTEST. Mido is looking for you! Become a juror and decide which timepiece will be presented during Baselworld 2016 (17. – 24. March)

MIDO WATCH DESIGN CONTEST. Mido is looking for you! Become a juror and decide which timepiece will be presented during Baselworld 2016 (17. – 24. March)

Mido has launched a competition in-between three well-known Swiss watch designers. Vote for your personal favorite and win either the new watch or a trip to London for two. Click on “read more” to get the story…

Blaze of color: 10 diving watches seen from a new perspective

Blaze of color: 10 diving watches seen from a new perspective

Here is no risk of boredom! I want to show a selection of actual diving watches that differ through color. Assuming that each model shown will properly do its job under water let us simply concentrate on the look …

Brand of the month – Casio

Brand of the month – Casio

Travel the world – stay connected! The EQB-510 by Casio EDIFICE New look, smart functionality: the EQB-510, presented by EDIFICE, is already the second generation of watch that can communicate with smartphones – a new casually elegant interpretation of the successfully launched EQB-500. The EQB-510 is […]

This is the new ORIS Big Crown ProPilot with in-house calibre

This is the new ORIS Big Crown ProPilot with in-house calibre

The ORIS Big Crown ProPilot was presented today here in Switzerland. In my eyes this is a beautiful, affordable timepiece with an Oris in-house caliber.


 

Swatch Touch Zero One. World Premiere. See first pictures of the four new models and listen to my interview with Carlo Giordanetti, the Creative Director of Swatch

Swatch Touch Zero One. World Premiere. See first pictures of the four new models and listen to my interview with Carlo Giordanetti, the Creative Director of Swatch

This late afternoon Swatch launched its four new Touch Zero One on the occasion of the Beach Volleyball European Championship Final in Klagenfurt / Austria

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MIDO WATCH DESIGN CONTEST. Mido is looking for you! Become a juror and decide which timepiece will be presented during Baselworld 2016 (17. – 24. March)

MIDO WATCH DESIGN CONTEST. Mido is looking for you! Become a juror and decide which timepiece will be presented during Baselworld 2016 (17. – 24. March)

Mido has launched a competition in-between three well-known Swiss watch designers. Vote for your personal favorite and win either the new watch or a trip to London for two. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Blaze of color: 10 diving watches seen from a new perspective

Blaze of color: 10 diving watches seen from a new perspective

Here is no risk of boredom! I want to show a selection of actual diving watches that differ through color. Assuming that each model shown will properly do its job under water let us simply concentrate on the look …

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Brand of the month – Casio

Brand of the month – Casio

Travel the world – stay connected! The EQB-510 by Casio EDIFICE New look, smart functionality: the EQB-510, presented by EDIFICE, is already the second generation of watch that can communicate with smartphones – a new casually elegant interpretation of the successfully launched EQB-500. The EQB-510 is […]

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Swatch SISTEM51 – Discover the new Swatch SISTEM INCOGNITO and see the entire collection

Swatch SISTEM51 – Discover the new Swatch SISTEM INCOGNITO and see the entire collection

In my eyes the Swatch SISTEM51 is a perfect mechanical watch: Swiss made + ETA-hightech calibre + cool design + good quality = absolutely inexpensive. Many good reasons to click on “read more” to get an update…

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37 degrees Celsius here in Vienna! 10 tongue-in-cheek suggestions how to beat the heat…

37 degrees Celsius here in Vienna! 10 tongue-in-cheek suggestions how to beat the heat…

I don’t mind the heat, but I know many others do. So just in case here are ten watches and tips how to beat the heat with them …

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Ladies’ Choice … Montblanc Bohème Collection… let me present you the new Moongarden and Day & Night Timepieces


Ladies’ Choice … Montblanc Bohème Collection… let me present you the new Moongarden and Day & Night Timepieces


Montblanc ads new timepieces to its Bohème Collection to extend this feminine and elegant collection.

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Interview with Jérôme Lambert, CEO of Montblanc International

Interview with Jérôme Lambert, CEO of Montblanc International

Jérôme and I talked about the latest developments concerning the Montblanc e-strap and the watch business of the brand. Click on “read more” to listen to the my interviews.

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Blaken “PAN AM® GMT Master” Vintage Line

Blaken “PAN AM® GMT Master” Vintage Line

The PAN AM® GMT Master has an impressive history. For decades, it was the most striking watch of its kind, and its functions revolutionised flight. Pan American World Airways, the leading airline company of the time, commissioned Rolex to design a timepiece […]

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Brand of the month: Casio

Brand of the month: Casio

  Travel the world – stay connected! The EQB-510 by Casio EDIFICE New look, smart functionality: the EQB-510, presented by EDIFICE, is already the second generation of watch that can communicate with smartphones – a new casually elegant interpretation of the successfully […]

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Just a quick update on the announced inside Bulgari story: I am still working on it and editing the tons of pictures I took.

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58 pictures and comments live from Shenzhen in China … This a special report about the Chinese Watch and Clock Fair 2015 (CWCF)

58 pictures and comments live from Shenzhen in China … This a special report about the Chinese Watch and Clock Fair 2015 (CWCF)

My friend Kuan Rao Logan is moderating a watch forum in China and meanwhile very active in the local watch scene. I invite you to read Logan´s report about the CWCF. I hope to open your eyes and pique your interest with this update from China …

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given approval to sell the Breitling Emergency II in the United States

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given approval to sell the Breitling Emergency II in the United States

If you were interested buying the Breitling Emergency II, a unique life saving device with a built-in emergency beacon technology, in the US you couldn’t until some days ago. June 1st the FCC gave its approval …

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Together with Jean-Claude Biver I attended a Lang Lang private piano concert in St. Tropez. (See my pictures, videos and enjoy the recording of the entire concert if you wish…)

Together with Jean-Claude Biver I attended a Lang Lang private piano concert in St. Tropez. (See my pictures, videos and enjoy the recording of the entire concert if you wish…)

Lang Lang is one of the best piano players in the world. Lang Lang is an Hublot ambassador. For Jean-Claude Biver and some friends he played a private concert in St. Tropez… Click on “read more” to get the story …

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Inside Bulgari – this is a teaser for my big reportage that will go online in the next days

Inside Bulgari – this is a teaser for my big reportage that will go online in the next days

I visited all the manufacturing sites of Bulgari last week and I must tell you I was positively surprised to see such an extremely high level of vertical manufacturing. You will discover the production of dials, cases, bracelets and in-house movements …

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Uli Herzog, CEO and Owner of Oris, talking about his new Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 111 timepiece

Uli Herzog, CEO and Owner of Oris, talking about his new Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 111 timepiece

Last Friday during the presentation of the new Oris Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 111 I talked to a proud Uli Herzog. The companies slogan is: Real watches for real people. Click on “read more” to get the story …

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Porsche Design “Chronotimer Collection”

Porsche Design “Chronotimer Collection”

Porsche Design starts off with new timepieces series Stuttgart, Germany. It has been more than four decades since Porsche Design revolutionized the premium watch industry for the first time by launching the world first matte black Chronograph I. Today, the renowned forge […]

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This is the new ORIS Big Crown ProPilot with in-house calibre

This is the new ORIS Big Crown ProPilot with in-house calibre

The ORIS Big Crown ProPilot was presented today here in Switzerland. In my eyes this is a beautiful, affordable timepiece with an Oris in-house caliber.

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Waterloo (1815-2015). Breguet & the Hougoumont farm. Financial support for the preservation of cultural heritage.

Waterloo (1815-2015). Breguet & the Hougoumont farm. Financial support for the preservation of cultural heritage.

What united the enemies were their prestigious, one of a kind timepieces. Napoleon Bonaparte, the Duke of Wellington and many others on the battlefield of Waterloo wore Breguet pocket-watches.

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Salthora Meta – the new “jumping hour” by MeisterSinger

Salthora Meta – the new “jumping hour” by MeisterSinger

MeisterSinger specializes in manufacturing watches that feature one single hand – and only show what is really important. Mostly, a single, needle-thin hour hand rotates around a dial on which you can accurately tell the time to the nearest five minutes. However, […]

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24 Hours of Le Mans … And The Winner Is: Rolex

24 Hours of Le Mans … And The Winner Is: Rolex

As afollow-up to my two posts about watches & 24 Hours of Le Mans I want to show you some pictures saying more than 1000 words… Click on “read more” to see my report …

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A new Poll is open! I am asking you: Upon a survey these are the ten chronographs in alphabetical order the Austrian, German and Swiss like the most. Please let me know which ones you like the most. Up to ten answers are possible … Please vote!

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24 Hours of Le Mans. Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Jacky Ickx Edition. The chronograph is limited to 100 pieces and was just launched some minutes ago alongside the 24 Hours of Le Mans race 2015.

24 Hours of Le Mans. Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Jacky Ickx Edition. The chronograph is limited to 100 pieces and was just launched some minutes ago alongside the 24 Hours of Le Mans race 2015.

Jacky Ickx “Monsieur Le Mans” is a driver with an impressive track record.  The Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Jacky Ickx Edition proudly bears the colours of the champion and six-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Sun & Fun & Watersport … Eight new timepieces you might want to wear this summer…

Sun & Fun & Watersport … Eight new timepieces you might want to wear this summer…

Alpina, Blancpain, Breitling, Longines, Omega, Oris, Rolex and Tudor, they are all brand new and they are here to conquer the very limited and therefore precious space on your wrist. 

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24 HEURES DU MANS (24 Hours of Le Mans) 13. + 14. 07. 2015 … Chopard & Porsche, Oris & Audi, Rebellion & Rebellion Racing, TAG Heuer & Nissan + Rolex & Timekeeping

24 HEURES DU MANS (24 Hours of Le Mans) 13. + 14. 07. 2015 … Chopard & Porsche, Oris & Audi, Rebellion & Rebellion Racing, TAG Heuer & Nissan + Rolex & Timekeeping

Next weekend we will see the 83rd edition of 24 HEURES DU MANS. These are four major Swiss Watchmakers teaming up with a renown carmaker/racing team and Rolex serving as the timekeeper …

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The Watch Art Patek Philippe Grand Exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London. I invite you to see some more pictures I took … (Part 2)

The Watch Art Patek Philippe Grand Exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London. I invite you to see some more pictures I took … (Part 2)

Here are 25 more pictures showing you some of the most spectacular timepieces one could discover at the Watch Art Patek Philippe Grand Exhibition until last Sunday.

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The Watch Art Patek Philippe Grand Exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London. I invite you to see dozens of pictures I took … (Part 1)

The Watch Art Patek Philippe Grand Exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London. I invite you to see dozens of pictures I took … (Part 1)

The exhibition meanwhile attracted almost 40,000 people. It is the largest ever Patek Philippe exhibition presenting 400 exhibits throughout 21 themed rooms.

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The Patek Philippe Ref. 5370 split-seconds chronograph

The Patek Philippe Ref. 5370 split-seconds chronograph

Calibre CHR 29-535 PS. The acronym CHR stands for CHronographe à Rattrapante, the French term for split-seconds chronograph. What a stunning beautiful and fascinating timepiece!

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Attention pilots! You might like the new Breitling Navitimer AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association)

Attention pilots! You might like the new Breitling Navitimer AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association)

This re-edition of the legendary 1950s Navitimer AOPA is a pretty cool watch and limited to only 500 pieces. Click on “read more” to discover the chronograph…

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