Interview with Jean-Paul Girardin, CEO Breitling @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Jean-Paul Girardin, CEO Breitling @ Baselworld 2015

Today Jean-Paul Girardin showed me his connected watch Breitling B55 and we talked about the first three-hand automatic calibre of Breitling…

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Interview with Adrian Bosshard, CEO Certina @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Adrian Bosshard, CEO Certina @ Baselworld 2015

Listen to the Certina CEO telling you what efforts it needs to bring all these affordable and high-quality watches on the markets. Mechanic must be expensive? No! 

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Certina novelties @ Baselworld 2015

Certina novelties @ Baselworld 2015

These are of course not all the novelties of Certina, but a nice selection… Do not miss to listen to the interview with Adrian Bosshard, the CEO of the brand

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Interview with Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari @ Baselworld 2015

When you listen to my conversation with Jean-Christophe Babin don’t expect jewellry but instead the introduction of Bulgari´s way designing a smartwatch. Really clever and useful!

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Interview with Francois Thiebaud, President of Tissot @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Francois Thiebaud, President of Tissot @ Baselworld 2015

I met Francois Thiebaud this afternoon, we talked about how you successfully manufacture millions of good quality and affordable watches a year. Really interesting!

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Oris novelties @ Baselworld 2015

Oris novelties @ Baselworld 2015

Here are pictures of the 2015 novelties of Oris. On top of all the others the Oris calibre 111 with in-house calibre 111.

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Interview with Ulrich Herzog, CEO and Co-Owner of Oris @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Ulrich Herzog, CEO and Co-Owner of Oris @ Baselworld 2015

I just talked to Uli Herzog about his new ambitions to again become a manufacturer of own movements. Listen to the interview and you will learn that Uli has done his job…

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This is my personal bedtime treat for you presented by Ulysse Nardin @ Baselworld 2015

This is my personal bedtime treat for you presented by Ulysse Nardin @ Baselworld 2015

Erotic animated scenes on wrist watches have become very rare these days. I have found one and I want to share it with you. Good night from Basel everyone! I will continue my reporting today during the day…

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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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Interview with Walter von Känel, President of Longines @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Walter von Känel, President of Longines @ Baselworld 2015

I once again got a lecture about watch making this afternoon. Walter von Känel is so close to the markets, knows everything about them and what sells that it is always a pleasure to talk to him. 

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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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Interview with Yann Gamard, CEO of Glashütte Original @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Yann Gamard, CEO of Glashütte Original @ Baselworld 2015

The manufacturer Glashütte Original is still being underestimated. This is absolutely unjustified! Yann Gamard will present you the Senator Cosmopolite another horological masterpiece manufactured in Glashütte…

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Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division @ Baselworld 2015

I invite you to listen to my interview with Jean-Claude Biver. We talked about his three babies, Hublot, TAG Heuer and Zenith, about smartwatches and the Swiss Watch industry.

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The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

And here comes my summary of March 19th @ Baselworld 2015

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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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Interview with Stephen Urquhart, President of Omega @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Stephen Urquhart, President of Omega @ Baselworld 2015

Before listening to this interview I recommend you to read my post about the new Omega Master Chronometer-certification. Thereafter you will probably very much like what you will hear …

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A long day ends, I have just uploaded huge amounts of data. Before finishing my todays posts I will have dinner with Rolex. Back in my room I will start publishing. Please guys be a little patient, what I now desperately need is something to eat…

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INTEL, TAG Heuer and Google team up to present a luxury smartwatch end of the year. (updated with first statements 14:45)

TAG Heuer has just released this statement…

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Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President Chopard @ Baselworld

Interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President Chopard @ Baselworld

Yesterday in the late afternoon I spoke to Karl-Friedrich Scheufele. We talked about his new Fleurier Ebauche calibre being now implemented into the Mille Miglia collection and much more…

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The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

The watch-insider daily summary of Baselworld 2015

Starting with today, I want to give you every day before going to bed a spoken summary of my day. What did I do, discover and see during the day? Click on “read more” to hear the answer…

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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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Official Press Release from TAG Heuer concerning their new price policy (= price reduction) @ Baselworld 2015

Tag Heuer is a brand embodying excellence, and renowned for its vitality and enterprise. Over the past few years, Tag Heuer has been able to build up substantial industrial capability, enabling it to live up to the challenges of Swiss Made and […]

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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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