Posts tagged with : "Blancpain"

 

28 live taken pictures of the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph “Blancpain Ocean Commitment II”

28 live taken pictures of the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph “Blancpain Ocean Commitment II”

The chronograph´s case is made out of blue ceramic, a colour that appears in many facets depending on the light that falls on it. My pictures should show the true blue …

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Talking Business and Watches with Marc Hayek

Talking Business and Watches with Marc Hayek

I met the CEO of Blancpain, Breguet and Jaquet Droz and member of the Executive Group Management Board of Swatch Group today. Listen to what we talked about …

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Video Blancpain: Assembly of the Blancpain Carrousel Minute Repeater

Video Blancpain: Assembly of the Blancpain Carrousel Minute Repeater

Jeff Kingston visits Blancpain watches in Le Brassus. Expand your knowledge about watchmaking and Blancpain watches.

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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph Blancpain Ocean Commitment II

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph Blancpain Ocean Commitment II

That seems to be the watch with the longest name so far. To make the story short: Blancpain is proud to be able to present an entirely blue ceramic case on its newest Fifty Fathom. Have a look an tell me what you think…

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Blancpain: Particularities of Blancpain’s tourbillon

Blancpain: Particularities of Blancpain’s tourbillon

Blancpain is the oldest watch brand of the world and seated in Le Brassus, Switzerland. When it constructed its first tourbillon decided to take some risks and bring some innovation into the construction. Which ones will be explained in the following video.

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WatchTime New York will open its doors in two days. Don´t miss America´s Largest Luxury Watch Event!

WatchTime New York will open its doors in two days. Don´t miss America´s Largest Luxury Watch Event!

WatchTime New York, now in its second year, is taking place in New York City in Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 14th and 15th. 20 watch brands will show their timepieces and seminars will round off the programme.

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Blancpain: How a tourbillon works

Blancpain: How a tourbillon works

Blancpain is the oldest watch brand of the world and famous for its tourbillon. There is a core idea behind Blancpain’s tourbillon that lay behind the invention that was patented by Ambraham-Louis Breguet in 1801. This video is going to explain the […]

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Blancpain: How Blancpain’s carrousel was found

Blancpain: How Blancpain’s carrousel was found

Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only house which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch.

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Blancpain: Do you know the difference between a tourbillon and a carrousel?

Blancpain: Do you know the difference between a tourbillon and a carrousel?

Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only manufacture which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch. 

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Baselworld 2016: Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe – a personal declaration of love.

Baselworld 2016: Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe – a personal declaration of love.

I fell in love with this blue Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe. As one picture never could illustrate its real beauty, I took a bunch of pictures in different settings to show the true blue of this Blancpain. Simply stunning! 

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Blancpain: Assembly of the tourbillon into a wristwatch

Blancpain: Assembly of the tourbillon into a wristwatch

Gain exclusive insights into the Blancpain manufacture with Jeff Kingston: In this video a watch-maker takes the tourbillon components itself and brought to running order. As well he’s going to be putting it into the watch in to its permanent position. The […]

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Baselworld 2016: Interview with Marc Hayek, responsible for the top luxury brands of the Swatch Group

Baselworld 2016: Interview with Marc Hayek, responsible for the top luxury brands of the Swatch Group

Blancpain, Breguet, Harry Winston and Jaquet Droz… The top luxury brands of Swatch Group will continue to grow also in 2016.

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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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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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Blancpain: What is the difference between a tourbillon and a carrousel?

Blancpain: What is the difference between a tourbillon and a carrousel?

Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only house which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch. Carrousels were originally conceived to defy gravity and the associated rate errors when the watch is […]

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Sun & Fun & Watersport … Eight new timepieces you might want to wear this summer…

Sun & Fun & Watersport … Eight new timepieces you might want to wear this summer…

Alpina, Blancpain, Breitling, Longines, Omega, Oris, Rolex and Tudor, they are all brand new and they are here to conquer the very limited and therefore precious space on your wrist. 

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Swatch Group Annual Results Press Conference 2014 – Listen to CEO Nick Hayek and see pictures of his presentations.

Swatch Group Annual Results Press Conference 2014 – Listen to CEO Nick Hayek and see pictures of his presentations.

Today Swiss Timing, the Swatch Group‘s expert in timekeeping, hosted the Annual Results Press Conference. This is a summary highlighting some of the explanations given by the CEO.

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Avant première: Blancpain will launch this new corporate film at the end of the year. Why waiting, if you can see it already today?

Avant première: Blancpain will launch this new corporate film at the end of the year. Why waiting, if you can see it already today?

Click on “read more” to see a 6:03 minutes journey into the past and the present, tracing nearly 280 years of history of Blancpain through key dates.

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EXCLUSIVE: An inside view of the ETA high-tech Swatch Sistem51 production in Boncourt in the Swiss Jura

EXCLUSIVE: An inside view of the ETA high-tech Swatch Sistem51 production in Boncourt in the Swiss Jura

Yesterday I had the opportunity to see the newest high-tech ETA plant that produces the Swatch Sistem51. Click on “read more” to get my exclusive story…

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The Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai has developed to become a cultural institution. The flagship project is a one of a kind worldwide…

The Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai has developed to become a cultural institution. The flagship project is a one of a kind worldwide…

After Swatch Group bought the building it was transformed into a luxury boutique hotel and into a place where artists are invited to stay and live to be creative. Click on “read more” and get my inside story…

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Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain has been a supporter of environmental initiatives to explore, preserve and protect the world’s oceans. The financial donations have come to be called the “Blancpain Ocean Commitment”. Discover the story on 9 pages packed with dozens of pictures …

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Blancpain Chronographe Pulsomètre

Blancpain Chronographe Pulsomètre

This is a contemporary doctor´s watch, simply a ticking beauty for the wrist and a must-have item for any passionate watch lover.

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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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Baselworld 2014: The Blancpain novelties

Baselworld 2014: The Blancpain novelties

Blancpain showed me a new elegant and sporty Chronograph, a new Perpetual Calendar, a new Tourbillon and a new Carrousel watch. 

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Marc Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Marc Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet

Marc Hayek is busy these days since he is responsible for the top luxury brands of the Swatch Group. He is now also involved at Harry Winston, so it is worth listening to this interview to get the latest update…

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Pre-Baselworld 2014: A new Villeret model by Blancpain.

Pre-Baselworld 2014: A new Villeret model by Blancpain.

The Blancpain Villeret 2014 is a self-winding three-hand watch with date display, featuring a remarkably understated Grand Feu enamel dial.

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My Chinese contributor Logan sent me a report from the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. Please have a look what was going on there…

My Chinese contributor Logan sent me a report from the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. Please have a look what was going on there…

This is another watch-insider.com exclusive. Don´t miss this insight-view of the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. It´s more than you might expect or much less, just depending on your personal expectations…

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In conversation with Nick Hayek, CEO Swatch Group

In conversation with Nick Hayek, CEO Swatch Group

Nick Hayek is conducting the biggest Swiss horological orchestra with 29.600 employees and a turnover in 2013 of 8.143 billion Swiss Francs. I invite you to listen to our conversation taped yesterday at the Swatch Group HQ.

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The new Blancpain, Breguet and Jaquet Droz boutiques in Shanghai (Updated with new photos)

The new Blancpain, Breguet and Jaquet Droz boutiques in Shanghai (Updated with new photos)

Today Marc Hayek officially inaugurated three new Swatch Group boutiques here in Shanghai. In brief this is a first look …

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