Category: "Reportages"

 

Several new coloured dials and bracelets now complement the Junghans Meister and Max Bill Collection

Several new coloured dials and bracelets now complement the Junghans Meister and Max Bill Collection

I like the puristic design of these Made-in-Germany-timepieces. Have a look and let me know what you think …

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Mechanical, Swiss Made / Made in Germany and inexpensive! A first choice of ten ticking good deals I was able to discover during Baselworld 2015

Mechanical, Swiss Made / Made in Germany and inexpensive! A first choice of ten ticking good deals I was able to discover during Baselworld 2015

In the upcoming days and weeks I will present you again and again real good deals for your wrists. Please don´t expect me to mention all possible brands and choices already today… There is more to come!

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If you are already fed up with the Apple Watch here comes my mechanical antidote. This is high-mech, not high-tech!

If you are already fed up with the Apple Watch here comes my mechanical antidote. This is high-mech, not high-tech!

These timepieces stand out due to their mechanics and/or functions they offer… Click on “read more” and discover my 2015 mechanical antidote for the Apple Watch …

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Hands on the Apple Watch, a week with the Apple Watch … By my guest author Bani McSpedden from Sydney Australia.

Hands on the Apple Watch, a week with the Apple Watch … By my guest author Bani McSpedden from Sydney Australia.

Pre-orders started three days ago, deliveries will follow soon and the availability in Apple Stores will start April, 24th. The Apple Watch is reality! It will hit the markets! Read this in-depht story to get a first impression of the Apple Watch…

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Patek Philippe Ref. 5905P Annual Calendar Chronograph in a platinum case

Patek Philippe Ref. 5905P Annual Calendar Chronograph in a platinum case

Ref. 5905P marks a further step forward in the evolution of the meanwhile legendary Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Chronographs. Creative fine-tuning makes the new timepiece appear in a clearly distinctive new look.

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Where does Rolex use its new Calibre 3255? Of course in the new Oyster Perpetual Day-Date, Rolex’s most prestigious model…


Where does Rolex use its new Calibre 3255? Of course in the new Oyster Perpetual Day-Date, Rolex’s most prestigious model…


Some of you complained that I did not tell and show you in which Rolex model the new Rolex Calibre 3255 will make its debut… I apologize! Here is the watch in all its executions…

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The new Rolex Calibre 3255 stands out through its impressive technical values

The new Rolex Calibre 3255 stands out through its impressive technical values

This automatic calibre is another typical example for the brands on-going efforts to steadily improve the quality of a mechanical watch. Click on “read more” to discover Calibre 3255 …

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MB&F Melchior @ Baselworld 2015

MB&F Melchior @ Baselworld 2015

Max Büsser & Friends celebrate their first decade in 2015. Congratulations! Have a look at the newest creation a robo-clock called Melchior…

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Bulgari Diagono Scuba @ Baselworld 2015

Bulgari Diagono Scuba @ Baselworld 2015

This is not the only Bulgari novelty, but the one I like most. The reintroduction of the legendary Bulgari Diagono Scuba, now with an in-house calibre, is fabulous…

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Tudor Pelagos and Tudor North Flag @ Baselworld 2015

Tudor Pelagos and Tudor North Flag @ Baselworld 2015

These two Tudor novelties are equipped with new developed in-house calibres MT5612 and MT5621 with a non-magnetic silicon balance spring and sold for a reasonable price. Not bad at all!

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Jaquet Droz Charming Bird. See and hear the stunning timepiece @ Baselworld 2015

Jaquet Droz Charming Bird. See and hear the stunning timepiece @ Baselworld 2015

The Jaquet Droz Charming Bird is one of the most fascinating wristwatches for the time being. I made a video so you can see and hear the little bird in its watch…

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Interview with Jean-Paul Girardin, CEO Breitling @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Jean-Paul Girardin, CEO Breitling @ Baselworld 2015

Today Jean-Paul Girardin showed me his connected watch Breitling B55 and we talked about the first three-hand automatic calibre of Breitling…

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Certina novelties @ Baselworld 2015

Certina novelties @ Baselworld 2015

These are of course not all the novelties of Certina, but a nice selection… Do not miss to listen to the interview with Adrian Bosshard, the CEO of the brand

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Oris novelties @ Baselworld 2015

Oris novelties @ Baselworld 2015

Here are pictures of the 2015 novelties of Oris. On top of all the others the Oris calibre 111 with in-house calibre 111.

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Interview with Marc A. Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet @ Baselworld 2015 (Update: New and better pictures of the Breguet Tradition timepieces)

Interview with Marc A. Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet @ Baselworld 2015 (Update: New and better pictures of the Breguet Tradition timepieces)

Breguet is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Tradition collection with two new masterpieces. Marc Hayek presented me timepieces this afternoon …

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Glashütte Original Senator Cosmopolite a smart mechanical travel companion. It´s high-mech, not high-tech! @ Baselworld 2015

Glashütte Original Senator Cosmopolite a smart mechanical travel companion. It´s high-mech, not high-tech! @ Baselworld 2015

The Calibre 89-02 consists of 430 components. The travel companion from Glashütte Original will be available in a red gold or white gold 44 mm case end of the year. 

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Zenith Elite 6150 with new in-house calibre Elite 6150 @ Baselworld 2015

Zenith Elite 6150 with new in-house calibre Elite 6150 @ Baselworld 2015

The Zenith Elite 6150 is equipped with a new manufacture movement: the Elite 6150 calibre.

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Hublot Big Bang Alarm Repeater @ Baselworld 2015

Hublot Big Bang Alarm Repeater @ Baselworld 2015

Cool! Hublot presents its first alarm wristwatch. The in-house developed and manufactured calibre HUB 5003 sounds good. I have taped the sound of the watch for you and I have a lot of pictures …

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Omega Master Chronometer – the new Swiss official certification for horological excellence. Omega Globemaster Master Chronometer and Omega Ploprof Master Chronometer @ Baselworld 2015

Omega Master Chronometer – the new Swiss official certification for horological excellence. Omega Globemaster Master Chronometer and Omega Ploprof Master Chronometer @ Baselworld 2015

With the introduction of its non-magnetic calibres Omega needed a new certification to testify its vast technical improvements. Click on “read more” to see how it is done.

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Rolex Day-Date 40 with new calibre 3255, Yacht-Master with Oysterflex bracelet and Oyster Perpetual @ Baselworld 2015

Rolex Day-Date 40 with new calibre 3255, Yacht-Master with Oysterflex bracelet and Oyster Perpetual @ Baselworld 2015

In brief some first information about the new Rolex timepieces and many, many live taken pictures. More insight information will go online later… Sorry I can’t do more in the moment…

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Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time live taken pictures of the timepiece everybody talks @ Baselworld

Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time live taken pictures of the timepiece everybody talks @ Baselworld

I presented you the Patek Philippe Reference 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time early today and I this afternoon had the chance to take pictures … Have a look and let me know what you think…

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Hublot novelties at a glance @ Baselworld 2015

Hublot novelties at a glance @ Baselworld 2015

Just in brief a picture of all the Hublot novelties 2015 and the name of the new watches. I will of course go into more details later…

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Nomos Glashütte Tangente Automatik with in-house calibre DUW 3001 @ Baselworld 2015

Nomos Glashütte Tangente Automatik with in-house calibre DUW 3001 @ Baselworld 2015

Nomos strikes again and presents a 100 % in-house developed and manufactured automatic calibre with in-house manufactured escapement. The new Nomos Glashütte Tangente Automatik will sell for only 2600 Euro…

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Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award, Speedmaster White Side of the Moon and the new Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon collection: Black Black, Sedna Black, Pitch Black and Vintage Black @ Baselworld 2015

Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award, Speedmaster White Side of the Moon and the new Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon collection: Black Black, Sedna Black, Pitch Black and Vintage Black @ Baselworld 2015

These are the first Omega-Baselworld 2015-novelties I want to show you, there is of course more to come in the next days. Discover dozens of live taken pictures on six pages…

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond Limited Edition @ Baselworld 2015. Life taken pictures of the watch.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond Limited Edition @ Baselworld 2015. Life taken pictures of the watch.

Beginning of February I presented you already the new Bond watch. What I did not have at that time were life taken pictures. Here they are! 

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Louis Vuitton Escale Minute Repeater Worldtime and Escale Timezone @ Baselworld 2015

Louis Vuitton Escale Minute Repeater Worldtime and Escale Timezone @ Baselworld 2015

I just met Hamdi Chatti who is in charge of the development of watches at Louis Vuitton. What he showed me was a quite amazing timepiece, have a look…

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Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Black Collection @ Baselworld 2015

Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Black Collection @ Baselworld 2015

The new Tambour éVolution collection transforms the Tambour watch by Louis Vuitton in an ultra-masculine version with strong lines and a high-tech profile.

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Hermès Slim d’Hermès @ Baselworld 2015

Hermès Slim d’Hermès @ Baselworld 2015

This extreme simplicity symbolises the return to the fundamentals of the watchmaking art. This is so far my Baselworld 2015 favourite.

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Longines – The Longines Heritage Diver 1967, The Longines Pulsometer Chronograph, The Longines Equestrian Pocket Watch Horses Trio 1911 @ Baselworld 2015

Longines – The Longines Heritage Diver 1967, The Longines Pulsometer Chronograph, The Longines Equestrian Pocket Watch Horses Trio 1911 @ Baselworld 2015

Longines always leads the way when it comes to good quality and design and pretty affordable watches. These are the first highlights of the Longines Baselworld 2015 novelties.

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Breitling Galactic Unitime SleekT, Superocean II, Colt 36 and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 Midnight Carbon and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 S @ Baselworld 2015

Breitling Galactic Unitime SleekT, Superocean II, Colt 36 and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 Midnight Carbon and Bentley GMT Light Body B04 S @ Baselworld 2015

Discover a very first choice of Breitling Baselworld 2015 novelties on four pages by clicking on “read more”…

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