Posts tagged with : "Breguet"

 

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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Breguet: Assembly of a tourbillon

Breguet: Assembly of a tourbillon

  Since 2003 Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallee de Joux workshops. In its newest wing, Breguet has organized its watchmakers into specialty groups, inlcuding one dedicated to tourbillons. Tourbillon watches are a key pillar of Breguet’s patrimony as […]

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The new Wempe XXL Flagship Store located at 5th Avenue / 55th Street in New York

The new Wempe XXL Flagship Store located at 5th Avenue / 55th Street in New York

Let me present you the new Wempe watch temple. I talked to Kim-Eva Wempe, Rudi Albers, Raik Krause and Sophie Hausherr and I took dozens of pictures and there is a surprise for you …

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Breguet: Characteristics of Breguet’s Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon

Breguet: Characteristics of Breguet’s Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon

Breguet’s La Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon is a very special watch. This video will show many of the unique features of this Minute Repeater Tourbillon, including its vertical hammers, uniquely shaped gongs, magnetic regulator and constant force chain system.

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Breguet: How the winding of Breguet’s La Tradition Tourbillon works

Breguet: How the winding of Breguet’s La Tradition Tourbillon works

Since 2003 Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallee de Joux workshops. In its newest wing, Breguet has organized its watchmakers into specialty groups, inlcuding one dedicated to tourbillons.

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Breguet: Sound check of the gongs in a minute repeater

Breguet: Sound check of the gongs in a minute repeater

Since 2003, Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallee de Joux workshops. In its newest wing, Breguet has organized its watchmakers into specialty groups, including one dedicated to minute repeaters.

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Baselworld 2016: The Breguet novelties

Baselworld 2016: The Breguet novelties

New technical refinements, ongoing implemented developments and pure and unadorned Breguet design make these timepieces extremely covetous to me. Breguet watches are an engineering marvel …

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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: 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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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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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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The Watch Book by Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli

The Watch Book by Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli

During the last weekend I had a closer look at “The Watch Book” that was published recently. Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli, the two authors, have a natural authority, they can express themselves clearly and provide their knowledge to their readers.   

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Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking, Legion of Honor, Lincoln Park, San Francisco, Sept. 19. 2015 – January 10. 2016.

Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking, Legion of Honor, Lincoln Park, San Francisco, Sept. 19. 2015 – January 10. 2016.

Listen to my interview with historian Emmanuel Breguet (7th Generation after Abraham-Louis Breguet) and let me show you very first pictures of this stunning exhibition opening soon …

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Interview with Marc A. Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet @ Baselworld 2015 (Update: New and better pictures of the Breguet Tradition timepieces)

Interview with Marc A. Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet @ Baselworld 2015 (Update: New and better pictures of the Breguet Tradition timepieces)

Breguet is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Tradition collection with two new masterpieces. Marc Hayek presented me timepieces this afternoon …

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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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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breguet Tradition Automatique Seconde Rétrograde 7097

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breguet Tradition Automatique Seconde Rétrograde 7097

When Breguet launched its Tradition collection in the year 2005 with the Reference “7027”, the first timepiece to showcase the mechanisms of the movement on top of the baseplate, the watchmaking-world was turned upside down. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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Breguet, Cartier, Chopard, Glashütte Original, Nomos and Tissot are the Watchinsider´s most underestimated watch manufacturers of the year 2014

Breguet, Cartier, Chopard, Glashütte Original, Nomos and Tissot are the Watchinsider´s most underestimated watch manufacturers of the year 2014

Some of you will probably not be surprised to read this. Nevertheless please discover by clicking on “read more” why these six brands are absolutely undervalued watch manufacturers.

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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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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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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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Just my two cents… Let me show you what I found. It´s about the deja-vu I had when I saw the new Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity

Just my two cents… Let me show you what I found. It´s about the deja-vu I had when I saw the new Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity

I finally found some time to do some research at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) website and I was surprised what I discovered.

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Some facts about the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH)

Some facts about the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH)

Tomorrow the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie will open its doors for the 24th time. In brief this is what you should know about the SIHH…

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The Nicolas Mathieu Rieussec Seconds Chronograph was the inspiring example for the Montblanc Rieussec Chronograph. I have pictures for you showing the original chronograph from 1821/1822.

The Nicolas Mathieu Rieussec Seconds Chronograph was the inspiring example for the Montblanc Rieussec Chronograph. I have pictures for you showing the original chronograph from 1821/1822.

Many of you have seen the Montblanc Rieussec Chronograph. But did you know where its design originates from? I had the chance to take pictures of the 1821/1822 original that belongs to the Patek Philippe Museum.

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Please continue “voting” directly at the blog´s Poll by validating my three simple questions per watch brand

Please continue “voting” directly at the blog´s Poll by validating my three simple questions per watch brand

Your reactions and comments are overwhelming, I knew I can count on you. Please continue “voting”. And, why not telling some of your friends about my new “Poll” and the blog?

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There is a new poll online! Four AAA-watch-brands … Is this true? Please choose up to three of the statements (every combination is possible) and “vote”

There is a new poll online! Four AAA-watch-brands … Is this true? Please choose up to three of the statements (every combination is possible) and “vote”

Please validate up to three of the statements and “vote” for you favorite combination. How do you perceive them? Let me know!

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Cool or not cool? Breguet launches two colorful Classique Grande Complication Tourbillon models.

Cool or not cool? Breguet launches two colorful Classique Grande Complication Tourbillon models.

Let´s assume we had the money to buy one of these Breguet´s. Ladies: Is this a watch you would buy? Gentlemen: Would you like to see one of these colorful tourbillons on the wrist of your beloved ones? 

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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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Photos taken at the new Breguet boutique in Shanghai

Photos taken at the new Breguet boutique in Shanghai

Yesterday I uploaded you photos taken at the Blancpain boutique. Today I invite you to discover the new Breguet boutique …

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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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