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 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.
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.
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!
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 […]
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.
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 …
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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 …
This is a contemporary doctor´s watch, simply a ticking beauty for the wrist and a must-have item for any passionate watch lover.
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.
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.
Blancpain showed me a new elegant and sporty Chronograph, a new Perpetual Calendar, a new Tourbillon and a new Carrousel watch.
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…
The Blancpain Villeret 2014 is a self-winding three-hand watch with date display, featuring a remarkably understated Grand Feu enamel dial.
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…
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.
Today Marc Hayek officially inaugurated three new Swatch Group boutiques here in Shanghai. In brief this is a first look …
I have great respect for Wei Koh. In my eyes he is one of the most talented journalists in our business. Two days ago we found some time and talked about watches and the watch industry.
In 1953, sixty years ago, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms was launched. This year Blancpain showed the new Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe and its new Tourbillon Carrousel.
Marc Hayek is member of the Executive Group Management Board of Swatch Group and also responsible for the luxury brands of the group. Listen to my interview and see the pictures …
These are my personal thoughts after attending the presentation of the Annual Report of Swatch Group.
In brief: I liked what I saw and what I heard. If you wish to share my thoughts I invite you to read my comment.
Türler Watches & Jewelry in Zürich celebrates 130 years. A photo reportage with surprises in three parts …
On Tuesday I attended the 130 years celebration of Türler at Paradeplatz in Zürich. Throughout this evening CEO Franz Türler also presented a very special book. Come in and join the birthday celebration …