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Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance (detailed technical explanations, live taken pictures & videos)

Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance (detailed technical explanations, live taken pictures & videos)

The reason for being of the Mirrored Force Resonance is to display the interesting functionality of the resonant balances while improving the watch’s overall precision. Click on “read more” and discover this new timepiece …

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Oris Divers Sixty-Five – the new silver dial version

Oris Divers Sixty-Five – the new silver dial version

You all know the Oris Divers Sixty Five meanwhile. Different executions are available. What was really missing is one with with a silver dial. Here it is…

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Patek Philippe: A visit to the Patek Philippe Museum guided by Jeff Kingston

Patek Philippe: A visit to the Patek Philippe Museum guided by Jeff Kingston

Jeff Kingston visits the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva. The video shows particular timepieces of the Patek Philippe Company.

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Exuberant, Colorful and Joyful – 20 wristwatches that stand out.

Exuberant, Colorful and Joyful – 20 wristwatches that stand out.

I am sure not to be to only to have noticed that our favorite toys are no longer boring. If you agree, this is a selection you might like …

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A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon – the 100 pieces are now being delivered to the markets

A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon – the 100 pieces are now being delivered to the markets

That´s a reminder! Just in case you are interested in buying one of the 100 made. The watch is sold for 295.000 Euro – of course unaffordable for the most of us. So I invite you to at least enjoy the new pictures.

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Discover 3 new Hublot Big Bang Ferrari chronographs

Discover 3 new Hublot Big Bang Ferrari chronographs

In 2011 Hublot teamed up with the Italian sports-carmaker to share design and technology and to brand its watches with the Ferrari logo and the famous prancing horse. The new chronographs again strongly mirror Ferrari’s design language … 

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Philippe DuFour explains watchmaking techniques that are almost forgotten

Philippe DuFour explains watchmaking techniques that are almost forgotten

Greubel Forsey is financing Philippe DuFour to produce a film to record for posterity: watchmaking techniques that slowly are being lost, slowly are fading from memory. So that generations to come, people will have a recorded lesson, on how to do these […]

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28 live taken pictures of the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph “Blancpain Ocean Commitment II”

28 live taken pictures of the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph “Blancpain Ocean Commitment II”

The chronograph´s case is made out of blue ceramic, a colour that appears in many facets depending on the light that falls on it. My pictures should show the true blue …

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Talking Business and Watches with Marc Hayek

Talking Business and Watches with Marc Hayek

I met the CEO of Blancpain, Breguet and Jaquet Droz and member of the Executive Group Management Board of Swatch Group today. Listen to what we talked about …

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Tudor Pelagos LHD (Left Hand Drive) – the right choice when you are left-handed

Tudor Pelagos LHD (Left Hand Drive) – the right choice when you are left-handed

Tudor presents its famous divers’ watch Pelagos with the crown at the “wrong” side specially made for you if you are left-handed. Each Pelagos has its unique production number engraved on the case back and is therefore unique …

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18 good deals! 18 damn hot wristwatches you should definitely have a look at.

18 good deals! 18 damn hot wristwatches you should definitely have a look at.

You think watches became to expensive recently? Yes, there are some that are out of reach for us mere mortals. But this selection of 18 incredible and brand new watches will open your eyes again and make you change your opinion …

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Video Blancpain: Assembly of the Blancpain Carrousel Minute Repeater

Video Blancpain: Assembly of the Blancpain Carrousel Minute Repeater

Jeff Kingston visits Blancpain watches in Le Brassus. Expand your knowledge about watchmaking and Blancpain watches.

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Damn good! Hublot Classic Fusion Aerofusion Chronograph Special Edition Concrete Jungle

Damn good! Hublot Classic Fusion Aerofusion Chronograph Special Edition Concrete Jungle

It is incredible how creative Hublot is! So you personally may like the watch or not, that does not change anything… 

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Nomination at Montblanc

Nomination at Montblanc

Mr. Nicolas Baretzki, appointed CEO of Montblanc, effective from April 1st 2017.

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Video Jaeger-LeCoultre: Casemaking of the Jaeger Reverso explained by Jeff Kingston

Video Jaeger-LeCoultre: Casemaking of the Jaeger Reverso explained by Jeff Kingston

We know that not all watch shapes are round. Some have complex shapes like the Reverso of Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso. Jeff Kingston visits Le Sentier in Switzerland and meets Stéphane Belmont of Jaeger-LeCoultre. He will take us through some of the steps of […]

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Richemont Update: New CEO for Montblanc and new CEO for IWC appointed.

Nicolas Baretzki will follow Jérôme Lambert as CEO of Montblanc and Christoph Grainger, Georges Kern as CEO of IWC. Stay tuned there is more to come …

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Compagnie Financière Richemont SA just announced some significant changes to the board of directors and senior management

Compagnie Financière Richemont SA just announced some significant changes to the board of directors and senior management

This is a repost of the Compagnie Financière Richemont SA announcement for immediate release. Please click on “read more”…

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Talking with Georges Kern, CEO IWC Schaffhausen, about the actual business performance and the new Da Vinci

Talking with Georges Kern, CEO IWC Schaffhausen, about the actual business performance and the new Da Vinci

On the occasion of the presentation of the new IWC Da Vinci to a small and selected group of journalists I talked with Georges Kern, the brands CEO, about the actual performance and challenges and of course about the new Da Vinci …

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Talking to Jean-Claude Biver about Muhammad Ali and the TAG Heuer Ringmaster

Talking to Jean-Claude Biver about Muhammad Ali and the TAG Heuer Ringmaster

I had breakfast with Jean-Claude Biver this morning here New York and we talked about Muhammad Ali and the TAG Heuer Ringmaster. Don’t miss these 15 minutes, Biver was brilliant!

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A “Tribute to Muhammad Ali” actively supported by TAG Heuer

A “Tribute to Muhammad Ali” actively supported by TAG Heuer

TAG Heuer just presented its unique Carrera Calibre 5 RING MASTER Special Edition Tribute to Muhammad Ali in gold that will be auctioned tonight and its special edition steel watches at the legendary Gleason’s Gym boxing club in Brooklyn. 

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Habring² presents Felix + jumping second = Erwin

Habring² presents Felix + jumping second = Erwin

My fellow Austrian friends Maria and Richard Habring (that´s why the brand is named Habring²) have another Made-in-Austria-timepiece in their portfolio. It is called Erwin. Click on “read more” to see and discover Erwin …

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The Hermès Cape Cod is twenty-five years young. Happy Birthday!

The Hermès Cape Cod is twenty-five years young. Happy Birthday!

The Hermès Cape Cod watch ranks among the most iconic women´s wristwatches. Designed in 1991 by Henri d’Origny who is also responsible for many more iconic Hermès designs. I have uploaded 38 pictures, you will be amazed …

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Line extension: Glashütte Original Senator Excellence Panorama Date and Senator Excellence Panorama Date Moon Phase

Line extension: Glashütte Original Senator Excellence Panorama Date and Senator Excellence Panorama Date Moon Phase

After presenting its first wristwatch – in three executions – based on the new Calibre 36 with a silicon balance spring, The in Glashütte based manufacture now presents the first line extension with two new models. 

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A new POLL is online. Please vote!

A new POLL is online. Please vote!

You will find the new POLL in the right column just underneath here. If you want to see the result of the closed POLL about the Piaget Polo S and what my new POLL is about, please click on “read more” …

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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph Blancpain Ocean Commitment II

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph Blancpain Ocean Commitment II

That seems to be the watch with the longest name so far. To make the story short: Blancpain is proud to be able to present an entirely blue ceramic case on its newest Fifty Fathom. Have a look an tell me what you think…

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This is the new Zenith Heritage Cronometro TIPO CP-2

This is the new Zenith Heritage Cronometro TIPO CP-2

Finally I can officially write and show you the Zenith Heritage Cronometro TIPO CP-2. Until today Zenith kept this watch strictly under lock. Those who follow me on Instagram of course did see the new and the old CP2 much earlier this year.

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Blancpain: Particularities of Blancpain’s tourbillon

Blancpain: Particularities of Blancpain’s tourbillon

Blancpain is the oldest watch brand of the world and seated in Le Brassus, Switzerland. When it constructed its first tourbillon decided to take some risks and bring some innovation into the construction. Which ones will be explained in the following video.

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Baume & Mercier launches a perpetual calendar in 18 carat red gold

Baume & Mercier launches a perpetual calendar in 18 carat red gold

It is in fact a very good looking watch with even an interesting base movement coming from Vaucher Manufacture, but it is also a quite expensive watch for Baume & Mercier. Discover the perpetual calendar and let me know what you think.

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Chopard L.U.C GMT One and L.U.C Time Traveler One. Are you ready to go on a journey?

Chopard L.U.C GMT One and L.U.C Time Traveler One. Are you ready to go on a journey?

Discover the new Chopard L.U.C GMT One and the new Chopard L.U.C Time Traveler One timepieces…

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WatchTime New York will open its doors in two days. Don´t miss America´s Largest Luxury Watch Event!

WatchTime New York will open its doors in two days. Don´t miss America´s Largest Luxury Watch Event!

WatchTime New York, now in its second year, is taking place in New York City in Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 14th and 15th. 20 watch brands will show their timepieces and seminars will round off the programme.

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