Category: "Reportages"

 

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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The Apple Watch gets less attention than expected. Here are my thoughts about the Apple Watch, a device I would rather like to call iPhone Wrist Interface then watch.

The Apple Watch gets less attention than expected. Here are my thoughts about the Apple Watch, a device I would rather like to call iPhone Wrist Interface then watch.

If you surf through the internet these days and if you collect information about the Apple Watch what you read and see is not really encouraging for Apple. What do you think? Can I get your opinion?

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Swatch Group Annual Results Press Conference 2014 – Listen to CEO Nick Hayek and see pictures of his presentations.

Swatch Group Annual Results Press Conference 2014 – Listen to CEO Nick Hayek and see pictures of his presentations.

Today Swiss Timing, the Swatch Group‘s expert in timekeeping, hosted the Annual Results Press Conference. This is a summary highlighting some of the explanations given by the CEO.

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Baume & Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra Collection. The chronographs! The Shelby 427 Cobra! Listen to my interviews, see pictures and videos…

Baume & Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra Collection. The chronographs! The Shelby 427 Cobra! Listen to my interviews, see pictures and videos…

Baume & Mercier teams up with the Carroll Shelby Company to present two limited edition Capeland timepieces that are clearly inspired by the legendary Cobra cars. I invite you to discover the new limited chronographs …

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Carroll Shelby and the Shelby Cobra. See some amazing historic pictures …

Carroll Shelby and the Shelby Cobra. See some amazing historic pictures …

The story of an American race car driver, entrepreneur and car creator. The Cobra, an all-American street and track car, today still manufactured by Shelby American in Las Vegas …

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Erwin Sattler launches a pocket watch

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Erwin Sattler launches a pocket watch

Clock manufacturer Erwin Sattler is well known for his stunning precision pendulum clocks manufactured in Germany. I invite you to discover his first pocket watch..

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Apple Watch – A Swiss website just published the prices of the Apple Watch. I could not believe what I was seeing … (Updated 15:07)

Apple Watch – A Swiss website just published the prices of the Apple Watch. I could not believe what I was seeing … (Updated 15:07)

After a lot of rumors concerning the pricing of the Apple Watch I now found them being published at www.businessmontres.com. The only comment I have in mind today is: The world belongs to the brave! 

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Swatch Touch Zero One – Nick Hayek, CEO of Swatch Group, just sent me this brand new video. Have a look…

Swatch Touch Zero One – Nick Hayek, CEO of Swatch Group, just sent me this brand new video. Have a look…

The new Swatch Touch Zero One is the first step of Swatch Group to capture the Fitness and Smart Watch market. As the product itself is very emotional I just got this video that will be released later today.  

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Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch, powered By MotionX. Discover the watches and listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.

Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch, powered By MotionX. Discover the watches and listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.

Powered by MotionX, the new Swiss Horological Smartwatches are capable of bi-directional communication with iPhone and Android apps. Discoverwatches by clicking on “read more”…

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Today @ 03:00 UTC, when the embargo is lifted, I will together with Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch. Don´t miss to discover the new watches and to listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.

Today @ 03:00 UTC, when the embargo is lifted, I will together with Frédérique Constant and Alpina reveal the first Swiss Horological Smartwatch. Don´t miss to discover the new watches and to listen to my interview with Frédérique Constant group CEO Peter Stas.
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Swatch Touch Zero One – Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek sets the first step to capture the Fitness and Smart Watch market.  

Swatch Touch Zero One – Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek sets the first step to capture the Fitness and Smart Watch market.  

In honor of the new Beach Volleyball collaboration, Swatch has created the Touch Zero One. Guys, the cards are being reshuffled. Touch Zero One is only the first step …

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breitling Chronoliner

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breitling Chronoliner

Breitling is an “official supplier to world aviation”. The Swiss watch-manufacturer found inspiration in a model from the 1950s and 60s to present its new Chronoliner.

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Swatch Sistem51 – discover the new SISTEM PINK, SISTEM GREEN, SISTEM CHIC, SISTEM CLASS, SISTEM CREAM

Swatch Sistem51 – discover the new SISTEM PINK, SISTEM GREEN, SISTEM CHIC, SISTEM CLASS, SISTEM CREAM

The Swatch Sistem51 is the Swiss made mechanical watch that has turned the old and traditional watch world upside down. It’s not made by hand, but on a fully automated assembly line.

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A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange”

A. Lange & Söhne 1815 “200th Anniversary F. A. Lange”

Yesterday, live from Dresden, I was able to present, once again ahead of time, the first pictures and information about the stunning “1815″. Today, back in the office, let me add a bit more information…

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Patek Philippe aligns global pricing and adjusts to the strong Swiss franc. Official Press Release…

Patek Philippe aligns global pricing and adjusts to the strong Swiss franc. Official Press Release…

Already eight days (!) ago I informed you correctly as one of the very first that Patek Philippe will make some price adjustments. Today the famous Geneva watchmaker released this …

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