Posts tagged with : "Breitling"

 

Aldo Magada: New President & CEO of Zenith

Aldo Magada: New President & CEO of Zenith

There he is the new CEO of Zenith after Jean-Frederic Dufour now left the company to become the new Rolex-CEO…

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Go weightless during a ZeroG flight. A specially designed Breitling chronograph is the boarding pass. The lucky partakers in this ZeroG experience will be entitled to keep this instrument for professionals.

Go weightless during a ZeroG flight. A specially designed Breitling chronograph is the boarding pass. The lucky partakers in this ZeroG experience will be entitled to keep this instrument for professionals.

Sounds great, doesn´t it… The S3 company (Swiss Space Systems) will be organizing its first weightless ZeroG flights to a broad public in 2015. As the main partner Breitling will equip passengers with an exclusive chronograph.

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The Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute / COSC figures of the big ten from 1993 to 2013

The Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute / COSC figures of the big ten from 1993 to 2013

This one for those who love numbers and figures! I have put together for you the figures of Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute of the last twenty years. The numbers shown here are movements sent to COSC by brand.

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Update: The latest Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) figures

Update: The latest Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (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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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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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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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Breitling CEO Jean-Paul Girardin and unveiling the new Breitling Cockpit B50 that will only be presented in September at the Reno Air Races.

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Breitling CEO Jean-Paul Girardin and unveiling the new Breitling Cockpit B50 that will only be presented in September at the Reno Air Races.

I “only” wanted to interview my friend Jean-Paul today, but then he showed me the Breitling Cockpit B50, the first in-house developed multifunctional quartz watch of Breitling. 

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Baselworld 2014: Pictures of the Breitling novelties

Baselworld 2014: Pictures of the Breitling novelties

I have already been reporting you about the novelties of Breitling. Now I have first live taken pictures for you and the prices…

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Baselworld 2014: The Breitling Novelties

Baselworld 2014: The Breitling Novelties

What the general public will only be able to discover tomorrow you can already discover here and now. Just click on “read more” …

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Baselword 2014: What´s next?

Baselword 2014: What´s next?

Due to the embargoes I have to respect in the moment I cannot publish any news for you. But I have a firework scheduled for you starting the 26.03.2014 at 00:00 CET.

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Pre-Baselworld 2014: Breitling for Bentley 6.75 Midnight Carbon

Pre-Baselworld 2014: Breitling for Bentley 6.75 Midnight Carbon

This is a deep black, ticking tribute to the biggest Bentley engine, the famous 6.75 litre version powering the Mulsanne limousines.

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The Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC) figures 2012/2013, plus January 2014 and some principal information and thoughts about COSC.

The Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC) figures 2012/2013, plus January 2014 and some principal information and thoughts about COSC.

These statistics show you the numbers of movements per company sent to the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres. Have a look and please read why I believe only an Officially Certified Super-Chronometer could save the COSC.

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Breitling Chronomat 44 GMT “Patrouille Suisse 50th Anniversary”

Breitling Chronomat 44 GMT “Patrouille Suisse 50th Anniversary”

In 2014, Switzerland and the aviation world are celebrating a double milestone: the 100th anniversary of the Swiss Air Force and the 50th anniversary of the Patrouille Suisse. I invite you to discover the Chronomat 44 GMT and to view a spectacular video…

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Discover the new Super Avenger Military chronograph by Breitling

Discover the new Super Avenger Military chronograph by Breitling

Breitling says: It’s a concentrated blend of power, precision and functionality. Can´t agree more if one likes such a type of watch.

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The results of the Austrian election of the Watches of the Year and impressions from the price giving ceremony held during the inaugural evening of Viennatime last Thursday.

The results of the Austrian election of the Watches of the Year and impressions from the price giving ceremony held during the inaugural evening of Viennatime last Thursday.

In 1996 I created the award “Watches of the Year”. Since then every year thousands of competent readers of the newspaper DIE PRESSE do participate and vote for their Watches of the Year.

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TAG Heuer opens a new industrial production site in Switzerland and presents the new Calibre 1969

TAG Heuer opens a new industrial production site in Switzerland and presents the new Calibre 1969

The new integrated mechanical chronograph movement is being produced at the just finished fourth TAG Heuer Manufacture in Chevenez in the Swiss Jura. 

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Which of these chronographs with an in-house caliber is THE chronograph?

Which of these chronographs with an in-house caliber is THE chronograph?

I just closed the poll, let me know present you and analyze the results … 

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Cool or not cool? Bamford Watch Department and Blaken changing the look of iconic models. How far should individualization go?

Cool or not cool? Bamford Watch Department and Blaken changing the look of iconic models. How far should individualization go?

I see more and more individual designed Rolex. To black existing watch models out and to individualize them seems to be a growing business. Do the manufacturers miss a lucrative business? What do you think?  

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How many Swiss movements did COSC test last year? Who are the top ten COSC-players?

How many Swiss movements did COSC test last year? Who are the top ten COSC-players?

1.732.526 movements were sent to the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC) to be tested in 2012. My top ten ranking unveils some real surprises…

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The old poll is closed. Omega is your favorite brand! A new poll is open!

The old poll is closed. Omega is your favorite brand! A new poll is open!

I counted 3623 votes and the result couldn´t be clearer. With 925 of all votes or 26 % Omega is your favorite brand. Click here and discover all the other results…

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