SIHH 2016: Reporting will continue Monday. 

I will then have the pictures ready and of course much more. For today I do ask you to please accept that I need a day of rest after these really crazy days in Geneva. Thanks!

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Georges Kern, CEO IWC Schaffhausen

SIHH 2016: Interview with Georges Kern, CEO IWC Schaffhausen

Georges Kern is a charismatic and though-minded industry leader. The Captain of IWC Schaffhausen has carefully done his pre-flight checks and therefore is well prepared for 2016 …

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Richard Mille, founder and co-owner of Richard Mille

SIHH 2016: Interview with Richard Mille, founder and co-owner of Richard Mille

Richard Mille is an incredible personality. He is the brand, he is its best ambassador. Richard is selling his timepieces to very wealthy people and therefore not so much affected by crises as other brands.

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SIHH 2016: Audemars Piguet live taken pictures of the novelties

SIHH 2016: Audemars Piguet live taken pictures of the novelties

I have first live taken pictures and a sound recording of the Supersonnerie for you. There is more to come about Audemars Piguet later…

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SIHH 2016: The new Cartier Drive de Cartier presented on 3 pages with 27 pictures

SIHH 2016: The new Cartier Drive de Cartier presented on 3 pages with 27 pictures

This is a new masculine watch dedicated to drivers equipped of course with Cartier in-house calibres. I like it! What do you think? Let me know!

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SIHH 2016: Interview with François-Henry Bennahmias, CEO Audemars Piguet

SIHH 2016: Interview with François-Henry Bennahmias, CEO Audemars Piguet

Do you want to know what turnover Audemars Piguet made last year? How many watches the brand manufactures? Click on “read more” to get the answers …

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Charlie Torres, CEO Vacheron Constantin

SIHH 2016: Interview with Charlie Torres, CEO Vacheron Constantin

Vacheron Constantin presented the new Overseas Collection here at the SIHH and you were among the first to see it. The CEO will now tell more about this iconic watch.

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Philippe Leopold-Metzger, CEO Piaget

SIHH 2016: Interview with Philippe Leopold-Metzger, CEO Piaget

With the calibre 700P Piaget launched something one would have not expected from the brand. The 700P and of course the year 2016 were subjects of my interview this morning …

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Wilhelm Schmid, CEO A. Lange & Söhne

SIHH 2016: Interview with Wilhelm Schmid, CEO A. Lange & Söhne

I simply love the novelties of A. Lange & Söhne this year. Wilhelm Schmid and his team have done a wonderful job. But what´s next? 2016 will be challenging!

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Alain Zimmermann, CEO Baume & Mercier

SIHH 2016: Interview with Alain Zimmermann, CEO Baume & Mercier

Three pillars of Baume & Mercier will face the challenges of 2016. Click on “read more” to listen to my interview and to get more information …

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Jean-Marc Pontroué, CEO Roger Dubuis

SIHH 2016: Interview with Jean-Marc Pontroué, CEO Roger Dubuis

The Geneva based manufacturer operates in a niche. The quality of the timepieces is outstanding. How is Roger Dubuis prepared for 2016? 

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Angelo Bonati, CEO Panerai

SIHH 2016: Interview with Angelo Bonati, CEO Panerai

Signore Bonati gave me some interesting insights about the development of his watch collections and we talked about how to master the year 2016 …

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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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SIHH 2016: Interview with Daniel Riedo, CEO Jaeger-LeCoultre

SIHH 2016: Interview with Daniel Riedo, CEO Jaeger-LeCoultre

To celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso the manufacturer presents a variety of new timepieces. The CEO will tell you more …

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Jérôme Lambert, CEO Montblanc International

SIHH 2016: Interview with Jérôme Lambert, CEO Montblanc International

Jérôme Lambert pushes Montblanc to new limits. The 2016 watch collection proofs again that this CEO understands his business … 

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SIHH 2016: The A. Lange & Söhne novelties presented on 7 pages with 46 pictures …

SIHH 2016: The A. Lange & Söhne novelties presented on 7 pages with 46 pictures …

The Saxon manufacturer strikes again! These are some of the biggest creations of classical watchmaking. It is time to call it what it is: Made in Germany, outstanding, unique and above all lasting. 

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SIHH 2016: More Jaeger-LeCoultre novelties …

SIHH 2016: More Jaeger-LeCoultre novelties …

Check out my Pre-SIHH Jaeger-LeCoultre report dating from December 14th to see the Reverso models being created for the 85th birthday of that ticking icon. Click here to see the next punch of novelties …

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SIHH 2016: The Panerai novelties presented on 5 pages with 68 pictures …

SIHH 2016: The Panerai novelties presented on 5 pages with 68 pictures …

Panerai consequently bets on Panerai. Nothing really new, but many nice little details to discover … The 68 pictures and my explanations will give you the answers, so click on “Read more” to see and read them …

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SIHH 2016: The new IWC Schaffhausen Pilot´s Watches presented on 9 pages with 68 pictures …

SIHH 2016: The new IWC Schaffhausen Pilot´s Watches presented on 9 pages with 68 pictures …

IWC Schaffhausen proclaims the year of Pilot´s Watches. I wish IWC happy landings! I invite you to discover the new flying IWCs …

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SIHH 2016: Discover the Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

SIHH 2016: Discover the Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

The Tonda Chronor Anniversaire is Parmigiani Fleurier’s first integrated chronograph. It is a reflection of 20 years of work. Click on “read more” to discover the chronograph …

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SIHH 2016: The new Vacheron Constantin Overseas Collection presented on 7 pages with 56 pictures …

SIHH 2016: The new Vacheron Constantin Overseas Collection presented on 7 pages with 56 pictures …

This is a moment I have been waiting for! Finally I can present you the entire new 2016 Overseas Collection. It is a watch I very much liked before and now, after seeing the new ones, even like more … Have a look!

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SIHH 2016: The Montblanc 4810 Collection presented on 7 pages with 19 pictures …

SIHH 2016: The Montblanc 4810 Collection presented on 7 pages with 19 pictures …

The Montblanc 4810 Collection celebrates the golden age of travel across the Atlantic Ocean. The novelties are building on this best-selling line that was first presented in 2006 for the Maison’s centennial celebrations.

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H. Moser & Cie.: Complexity made simple – the Endeauvour Perpetual Calendar concept

H. Moser & Cie.: Complexity made simple – the Endeauvour Perpetual Calendar concept

Ten years ago, when H. Moser & Cie. launched its Endeavour Perpetual Calendar it took everyone by surprise with the purest, most ingenious and most practical perpetual calendar on the market. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of this iconic model, the Schaffhausen-based […]

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SIHH 2016: A gentle reminder: Be sure to be online @ 08:00 CET, 09:00 CET and 10:00 CET

In three huge waves, starting Monday, 18th at 08:00 CET, then 09:00 CET and finally 10:00 CET, you will be able to see all the Montblanc, IWC Schaffhausen, Panerai, Vacheron Constantin, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Parmigiani and A. Lange & Söhne novelties. I have already uploaded hundreds of pictures and I have put together all the essential information of the new timepieces. Be sure […]

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SIHH 2016: Be the very first to see hundreds of pictures, be the very first to discover the new timepieces

In three huge waves, starting Monday, 18th at 08:00 CET, then 09:00 CET and finally 10:00 CET, you will be able to see all the Montblanc, IWC Schaffhausen, Panerai, Vacheron Constantin, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Parmigiani and A. Lange & Söhne novelties. I have already […]

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Pre-SIHH 2016: Richemont has just released a trading update for the third quarter ended 31st December 2015

Pre-SIHH 2016: Richemont has just released a trading update for the third quarter ended 31st December 2015

Ahead of the SIHH 2016, opening its doors next Monday in Geneva, this update might be interesting for you …

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Zenith Elite Chronograph Classic – timelessly understated elegance

Zenith Elite Chronograph Classic – timelessly understated elegance

This is what I would call a very elegant chronograph. The 42 mm, very thin timepiece is powered by the manufacturer´s new El Primero 4069 calibre whose balance wheel oscillates with 36.000 A/h. 

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Ask the CEO. Send me your questions for the upcoming 26th edition of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH).

Ask the CEO. Send me your questions for the upcoming 26th edition of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH).

The SIHH will next Monday in Geneva open its doors. Time to let me know what I shall ask the CEOs. If you have a personal question please, please post it here…

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Omega Seamaster Ploprof Co-Axial Master Chronometer – powered by the new Co-Axial calibre 8912

Omega Seamaster Ploprof Co-Axial Master Chronometer – powered by the new Co-Axial calibre 8912

The Seamaster Ploprof Co-Axial Master Chronometer is the second watch in the Omega collection to be a Master Chronometer. Discover the watch and the story behind the Master Chronometer …

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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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