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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breitling Chronoliner

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breitling Chronoliner

Breitling is an “official supplier to world aviation”. The Swiss watch-manufacturer found inspiration in a model from the 1950s and 60s to present its new Chronoliner.

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Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breitling Transocean Chronograph 1915

Pre-Baselworld 2015: Breitling Transocean Chronograph 1915

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.

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Breitling unveils three new timepieces: Transocean Chronograph Edition, Chronomat 44 Raven, Galactic 44

Breitling unveils three new timepieces: Transocean Chronograph Edition, Chronomat 44 Raven, Galactic 44

This is what I would call a nice line extension. Have a look at the three new “Instruments for Professionals”, as Breitling would for sure call them.

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A picture review from the Reno Air Races: Enjoy this wonderful selection of pictures provided to us by my colleague Jan Tegler.

A picture review from the Reno Air Races: Enjoy this wonderful selection of pictures provided to us by my colleague Jan Tegler.

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. 

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Discover the Breitling Aerospace Topgun. The wristwatch the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School instructors wear.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Discover the Breitling Aerospace Topgun. The wristwatch the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School instructors wear.

Breitling can look back at a long partnership with Topgun and its instructors. So let me show you a very special and rare Aerospace.

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking to Nigel Lamb, Red Bull Air Race Pilot and Breitling Ambassador, about the fascination of flying.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking to Nigel Lamb, Red Bull Air Race Pilot and Breitling Ambassador, about the fascination of flying.

Nigel Lamb just found some time to sit down with me. Nigel and I talked about the fascination of flying and how he got into it. I invite you to listen to this fascinating conversation…

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking about the new Cockpit B50 with Breitling Vice President Jean-Paul Girardin.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking about the new Cockpit B50 with Breitling Vice President Jean-Paul Girardin.

I invite you to listen to my conversation with my friend Jean-Paul Girardin. Jean-Paul will give some insights why Breitling developed the Cockpit B50. Click on “read more” to get the story.

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Live from the Reno Air Races: The World Premier of the Breitling Cockpit B50 – The ultimate pilot’s instrument.

Live from the Reno Air Races: The World Premier of the Breitling Cockpit B50 – The ultimate pilot’s instrument.

The next days I will entertain you with some real exiting stuff. Today let us start with a world premier. Please discover the Breitling Cockpit B50.

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The latest COSC figures for July 2014 and the development 2014 so far…

The latest COSC figures for July 2014 and the development 2014 so far…

As always up-to-date I today present you the latest COSC-figures. They show the results of July 2014 and the development in 2014 so far. Please click on “read more” to get this latest update…

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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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Let me ask you all a question about the Breitling United States Navy Fighter Weapons School Chronomat

Let me ask you all a question about the Breitling United States Navy Fighter Weapons School Chronomat

I am wondering if anyone has ever bought or live seen this very particular watch. After a dispute with IWC about Top Gun Breitling stopped communicating about its Chronomat.

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