Category: "Reportages"

 

Tissot launches its Tour de France collection. Discover five Tour de France 2016 watches …

Tissot launches its Tour de France collection. Discover five Tour de France 2016 watches …

Tissot is the official timekeeper of the Tour de France 2016 which will start July, 2nd in Mont-Saint-Michel. The participants will have to cycle 3519 kilometers …

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Formula 10. Ten new petrol-head type chronographs you should have a look at.

Formula 10. Ten new petrol-head type chronographs you should have a look at.

Chronographs, cars, classic cars and motorsports are in a symbiotic relationship. In competition the seconds, tenth of a second and hundreds of a second make the difference. The second place is the first loser … 

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Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Black Edition – a tribute to the Porsche 919 Hybrid racing car

Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Black Edition – a tribute to the Porsche 919 Hybrid racing car

This is the all black Chopard Superfast Chronograph that has just been launched here in Le Mans alongside the 24 Hours of Le Mans. I invite you to have a closer look since that´s a real cool timepiece …

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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean DEEP BLACK collection – brand new & hot (See 78 live taken pictures + one video)

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean DEEP BLACK collection – brand new & hot  (See 78 live taken pictures + one video)

Click on “read more” and you will be among the very first to discover the stunning four new Omega full ceramic GMT diving watches. Live taken pictures and all the technical details are waiting for you  …

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Announcing an exclusive launch of four new Omega watches that will go online next Tuesday, 14.06.2016 @ 03:30 CEST (= Monday, 21:30 EDT). Don’t miss it!!!

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10 new diving watches you might like to take a closer look at …

10 new diving watches you might like to take a closer look at …

All the ten diving watches – except the Rolex – shown here have been presented in 2016. It´s a choice I have made for you. I hope you like them!

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Baselworld 2016: Chronoswiss the King of Regulator

Baselworld 2016: Chronoswiss the King of Regulator

In 1987 Chronoswiss founder and former owner Gerd-Rüdiger Lang was the very first to introduce a so called Regulator dial in a wristwatch. The extraordinary display won hearts and wrists and became an icon …

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Talking with Charly Torres, CEO Vacheron Constantin, about the new Overseas World Time

Talking with Charly Torres, CEO Vacheron Constantin, about the new Overseas World Time

Last week the Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time was presented as a world premier in New York. The watch is a mechanical timezone computer for the wrist, a one of a kind timepiece. The CEO will tell you more…

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MB&F LM1 Silberstein – When friends meet and create an exceptional timepiece

MB&F LM1 Silberstein – When friends meet and create an exceptional timepiece

You know Max Büsser of course and some of probably also remember Alain Silberstein. The french architect at the time created some real outstanding watches… Discover the new MB&F LM1 Silberstein by dozens of pictures I took…

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The new Panerai Luminor Marina 1950 3 Days Automatic – much thinner and lighter than those models already in the collection

The new Panerai Luminor Marina 1950 3 Days Automatic – much thinner and lighter than those models already in the collection

The new Luminor Marina 1950 3 Days Automatic, are powered by the P.9010 automatic calibre. The latter enabled the redesign of the watches. To distinguish them they all have an intense Panerai-blue seconds hand.

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Panerai Luminor Due – 100 percent Panerai, but up to 40 percent thinner

Panerai Luminor Due – 100 percent Panerai, but up to 40 percent thinner

The Luminor Due is absolutely faithful to the original aesthetic but with more contemporary functionality, achieved by a reduction in the thickness of the case compared to the historic one which is up to 40% for some models.

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Baselworld 2016: Seiko Presage Automatic Watch 60th Anniversary Limited Editions.

Baselworld 2016: Seiko Presage Automatic Watch 60th Anniversary Limited Editions.

You will be amazed! I invite you to discover two marvelous automatic chronographs. Both being limited to 1000 pieces, looking real good and on top offering an excellent price-quality-ratio.

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Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2016 Race Edition – Gentlemen Start Your Engines.

Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2016 Race Edition – Gentlemen Start Your Engines.

With two good looking limited chronographs – rose gold limited to 100 pieces / steel and titanium limited to 500 pieces – Chopard shows respect to the classic cars racing on the the legendary Formula 1 circuit in Monte-Carlo this weekend. 

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Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time – a mechanical time-zone computer for the wrist

Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time – a mechanical time-zone computer for the wrist

A watch showing 37 zone-times, including zone-times offset by a half-hour or quarter-hour in relation to UTC time. That´s the ultimate travel companion!

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Montblanc TimeWalker Pythagore Ultra-Light Concept. Montblanc goes ultra-light. Discover a wristwatch weighing only 14,88 grams.

Montblanc TimeWalker Pythagore Ultra-Light Concept. Montblanc goes ultra-light. Discover a wristwatch weighing only 14,88 grams.

Expect the unexpected at Montblanc! This concept timepiece is ultra-light, resistant and robust and not for sale in the moment. It is a watch conceived for Lin Dan, the World Badminton Champion …

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New Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Île – in steel!

New Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Île – in steel!

Launched in 2008 the Quai de l’Île collection reflects the very modern side of the 1755 founded maison in Geneva. The new Quai de l’Île in a steel case is priced pretty aggressive at 14.900 USD and therefore forth a second look.

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Baselworld 2016: Rolex Air-King – let me discuss some probably unknown facts about the watch

Baselworld 2016: Rolex Air-King – let me discuss some probably unknown facts about the watch

Rolex offers the new Air-King for an attractive price. The watch is sold for 5700 Euro. 1350 Euro less than a Milgauss (Reference 116400). From a technical point of view it is the same watch. Curious? Click on “read more” to get the story.

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Baselworld 2016: News from and facts about Nomos Glashütte

Baselworld 2016: News from and facts about Nomos Glashütte

Nomos Glashütte is small but powerful. Nomos Glashütte is a 100 % independent manufacturer. Nomos Glashütte is a 100 % in-house watchmaking company. Nomos Glashütte watches are not expensive. 

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Baselworld 2016: Tudor Heritage Black Bay compilation

Baselworld 2016: Tudor Heritage Black Bay compilation

Discover all the Tudor Heritage Black Bay versions made so far. I took dozens of pictures in Basel and I now want to share them with you. Click on “read more” to get tudorized  🙂 

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Baselworld 2016: Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe – a personal declaration of love.

Baselworld 2016: Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe – a personal declaration of love.

I fell in love with this blue Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe. As one picture never could illustrate its real beauty, I took a bunch of pictures in different settings to show the true blue of this Blancpain. Simply stunning! 

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Baselworld 2016: The Breguet novelties

Baselworld 2016: The Breguet novelties

New technical refinements, ongoing implemented developments and pure and unadorned Breguet design make these timepieces extremely covetous to me. Breguet watches are an engineering marvel …

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Zenith + Historic Cars + 2000 km rally on roads around France = Tour Auto 2016. A story for petrol heads …

Zenith + Historic Cars + 2000 km rally on roads around France = Tour Auto 2016. A story for petrol heads …

I met Aldo Magada, CEO of Zenith, in Paris for the start of the legendary Tour Auto 2016 historic car rally, with both a competition and a regularity class. Listen to my interview with Aldo, see the chronograph and the cars…

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Is my watch magnetized? Simply check it with your iPhone! Let me show you something useful and cool …

Is my watch magnetized? Simply check it with your iPhone! Let me show you something useful and cool …

With the new Lepsi Watch Mag mobile invented in Geneva you now can easily measure if your watch is magnetized or not and then figure out if this is the reason why your watch runs fast or late.

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Baselworld 2016: The Chopard novelties presented on six pages with dozens of pictures

Baselworld 2016: The Chopard novelties presented on six pages with dozens of pictures

Chopard showed me its first two Mille Miglia timepieces with an in-house calibre, two Perpetual Calendars, one in combination with a chronograph, and many more. Click on “read more” to discover the novelties …  

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Baselworld 2016: The Zenith novelties at a glance

Baselworld 2016: The Zenith novelties at a glance

Less is often more … Under the actual circumstances Zenith presented and showed a small new homogeneous collection. I can show you most of the timepieces today, but not the real highlight 2016 yet …

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Baselworld 2016: Oris Diver Sixty-Five – exclusive pictures of the new 42 mm steel version with a blue dial

Baselworld 2016: Oris Diver Sixty-Five – exclusive pictures of the new 42 mm steel version with a blue dial

This is the new Oris Diver Sixty Five collection. It is an attractive collection! What you get are good looking watches in a flawless quality with a very, very good price-quality ratio. Have a look!

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Breaking news: OMEGA gets a new President. 

Breaking news: OMEGA gets a new President. 

Stephen Urquhart will take his retreat, Raynald Aeschlimann, VP Sales, will follow him. 

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Baselworld 2016: The Mido novelties

Baselworld 2016: The Mido novelties

Mido really surprised me with the Baroncelli Caliber 80 Chronometer Si with a silicon balance-spring for only 1010 Euro! In fact, all the new watches are inexpensive, they look great and the quality is impeccable. Discover the novelties 2016 on 6 pages … 

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Baselworld 2016: Hublot – live taken pictures of the novelties

Baselworld 2016: Hublot – live taken pictures of the novelties

As my reporting about Baselworld continues, tonight I want to present you 52 live taken pictures on 6 pages of the Hublot novelties 2016. 

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Baselworld 2016: 1.Interview with Nayla Hayek, CEO Harry Winston. 2. I invite you to discover the new oeuvres of Harry Winston.

Baselworld 2016: 1.Interview with Nayla Hayek, CEO Harry Winston. 2. I invite you to discover the new oeuvres of Harry Winston.

Since Swatch Group took over changes are taking place at Harry Winston. Listen to my interview, see dozens of pictures and three videos of some of the new timepieces of the brand.

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