Category: "Videos"

 

Blancpain: Do you know the difference between a tourbillon and a carrousel?

Blancpain: Do you know the difference between a tourbillon and a carrousel?

Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only manufacture which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch. 

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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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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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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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Video: How Hublot cuts their watch cases?

Video: How Hublot cuts their watch cases?

Did you ever wonder what goes into the construction of a watch case, and in particular a watch case made of high tech materials like carbon fiber? We visited the Hublot carbon-case manufacturing workshop in Gland, Switzerland to find out. Carbon fiber […]

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Blancpain: Assembly of the tourbillon into a wristwatch

Blancpain: Assembly of the tourbillon into a wristwatch

Gain exclusive insights into the Blancpain manufacture with Jeff Kingston: In this video a watch-maker takes the tourbillon components itself and brought to running order. As well he’s going to be putting it into the watch in to its permanent position. The […]

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Zenith: An exclusive visit to the manufacture, where Zenith’s director of movement development shows important construction details.

Zenith: An exclusive visit to the manufacture, where Zenith’s director of movement development shows important construction details.

Zenith developed a special complicated watch to celebrate its 150th Anniversary, the Georges Favre Jacot timepiece which is equipped with a fusee and chain constant force system.

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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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Baselworld 2016: Hamilton CEO Sylvain Dolla lifts the secret behind the wristwatch seen in the movie Interstellar

Baselworld 2016: Hamilton CEO Sylvain Dolla lifts the secret behind the wristwatch seen in the movie Interstellar

I taped this video today, it simply is spectacular. It gives you an insight behind the scenes of Hollywood …

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Baselworld 2016: Ulysse Nardin Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon

Baselworld 2016: Ulysse Nardin Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon

You will see unmistakable nautical design and action on this handcrafted wood marquetry deck. The boom is the hour hand …

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Baselworld 2016: Chanel Monsieur de Chanel (18 live taken pictures + 2 slow-motion videos)

Baselworld 2016: Chanel Monsieur de Chanel (18 live taken pictures + 2 slow-motion videos)

The watch with Instant Jumping Hour and Retrograde Minute is equipped with the manual-winding mechanical movement Calibre 1, Chanel´s first in-house high-watchmaking movement.

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TAG Heuer: Jeff Kingston visits the manufacture and explains how a chronograph works.

TAG Heuer: Jeff Kingston visits the manufacture and explains how a chronograph works.

Eduard Heuer was the inventor of the oscillating pinion. This is a key component in the construction of many chronograph movements and, in particular, is the component that lies at the centre of the system for starting and stopping of the chronograph.

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Frederique Constant will launch a perpetual calendar with in-house caliber for 7995 Euro.

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Frederique Constant will launch a perpetual calendar with in-house caliber for 7995 Euro.

Discover a very first teaser of the new Frederique Constant Slimline Perpetual Calendar Manufacture …

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Breguet: Jeff Kingston explains the tuning process of minute repeaters

Breguet: Jeff Kingston explains the tuning process of minute repeaters

Since 2003 Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallée de Joux workshops. We will move our cameras to the adjacent work benches, those for minute repeaters.

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SIHH 2016: The MB&F novelties

SIHH 2016: The MB&F novelties

MB&F stands for Maximilian Büsser & Friends. Max and his talented friends again created three amazing timepieces. I took more than 50 pictures with my macro lens and I will show you a video … Simply click on “read more” and enjoy!

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SIHH 2016: Richard Mille RMS05 Mechanical Fountain Pen

SIHH 2016: Richard Mille RMS05 Mechanical Fountain Pen

A mechanical movement will as if by magic pull out the nib of your fountain pen … Let me present you Richard Mille´s RMS05 Mechanical Fountain Pen by a video and several pictures ….

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SIHH 2016: Urwerk EMC Time Hunter

SIHH 2016: Urwerk EMC Time Hunter

The Urwerk EMC enables its wearer to both monitor the actual amplitude of the balance of the escapement and its change in the rate as a function of time worn on the wrist. Accuracy can then be easily adjusted for each owner’s lifestyle…

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SIHH 2016: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Gyrotourbillon

SIHH 2016: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Gyrotourbillon

This is definitively one of the highlights of the SIHH 2016. The new Reverso Tribute Gyrotourbillon is stunning beautiful and big, big cinema for the wrist …

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Oris Carl Brashear – a limited Edition of 2,000 pieces in bronze

Oris Carl Brashear – a limited Edition of 2,000 pieces in bronze

Oris introduces its very first bronze (diving) watch remembering the extraordinary life of Carl Brashear. He was the U.S. Navy’s first African American master diver. Discover the watch, see my live taken pictures …

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H. Moser & Cie. Swiss Alp Watch. Guys, I want your opinion!

H. Moser & Cie. Swiss Alp Watch. Guys, I want your opinion!

The new H. Moser & Cie. Swiss Alp Watch exactly looks like the Apple Watch. The Swiss Alp Watch wants to be the mechanical antidote to its counterpart from Apple. Is this only a bad joke or brillant humor?  

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Laureus Charity Night 2015 in Zürich. Do good an talk about it! Aloe Blacc, American hip hop artist, vocalist, songwriter, actor, record producer, businessman and musician. Listen to my conversation with him and enjoy his special performance for you. IWC Schaffhausen CEO Georges Kern: See him performing “I Need A Dollar” on stage as the drummer together with Aloe Blacc.

Laureus Charity Night 2015 in Zürich. Do good an talk about it! Aloe Blacc, American hip hop artist, vocalist, songwriter, actor, record producer, businessman and musician. Listen to my conversation with him and enjoy his special performance for you. IWC Schaffhausen CEO Georges Kern: See him performing “I Need A Dollar” on stage as the drummer together with Aloe Blacc.

Do good an talk about it! 1.1 Million Swiss francs were collected for the Laureus Foundation. Among many sponsors and donators was IWC Schaffhausen. On stage we saw sport superstars and sport legends, Aloe Blacc and Georges Kern…

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Hands on the new TAG Heuer Connected watch … #connectedtoeternity

Hands on the new TAG Heuer Connected watch …  #connectedtoeternity

I got the chance to film some of the functions of the new TAG Heuer Connected watch … These are two videos filmed with my iPhone …

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MONTBLANC Villeret Collection – Tourbillon Cylindrique NightSky Geosphères (live taken pictures and videos) Updated with more information and now size-adjusted pictures …

MONTBLANC Villeret Collection – Tourbillon Cylindrique NightSky Geosphères (live taken pictures and videos) Updated with more information and now size-adjusted pictures …

This new version now has a new dial called “NightSky”. The 18 carat gold dial is constructed in various parts and on different levels.

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Talking about the new Harry Winston Opus 14 with Nayla Hayek and Marc Hayek + first live taken pictures / videos of the watch

Talking about the new Harry Winston Opus 14 with Nayla Hayek and Marc Hayek + first live taken pictures / videos of the watch

Nayla Hayek, Chair of the Board of Directors, CEO Harry Winston and Marc Hayek, member of the Executive Group Management Board of Swatch Group are presenting you the new Opus 14 …

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Rare and unique: Johann Rupert, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, talks about A. Lange & Söhne, to the employees of A. Lange & Söhne and about Günter Blümlein.

Rare and unique: Johann Rupert, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, talks about A. Lange & Söhne, to the employees of A. Lange & Söhne and about Günter Blümlein.

I invite you to see three rare and unique videos recorded last week in Glashütte in Saxony when the German Chancellor Angela Merkel inaugurated the new manufactory building.

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The Dark Side of the Moon featured by NASA/NOAA and OMEGA …

The Dark Side of the Moon featured by NASA/NOAA and OMEGA …

Omega named its incredible Speedmaster collection “Dark Side of the Moon”. NASA/NOAA just released incredible pictures and a short movie showing the real dark side of the moon … 

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Uli Herzog, CEO and Owner of Oris, talking about his new Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 111 timepiece

Uli Herzog, CEO and Owner of Oris, talking about his new Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 111 timepiece

Last Friday during the presentation of the new Oris Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 111 I talked to a proud Uli Herzog. The companies slogan is: Real watches for real people. Click on “read more” to get the story …

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24 Hours of Le Mans. Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Jacky Ickx Edition. The chronograph is limited to 100 pieces and was just launched some minutes ago alongside the 24 Hours of Le Mans race 2015.

24 Hours of Le Mans. Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Jacky Ickx Edition. The chronograph is limited to 100 pieces and was just launched some minutes ago alongside the 24 Hours of Le Mans race 2015.

Jacky Ickx “Monsieur Le Mans” is a driver with an impressive track record.  The Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Jacky Ickx Edition proudly bears the colours of the champion and six-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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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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