Posts tagged with : "IWC"

 

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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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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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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Munichtime 2015: Some impressions from the 8th edition of the watch exhibition in Munich located at the Hotel Bayrischer Hof

Munichtime 2015: Some impressions from the 8th edition of the watch exhibition in Munich located at the Hotel Bayrischer Hof

Munichtime and sister-exhibition Viennatime are two successful watch exhibitions taking place once a year in Munich and Vienna. Munichtime opened its doors yesterday and is still open until tomorrow. Have a look at the pictures!

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Watches & Wonders 2015: My favorite new timepieces

Watches & Wonders 2015: My favorite new timepieces

A. Lange & Söhne, Baume & Mercier, Cartier, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc, Panerai, Piaget, Roger Dubuis and Vacheron Constantin … Please click on “read more” to discover all my favorites …

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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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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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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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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Impressions from the first day…

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: Impressions from the first day…

I invite you to share some of my today´s impressions from Watches&Wonders 2014. You will see pictures showing you the brands booths and people you might know… 

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Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: IWC Schaffhausen presents its new Portofino Ladies Watches

Live from Watches&Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong: IWC Schaffhausen presents its new Portofino Ladies Watches

In the next days I will be bringing you many information and novelties from Watches&Wonders 2014 here in Hongkong.  To start, as a teaser, I can show the first pictures of the new IWC Portofino Ladies Watches. So stay tuned!

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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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10 years Habring2 . Maria and Richard Habring celebrate their first decade with Felix.

10 years Habring2 . Maria and Richard Habring celebrate their first decade with Felix.

Felix is the name of a new wristwatch fitted with the first Habring2 in-house calibre. Listen to my interview with Richard Habring and see first exclusive pictures of the calibre A11 and Felix.

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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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NATO straps now change from status junk to OEM. Discover some of the 2014 watches officially fitted with NATO straps and the interesting story behind

NATO straps now change from status junk to OEM. Discover some of the 2014 watches officially fitted with NATO straps and the interesting story behind

Have you also pimped up your new and old wristwatches with colourful NATO straps in the last years? I did and I will continue doing it even though the NATO strap now becomes original equipment of a watch.

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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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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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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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Be sure not to miss the IWC Aquatimer SIHH-novelties 2014. They will go online here tomorrow, 1st January at 00:01 CET, just after the official embargo ends.

I invite you to discover all the new IWC Aquatimer watches with plenty of exclusive pictures, to see two exclusive HD-videos and to 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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Yesterday, Formula One driver and friend of the brand Nico Rosberg attended a unique media day held by IWC in Munich.

Yesterday, Formula One driver and friend of the brand Nico Rosberg attended a unique media day held by IWC in Munich.

During the IWC media event, the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team driver participated in a watchmaking class and demonstrated his feel for technology and precision craftsmanship. I got a face to face interview with Nico…

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Today I present you the fourth episode of the Man´s Guide to Haute Horlogerie produced together with IWC presenting you the chronograph.

Today I present you the fourth episode of the Man´s Guide to Haute Horlogerie produced together with IWC presenting you the chronograph.

The chronograph is the most underestimated watchmaking complication. Stefan Ihnen, IWC´s Technical Director, and IWC master watchmaker Christian Besser will bring it closer to you now …

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I present you episode number three of The Man´s Guide to Haute Horlogerie. The today´s star is the IWC Portuguese Sidérale Scafusia.

I present you episode number three of The Man´s Guide to Haute Horlogerie.  The today´s star is the IWC Portuguese Sidérale Scafusia.

It is the most complex wristwatch ever built by IWC. Click on “read more” to discover this stunning timepiece.

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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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