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Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain has been a supporter of environmental initiatives to explore, preserve and protect the world’s oceans. The financial donations have come to be called the “Blancpain Ocean Commitment”. Discover the story on 9 pages packed with dozens of pictures …

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Omega unveils the Speedmaster Grey Side of the Moon. Absolutely stunning!

Omega unveils the Speedmaster Grey Side of the Moon. Absolutely stunning!

Ladies and gentlemen this is a beautiful solid ceramic timepiece. Nothing comparable has ever been introduced to the universe of Swiss watchmaking. Well done Omega, well done! Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with IWC Schaffhausen CEO Georges Kern and presentation of the new IWC Portofino Midsize & new Portofino timepieces.

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with IWC Schaffhausen CEO Georges Kern and presentation of the new IWC Portofino Midsize & new Portofino timepieces.

In Hong Kong I talked to Georges Kern about the new Portofino watches. What many might have forgotten is that IWC always produced ladies watches in the past. Click on “read more” to get the story

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Baume & Mercier Clifton 8-Day Power Reserve

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Baume & Mercier Clifton 8-Day Power Reserve

To expand the Clifton watch line that is a pillar of its collections, Baume & Mercier introduced the Clifton 8-Day Power Reserve. I already showed you the watch last Monday… For detailed information click on “read more”…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Let me show you the A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 “20th Anniversary” set.

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Let me show you the A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 “20th Anniversary” set.

On the occasion of the 20th birthday of the Lange 1, the Saxon manufactory presents the Lange 1 “20th Anniversary” watch-set. It consists of the Lange 1 and the Little Lange 1.

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Montblanc Metamorphosis II. This video shows you the transformation of the timepiece from a classical watch into a chronograph.

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Montblanc Metamorphosis II. This video shows you the transformation of the timepiece from a classical watch into a chronograph.

During my visit in Hong Kong at Watches&Wonders 2014 I taped this video whilst Alexander Schmiedt, Managing Director of Watches at Montblanc, showed me the stunning watch. In fact that´s a short video you MUST have seen…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Second Time-Zone Day/Night equipped with in-house calibre 1904-Fu Mc

This Cartier timepiece is another useful small complication and it is the very first time also offered in a 42 mm steel case for an interesting price. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: There is more to come tomorrow…

So please stay tuned!

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO Piaget

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO Piaget

Piaget is the undisputed master of ultra-thin since 1957. These types of watches are very much appreciated in Asia, but not only there. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Vacheron Constantin really surprised me!

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Vacheron Constantin really surprised me!

The Geneva based Manufacture showed a variety of stunning beautiful and also technical interesting timepieces. Please discover them by clicking on “read more”…

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: There is more to come tomorrow…

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: There is more to come tomorrow…

I am on my way home and I will upload more pictures and stories tomorrow from my office in Vienna. So please stay tuned!

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: The Panerai novelties

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: The Panerai novelties

Panerai presented the Radiomir 1940 for the first time with an automatic movement. Cool! Discover the Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic and other novelties by clicking on “read more”…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Angelo Bonati, CEO Panerai

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Angelo Bonati, CEO Panerai

The very masculine and big watches of Panerai are in great demand here in Asia. People are even lining up in front of the Panerai´s Canton Road Boutique to buy one. If you listen to my conversation with Angelo Bonati you will […]

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Christian Knoop, the IWC Schaffhausen Creative Director

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Christian Knoop, the IWC Schaffhausen Creative Director

If you have asked yourself why the so masculine brand IWC is now making real efforts to conquer the ladies` wrist, Christian Knoop will will give you the answers. Click on “read more” to listen to our conversation taped today …

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Jerome Lambert, CEO of Montblanc

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Jerome Lambert, CEO of Montblanc

Under the skillful guidance of Jerome Lambert Montblanc becomes more than ever a watchmaker. I invite you to listen to our conversation taped today here at Watches&Wonders in Hong Kong…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with A. Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid.

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with A. Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid.

I invite you to listen to my conversation with Wilhelm Schmid, the CEO of A. Lange & Söhne. He will tell you some quite surprising facts how “his” brand is perceived in Asia…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: A. Lange & Söhne Langematik Perpetual with white-gold case and black dial

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: A. Lange & Söhne Langematik Perpetual with white-gold case and black dial

The Langematik Perpetual is now combined in a white-gold case and a black dial. What a beautiful and noble timepiece! A must-have for every A. Lange & Söhne aficionado!

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Impressions from the first day…

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Impressions from the first day…

I invite you to share some of my today´s impressions from Watches&Wonders 2014. You will see pictures showing you the brands booths and people you might know… 

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Daniel Riedo, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Daniel Riedo, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre

During our conversation Daniel showed me the first minute repeater of Jaeger-LeCoultre for ladies and we talked about the importance to exhibit here in Hong Kong at Watches&Wonders. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Minute Repeater

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Minute Repeater

The Rendez-Vous Minute Repeater is a very particular timepiece! In terms of design and due to its fabulous sound when it strikes the time and it is the brands first minute repeater for ladies. Let me show you this Jaeger-LeCoultre…

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