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MB&F Legacy Machine Final Edition

MB&F Legacy Machine Final Edition

One of our favourite watches of MB&F is the Legacy Machine. We have a thing for their creative designs and stunning timepieces however the wearability of the LM makes it stand out. Sadly we just learned that they are launching their last version which brings […]

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Arnold & Son Opens First Flagship Boutique

Arnold & Son Opens First Flagship Boutique

TOKYO, Japan, April 18, 2017 – Arnold & Son, a part of Citizen Watch Group, is pleased to announce the grand opening of the “CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO,“ the world’s first Flagship Boutique store from the Citizen Watch Group, in the newly […]

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Julien Tornare new CEO Zenith

Julien Tornare new CEO Zenith

Jean-Claude Biver, President of the Watches Division and Ceo ad interim of Zenith, announces the appointment of Julien Tornare as CEO of Zenith, effective May 1st, 2017. Julien Tornare will report to Jean-Claude Biver. In this role, Julien will be focusing on […]

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Sjöö Sandström Royal Steel Worldtimer

Sjöö Sandström Royal Steel Worldtimer

Sjöö Sandström is an upcoming brand. Some of you might not have heard about them yet as they are still mainly sold in Scandinavia, but that is something likely to change. These guys from Sweden are make some impressive watches. They date […]

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Presenting the HYT H4 Neo with led light

Presenting the HYT H4 Neo with led light

Innovation within tradition, the DNA of haute horlogerie, the movement heritage, and so on: forget it all. Need a known quantity to hang on to? Good news: the HYT H4 Neo tells the time like no other. HYT H4 Neo The H4 […]

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Atelier Reverso brings 3 new dials

Atelier Reverso brings 3 new dials

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Atelier Reverso makes the relationship between a man and his watch even more exclusive. By personalising the reverse side of this iconic model and choosing one or several interchangeable straps allowing for a number of variations. In 2017 the Grande Maison introduces […]

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Time Machines of Swiss artisan Florian Schlumpf

Time Machines of Swiss artisan Florian Schlumpf

Presenting the “Time Machines” of Swiss artisan Florian Schlumpf by the MB&F M.A.D.Gallery in Geneva. MB&F are are always good for some out of the ordinary designs. In their M.A.D. Gallery you will always find some interesting items, no matter what your interests […]

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Arnold & Son unveils DBG Skeleton

Arnold & Son unveils DBG Skeleton

DBG Skeleton Arnold & Son unveils a new rendition of its unique DBG dual-time (GMT) timepiece, the DBG Skeleton. An acronym for “double balance” and “GMT”. The DBG Skeleton, part of the Instrument Collection, references the precise chronometers built by John Arnold […]

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BALTIC Watches launch through Kickstarter

BALTIC Watches launch through Kickstarter

During Baselworld these guys were the talk of the town. Pretty much all of my close media colleagues had seen the watches in the metal and simply loved it. As we’ve seen many watch brands presenting vintage inspired watch models not all were received well. Some […]

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Seiko’s first ever diver’s watch re-born, Prospex SLA017.

Seiko’s first ever diver’s watch re-born, Prospex SLA017.

Seiko’s first diver’s watch from 1965 is re-invented as  the Prospex SLA017. Seiko’s reputation today as a leader in watches for divers is no accident of fate. This reputation is the direct result of a long tradition of innovation that stretches back over […]

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Hommage à la Passion 2016

Hommage à la Passion 2016

Fondation de Haute Horlogerie The “Hommage à la Passion” 2016 awards are presented to outstanding personalities in watchmaking. Each year, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie distinguishes two personalities whose style and expertise have made an imprint on watchmaking. Presented for the […]

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Rec 901 Collection with a piece of Porsche 911 on your wrist.

Rec 901 Collection with a piece of Porsche 911 on your wrist.

There are still a quite a lot of new watches and  watch brands being launched. Many of them do so with the help of Kickstarter. REC Watches isn’t any different and after earlier successful launches they came up with another pretty cool idea and interesting […]

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Zenith Chronomaster Range Rover Velar Edition

Zenith Chronomaster Range Rover Velar Edition

At the occasion of the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Zenith and Land Rover are celebrating their creative relationship by presenting a new Chronomaster El Primero Range Rover Velar Special Edition. The timepiece features a new elegant brushed grey dial with copper-toned details, […]

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TAG Heuer AUTAVIA, returning icon

TAG Heuer AUTAVIA, returning icon

During Baselworld we learned that many watch brands look back utaviat where they came from. Various historically valuable models either got ut make-over and have been re-launched during the fair. Some brands prefer to stay as close to the original as possible, others choose […]

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Louis Moinet Space Mystery unveiled

Louis Moinet Space Mystery unveiled

Ever since we first met up with Louis Moinet, we’ve been impressed by the endless amount of details that are incorporated into their watches. This year they presented the Louis Moinet Space Mystery to us and we were quite impressed. The blue […]

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Back to the essence with HYT and the H0

Back to the essence with HYT and the H0

We all know HYT from their fluid time indication. Something unique in the world of watches. Yes, there are other brands that use fluids for their timepieces but they do so in a totally different way. HYT has now launched a new collection […]

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Help saving the reef with the Oris Staghorn Restoration Limited Edition

Help saving the reef with the Oris Staghorn Restoration Limited Edition

Partnerships in the watch industry are very common. Many watch brands have a link with automotive, sports or even a combination of those. Something you see less is that watch brands team up for a good cause, and nature in special. Oris has […]

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Grand Seiko following its history

Grand Seiko following its history

Grand Seiko explores its history and looks to the future. The first Grand Seiko, re-created in platinum The international launch of Grand Seiko took place in 2010. From the very start, the reaction of the watch retailer and aficionado community was overwhelmingly […]

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About me, Short introduction.

About me, Short introduction.

And then you are asked to write an ‘about me’ as an introduction. Some of you might know me, Bert Buijsrogge, from Fratello Watches, where I teamed up with Robert-Jan Broer back in 2011 already. Joining the first online magazine (blog doesn’t […]

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Rolex Sea-Dweller anniversary model ref 126600

Rolex Sea-Dweller anniversary model ref 126600

One of the brands that has a lot of speculation going on in the weeks, even months before Baselworld. Rolex. Rumours spread fast on forums. Photoshopped images of new models people think that will be presented, or which they hope to see, […]

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Very important announcement about the future of Watch-Insider.com

Very important announcement about the future of Watch-Insider.com

Please read this announcement carefully since Alexander Linz will no longer be the Watch-Insider and Bert Buijsrogge from Fratellowatches.com will follow him. 

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Tissot Ballade with silicon balance spring and COSC certificate for 910 Euro!

Tissot Ballade with silicon balance spring and COSC certificate for 910 Euro!

Tissot is setting the bar even higher! This offer is hard to beat! A silicon balance spring and COSC certificate starting at 910 Euro. Click on “read more” to discover the new Tissot Ballade collection …

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Rolex is Celebrating Cinema. And how!

Rolex is Celebrating Cinema. And how!

Please watch this one minute-long compilation titled “Celebrating Cinema” that was aired the first time yesterday for the 89th Academy Awards. Rolex has become official partner/sponsor of the Oscars. Simply stunning! 

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Talking to Maximilian Büsser the founder of MB&F in 2005

Talking to Maximilian Büsser the founder of MB&F in 2005

Max and I looked back in the history of MB&F. Ups and downs are part of it. And we talked about the Swiss Watch Industry. His sincerity impressed me! A must to hear! Something you should not miss! 

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MB&F launched its Horological Machine No.7 called Aquapod

MB&F launched its Horological Machine No.7 called Aquapod

I hope you have time during the weekend to discover the newest creation of Max Büsser and his Friends by watching a movie and by macro-shots I took from the Aquapod. 

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Three new TAG Heuer CARRERA Heuer-01 43 mm chronographs

Three new TAG Heuer CARRERA Heuer-01 43 mm chronographs

The CARRERA Heuer-01 skeleton manufacture chronograph (in-house developed and manufactured calibre) with a contemporary sports design, will be sold under 5000 CHF (!). What you get is real value for money.

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That´s the stylish Hublot Classic Fusion Italia Independent collection

That´s the stylish Hublot Classic Fusion Italia Independent collection

The Italian tailor Luca Rubinacci, Lapo Elkan and Hublot created some very stylish chronographs. If you are into fashion you might like them …

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@Oriswatches @Baselworld – Business and Diving. I invite you to discover two new Oris timepieces.

@Oriswatches @Baselworld – Business and Diving. I invite you to discover two new Oris timepieces.

Baselworld 2017 is approaching … the brands start officially to communicate about what will be next. Today, together with Oris we first go to a business meeting and then we go diving … 

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Before closing the actual POLL, please take the opportunity and vote for your favorite SIHH brand. Thank you! Every vote counts …

Guys, please don´t simply write me the names of you favorite brands, please use the POLL function of the blog and vote there. Thank you!

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@TAGHeuer @Baselworld – Four new TAG Heuer watches

@TAGHeuer @Baselworld – Four new TAG Heuer watches

These are the first four TAG Heuer 2017-novelties. Discover the new Aquaracer for her and him, the new cool Carrera in its titanium case and the Carrera Heuer-01 Full Black Matt Ceramic chronograph … 

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