Category: "Videos"

 

This is my deep insight into the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175

This is my deep insight into the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175

It took 100,000 hours to develop the Grandmaster Chime, its movement consists of 1366 parts, 20 complications are packed into a 47,4/16,1 mm rose gold case. The price: 2.500.000 CHF. Discover the watch on 8 pages with dozens of pictures…

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175th anniversary … Patek Philippe officially unveiled its Grandmaster Chime

175th anniversary … Patek Philippe officially unveiled its Grandmaster Chime

Only six pieces of this 2.500.000 Swiss Franc watch will ever be made. Yes, that´s for sure a magnificent timepiece. Click on “read more” to get some first information about the watch.

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Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain has been a supporter of environmental initiatives to explore, preserve and protect the world’s oceans. The financial donations have come to be called the “Blancpain Ocean Commitment”. Discover the story on 9 pages packed with dozens of pictures …

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Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Montblanc Metamorphosis II. This video shows you the transformation of the timepiece from a classical watch into a chronograph.

Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Montblanc Metamorphosis II. This video shows you the transformation of the timepiece from a classical watch into a chronograph.

During my visit in Hong Kong at Watches&Wonders 2014 I taped this video whilst Alexander Schmiedt, Managing Director of Watches at Montblanc, showed me the stunning watch. In fact that´s a short video you MUST have seen…

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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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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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Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter – a ticking sensation for the wrist.

Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter – a ticking sensation for the wrist.

This wristwatch is equipped with a mechanical barometric altimeter and barometer movement. In fact it is the world’s first automatic mechanical altimeter watch for an affordable price.

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Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition

Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition

The first 2014 Speedmaster Apollo 11 45th Anniversary have been delivered to the retailers. That’s a good occasion to show the new one and on 10 pages some selected & limited Omega Speedmaster chronographs dating from 2000 to 2012. 

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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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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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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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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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Baselworld 2014: The Christophe Claret novelties (pictures and videos)

Baselworld 2014: The Christophe Claret novelties (pictures and videos)

Christophe Claret becomes more and more a watch brand. But Christophe Claret is also still developing and delivering complicated calibres to renowned clients of the industry. Discover the stunning Christophe Claret watches Maestoso, Poker and Margot…

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard

My today´s chat with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele was all about his movement strategy at Fleurier Ebauches and L.U. Chopard manufacture. One topic was also the seal “Qualité Fleurier, the ultimate distinction in watchmaking“.

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Baselworld 2014: Three videos and more pictures showing the Rolex novelties

Baselworld 2014: Three videos and more pictures showing the Rolex novelties

Before going to bed I want to present you three short videos and some more pictures showing the novelties of Rolex. I hope you like my selection!

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Baselworld 2014: Hermès Dressage L’Heure Masquée

Baselworld 2014: Hermès Dressage L’Heure Masquée

Playing with time, the most valuable good we have has become the favourite playground for Hermès. Discover the brands newest facet that will be presented tomorrow …

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Pelé opens the first Hublot Boutique in Latin America in Rio de Janeiro´s Fashion Mall

Pelé opens the first Hublot Boutique in Latin America in Rio de Janeiro´s Fashion Mall

This was absolutely impressive! Pelé opening the Hublot Boutique here in Rio de Janeiro. All I can say is: Pelé, what a personality! Click on “read more” and see what I saw just some minutes ago…

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Pelé and Hublot… Football God Pelé is opening the Hublot Boutique in Rio de Janeiro, the first Hublot Boutique in latin America.

Pelé and Hublot… Football God Pelé is opening the Hublot Boutique in Rio de Janeiro, the first Hublot Boutique in latin America.

During an interview session with Pelé most of the journalists of course talked about football. I could not resist I had to ask Pelé about his relationship with Hublot…

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Breitling Chronomat 44 GMT “Patrouille Suisse 50th Anniversary”

Breitling Chronomat 44 GMT “Patrouille Suisse 50th Anniversary”

In 2014, Switzerland and the aviation world are celebrating a double milestone: the 100th anniversary of the Swiss Air Force and the 50th anniversary of the Patrouille Suisse. I invite you to discover the Chronomat 44 GMT and to view a spectacular video…

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