Since 1963, STOWA successfully produces professional sports and diving watches. The resulting watches have been various over the last decades. Especially during the 1970s, STOWA designers have been very active. Exceptional watches with crazy colors were created. Since Jörg Schauer’s takeover of the brand, the […]
Omega provided me the documentary “Every Split Second Counts” by John Dower. It is packed with thrilling film sequences from the past, interviews with former and in Rio performing athletes and with a look behind the scenes of timekeeping today.
A visit in the TAG Heuer workshop in Chevenez. Eduard Heuer was the inventor of the oscillating pinion. This is a key component in the construction of a chronograph movements and, in particular, is the component that lies at the center of the system […]
Since 2003 Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallee de Joux workshops. In its newest wing, Breguet has organized its watchmakers into specialty groups, inlcuding one dedicated to tourbillons.
Zenith developed a special complicated watch, the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot, to celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2014. Zenith traces the roots of this watch, which is equipped with a fusée-and-chain constant force sytem, to its development of marine clocks.
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 …
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!
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…
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 …
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?
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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Alexander Linz Journalist and Author Vienna/Austria