Posts tagged with : "IWC Schaffhausen"

 

Pre-SIHH 2017: IWC Schaffhausen Da Vinci

Pre-SIHH 2017: IWC Schaffhausen Da Vinci

In 2017 IWC returns to the round case that was successfully established by the Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar in 1985 and therefore says goodbye to the tonneau Da Vinci-case. 

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Milano – Munich – Paris, the IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante is back!

Milano – Munich – Paris, the IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante is back!

With 3 new versions, each dedicated to one of the cities mentioned above, the legendary IWC chronograph with the third push-piece located at “10 o’clock” is celebrating its rebirth.

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Richemont Update: New CEO for Montblanc and new CEO for IWC appointed.

Nicolas Baretzki will follow Jérôme Lambert as CEO of Montblanc and Christoph Grainger, Georges Kern as CEO of IWC. Stay tuned there is more to come …

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SIHH 2016: Interview with Georges Kern, CEO IWC Schaffhausen

SIHH 2016: Interview with Georges Kern, CEO IWC Schaffhausen

Georges Kern is a charismatic and though-minded industry leader. The Captain of IWC Schaffhausen has carefully done his pre-flight checks and therefore is well prepared for 2016 …

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Pre-SIHH 2016: Richemont has just released a trading update for the third quarter ended 31st December 2015

Pre-SIHH 2016: Richemont has just released a trading update for the third quarter ended 31st December 2015

Ahead of the SIHH 2016, opening its doors next Monday in Geneva, this update might be interesting for you …

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Ask the CEO. Send me your questions for the upcoming 26th edition of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH).

Ask the CEO. Send me your questions for the upcoming 26th edition of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH).

The SIHH will next Monday in Geneva open its doors. Time to let me know what I shall ask the CEOs. If you have a personal question please, please post it here…

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Pre-SIHH 2016: IWC PILOT’S WATCHES

Pre-SIHH 2016: IWC PILOT’S WATCHES

Today I can already show you two of the new Pilot´s Watches that will be presented at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie 2016 (SIHH), starting Monday, 18th January. Have a look!

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Let me show you three new IWC Schaffhausen Aquatimer diver´s watches

Let me show you three new IWC Schaffhausen Aquatimer diver´s watches

In the year of the Portuguese and just before IWC will launch its new Pilots watches at the SIHH 2016 in January the manufacture extends its Aquatimer Family …

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Laureus Charity Night 2015 in Zürich. Do good an talk about it! Aloe Blacc, American hip hop artist, vocalist, songwriter, actor, record producer, businessman and musician. Listen to my conversation with him and enjoy his special performance for you. IWC Schaffhausen CEO Georges Kern: See him performing “I Need A Dollar” on stage as the drummer together with Aloe Blacc.

Laureus Charity Night 2015 in Zürich. Do good an talk about it! Aloe Blacc, American hip hop artist, vocalist, songwriter, actor, record producer, businessman and musician. Listen to my conversation with him and enjoy his special performance for you. IWC Schaffhausen CEO Georges Kern: See him performing “I Need A Dollar” on stage as the drummer together with Aloe Blacc.

Do good an talk about it! 1.1 Million Swiss francs were collected for the Laureus Foundation. Among many sponsors and donators was IWC Schaffhausen. On stage we saw sport superstars and sport legends, Aloe Blacc and Georges Kern…

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Watches & Wonders 2015: Interview with Hannes Pantli, Board Member of IWC Schaffhausen

Watches & Wonders 2015: Interview with Hannes Pantli, Board Member of IWC Schaffhausen

Since 42 years Hannes Pantli is part of IWC. No one else knows the Schaffhausen based watch manufacturer better then he does. In Hong Kong I asked Hannes among other things how IWC is developing in Asia …

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IWC Schaffhausen Portofino Hand-Wound Monopusher (Ref. IW515103 / IW515104)

IWC Schaffhausen Portofino Hand-Wound Monopusher (Ref. IW515103 / IW515104)

IWC presents its first-ever single push-button chronograph. With this new complication the manufacture adds a second in-house chronograph to its Portofino line. Click on “read more” to discover the timepiece …

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IWC Connect – IWC Schaffhausen will enable its mechanical timepieces to be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) and provide fully fledged activity tracking.

IWC Connect – IWC Schaffhausen will enable its mechanical timepieces to be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) and provide fully fledged activity tracking.

IWC Schaffhausen is has just announced the launch of a new device: IWC Connect.

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Discover the IWC Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Ref. IW379107 in a stainless steel case.

Discover the IWC Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Ref. IW379107 in a stainless steel case.

In 2012 the the Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month first was introduced with a 18-carat red gold case. Now the real cool and more affordable one hits the markets! 

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IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser. 75th Birthday. The SIHH 2015-novelties.

IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser. 75th Birthday. The SIHH 2015-novelties.

IWC´s iconic Portugieser does not deserve any epochal changes and so you will only see some smooth adaptations and one real novelty. IWC at its best! Click on “read more” to get the story…

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SIHH2015@watch-insider.com … A personal recommendation: Be sure to be online this Monday at 09:00 CET. The doors of the SIHH in Geneva will open and exactly in this moment you will be able to discover the novelties and 192 pictures of A. Lange & Söhne, Jaeger-LeCoultre, IWC Schaffhausen, Montblanc, Officine Panerai and Vacheron Constantin … DON´T MISS THIS MOMENT! Monday, 19.01.2015 @ 09:00 CET.

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SIHH 2015 picture compilation… This is what I have for you so far. Many more novelties are embargoed until Monday 19th January.

SIHH 2015 picture compilation… This is what I have for you so far. Many more novelties are embargoed until Monday 19th January.

Click on “read more” to see the novelties of A. Lange & Söhne, Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Cartier, IWC Schaffhausen, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc, Officine Panerai, Parmigiani, Piaget, Ralph Lauren and Roger Dubuis.

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Lewis Hamilton versus Nico Rosberg. This time it is not about Formula One racing but two IWC chronographs. Which one do you prefer?

Lewis Hamilton versus Nico Rosberg. This time it is not about Formula One racing but two IWC chronographs. Which one do you prefer?

The 2014 Formula One World Championship is all over and done and we know that Lewis Hamilton is the winner. Today let us see who wins this horological competition. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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IWC Schaffhausen line extension: The Portofino Hand-Wound Pure Classic (Ref. IW511101/IW511102)

IWC Schaffhausen line extension: The Portofino Hand-Wound Pure Classic (Ref. IW511101/IW511102)

Only two hands and a winding crown, a wristwatch could hardly be more modest. Click on “read more” to see pure IWC-design at its best…

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Kurt Klaus, the inventor of the ingenious autonomous IWC perpetual calendar mechanism turned 80.

Kurt Klaus, the inventor of the ingenious autonomous IWC perpetual calendar mechanism turned 80.

His creative contribution, namely “Operation Eternity”, has made him immortal. These are some insights of his life and his 57,5 years with IWC. Click on “read more” to get the 4 pages story with lots of pictures…

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Christian Knoop, the IWC Schaffhausen Creative Director

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Interview with Christian Knoop, the IWC Schaffhausen Creative Director

If you have asked yourself why the so masculine brand IWC is now making real efforts to conquer the ladies` wrist, Christian Knoop will will give you the answers. Click on “read more” to listen to our conversation taped today …

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Porsche Design skilfully stages the renaissance of its watches. Let me tell you what´s going on…

Porsche Design skilfully stages the renaissance of its watches. Let me tell you what´s going on…

Let´s not look back what happened during the era of Eterna with Porsche Design timepieces, let´s look forward. The brands real heritage is the base for the restart.

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The Porsche Design Group restarts its luxury watch business from zero

The Porsche Design Group restarts its luxury watch business from zero

Due to the premature end of the partnership with the Chinese owned Eterna manufactory the German Porsche Design Group literally had to start its watch business from zero again.

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News from IWC: Two new Ingenieur watches update and complement the last year launched collection

News from IWC: Two new Ingenieur watches update and complement the last year launched collection

Discover the new Ingenieur Automatic Carbon Performance Ceramic and Ingenieur Dual Time. And I invite you to let pass in review the 2014 IWC Aquatimer watches by an appealing video.

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SIHH 2014 – The new IWC Aquatimer watches

SIHH 2014 – The new IWC Aquatimer watches

I was among the first one to show you the IWC Aquatimer novelties. Today I photographed the watches under much better conditions and I invite you to rediscover the entire collection.

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Just before the opening of the SIHH next Monday I can present you the TRADING STATEMENT FOR THE THIRD QUARTER ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2013 for Richemont

Just before the opening of the SIHH next Monday I can present you the TRADING STATEMENT FOR THE THIRD QUARTER ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2013 for Richemont

These are positive signs and this is for sure a good start in the year 2014. Richemont is performing well! Have a look at the figures and stay tuned for all the SIHH novelties to come in the next days.

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This is the last episode of The Man´s Guide to Haute Horlogerie. It features my absolute favorite IWC mechanism: The Digital Perpetual Calendar

This is the last episode of The Man´s Guide to Haute Horlogerie. It features my absolute favorite IWC mechanism: The Digital Perpetual Calendar

Advancing the dials of three displays simultaneously isn’t easy. We couldn’t overcome the laws of physics, but we’ve managed to use them cleverly, stated Stefan Ihnen, IWC´s Technical Director. Do not miss this episode! I invite you to discover it here …

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Pre-SIHH 2014: The new IWC Aquatimer watches

Pre-SIHH 2014: The new IWC Aquatimer watches

Discover all the new IWC Aquatimer watches with plenty of exclusive pictures, see two exclusive HD-videos and listen to my interview with IWC-CEO Georges Kern.

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IWC´s fifth episode of The Man´s Guide to Haute Horlogerie highlights the chiming or repeating mechanism in a wristwatch.

IWC´s fifth episode of The Man´s Guide to Haute Horlogerie highlights the chiming or repeating mechanism in a wristwatch.

The IWC Portuguese Minute Repeater is a fascinating timepiece. On request it will chime the actual time dividing it in hours, quarter-hours and minutes.

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Discover more details about the fascinating IWC Ingenieur Constant-Force Tourbillon with my HD-video and pictures

Discover more details about the fascinating IWC Ingenieur Constant-Force Tourbillon with my HD-video and pictures

I just got the request by email to publish more about the IWC Ingenieur Constant-Force Tourbillon featured in the today´s episode of The Man´s Guide to Haute Horlogerie. That´s no problem! Guys, there you go…

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Are you ready for episode two? Yes! There it is: The Man´s guide to Haute Horlogerie. Today featuring the IWC Constant-Force Tourbillon

Are you ready for episode two? Yes! There it is: The Man´s guide to Haute Horlogerie. Today featuring the IWC Constant-Force Tourbillon

Last week on Friday I started the first HD-video out of a series of seven produced together with IWC Schaffhausen. They are all devoted to the high watchmaking complications of the Manufacture located in Schaffhausen.

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