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. Minute repeaters are particulary demanding to assemble as they call […]
These are two new chronographs from Breitling. The aviation enthusiasts among us will probably like them. My favorite one is the new Navitimer 01 Limited Edition. Click on “read more” to see both timepieces …
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.
If you were interested buying the Breitling Emergency II, a unique life saving device with a built-in emergency beacon technology, in the US you couldn’t until some days ago. June 1st the FCC gave its approval …
In 1915, one century ago, Breitling was one of the very first brands to offer a wrist chronograph. This Transocean with an exclusive new Breitling calibre and an unusual design is reinterpreting the famous 1915 timepiece.
Jan Tegler and I share the same passion: We love aircrafts. Jan definitively had the better camera equipment in Reno at The National Championship Air Races, so I asked him to share some of the pictures he took with us.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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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Alexander Linz Journalist and Author Vienna/Austria