Baselworld 2016: Breguet Type XXI Ref.3817

Baselworld 2016: Breguet Type XXI Ref.3817

The 42 mm steel case houses the technically updated fly-back chronograph calibre “584Q/2” with a silicon escapement and hairspring.  Discover the new Type XXI by clicking on “read more” …

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Baselworld 2016: Alpina Seastrong Diver Heritage, Alpina Seastrong Diver 300 and Alpina Full Black Alpiner 4 Manufacture Flyback Chronograph

Baselworld 2016: Alpina Seastrong Diver Heritage, Alpina Seastrong Diver 300 and Alpina Full Black Alpiner 4 Manufacture Flyback Chronograph

Alpina the sister company of Frederique Constant shows new divers. One taken from the heritage of the brand and one new designed model. Both look good and are inexpensive …

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Baselworld 2016: Frederique Constant Slimline Perpetual Calendar Manufacture

Baselworld 2016: Frederique Constant Slimline Perpetual Calendar Manufacture

Let me call it the price-cutter! With 7995 Euro including 20 % VAT (!) this is the best deal you can get for an in-house-calibre equipped perpetual calendar in the moment …

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Baselworld 2016: TAG Heuer The Heuer Monza Chronograph

Baselworld 2016: TAG Heuer The Heuer Monza Chronograph

To celebrate the 40th birthday of the Heuer Monza chronograph, TAG Heuer launches a good looking, modern interpretation of the historic model … Click on “read more” to get the story …

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Baselworld 2016: Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze

Baselworld 2016: Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze

Tudor presents the Heritage Black Bay in a 43 mm bronze case that houses the COSC-certified Tudor-calibre MT5601 equipped with a non­magnetic silicon balance spring. 

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Baselworld 2016: Hermès Slim d’Hermès Email Grand Feu (+ live taken pictures and the making of the dials)

Baselworld 2016: Hermès Slim d’Hermès Email Grand Feu  (+ live taken pictures and the making of the dials)

The Slim d’Hermès, one of the most beautiful wristwatches presented 2015, this year is crowned with a bright white enamel dial manufactured by Donzé Cadrans, the probably best enamel dial maker in Switzerland…

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Baselworld 2016: My reporting will start Wednesday, 16.03.2016. Guys, be sure to be online, tell your friends and neighbors

Baselworld 2016 will open its doors for the public Thursday, 17.03.2016 at 09:00 CET. Already one day earlier, Wednesday, 16.03.2016, 15 – hopefully 16 – different reports fully packed with novelties and insights will go online here. So be sure to be online regularly starting Wednesday […]

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Zodiac Sea Dragon Automatic Chronograph and Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 68 Bronze Automatic

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Zodiac Sea Dragon Automatic Chronograph and Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 68 Bronze Automatic

The among collectors and divers popular brand Zodiac gives a powerful sign of life. The new timepieces, one of them in a bronze case, are limited editions of 82 and 18 pieces. Discover them by clicking on “read more”…

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Hands-On: Omega Speedmaster Co-Axial Master Chronometer Chronograph Moonphase 44.25 mm

Hands-On: Omega Speedmaster Co-Axial Master Chronometer Chronograph Moonphase 44.25 mm

Already January 28th I presented you the new stunning beautiful Omega Speedmaster, today I have first live taken pictures for you…

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Chrono

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Chopard L.U.C Perpetual Chrono

To celebrate the first 20 years of the L.U.C manufacture in Fleurier Chopard will launch the L.U.C Perpetual Chrono in a limited edition of only 20 pieces … 

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Omega Globemaster Master Chronometer Annual Calendar

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Omega Globemaster Master Chronometer Annual Calendar

I just got the first pictures of the new Omega Globemaster Master Chronometer Annual Calendar. Please have a look and tell me what you think …

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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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Pre-Baselworld 2016: The Eterna Super Kon-Tiki Chronograph

Pre-Baselworld 2016: The Eterna Super Kon-Tiki Chronograph

The Eterna Kon-Tiki collection is named after the ocean expedition helmed by Thor Heyerdahl. The Norwegian ethnographer, botanist, and zoologist crossed the Pacific Ocean on a wooden raft in 1947. On board in those days: Eterna watches …

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Let me show you the newest Swiss Watch Industry statistics. Let me share my personal thoughts about 2016 with you.

Let me show you the newest Swiss Watch Industry statistics. Let me share my personal thoughts about 2016 with you.

The year 2016 will be very challenging for the Swiss Watch industry. The right measures have to be taken in the right moment at the right places on earth …

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A new sales promotion concept? Swatch Group and Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne to collaborate.

A new sales promotion concept? Swatch Group and Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne to collaborate.

The Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne ranks among the most beautiful places to be in Switzerland. Prominent guests from business, politics and show business go to the Bürgenberg to relax.

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Note on our own behalf: WatchTime Magazine has appointed Mr. Roger Ruegger as the new Editor-in-Chief.

Note on our own behalf: WatchTime Magazine has appointed Mr. Roger Ruegger as the new Editor-in-Chief.

WatchTime is an award-winning luxury watch media platform based in New York City, and a founding member of the Watch Experts Excellence Network.

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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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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Bulgari Octo Ultranero Finissimo Tourbillon

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Bulgari Octo Ultranero Finissimo Tourbillon

The matt appearance of the new black DLC-treated cases makes a powerful contrast with the brilliance of the lacquered dial…

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec in deep matt black

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec in deep matt black

The DLC coating transforms the multi-zonetime chronograph almost into a stealth watch. Almost, since the watch is huge. The 46,6 mm deep matt black case houses a movement featuring three zone-time indications …

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Hamilton Broadway & Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Hamilton Broadway & Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman

Elegant look versus military-look. The new Hamilton Broadway watches stand for a modern metropolitan design, the new Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman are super-sporty watches and of course a very stylish accessory …

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Hublot: Visiting the carbon case production and discover how carbon cases are made!

Hublot: Visiting the carbon case production and discover how carbon cases are made!

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?

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer ‘Blue Dial’

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer ‘Blue Dial’

The colour blue is inseparably bound up with the Glashütte Original collection. For more than twenty years the brand has presented exclusive timepieces in vibrant shades of blue. Let me show you a new timepiece in a distinctive and expressive dark blue version.

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Pre-Baselworld 2016: Breitling Navitimer 01 Limited Edition & Breitling Avenger Bandit

Pre-Baselworld 2016: Breitling Navitimer 01 Limited Edition & Breitling Avenger Bandit

These are two new chronographs from Breitling. The aviation enthusiasts among us will probably like them. My favorite one is the new Navitimer 01 Limited Edition. Click on “read more” to see both timepieces …

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Vacheron Constantin “Elegance In Motion” Exhibition – a temporary exhibition in Geneva

Vacheron Constantin “Elegance In Motion” Exhibition – a temporary exhibition in Geneva

Located on the first floor of the historical Vacheron Constantin building on the Quai de l’Ile the “Elegance In Motion” exhibition features timepieces selected from the more than 1,300 objects.

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Private Label opportunity with Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier … Did you ever want to build your own brand/watch?

Private Label opportunity with Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier … Did you ever want to build your own brand/watch?

Let´s assume you would have the necessary cash and you would be willing to build your own watches and to launch you own brand. Together with Vaucher Manufacture you could do it. Click on “read more” to get the story …

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Upon my soul! Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire – a wristwatch in complete transparency

Upon my soul! Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire – a wristwatch in complete transparency

Hublot is laying bare its Unico calibre. The Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire chronograph has nothing to hide and everything to show … A fragile peace of art manufactured in an impressive series of 500 pieces …

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Omega & Olympic Games, an ongoing, successful partnership since 1932 (Updated with the prices for the chronographs)

Omega & Olympic Games, an ongoing, successful partnership since 1932  (Updated with the prices for the chronographs)

The brand regularly launches special editions dedicated to Olympic Games. The last two are for the Olympic Winter Games 2018 in PyeongChang in South Korea and the Omega Olympic Official Timekeeper collection.

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Zenith: Assembly of the Academy Georges Favre Jacot movement

Zenith: Assembly of the Academy Georges Favre Jacot movement

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, to its development of marine clocks.

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The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso is celebrating its 85th birthday. The Reverso watch heritage is rich …

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso is celebrating its 85th birthday. The Reverso watch heritage is rich …

On the iconic Reverso, the back is the front… Once the reversible case was created to protect the fragile glas of the watch. I have six historic Reverso´s to show you. Dating from 1931 to 1948 …

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