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Actual fact and figures from the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH)

Actual fact and figures from the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH)

If you want to know how many watches have been exported to which country and for what value I probably have some answers for you. Please click on “read more” to get the information…

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The latest COSC figures for July 2014 and the development 2014 so far…

The latest COSC figures for July 2014 and the development 2014 so far…

As always up-to-date I today present you the latest COSC-figures. They show the results of July 2014 and the development in 2014 so far. Please click on “read more” to get this latest update…

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The new Rolex Deepsea sports a deep blue to pitch-black gradient dial.

The new Rolex Deepsea sports a deep blue to pitch-black gradient dial.

The new Rolex Deepsea was introduced on Monday 4 August in New York during the US premiere of the documentary film in the presence of James Cameron.

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I want your opinion: Is it enough to colour a typical pilots watch and to launch the watches under the name Pop-Pilot?

I want your opinion: Is it enough to colour a typical pilots watch and to launch the watches under the name Pop-Pilot?

We know how a classical and typical pilots watch looks like. Black and white are the only two colours used for these emblematic timepieces. Tell me now what you think about these ones …

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10 years Habring2 . Maria and Richard Habring celebrate their first decade with Felix.

10 years Habring2 . Maria and Richard Habring celebrate their first decade with Felix.

Felix is the name of a new wristwatch fitted with the first Habring2 in-house calibre. Listen to my interview with Richard Habring and see first exclusive pictures of the calibre A11 and Felix.

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Breaking News: Ulysse Nardin sold to Kering

This is the official press release more to come later… Please check on my blog, I have been announcing this since Baselworld 2014…

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Coloured straps in alligator for your Officine Panerai watches

Coloured straps in alligator for your Officine Panerai watches

If you wish to pimp your ticking Swiss-Italian cult object on your wrist click on “read more” to see what official possibilities you now have…

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The Porsche Design Group restarts its luxury watch business from zero

The Porsche Design Group restarts its luxury watch business from zero

Due to the premature end of the partnership with the Chinese owned Eterna manufactory the German Porsche Design Group literally had to start its watch business from zero again.

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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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