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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Vacheron Constantin Overseas Quantième Simple and Overseas Dual Time with a navy blue dial – Blue is the new black

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Quantième Simple and Overseas Dual Time with a navy blue dial – Blue is the new black

The Overseas watches are the rather inconspicuous ones within the Vacheron Constantin collections. This is entirely unjust in my eyes! Have a look at these two …

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Audemars Piguet yesterday unveiled the Royal Oak Concept Laptimer Michael Schumacher at the CS (Corinna Schumacher) Ranch in Grivrins in Switzerland. See my pictures and videos…

Audemars Piguet yesterday unveiled the Royal Oak Concept Laptimer Michael Schumacher at the CS (Corinna Schumacher) Ranch in Grivrins in Switzerland. See my pictures and videos…

This is my full report… The Royal Oak Concept Laptimer Michael Schumacher is the world’s first mechanical chronograph with alternating consecutive lap timing and flyback-function.

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Laptimer Michael Schumacher – a high tech chronograph never seen before…

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Laptimer Michael Schumacher – a high tech chronograph never seen before…

Here come just the first pictures of the new Audemars Piguet watch. The full story will go online tomorrow during the day. After the launch event at Corinna Schumacher’s CS-Ranch close to Nyon at the lake of Geneva it is simply to […]

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Watch my video I taped in Houston during the OMEGA SPEEDMASTER evening featuring the NASA astronauts James Lovell, Thomas Stafford and Gene Cernan, actor George Clooney and OMEGA-President Stephen Urquhart.

Watch my video I taped in Houston during the OMEGA SPEEDMASTER evening featuring the NASA astronauts James Lovell, Thomas Stafford and Gene Cernan, actor George Clooney and OMEGA-President Stephen Urquhart.

Houston we have a problem! These are deeply impressing 19 minutes. Apollo 13 Commander James Lovell and his fellow astronauts are talking about the Apollo rescue mission from 1970 …

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George Clooney attending the Omega Speedmaster evening here in Houston. See my pictures and my video…

George Clooney attending the Omega Speedmaster evening here in Houston. See my pictures and my video…

Omega invited 300 guests to an incredible evening to celebrate its Speedmaster. See George Clooney´s opening speech from tonight…

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Omega Speedmaster collection 2015. New pictures of the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award, Speedmaster White Side of the Moon, Speedmaster Black Black, Speedmaster Pitch Black and Speedmaster Vintage Black

Omega Speedmaster collection 2015. New pictures of the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award, Speedmaster White Side of the Moon, Speedmaster Black Black, Speedmaster Pitch Black and Speedmaster Vintage Black

Here come new exclusive pictures for you from the outstanding Omega Speedmaster collection 2015…

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Omega Vice President talking about the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award

Omega Vice President talking about the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award

I just made some new pictures of the most wanted and for the time being coolest Omega Speedmaster ever. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Ayrton Senna & TAG Heuer – Launch of the Special Senna Collection in Barcelona together with Fernando Alonso

Ayrton Senna & TAG Heuer – Launch of the Special Senna Collection in Barcelona together with Fernando Alonso

TAG Heuer is releasing the Senna Special Collection with a nice redesigned version of the famous “Legend” steel bracelet.

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Swatch & La Biennale Arte 2015 in Venice. This is the Swatch Art Special created by Eva & Adele called Futuring by Eva & Adele …

Swatch & La Biennale Arte 2015 in Venice. This is the Swatch Art Special created by Eva & Adele called Futuring by Eva & Adele …

Swatch is the main partner of the world’s most prestigious exhibition of contemporary art. The 56th edition opens today May 9, 2015 under the title “All the World’s Futures“

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Breaking News: It is official… Jean-Frederic Dufour will be the next Rolex-CEO and take over “power” the 17th June…

Breaking News: It is official… Jean-Frederic Dufour will be the next Rolex-CEO and take over “power” the 17th June…
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