Category: "Reportages"

 

Zenith teams up with The Rolling Stones

Zenith teams up with The Rolling Stones

Jean-Claude Biver, Director of the LVMH Group Watch Division and Tom Bennett, CEO for Bravado, Universal Music Group’s global music merchandising division just announced the deal. 

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The next generation of the Rolex Daytona what should it look like? A new proposal from Niklas.

The next generation of the Rolex Daytona what should it look like? A new proposal from Niklas.

Some minutes ago Niklas from Sweden wrote me an email proposing me his design for a new Rolex Daytona. Very cool indeed! Have a look and let me know what you think…

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My current top 15 GMT/ UTC /Dual Time watches

My current top 15 GMT/ UTC /Dual Time watches

Watches with a GMT / UTC or Dual Time function are considered to be the best choice when travelling and moving through time zones. Here are some advices how to buy one and my 2014 favourites.

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A. Lange & Söhne again crowned the exclusive competition of classic cars Concorso d´Eleganza Villa d´Este with the Lange 1 Time Zone Como Edition

A. Lange & Söhne again crowned the exclusive competition of classic cars Concorso d´Eleganza Villa d´Este with the Lange 1 Time Zone Como Edition

Discover the Lange 1 Time Zone Como Edition watch, the Maserati 450S the winning car, my personal impressions, my pictures and videos and please listen to my conversation with Lange CEO Wilhelm Schmid.

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The Longines Heritage Diver three hands and chronograph wait to be discovered

The Longines Heritage Diver three hands and chronograph wait to be discovered

This Heritage Diver is a re-issue of models intended for underwater diving produced in the 1970s. Like the original models, these new creations have a diameter of 43 mm.

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Erwin Sattler: If size matters for you and you are willing to learn something about precision pendulum clocks, please take some time an enjoy this video

Erwin Sattler: If size matters for you and you are willing to learn something about precision pendulum clocks, please take some time an enjoy this video

Whilst scrolling through the newest Erwin Sattler USB-stick I discovered this video. It is an eight-minute film that´s really worth to be seen.

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The new Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT 24H (PAM531)

The new Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT 24H (PAM531)

This is a 44 mm Panerai in a steel case with a new in-house calibre being designed for travelers who want to read the actual time in a second timezone from a 24-hour-scale.

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The next generation of the Rolex Daytona what should it look like?

The next generation of the Rolex Daytona what should it look like?

George, a watch freak and a graphic designer, sent me an email with his proposal. I like his Photoshop-creation. Please have a look and if you want and can do also send me your proposals by email.

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Frédérique Constant celebrating ten years of in-house movements in the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in Geneva

Frédérique Constant celebrating ten years of in-house movements in the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in Geneva

In Geneva I congratulated Aletta and Peter Stas for the 10th anniversary of their in-house handcrafted calibres. When the two started the production this was a bold and smart step and they definitively were ahead of time.

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Two quite unbelievable results from the latest watch auction at Sotheby’s Geneva

Two quite unbelievable results from the latest watch auction at Sotheby’s Geneva

I invite you to check out the 1972 Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263 result since it is simply stunning. And, do also check out the 1955 Panerai Luminor Ref. 6152/1 result; a new world auction record for a Panerai.

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Please have a look at this truly beautiful blue Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph

Please have a look at this truly beautiful blue Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph

The Geneva manufacturer will now start to deliver the steel Overseas chronograph, featuring a deep blue dial and fitted with either a matching alligator leather or rubber strap, worldwide.

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News from IWC: Two new Ingenieur watches update and complement the last year launched collection

News from IWC: Two new Ingenieur watches update and complement the last year launched collection

Discover the new Ingenieur Automatic Carbon Performance Ceramic and Ingenieur Dual Time. And I invite you to let pass in review the 2014 IWC Aquatimer watches by an appealing video.

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It´s Ladies’ Time! Let me present you this unique ladies’ watches compilation

It´s Ladies’ Time! Let me present you this unique ladies’ watches compilation

The faboulous timepieces you are going to discover are all 2014 models. But attention: This is not a “Top XY”-list, it´s “only” a pleasing compilation of new creations. Enjoy!

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My Top 15 Chronographs 2014

My Top 15 Chronographs 2014

These are the 15 chronographs that made it on my list this year. It´s a very, very personal choice and I am therefor looking forward to read your comments that are of course as always highly appreciated …

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Happy Birthday Patek Philippe!

Happy Birthday Patek Philippe!

Patek Philippe was founded the 1. May 1839 by Antoni Patek and František Czapek as the Patek, Czapek & Cie. in Geneva. In 1845 the contract that binds Czapek and Patek is not renewed…

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Ulysse Nardin again conducts pioneering work

Ulysse Nardin again conducts pioneering work

With the Ulysse Anchor Escapement the still privately owned manufacturer Ulysse Nardin based in Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds in the Swiss Jura again proves that there is room for improvement.

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NATO straps now change from status junk to OEM. Discover some of the 2014 watches officially fitted with NATO straps and the interesting story behind

NATO straps now change from status junk to OEM. Discover some of the 2014 watches officially fitted with NATO straps and the interesting story behind

Have you also pimped up your new and old wristwatches with colourful NATO straps in the last years? I did and I will continue doing it even though the NATO strap now becomes original equipment of a watch.

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Which one is sexier? The new Omega De Ville Trésor or the new Rolex Cellini (Updated with the prices)

Which one is sexier? The new Omega De Ville Trésor or the new Rolex Cellini (Updated with the prices)

Let me first present you both elegant watches on seven pages and show you a variety of stunning pictures. But then I want your opinion… Please let me know which one you prefer.

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SIHH and Baselworld 2014: Is blue the new black?

SIHH and Baselworld 2014: Is blue the new black?

I assume that the fact that blue is the new black is known meanwhile. But, does this also apply on wristwatches? Let me present you 21 new blue watches that could underline this hypothesis. Click on “read more” to get the story. 

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Rolex now officially confirms that Jean-Frédéric Dufour is the new CEO

Rolex now officially confirms that Jean-Frédéric Dufour is the new CEO

“Rolex confirms the arrival of Jean-Frédéric Dufour” … Whilst this afternoon I did not get an official confirmation from Rolex, now it has just arrived by email sent by the Press Attaché…  

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