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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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IWC Connect – IWC Schaffhausen will enable its mechanical timepieces to be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) and provide fully fledged activity tracking.

IWC Connect – IWC Schaffhausen will enable its mechanical timepieces to be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) and provide fully fledged activity tracking.

IWC Schaffhausen is has just announced the launch of a new device: IWC Connect.

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The story of the alarm wristwatch Vulcain Cricket «the Presidents’ watch» continues…

The story of the alarm wristwatch Vulcain Cricket «the Presidents’ watch» continues…

Vulcain presents a line extension of its Cricket alarm wristwatch collection with a new-look dial, featuring a subtle guilloché decoration and a strap specially designed to match the dial.

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New, adapted prices for Montblanc timepieces in Europe…

New, adapted prices for Montblanc timepieces in Europe…

I just got the new prices for Montblanc timepieces that are going to be effective tomorrow…

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Officine Panerai presents four novelties: Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic Titanio – 45 mm / Radiomir Black Seal 8 Days Accaio – 45 mm / Radiomir 8 Days Accaio – 45 mm / Luminor Marina 8 days Accaio – 44 mm

Officine Panerai presents four novelties: Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic Titanio – 45 mm / Radiomir Black Seal 8 Days Accaio – 45 mm / Radiomir 8 Days Accaio – 45 mm / Luminor Marina 8 days Accaio – 44 mm

Let me show the first four additions to the 2015 Panerai collection after the SIHH 2015 in January…

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Raymond Weil introduces the Nabucco Cello Tourbillon for 39.000 CHF. Not expensive for a tourbillon watch, but rather expensive for a Raymond Weil.

Raymond Weil introduces the Nabucco Cello Tourbillon for 39.000 CHF. Not expensive for a tourbillon watch, but rather expensive for a Raymond Weil.

The brand always stood for inexpensive and well made watches: first quartz calibres dominated, later mechanical ETA and Sellita calibres followed…

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Discover the IWC Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Ref. IW379107 in a stainless steel case.

Discover the IWC Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Ref. IW379107 in a stainless steel case.

In 2012 the the Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month first was introduced with a 18-carat red gold case. Now the real cool and more affordable one hits the markets! 

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Several new coloured dials and bracelets now complement the Junghans Meister and Max Bill Collection

Several new coloured dials and bracelets now complement the Junghans Meister and Max Bill Collection

I like the puristic design of these Made-in-Germany-timepieces. Have a look and let me know what you think …

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Mechanical, Swiss Made / Made in Germany and inexpensive! A first choice of ten ticking good deals I was able to discover during Baselworld 2015

Mechanical, Swiss Made / Made in Germany and inexpensive! A first choice of ten ticking good deals I was able to discover during Baselworld 2015

In the upcoming days and weeks I will present you again and again real good deals for your wrists. Please don´t expect me to mention all possible brands and choices already today… There is more to come!

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