Category: "Reportages"

 

Attention pilots! You might like the new Breitling Navitimer AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association)

Attention pilots! You might like the new Breitling Navitimer AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association)

This re-edition of the legendary 1950s Navitimer AOPA is a pretty cool watch and limited to only 500 pieces. Click on “read more” to discover the chronograph…

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Vacheron Constantin Overseas Quantième Simple and Overseas Dual Time with a navy blue dial – Blue is the new black

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Quantième Simple and Overseas Dual Time with a navy blue dial – Blue is the new black

The Overseas watches are the rather inconspicuous ones within the Vacheron Constantin collections. This is entirely unjust in my eyes! Have a look at these two …

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Audemars Piguet yesterday unveiled the Royal Oak Concept Laptimer Michael Schumacher at the CS (Corinna Schumacher) Ranch in Grivrins in Switzerland. See my pictures and videos…

Audemars Piguet yesterday unveiled the Royal Oak Concept Laptimer Michael Schumacher at the CS (Corinna Schumacher) Ranch in Grivrins in Switzerland. See my pictures and videos…

This is my full report… The Royal Oak Concept Laptimer Michael Schumacher is the world’s first mechanical chronograph with alternating consecutive lap timing and flyback-function.

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Laptimer Michael Schumacher – a high tech chronograph never seen before…

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Laptimer Michael Schumacher – a high tech chronograph never seen before…

Here come just the first pictures of the new Audemars Piguet watch. The full story will go online tomorrow during the day. After the launch event at Corinna Schumacher’s CS-Ranch close to Nyon at the lake of Geneva it is simply to […]

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60 Bpm – The sound of Swatch – A song composed by sound artist and music composer Chiara Luzzana from Italy.

60 Bpm – The sound of Swatch – A song composed by sound artist and music composer Chiara Luzzana from Italy.

This is a watch soundtrack, a song composed by using rhythmic and melodic parts created by the recordings of factory machineries and much more. Click on “read more” to hear Chiara´s song and to see the video that shows the making of …

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This is a quiz for all my Omega Speedmaster-savvy followers. Can you identify these historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs?

This is a quiz for all my Omega Speedmaster-savvy followers. Can you identify these historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs?

During my stay in Houston with Omega I was able to take pictures of seven ticking legends. Starting with the very first Speedmaster the reference CK2915 from 1957…

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Watch my video I taped in Houston during the OMEGA SPEEDMASTER evening featuring the NASA astronauts James Lovell, Thomas Stafford and Gene Cernan, actor George Clooney and OMEGA-President Stephen Urquhart.

Watch my video I taped in Houston during the OMEGA SPEEDMASTER evening featuring the NASA astronauts James Lovell, Thomas Stafford and Gene Cernan, actor George Clooney and OMEGA-President Stephen Urquhart.

Houston we have a problem! These are deeply impressing 19 minutes. Apollo 13 Commander James Lovell and his fellow astronauts are talking about the Apollo rescue mission from 1970 …

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George Clooney attending the Omega Speedmaster evening here in Houston. See my pictures and my video…

George Clooney attending the Omega Speedmaster evening here in Houston. See my pictures and my video…

Omega invited 300 guests to an incredible evening to celebrate its Speedmaster. See George Clooney´s opening speech from tonight…

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Omega Speedmaster collection 2015. New pictures of the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award, Speedmaster White Side of the Moon, Speedmaster Black Black, Speedmaster Pitch Black and Speedmaster Vintage Black

Omega Speedmaster collection 2015. New pictures of the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award, Speedmaster White Side of the Moon, Speedmaster Black Black, Speedmaster Pitch Black and Speedmaster Vintage Black

Here come new exclusive pictures for you from the outstanding Omega Speedmaster collection 2015…

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Omega Vice President talking about the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award

Omega Vice President talking about the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award

I just made some new pictures of the most wanted and for the time being coolest Omega Speedmaster ever. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Ayrton Senna & TAG Heuer – Launch of the Special Senna Collection in Barcelona together with Fernando Alonso

Ayrton Senna & TAG Heuer – Launch of the Special Senna Collection in Barcelona together with Fernando Alonso

TAG Heuer is releasing the Senna Special Collection with a nice redesigned version of the famous “Legend” steel bracelet.

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Breaking News: It is official… Jean-Frederic Dufour will be the next Rolex-CEO and take over “power” the 17th June…

Breaking News: It is official… Jean-Frederic Dufour will be the next Rolex-CEO and take over “power” the 17th June…
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IWC Connect – IWC Schaffhausen will enable its mechanical timepieces to be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) and provide fully fledged activity tracking.

IWC Connect – IWC Schaffhausen will enable its mechanical timepieces to be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) and provide fully fledged activity tracking.

IWC Schaffhausen is has just announced the launch of a new device: IWC Connect.

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The story of the alarm wristwatch Vulcain Cricket «the Presidents’ watch» continues…

The story of the alarm wristwatch Vulcain Cricket «the Presidents’ watch» continues…

Vulcain presents a line extension of its Cricket alarm wristwatch collection with a new-look dial, featuring a subtle guilloché decoration and a strap specially designed to match the dial.

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A general question: Has anyone of you already bought the Apple Watch? If yes, please let us all now what you experienced so far. Is it a cool device? Disappointed? Do you wish to show us pictures? Send them to me via email and I will publish them for you…

A general question: Has anyone of you already bought the Apple Watch? If yes, please let us all now what you experienced so far. Is it a cool device? Disappointed? Do you wish to show us pictures? Send them to me via email and I will publish them for you…
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Raymond Weil introduces the Nabucco Cello Tourbillon for 39.000 CHF. Not expensive for a tourbillon watch, but rather expensive for a Raymond Weil.

Raymond Weil introduces the Nabucco Cello Tourbillon for 39.000 CHF. Not expensive for a tourbillon watch, but rather expensive for a Raymond Weil.

The brand always stood for inexpensive and well made watches: first quartz calibres dominated, later mechanical ETA and Sellita calibres followed…

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Discover the IWC Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Ref. IW379107 in a stainless steel case.

Discover the IWC Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Ref. IW379107 in a stainless steel case.

In 2012 the the Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month first was introduced with a 18-carat red gold case. Now the real cool and more affordable one hits the markets! 

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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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