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Tissot Racing-Touch Released

Tissot Racing-Touch watches are finally released. As some of you may remember, we had an exclusive preview of these new Tissot’s models a couple of months ago. Now it’s time to take a closer look at the new design and functionalities, and see the new additions in this year’s line of Tissot watches. What immediately […]

The new Interpido collection from Franc Villa

The new Interpido collection from Franc Villa was unveiled at BaselWorld. What makes it really interesting is that this collection uses the exclusive new nanotechnology materials, and features a novel watchcase design. The collection embraces two basic models, a tourbillon and a chronograph with complete calendar. Both models are crafted using two new materials borrowed […]

Breitling Chronomat GMT

Breitling has finally released a new model equipped with their innovative Caliber 04. As any of Breitling’s movements, this one is also officially COSC certified and sports a great number of functions. The new movement is based on patent-pending auto centering device for the zero-resetting hammers and offers complications such as column wheel chronograph, GMT […]

Patek Philippe Ladies First Split Seconds Chronograph.

Patek Philippe presented a number of brand new models at the BaselWorld trade show. One of the most beautiful of them is this women’s piece crafted in rose gold, the Ladies First Split Seconds Chronograph. Patek Philippe is one of the rare companies that produce highly complicated watches for women. In recent years, there is […]

Casio Oceanus OCW-T1000D

Casio just introduced the new Oceanus solar-powered radio-controlled watch. The watch was officially unveiled at BaselWorld where the audience had a chance to meet all of the powerful and easy-to-use functions this watch has to offer. As any other piece from the Casio’s Oceanus line, the new watch boasts trendy and sporty European design, completed […]

Hublot Big Bang Leopard

Hublot just unveiled their brand new ladies’ timepiece, endowed with leopard pattern and andalusites, smoked quartz and baguette citrine. The wild new extravagant piece is ultimately sexy and eye catching, but it is very hard for me not to notice the obvious resemblance to one of the (in)famous Rolex watches – Daytona with leopard dial, […]

New Brand – Moritz & Grossmann – Benu Watch

Moritz & Grossmann is a new watch making company that just debuted at BaselWorld. The company was named after the inventive German watchmaker who lived from 1826 to 1885. Moritz Grossmann was a creator of some of the most prestigious pocket watches, chronometers, and pendulum clocks, which are still very much desired among the collectors. […]

TAG Heuer New Concept Watch Mikrotimer Flying 1000 Chrono

TAG Heuer finally revealed their new concept watch. The new Mikrotimer Flying 1000 Chrono represents a major milestone in watchmaking history presenting an innovative chronograph technology that has been kept a secret for the last couple of months. Until yesterday, the new concept was the brand’s most secret project, known under the name Apollo Project. […]

Breitling for Bentley, Bentley Barnato

Breitling for Bentley just issued two new special chronographs named in honor of the one of the most famous Bentley drivers who won three consecutive editions of the Le Mans 24 hours (1928, 1929 and 1930). Joel Woolf Barnato was a British financier and race driver, one of the “Bentley Boys” of the 1920s. The […]

Raketa, Russia’s Oldest Watch Factory at BaselWorld 2011

Russia’s oldest factory founded in 1721 is the Petrodvorets Watch Factory. It is famous for producing the Raketa brand watches since 1962. The factory was founded by Peter the Great in 1721 as the Peterhof Lapidary Works, and first used to make the hardstone carvings. The factory started to produce wristwatches in 1942, and the […]