Baselworld 2016: Patek Philippe Nautilus Annual Calendar Ref.5726

Baselworld 2016: Patek Philippe Nautilus Annual Calendar Ref.5726

There you go… live taken pictures of the Nautilus Annual Calendar …

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Baselworld 2016: NEW Rolex Cosmograph Daytona in steel with ceramic bezel & NEW Rolex Air-King

Baselworld 2016: NEW Rolex Cosmograph Daytona in steel with ceramic bezel & NEW Rolex Air-King

As quick as I could … here are very first live taken pictures of the new Rolex Cosmograph Daytona & Rolex Air-King

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Baselworld 2016: Glashütte Original Senator Excellence and its new manufacture Calibre 36

Baselworld 2016: Glashütte Original Senator Excellence and its new manufacture Calibre 36

The German watchmaker introduces a new automatic calibre with 100 hours power reserve and silicon balance spring and houses it in a 40mm steel and pink gold case…

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Baselworld 2016: The Omega Speedmaster, Seamaster & Globemaster novelties presented by Jean-Claude Monachon

Baselworld 2016: The Omega Speedmaster, Seamaster & Globemaster novelties presented by Jean-Claude Monachon

See dozens of live taken pictures of the Omega novelties on five pages and listen to the explanations given by Jean-Claude Monachon, VP Omega, product and after-sales-service. 

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Baselworld 2016: Blancpain Villeret Quantième Annuel GMT and Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe

Baselworld 2016: Blancpain Villeret Quantième Annuel GMT and Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe

The Villeret Quantième Annuel GMT is now offered in a steel case and the Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe in a satin-brushed grey ceramic case … Click on “read more” to discover the two novelties …

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Baselworld 2016: Chanel Monsieur de Chanel (18 live taken pictures + 2 slow-motion videos)

Baselworld 2016: Chanel Monsieur de Chanel (18 live taken pictures + 2 slow-motion videos)

The watch with Instant Jumping Hour and Retrograde Minute is equipped with the manual-winding mechanical movement Calibre 1, Chanel´s first in-house high-watchmaking movement.

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Baselworld 2016: Rado HyperChrome 1616 & Rado True Thinline Skeleton

Baselworld 2016: Rado HyperChrome 1616 & Rado True Thinline Skeleton

Rado is not afraid to take chances! The HyperChrome 1616 really surprised me! The timepiece is the reinterpretation of the historic Rado “Cape Horn”. Have a look and let me know what YOU think …

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Baselworld 2016: Breitling for Bentley B05 Unitime Midnight Carbon, Breitling for Bentley GMT B04 S Carbon Body and Breitling Avenger Hurricane

Baselworld 2016: Breitling for Bentley B05 Unitime Midnight Carbon, Breitling for Bentley GMT B04 S Carbon Body and Breitling Avenger Hurricane

Breitling´s in-house movements power two new watches in the Bentley collection. The Avenger Hurricane with its “Breitlight” case is made to withstand almost everything one can do with a wristwatch.  

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Baselworld 2016: Longines … The Longines Heritage 1918 & The Longines RailRoad

Baselworld 2016: Longines … The Longines Heritage 1918 & The Longines RailRoad

Both Baselworld-novelties perfectly reflect the historic soul of Longines. Yes, this brand really has a rich heritage. I specially like the new RailRoad watch… Click on “read more” and afterwards tell me what you think …

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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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