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Swatch Group Half-Year Report 2014

Swatch Group Half-Year Report 2014

Coming from Biel / Bienne in Switzerland  I today received the Swatch Group Half-Year Report 2014. What we see is continued growth despite significant negative currency impact. All I can state here is: Chapeau!

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News from Chronoswiss

News from Chronoswiss

It got a bit quiet about the brand once founded by Gerd-Rüdiger Lang. Today Chronoswiss belongs to Eva-Maria and Oliver Ebstein, they continue the oeuvre of the founder but in their way. I invite you to discover the new 2014 collections …

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Discover the Swatch Fall Collection 2014 that was officially launched July 15th, 2014.

Discover the Swatch Fall Collection 2014 that was officially launched July 15th, 2014.

Part 2 of the Swatch Fall Collection 2014 will officially be launched September 12th. I will then present you these new Swatch models. Today please have fun discovering Part 1 of the Swatch Fall Collection 2014.

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The new Chopard Superfast 919 Porsche Motorsport Chronograph: exclusive pictures and interviews with Chopard Co-President Karl-Friedrich Scheufele and motorsport-legend „Monsieur Le Mans“ Jacky Ickx.

The new Chopard Superfast 919 Porsche Motorsport Chronograph: exclusive pictures and interviews with Chopard Co-President Karl-Friedrich Scheufele and motorsport-legend „Monsieur Le Mans“ Jacky Ickx.

During the Ennstal-Classic, a historical car sporty challenge, I had the chance to see the new Chopard Superfast 919 Porsche Motorsport Chronograph. I like the watch, have a look…

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Zenith Rainbow Chronograph Fly Back from 1997 vs. Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow from 2014

Zenith Rainbow Chronograph Fly Back from 1997 vs. Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow from 2014

Old vs. new … Simply have a look and tell me what you think… 

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Aldo Magada: New President & CEO of Zenith

Aldo Magada: New President & CEO of Zenith

There he is the new CEO of Zenith after Jean-Frederic Dufour now left the company to become the new Rolex-CEO…

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Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter – a ticking sensation for the wrist.

Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter – a ticking sensation for the wrist.

This wristwatch is equipped with a mechanical barometric altimeter and barometer movement. In fact it is the world’s first automatic mechanical altimeter watch for an affordable price.

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The 2014 A. Lange & Söhne catalogue is ready to be shipped. No worries you don´t need to order one, since you can read this veritable masterpiece also as an eBook.

The 2014 A. Lange & Söhne catalogue is ready to be shipped. No worries you don´t need to order one, since you can read this veritable masterpiece also as an eBook.

Just some minutes ago I received the information that the new A. Lange & Söhne catalogue 2014 is now ready to be shipped. If you want to see and read it now and here I´ll tell how to do it…

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Go weightless during a ZeroG flight. A specially designed Breitling chronograph is the boarding pass. The lucky partakers in this ZeroG experience will be entitled to keep this instrument for professionals.

Go weightless during a ZeroG flight. A specially designed Breitling chronograph is the boarding pass. The lucky partakers in this ZeroG experience will be entitled to keep this instrument for professionals.

Sounds great, doesn´t it… The S3 company (Swiss Space Systems) will be organizing its first weightless ZeroG flights to a broad public in 2015. As the main partner Breitling will equip passengers with an exclusive chronograph.

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Listen to my conversation with Jean-Claude Monachon, Omega VP and Head of Product Development. He will give you an update on the brands Master-CoAxial strategy.

Listen to my conversation with Jean-Claude Monachon, Omega VP and Head of Product Development. He will give you an update on the brands Master-CoAxial strategy.

Omega´s antimagnetic Master Co-Axial calibres are a revolution in watchmaking. The brand is now making big efforts to integrate the technology in all its movements as quick as possible.

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Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition

Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition

The first 2014 Speedmaster Apollo 11 45th Anniversary have been delivered to the retailers. That’s a good occasion to show the new one and on 10 pages some selected & limited Omega Speedmaster chronographs dating from 2000 to 2012. 

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Tonight the FIFA World Cup Brazil starts. Hublot is the official timekeeper and these are the two official timepieces of the Hublot Worldcup Collection.

Tonight the FIFA World Cup Brazil starts. Hublot is the official timekeeper and these are the two official timepieces of the Hublot Worldcup Collection.

Football has become a successful playground for Hublot. Let me even go a step further and formulate: Football is the playground for Hublot.

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The Alpiner Automatic and Alpiner Chronograph accomplish the 2014 Alpina collection

The Alpiner Automatic and Alpiner Chronograph accomplish the 2014 Alpina collection

Take a look at these good-looking timepieces with mechanical movements. What you will discover is great value for money with prices starting below 1000 Euro.

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World premier of the Baume & Mercier Promesse ladies’ watch collection

World premier of the Baume & Mercier Promesse ladies’ watch collection

Baume & Mercier will unveil its new Promesse collection in Paris tonight. There is no need for you to be there, just click on “read more” to discover the entire collection together with CEO Alain Zimmermann. 

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Update: The latest Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) figures

Update: The latest Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) figures

These are the latest figures from COSC (= Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute) showing you who has entered how many movements for testing.

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The new Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Master Co-Axial 41,5 mm men´s watches are now coming to your retailer

The new Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Master Co-Axial 41,5 mm men´s watches are now coming to your retailer

I just saw the first fully antimagnetic Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Master Co-Axial live here in Vienna. I did not have my camera with me but I still have some pictures for you and the actual prices for the new Omega´s…

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Zenith teams up with The Rolling Stones

Zenith teams up with The Rolling Stones

Jean-Claude Biver, Director of the LVMH Group Watch Division and Tom Bennett, CEO for Bravado, Universal Music Group’s global music merchandising division just announced the deal. 

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My current top 15 GMT/ UTC /Dual Time watches

My current top 15 GMT/ UTC /Dual Time watches

Watches with a GMT / UTC or Dual Time function are considered to be the best choice when travelling and moving through time zones. Here are some advices how to buy one and my 2014 favourites.

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The Longines Heritage Diver three hands and chronograph wait to be discovered

The Longines Heritage Diver three hands and chronograph wait to be discovered

This Heritage Diver is a re-issue of models intended for underwater diving produced in the 1970s. Like the original models, these new creations have a diameter of 43 mm.

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Hampton collection Baume & Mercier has launched a new model

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Hampton collection Baume & Mercier has launched a new model

The new 42,3 x 29,2 mm Baume & Mercier Hampton perfectly mirrors the style of the original Art déco watch that was presented the first time in the 1940s.

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