Posts from: Alexander Linz

 

Interview with Yann Gamard, CEO of Glashütte Original @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Yann Gamard, CEO of Glashütte Original @ Baselworld 2015

The manufacturer Glashütte Original is still being underestimated. This is absolutely unjustified! Yann Gamard will present you the Senator Cosmopolite another horological masterpiece manufactured in Glashütte…

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Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division @ Baselworld 2015

I invite you to listen to my interview with Jean-Claude Biver. We talked about his three babies, Hublot, TAG Heuer and Zenith, about smartwatches and the Swiss Watch industry.

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The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

And here comes my summary of March 19th @ Baselworld 2015

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Zenith Elite 6150 with new in-house calibre Elite 6150 @ Baselworld 2015

Zenith Elite 6150 with new in-house calibre Elite 6150 @ Baselworld 2015

The Zenith Elite 6150 is equipped with a new manufacture movement: the Elite 6150 calibre.

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Hublot Big Bang Alarm Repeater @ Baselworld 2015

Hublot Big Bang Alarm Repeater @ Baselworld 2015

Cool! Hublot presents its first alarm wristwatch. The in-house developed and manufactured calibre HUB 5003 sounds good. I have taped the sound of the watch for you and I have a lot of pictures …

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Omega Master Chronometer – the new Swiss official certification for horological excellence. Omega Globemaster Master Chronometer and Omega Ploprof Master Chronometer @ Baselworld 2015

Omega Master Chronometer – the new Swiss official certification for horological excellence. Omega Globemaster Master Chronometer and Omega Ploprof Master Chronometer @ Baselworld 2015

With the introduction of its non-magnetic calibres Omega needed a new certification to testify its vast technical improvements. Click on “read more” to see how it is done.

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Interview with Stephen Urquhart, President of Omega @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Stephen Urquhart, President of Omega @ Baselworld 2015

Before listening to this interview I recommend you to read my post about the new Omega Master Chronometer-certification. Thereafter you will probably very much like what you will hear …

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A long day ends, I have just uploaded huge amounts of data. Before finishing my todays posts I will have dinner with Rolex. Back in my room I will start publishing. Please guys be a little patient, what I now desperately need is something to eat…

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INTEL, TAG Heuer and Google team up to present a luxury smartwatch end of the year. (updated with first statements 14:45)

TAG Heuer has just released this statement…

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Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President Chopard @ Baselworld

Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President Chopard @ Baselworld

Yesterday in the late afternoon I spoke to Karl-Friedrich Scheufele. We talked about his new Fleurier Ebauche calibre being now implemented into the Mille Miglia collection and much more…

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The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

Starting with today, I want to give you every day before going to bed a spoken summary of my day. What did I do, discover and see during the day? Click on “read more” to hear the answer…

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Rolex Day-Date 40 with new calibre 3255, Yacht-Master with Oysterflex bracelet and Oyster Perpetual @ Baselworld 2015

Rolex Day-Date 40 with new calibre 3255, Yacht-Master with Oysterflex bracelet and Oyster Perpetual @ Baselworld 2015

In brief some first information about the new Rolex timepieces and many, many live taken pictures. More insight information will go online later… Sorry I can’t do more in the moment…

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Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time live taken pictures of the timepiece everybody talks @ Baselworld

Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time live taken pictures of the timepiece everybody talks @ Baselworld

I presented you the Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time early today and I this afternoon had the chance to take pictures … Have a look and let me know what you think…

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Hublot novelties at a glance @ Baselworld 2015

Hublot novelties at a glance @ Baselworld 2015

Just in brief a picture of all the Hublot novelties 2015 and the name of the new watches. I will of course go into more details later…

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Nomos Glashütte Tangente Automatik with in-house calibre DUW 3001 @ Baselworld 2015

Nomos Glashütte Tangente Automatik with in-house calibre DUW 3001 @ Baselworld 2015

Nomos strikes again and presents a 100 % in-house developed and manufactured automatic calibre with in-house manufactured escapement. The new Nomos Glashütte Tangente Automatik will sell for only 2600 Euro…

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Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award, Speedmaster White Side of the Moon and the new Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon collection: Black Black, Sedna Black, Pitch Black and Vintage Black @ Baselworld 2015

Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award, Speedmaster White Side of the Moon and the new Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon collection: Black Black, Sedna Black, Pitch Black and Vintage Black @ Baselworld 2015

These are the first Omega-Baselworld 2015-novelties I want to show you, there is of course more to come in the next days. Discover dozens of live taken pictures on six pages…

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond Limited Edition @ Baselworld 2015. Life taken pictures of the watch.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond Limited Edition @ Baselworld 2015. Life taken pictures of the watch.

Beginning of February I presented you already the new Bond watch. What I did not have at that time were life taken pictures. Here they are! 

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Official Press Release from TAG Heuer concerning their new price policy (= price reduction) @ Baselworld 2015

Tag Heuer is a brand embodying excellence, and renowned for its vitality and enterprise. Over the past few years, Tag Heuer has been able to build up substantial industrial capability, enabling it to live up to the challenges of Swiss Made and […]

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Louis Vuitton Escale Minute Repeater Worldtime and Escale Timezone @ Baselworld 2015

Louis Vuitton Escale Minute Repeater Worldtime and Escale Timezone @ Baselworld 2015

I just met Hamdi Chatti who is in charge of the development of watches at Louis Vuitton. What he showed me was a quite amazing timepiece, have a look…

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Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Black Collection @ Baselworld 2015

Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Black Collection @ Baselworld 2015

The new Tambour éVolution collection transforms the Tambour watch by Louis Vuitton in an ultra-masculine version with strong lines and a high-tech profile.

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Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time and Reference 5370 Split-Seconds-Chronograph @ Baselworld 2015

Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time and Reference 5370 Split-Seconds-Chronograph @ Baselworld 2015

These are the first two Patek Philippe Baselworld 2015 novelties I can present you. The new Calatrava Pilot Travel Time is a paradigm change for the Geneva watchmaker and the Split-Seconds-Chronograph a new highlight in the collection.

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Hermès Slim d’Hermès @ Baselworld 2015

Hermès Slim d’Hermès @ Baselworld 2015

This extreme simplicity symbolises the return to the fundamentals of the watchmaking art. This is so far my Baselworld 2015 favourite.

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Longines – The Longines Heritage Diver 1967, The Longines Pulsometer Chronograph, The Longines Equestrian Pocket Watch Horses Trio 1911 @ Baselworld 2015

Longines – The Longines Heritage Diver 1967, The Longines Pulsometer Chronograph, The Longines Equestrian Pocket Watch Horses Trio 1911 @ Baselworld 2015

Longines always leads the way when it comes to good quality and design and pretty affordable watches. These are the first highlights of the Longines Baselworld 2015 novelties.

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Breitling Galactic Unitime SleekT, Superocean II, Colt 36 and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 Midnight Carbon and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 S @ Baselworld 2015

Breitling Galactic Unitime SleekT, Superocean II, Colt 36 and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 Midnight Carbon and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 S @ Baselworld 2015

Discover a very first choice of Breitling Baselworld 2015 novelties on four pages by clicking on “read more”…

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My BASELWORLD 2015 coverage will start in less then 4 hours at 00:00 CET and then my live reporting will continue for one entire week. Be sure not to miss one single of my posts @ watch-insider.com

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The Apple Watch gets less attention than expected. Here are my thoughts about the Apple Watch, a device I would rather like to call iPhone Wrist Interface then watch.

The Apple Watch gets less attention than expected. Here are my thoughts about the Apple Watch, a device I would rather like to call iPhone Wrist Interface then watch.

If you surf through the internet these days and if you collect information about the Apple Watch what you read and see is not really encouraging for Apple. What do you think? Can I get your opinion?

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Swatch Group Annual Results Press Conference 2014 – Listen to CEO Nick Hayek and see pictures of his presentations.

Swatch Group Annual Results Press Conference 2014 – Listen to CEO Nick Hayek and see pictures of his presentations.

Today Swiss Timing, the Swatch Group‘s expert in timekeeping, hosted the Annual Results Press Conference. This is a summary highlighting some of the explanations given by the CEO.

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Power Control powered by the in-house calibre Chopard 01.08-C

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Power Control powered by the in-house calibre Chopard 01.08-C

Since 1988 Chopard is the official timekeeper and an essential sponsor of the Mille Miglia. Now the watches from the collection with the same name get in-house calibres.

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Baume & Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra Collection. The chronographs! The Shelby 427 Cobra! Listen to my interviews, see pictures and videos…

Baume & Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra Collection. The chronographs! The Shelby 427 Cobra! Listen to my interviews, see pictures and videos…

Baume & Mercier teams up with the Carroll Shelby Company to present two limited edition Capeland timepieces that are clearly inspired by the legendary Cobra cars. I invite you to discover the new limited chronographs …

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Carroll Shelby and the Shelby Cobra. See some amazing historic pictures …

Carroll Shelby and the Shelby Cobra. See some amazing historic pictures …

The story of an American race car driver, entrepreneur and car creator. The Cobra, an all-American street and track car, today still manufactured by Shelby American in Las Vegas …

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