Baume & Mercier today scores with its good and classical design. The success of the new Clifton collection is not a coincidence. Please discover four historic Baume & Mercier models that inspired the designs of contemporary watches of the brand.
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The results of the Austrian election of the Watches of the Year and impressions from the price giving ceremony held during the inaugural evening of Viennatime last Thursday.
In 1996 I created the award “Watches of the Year”. Since then every year thousands of competent readers of the newspaper DIE PRESSE do participate and vote for their Watches of the Year.
First outlook at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie 2014. Baume & Mercier will launch the Clifton Chronograph.
The Clifton Collection pleases and it sells and that´s real good news for Baume & Mercier. A line extension with a chronograph will be shown in Geneva in January at the SIHH 2014. I have first pictures for you …
The “GMT Perpetual” is an execution in a red gold case and one in a platinum case, both numbered and limited to 250 pieces. Click here to see the very first pictures …
12.900 visitors in three days! That´s a new record for Viennatime. Here are some impressions from today, Sunday afternoon.
Viennatime was stormed by thousands of watch aficionados today. It´s fantastic to see such a passion and interest for watches.
I am busy these days since Viennatime (www.viennatime.at) is the yearly horological highlight in Austria’s capital city. Let me give you some first impressions by showing you these pictures …
These are my actual favorite wristwatches with a “Multiple Time Zone”, “Worldtimer” or “Unitime” feature.
Having such a watch on your wrist means you can surf through the world´s time-zones instantly without the need of any battery or processor. It´s magic, it´s mechanical, it´s pure watchmaking!
A unique piece by IWC was among the timepieces under the hammer at the Sotheby’s Geneva auction of Important Watches.
The Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition “Le Petit Prince” in platinum was sold for 173.000 CHF. The proceeds will be used to support the construction of a school with a library in Cambodia, thereby contributing to the fight against illiteracy.
A. Lange & Söhne surprises again! This is an another achieved high sales price at an auction. Please discover what happened at Christie’s “Important Watches” auction in Geneva yesterday.
Get this! In Geneva, an exclusive stainless steel A. Lange & Söhne Double Split changed hands for nearly 380.000 Euro.
Of course this presentation is not complete and of course it reflects my personal taste. Have a look at these good-looking replicas. Old or new? That´s the question!
Let´s open up the holiday season with this: The Swatch Christmas Special 2013 is going to be delivered very soon to the retail
I know it is still much too early to start with these kind of Christmas stories. But who knows, you might like the limited Swatch Christmas Special 2013, the packaging and its playful little provocation inside…
Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods group, announces its unaudited consolidated results for the six month period ended 30 September 2013
Sales grew by 4 % to € 5 324 million; sales grew by 9 % at constant exchange rates. Curious to read more details? Yes! Click here …
The difference between men and boys is the price of their toys. Please discover the new MB&F Horological Machine No.5 RT
The Horological Machine No.5 is a watch from Max Büsser & Friends that looks just stunning and houses a fascinating mechanism. Red gold now is its new case material… Breathtaking!
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The new integrated mechanical chronograph movement is being produced at the just finished fourth TAG Heuer Manufacture in Chevenez in the Swiss Jura.
We all appreciate the variety of in-house movements produced in Glashütte in Saxony. Let me present you the “Q-2010 Klassik” and “Q-2010 Auf & Ab” in-house calibers of Dornblüth & Sohn located in Kalbe in Saxony.
Here comes my report and some photographs taken at the Panerai & watch-insider.com lunch last Friday during Munichtime.
Panerai and I invited a small group of followers of my blog and Panerai enthusiasts to join an exclusive presentation and lunch organized by Panerai last Friday during Munichtime.
This was Munichtime 2013. 12.400 people visited the privately organized watch exhibition. These eight HD-videos want to illustrate what visitors could see and experience in three days.
Munichtime is all about watches and experiencing them in a very relaxed atmosphere. It is like being in its own living room with a big group of friends.
Hands on the new Nomos Lambda and Lux. Interview with Merlin Schwertner, the son of Roland Schwertner, the founder of Nomos.
Whatever Nomos does seems to be accepted by its community. I can tell you there is huge interest for the new Nomos Lambda and Lux watches here at the Munichtime.
I just come back from a delightful dinner with Wilhelm Schmid. After our dinner I recorded this talk. Click here to listen to it …