It´s Ladies’ Time! Let me present you this unique ladies’ watches compilation

It´s Ladies’ Time! Let me present you this unique ladies’ watches compilation

The faboulous timepieces you are going to discover are all 2014 models. But attention: This is not a “Top XY”-list, it´s “only” a pleasing compilation of new creations. Enjoy!

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Parmigiani is teaming up with the Confederacao Brasileira De Futebol, the Brazilian Football Federation.

Parmigiani is teaming up with the Confederacao Brasileira De Futebol, the Brazilian Football Federation.

Whilst Hublot is the official timekeeper and provides the official watch of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, Parmigiani bets on guerrilla marketing.

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Baselworld 2014: Oris Aquis Red Limited Edition

Baselworld 2014: Oris Aquis Red Limited Edition

The new Oris Aquis Red Limited Edition is a good looking and solid built diving watch and it is dedicated to the on-going support of marine life projects.

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Breaking news: Aldo Magada will be announced as the new CEO of Zenith (Updated with the official press release that will be released next Monday)

Breaking news: Aldo Magada will be announced as the new CEO of Zenith (Updated with the official press release that will be released next Monday)

I just learned that the Aldo Magada will become the new Zenith CEO. Actually he is the international sales director of Breitling. Her was chosen by Jean-Claude Biver and he in the past worked with Mr. Biver. I will come up with more details […]

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My Top 15 Chronographs 2014

My Top 15 Chronographs 2014

These are the 15 chronographs that made it on my list this year. It´s a very, very personal choice and I am therefor looking forward to read your comments that are of course as always highly appreciated …

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Listen up, mothers and fathers: Your football enthusiastic kids might have a lot of fun with the new Tissot Quickster Football.

Listen up, mothers and fathers: Your football enthusiastic kids might have a lot of fun with the new Tissot Quickster Football.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil rounds the corner, if you are actually looking for a cool gift for your kids you could score a goal by offering them one of these cool Tissot watches.

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Happy Birthday Patek Philippe!

Happy Birthday Patek Philippe!

Patek Philippe was founded the 1. May 1839 by Antoni Patek and František Czapek as the Patek, Czapek & Cie. in Geneva. In 1845 the contract that binds Czapek and Patek is not renewed…

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Ulysse Nardin again conducts pioneering work

Ulysse Nardin again conducts pioneering work

With the Ulysse Anchor Escapement the still privately owned manufacturer Ulysse Nardin based in Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds in the Swiss Jura again proves that there is room for improvement.

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NATO straps now change from status junk to OEM. Discover some of the 2014 watches officially fitted with NATO straps and the interesting story behind

NATO straps now change from status junk to OEM. Discover some of the 2014 watches officially fitted with NATO straps and the interesting story behind

Have you also pimped up your new and old wristwatches with colourful NATO straps in the last years? I did and I will continue doing it even though the NATO strap now becomes original equipment of a watch.

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Which one is sexier? The new Omega De Ville Trésor or the new Rolex Cellini (Updated with the prices)

Which one is sexier? The new Omega De Ville Trésor or the new Rolex Cellini (Updated with the prices)

Let me first present you both elegant watches on seven pages and show you a variety of stunning pictures. But then I want your opinion… Please let me know which one you prefer.

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SIHH and Baselworld 2014: Is blue the new black?

SIHH and Baselworld 2014: Is blue the new black?

I assume that the fact that blue is the new black is known meanwhile. But, does this also apply on wristwatches? Let me present you 21 new blue watches that could underline this hypothesis. Click on “read more” to get the story. 

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Interview and background-story: The man behind the success of Jean-Frédéric Dufour is none other than Jean-Claude Biver.

Interview and background-story: The man behind the success of Jean-Frédéric Dufour is none other than Jean-Claude Biver.

While probably yesterday everyone has been congratulating Jean-Fred Dufour I was chatting with Jean-Claude Biver about one of his protégées. Today I had the time to tape this short stirring conversation I now invite you to listen too.

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Update: The latest Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC) figures

Update: The latest Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC) figures

These are the latest figures from COSC (= Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute) showing you who has entered how many movements for testing. 

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Rolex now officially confirms that Jean-Frédéric Dufour is the new CEO

Rolex now officially confirms that Jean-Frédéric Dufour is the new CEO

“Rolex confirms the arrival of Jean-Frédéric Dufour” … Whilst this afternoon I did not get an official confirmation from Rolex, now it has just arrived by email sent by the Press Attaché…  

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Jean-Frédéric Dufour, former CEO of Zenith, is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex (16:37 Updated with another confirmation)

Jean-Frédéric Dufour, former CEO of Zenith, is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex (16:37 Updated with another confirmation)

According to insider information I just got confirmed from my dear friend and colleague Gisbert Brunner, Jean-Frédéric Dufour is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex.

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Baselworld 2014: The Rado HyperChrome Ceramic Touch Dual Timer

Baselworld 2014: The Rado HyperChrome Ceramic Touch Dual Timer

This Rado has no crown, you activate and you set the time by touch only. In my opinion it looks good, it feels good and it is the perfect travel companion! 

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Jaeger-LeCoultre: The new Amvox2 Transponder is the ultimate horological-hi-tech-gadget for all Aston Martin owners.

Jaeger-LeCoultre: The new Amvox2 Transponder is the ultimate horological-hi-tech-gadget for all Aston Martin owners.

The Amvox2 Transponder now interacts with all Aston Martin cars. Its predecessors only locked and unlocked the DBS, DB9 and Rapide.

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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Re-edition of the Geophysic 1958

Jaeger-LeCoultre: Re-edition of the Geophysic 1958

The three 2014 models paying tribute to the Geophysic feature a slightly larger diameter of 38.5 mm to meet the comfort requirements of the 21st century. They are equipped with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 898/1.

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Baselworld 2014: The new Rolex Syloxi silicon hairspring

Baselworld 2014: The new Rolex Syloxi silicon hairspring

In my reports coming from Baselworld I mentioned that Rolex had introduced its proper silicon hairspring called Syloxi in a ladies model. Rolex did this very quietly with no additional information available at that time. Today I can offer you the first official information.

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Baselworld 2014: The Luminox novelties

Baselworld 2014: The Luminox novelties

Luminox timepieces are well known for their proven ability to always offer best readability. Since the micro gas-lights (borosilicate glass capsules) used always glows there is no need to recharge it by a light source. 

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