A “simple” dial with three hands, no date; 40,5 mm white-gold case (looks like steel); limited to 218 pieces; sold for 81.300 Euro. Holy sh**! Let us turn the Lange around and discover its calibre L044.1 with fusée-and-chain-transmission.
A. Lange & Söhne RICHARD LANGE “Pour le Mérite” – That´s the ultimate understatement for a connoisseur
Zenith supports “The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride” with a limited edition of five Pilot Ton-Up chronographs
The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is global charity event raising funds and awareness for prostate cancer research and men’s mental health programs on behalf of charity partner the Movember Foundation.
Line extension: Alpina, the sister company of Frédérique Constant, just presented these two new timepieces. I must admit I like them! Have a look and tell me what you think …
There is one CEO and “his” brand emerging from the crisis as a winner so far. It is Jérôme Lambert and Montblanc. Have a look at this official Richemont statement …
Yesterday I saw the brand new HEUER Autavia. It was still a prototype of course, but already a quite advanced one. Please have a look at this chronograph that will only cost 4800 CHF and tell me what you think.
Blancpain is the oldest watch brand of the world and famous for its tourbillon. There is a core idea behind Blancpain’s tourbillon that lay behind the invention that was patented by Ambraham-Louis Breguet in 1801. This video is going to explain the […]
Wempe Glashütte I/SA – the young watch brand is celebrating its tenth anniversary with three new wristwatches.
Wempe, with 32 branches in cities all over the world sells fine timepieces and jewelry. In Glashütte, Wempe manufactures its own wristwatch chronometers of the Glashütte I/SA brand. Discover three new watches and the actual companies economic figures.
OurSwatch Quattro: Four individualists have created their own Swatch watch and they now offer this extremely limited rarity for the first time in a charity auction on September, 26th. Be part of this Charity Auction for ‘Doctors Without Borders’!
Breguet’s La Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon is a very special watch. This video will show many of the unique features of this Minute Repeater Tourbillon, including its vertical hammers, uniquely shaped gongs, magnetic regulator and constant force chain system.
Jean-Claude Biver is repositioning TAG Heuer. The brand gets cooler, younger and its products less expensive. Listen to this impressive lesson in entrepreneurship I have just recorded.
Raynald Aeschlimann started his career at Omega 20 years ago. Get to know the mover and shaker who will steer the brand in the next years and continue its success story.
Swatch communicated me some wrong prices of the new Sistem51 Irony. Harald wrote a comment and called attention to. And he was proved right. The good news: Some model are cheaper!
My dear friend David Rippmann from Zürich just filed me his report about the new Swatch Sistem 51 Irony. He ordered the watch last Thursday (the first day you could order one) and got it today.
Did you ever wonder what goes into the construction of a watch case and in particular a watch case made of high tech materials like carbon fiber?
After presenting you the Aquaracer with blue details and blue nylon strap, I present you the Aquaracer with red details and black strap with red topstitching and the Aquaracer with sand-coloured details including a sand-colored strap.
The new TAG Heuer Aquaracer 300 meters. 43 mm & Black Titanium & Nylon Strap & Automatic Calibre 5 with Date
The TAG Heuer Aquaracer collection was introduced in 2003. Since then it has continued to evolve … This new model, presented yesterday, is a significant step toward a much younger and cooler design.
None other than Konstantin Grcic, one of the world’s leading industrial designer, has redesigned the Rado design icon.
To better illustrate what Omega, the Official Timekeeper, is exactly doing in Rio these days I have an interesting selection of pictures for you. Enjoy them!
Yesterday evening I talked to Raynald in Rio via Skype. The Omega President is extremely busy these days and hard to get. So happy I made it! I invite you to listen to our conversation …
500 pieces of the unique Oris wristwatch with a mechanical altimeter/barometer are dedicated to the Groupe d’Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale (GIGN), the French police force’s elite special operations unit.
A new POLL is open. It´s all about the Piaget Polo S. You find the POLL in the right column … Please participate and vote!
It´s a steel sport watch with an in-house Piaget calibre, positioned at a lower price to attract a new, younger clientele. The question is: Does this watch come at an opportune moment?
Panerai goes blue. Two Luminor 1950 and two Radiomir 1940 featuring a blue dial with satiné soleil finish.
Panerai is the master in celebrating black and military-type dials. The brand consequently stays in its segment. These four watches, with a blue dial, therefore are the exception rather than the rule. Have a look and tell me if you like them.
The movement’s designer explains the construction in the video! Zenith developed a special complicated watch, the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot, to celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2014.
Omega is the official timekeeper of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Some 450 tons of timekeeping material have been brought to Rio. Interested? Click on “read more” to get more insights …
We all know MeisterSinger wristwatches with their USP, the single hour hand. Today I present you a pocket watch with the same USP. Worn with the right outfit it can be a nice alternative: the pocket watch as companion for special moments.
Every Split Second Counts – The History of Olympic Timekeeping. 4 educative & thrilling videos one has to see …
Omega provided me the documentary “Every Split Second Counts” by John Dower. It is packed with thrilling film sequences from the past, interviews with former and in Rio performing athletes and with a look behind the scenes of timekeeping today.
Swatch Sistem51 Irony. Sistem51 goes metal. Discover the new Swatch Sistem51 Irony Collection (very important update in the comment section!)
That´s a real upgrade for the Swatch Sistem 51. Now the affordable, mechanical revolution of Swatch is available in a 316L-steel case. Swatch Sistem51 goes metal! Be among the very first to discover the new collection!
Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only house which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch.
A visit in the TAG Heuer workshop in Chevenez. Eduard Heuer was the inventor of the oscillating pinion. This is a key component in the construction of a chronograph movements and, in particular, is the component that lies at the center of the system […]