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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Impressions from the first day…

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Impressions from the first day…

I invite you to share some of my today´s impressions from Watches&Wonders 2014. You will see pictures showing you the brands booths and people you might know… 

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Daniel Riedo, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Daniel Riedo, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre

During our conversation Daniel showed me the first minute repeater of Jaeger-LeCoultre for ladies and we talked about the importance to exhibit here in Hong Kong at Watches&Wonders. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Minute Repeater

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Minute Repeater

The Rendez-Vous Minute Repeater is a very particular timepiece! In terms of design and due to its fabulous sound when it strikes the time and it is the brands first minute repeater for ladies. Let me show you this Jaeger-LeCoultre…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: IWC Schaffhausen presents its new Portofino Ladies Watches

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: IWC Schaffhausen presents its new Portofino Ladies Watches

In the next days I will be bringing you many information and novelties from Watches&Wonders 2014 here in Hongkong.  To start, as a teaser, I can show the first pictures of the new IWC Portofino Ladies Watches. So stay tuned!

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Montblanc Metamorphosis II – Swiss watchmaking at its best

Montblanc Metamorphosis II – Swiss watchmaking at its best

The Montblanc timepiece has two faces: One shows “simply” the time and date, the other acts as a chronograph. What happens in-between seems to be incredible, in fact it seems to be the trick of a magician. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Porsche Design skilfully stages the renaissance of its watches. Let me tell you what´s going on…

Porsche Design skilfully stages the renaissance of its watches. Let me tell you what´s going on…

Let´s not look back what happened during the era of Eterna with Porsche Design timepieces, let´s look forward. The brands real heritage is the base for the restart.

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The Montblanc Meisterstück Heritage Collection: Good looking – excellent quality – Swiss made – low price.

The Montblanc Meisterstück Heritage Collection: Good looking – excellent quality – Swiss made – low price.

The trade is being delivered the Meisterstück Heritage timepieces since two months now. Step by step the watches are available. So let me remind you of a collection that is ready to rock.

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During the last weeks I saw innumerable Rolex Submariner on wrists. That’s a phenomenon! Is this the official club-watch for hedonistic use in summer?

During the last weeks I saw innumerable Rolex Submariner on wrists. That’s a phenomenon! Is this the official club-watch for hedonistic use in summer?

Now I am curious and I want to ask you: Which one is the coolest? I have put together all the actual Rolex Submariner, from steel, steel-gold to gold and in all its color variations. Have a look!

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Christie´s auctioned a one-of-a-kind Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra in 18 carat yellow gold for 70.000 GBP.

Christie´s auctioned a one-of-a-kind Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra in 18 carat yellow gold for 70.000 GBP.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Goldfinger, this online charity auction featured a golden selection of unique and iconic James Bond memorabilia sold to benefit the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC).

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A picture review from the Reno Air Races: Enjoy this wonderful selection of pictures provided to us by my colleague Jan Tegler.

A picture review from the Reno Air Races: Enjoy this wonderful selection of pictures provided to us by my colleague Jan Tegler.

Jan Tegler and I share the same passion: We love aircrafts. Jan definitively had the better camera equipment in Reno at The National Championship Air Races, so I asked him to share some of the pictures he took with us. 

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Discover the Breitling Aerospace Topgun. The wristwatch the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School instructors wear.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Discover the Breitling Aerospace Topgun. The wristwatch the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School instructors wear.

Breitling can look back at a long partnership with Topgun and its instructors. So let me show you a very special and rare Aerospace.

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking to Nigel Lamb, Red Bull Air Race Pilot and Breitling Ambassador, about the fascination of flying.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking to Nigel Lamb, Red Bull Air Race Pilot and Breitling Ambassador, about the fascination of flying.

Nigel Lamb just found some time to sit down with me. Nigel and I talked about the fascination of flying and how he got into it. I invite you to listen to this fascinating conversation…

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Mark Kelly, former U.S. Navy Captain and Space Shuttle Pilot, talking about the Breitling Cockpit B50.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Mark Kelly, former U.S. Navy Captain and Space Shuttle Pilot, talking about the Breitling Cockpit B50.

U.S. Navy Captain Mark Kelly will tell you why it is so important to have accurate time as a pilot and why he thinks that the new Breitling Cockpit B50 is a real useful tool for a pilot. 

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking about the new Cockpit B50 with Breitling Vice President Jean-Paul Girardin.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking about the new Cockpit B50 with Breitling Vice President Jean-Paul Girardin.

I invite you to listen to my conversation with my friend Jean-Paul Girardin. Jean-Paul will give some insights why Breitling developed the Cockpit B50. Click on “read more” to get the story.

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Live from the Reno Air Races: The World Premier of the Breitling Cockpit B50 – The ultimate pilot’s instrument.

Live from the Reno Air Races: The World Premier of the Breitling Cockpit B50 – The ultimate pilot’s instrument.

The next days I will entertain you with some real exiting stuff. Today let us start with a world premier. Please discover the Breitling Cockpit B50.

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Line extension: The Wempe Zeitmeister Glashütte i/SA Chronograph Moon Phase

Line extension: The Wempe Zeitmeister Glashütte i/SA Chronograph Moon Phase

As its full name states, the Wempe Zeitmeister Glashütte i/SA Chronograph Moon Phase is a sophisticated timepiece with integrated and user-friendly additional functions. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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I want your opinion! Jonathan Ive, Apple’s design chief, said: “Switzerland is in trouble”. Do you agree? Will the Swiss Watch Industry really be in trouble?

I want your opinion! Jonathan Ive, Apple’s design chief, said: “Switzerland is in trouble”. Do you agree? Will the Swiss Watch Industry really be in trouble?

Last week Jonathan Ive announced troubles for the Swiss Watch Industry, today I learned through Reuters that Apple Inc also invited top fashion editors and bloggers for the September 9th event. What do we have to expect?

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Victorinox Swiss Army celebrates its 130th anniversary with INOX

Victorinox Swiss Army celebrates its 130th anniversary with INOX

Victorinox is celebrating with a timepiece that is authentic to the brand, robust and reliable in all conditions. That watch is called Inox.

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Montblanc Bohème, these new ladies watches do in fact reflect a bohemienne lifestyle.

Montblanc Bohème, these new ladies watches do in fact reflect a bohemienne lifestyle.

You all know that Jerome Lambert, the former CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre, took over Montblanc as CEO last year. With all his experience Jerome now will boost Montblanc into another league of watchmaking.

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DON’T CRACK UNDER PRESSURE. Do you remember the early 1990´s campaign of TAG Heuer? Now it´s back!

DON’T CRACK UNDER PRESSURE. Do you remember the early 1990´s campaign of TAG Heuer? Now it´s back!

In terms of avant-garde marketing the good “old” TAG Heuer campaign from 1991 to 1994 was far ahead of time. I couldn´t believe TAG Heuer is really bringing “Don’t crack under pressure” back. Please have a look and tell me what you think.

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