Posts from: Alexander Linz

 

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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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: There is more to come tomorrow…

So please stay tuned!

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO Piaget

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO Piaget

Piaget is the undisputed master of ultra-thin since 1957. These types of watches are very much appreciated in Asia, but not only there. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Vacheron Constantin really surprised me!

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Vacheron Constantin really surprised me!

The Geneva based Manufacture showed a variety of stunning beautiful and also technical interesting timepieces. Please discover them by clicking on “read more”…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: There is more to come tomorrow…

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: There is more to come tomorrow…

I am on my way home and I will upload more pictures and stories tomorrow from my office in Vienna. So please stay tuned!

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: The Panerai novelties

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: The Panerai novelties

Panerai presented the Radiomir 1940 for the first time with an automatic movement. Cool! Discover the Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic and other novelties by clicking on “read more”…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Angelo Bonati, CEO Panerai

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Angelo Bonati, CEO Panerai

The very masculine and big watches of Panerai are in great demand here in Asia. People are even lining up in front of the Panerai´s Canton Road Boutique to buy one. If you listen to my conversation with Angelo Bonati you will […]

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Christian Knoop, the IWC Schaffhausen Creative Director

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Christian Knoop, the IWC Schaffhausen Creative Director

If you have asked yourself why the so masculine brand IWC is now making real efforts to conquer the ladies` wrist, Christian Knoop will will give you the answers. Click on “read more” to listen to our conversation taped today …

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Jerome Lambert, CEO of Montblanc

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Jerome Lambert, CEO of Montblanc

Under the skillful guidance of Jerome Lambert Montblanc becomes more than ever a watchmaker. I invite you to listen to our conversation taped today here at Watches&Wonders in Hong Kong…

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