Category: "Reportages"

 

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso is celebrating its 85th birthday. The Reverso watch heritage is rich …

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso is celebrating its 85th birthday. The Reverso watch heritage is rich …

On the iconic Reverso, the back is the front… Once the reversible case was created to protect the fragile glas of the watch. I have six historic Reverso´s to show you. Dating from 1931 to 1948 …

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SIHH 2016: The MB&F novelties

SIHH 2016: The MB&F novelties

MB&F stands for Maximilian Büsser & Friends. Max and his talented friends again created three amazing timepieces. I took more than 50 pictures with my macro lens and I will show you a video … Simply click on “read more” and enjoy!

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Mido Belluna Small Seconds

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Mido Belluna Small Seconds

The new elegant 40 mm Mido is fitted with a polished rose PVD-treated steel case measuring 40 mm in diameter, extended by subtly faceted horns. The new Belluna Small Seconds perfectly reflects an unintrusive elegance made in Switzerland …

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Hermès Slim d’Hermès 39,5 mm line extension

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Hermès Slim d’Hermès 39,5 mm line extension

In my humble opinion the 39,5 mm Slim d’Hermès was the beautifulest timepiece in 2015. In 2016 the Slim d’Hermès still is a stunning beautiful timepiece. Let me present you the line extension …

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Alpina Full Black Alpiner 4 Manufacture Flyback Chronograph

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Alpina Full Black Alpiner 4 Manufacture Flyback Chronograph

The 44 mm chronograph in a stainless steel case with black PVD coating not only looks good. The timepiece with in-house calibre also features a new developed flyback function …

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Swatch Group results 2015 and outlook for 2016

Swatch Group results 2015 and outlook for 2016

2015 was a difficult year and 2016 will be a very challenging one. These are the Swatch Group key figures 2015 I received this morning and an outlook for 2016 given by the group´s management …

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One year ago Frédérique Constant launched its Horological Smartwatch. I am looking for end-user reports.

One year ago Frédérique Constant launched its Horological Smartwatch. I am looking for end-user reports.

We all remember Frédérique Constant being 2015 one of the very first Swiss companies to enter the field of smartwatches. I want your opinion! Do you possess one? Let us know how satisfied you are …

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: The new Girard-Perregaux Laureato

Pre-Baselworld 2016: The new Girard-Perregaux Laureato

It was in 1975 when Girard-Perregaux, founded in 1791, first launched its sporty-elegant wristwatch. Have a look at the 225th anniversary-edition of the Laureato …

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SIHH 2016: The H. Moser & Cie. novelties

SIHH 2016: The H. Moser & Cie. novelties

What you will discover on 4 pages are primarily beautiful timepieces without a logo. The motto is: Less is more! And I will show you a Moser & Cie. creation done together with style icon and musician Bryan Ferry …

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SIHH 2016: Richard Mille RMS05 Mechanical Fountain Pen

SIHH 2016: Richard Mille RMS05 Mechanical Fountain Pen

A mechanical movement will as if by magic pull out the nib of your fountain pen … Let me present you Richard Mille´s RMS05 Mechanical Fountain Pen by a video and several pictures ….

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SIHH 2016: Urwerk EMC Time Hunter

SIHH 2016: Urwerk EMC Time Hunter

The Urwerk EMC enables its wearer to both monitor the actual amplitude of the balance of the escapement and its change in the rate as a function of time worn on the wrist. Accuracy can then be easily adjusted for each owner’s lifestyle…

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: TAG Heuer CARRERA Heuer-02T – a symbol of the new accessible luxury …

Pre-Baselworld 2016: TAG Heuer CARRERA Heuer-02T – a symbol of the new accessible luxury …

The Carrera is a COSC-certified automatic chronograph with Tourbillon for less than 15.000 CHF. The very aggressive pricing is possible due to the brands manufacture expertise, and the perfect mastery of industrial processes and manufacturing costs …

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Master Chronometer and Omega Planet Ocean Master Chronometer

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Master Chronometer and Omega Planet Ocean Master Chronometer

The two new Omega timepieces are both powered by a COSC certified calibre and both watches are certified by METAS to be a so called Master Chronometer. Click on “read more” to see and discover the ticking beauties …

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SIHH 2016: The Baume & Mercier novelties (Updated with the prices)

SIHH 2016: The Baume & Mercier novelties (Updated with the prices)

Two new chronographs on the men´s side and a watch in a mini format on the women´s side. Baume & Mercier is well-positioned so it was this year not necessary to present a firework of novelty. Discover the watches on 3 pages with a lot of pictures.

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SIHH 2016: The Richard Mille novelties

SIHH 2016: The Richard Mille novelties

Richard Mille teamed up with Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ), he presented an automatic, extra flat 7.75 mm timepiece and two new RM 011 declinations. Discover the watches on four pages by dozens of pictures I took in Geneva …

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SIHH 2016: The A. Lange & Söhne novelties seen through my macro lens (71 pictures + one video)

SIHH 2016: The A. Lange & Söhne novelties seen through my macro lens (71 pictures + one video)

These pictures are a treat for the eyes, nothing else then pure pleasure. In Geneva I had the chance to discover the new A. Lange & Söhne timepieces with my macro lens. Please lean back and enjoy these pictures!

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SIHH 2016: CARTIER Calibre de Cartier Diver Blue

SIHH 2016: CARTIER Calibre de Cartier Diver Blue

Love at first sight! You all know I like blue and I already more than once declared blue is the new black. In my eyes the Calibre de Cartier Diver Blue will be one of the coolest summer-watches 2016! 

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SIHH 2016: The Vacheron Constantin Overseas world prices

SIHH 2016: The Vacheron Constantin Overseas world prices

As requested here are the prices for Austria and the world prices without taxes of the new Vacheron Constantin Overseas models. Click on “read more” to get them …

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SIHH 2016: Update on the new Cartier “Drive de Cartier” watches

SIHH 2016: Update on the new Cartier “Drive de Cartier” watches

I now have accurate technical information and the prices for you and I have uploaded additional pictures … Click on “read more” to get the information and see the new pictures …

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Longines: Interview with Walter von Känel, President of Longines

Longines: Interview with Walter von Känel, President of Longines

Walter von Känel joined Longines in 1969, since 1988 he is the President of the brand belonging to Swatch Group. He is one of the most respected and charismatic leaders of the industry. It simply is a pleasure to talk to him […]

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Stephen Forsey, co-founder of Greubel Forsey

SIHH 2016: Interview with Stephen Forsey, co-founder of Greubel Forsey

In my interview Stephen talks about how to respond to the challenges of 2016 and he will present you two new timepieces. To give you an idea what Stephen talks about I also posted the pictures of the watches …

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Edouard Meylan, CEO H. Moser & Cie.

SIHH 2016: Interview with Edouard Meylan, CEO H. Moser & Cie.

On January 9th I presented you the H. Moser & Cie. Swiss Alp Watch that looks like the Apple Watch. Edouard is the clever guy behind this masterpiece of guerrilla marketing. That´s an interview you should not miss!

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Georges Kern, CEO IWC Schaffhausen

SIHH 2016: Interview with Georges Kern, CEO IWC Schaffhausen

Georges Kern is a charismatic and though-minded industry leader. The Captain of IWC Schaffhausen has carefully done his pre-flight checks and therefore is well prepared for 2016 …

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Richard Mille, founder and co-owner of Richard Mille

SIHH 2016: Interview with Richard Mille, founder and co-owner of Richard Mille

Richard Mille is an incredible personality. He is the brand, he is its best ambassador. Richard is selling his timepieces to very wealthy people and therefore not so much affected by crises as other brands.

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SIHH 2016: Audemars Piguet live taken pictures of the novelties

SIHH 2016: Audemars Piguet live taken pictures of the novelties

I have first live taken pictures and a sound recording of the Supersonnerie for you. There is more to come about Audemars Piguet later…

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SIHH 2016: The new Cartier Drive de Cartier presented on 3 pages with 27 pictures

SIHH 2016: The new Cartier Drive de Cartier presented on 3 pages with 27 pictures

This is a new masculine watch dedicated to drivers equipped of course with Cartier in-house calibres. I like it! What do you think? Let me know!

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Charlie Torres, CEO Vacheron Constantin

SIHH 2016: Interview with Charlie Torres, CEO Vacheron Constantin

Vacheron Constantin presented the new Overseas Collection here at the SIHH and you were among the first to see it. The CEO will now tell more about this iconic watch.

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Philippe Leopold-Metzger, CEO Piaget

SIHH 2016: Interview with Philippe Leopold-Metzger, CEO Piaget

With the calibre 700P Piaget launched something one would have not expected from the brand. The 700P and of course the year 2016 were subjects of my interview this morning …

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Wilhelm Schmid, CEO A. Lange & Söhne

SIHH 2016: Interview with Wilhelm Schmid, CEO A. Lange & Söhne

I simply love the novelties of A. Lange & Söhne this year. Wilhelm Schmid and his team have done a wonderful job. But what´s next? 2016 will be challenging!

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Alain Zimmermann, CEO Baume & Mercier

SIHH 2016: Interview with Alain Zimmermann, CEO Baume & Mercier

Three pillars of Baume & Mercier will face the challenges of 2016. Click on “read more” to listen to my interview and to get more information …

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