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Form follows function: Singer Reimagined Track1 Launch Edition and Track1 Geneva Edition

If the name Singer sounds familiar to you, you probably know it from the Singer Vehicle Design, the brand that restores Porsche 911 sportscars to perfection. Of course there are also the nostalgic Singer sewing machines we have in mind,…

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OMEGA Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8 – The new Moonwatch

Like almost every year, OMEGA also in 2018 introduces a Speedmaster Special Edition. This year they celebrate 50 years of the Apollo 8 mission and surprise with a new skeletonized Moonwatch movement for their famous ‘Dark Side of the Moon’…

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​The AkriviA Atelier

Maybe the founder of the AkriviA can be called the ‘enfant terrible’ of the watch industry, but in a positive, eccentric way. We have already introduced the brand and master watchmaker Rexhep Rexhepi. He created an atelier that not too many people know…

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Float away with the new Carl F. Bucherer Manero Tourbillon Double Peripheral

At first sight, this new timepiece from Swiss watchmaker Carl F. Bucherer seems so simple and elegant, nearly inconspicuous. Sure, it is equipped with a tourbillon complication which still today remains one of the most complex technologies in watchmaking, but…

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Vacheron Constantin Overseas Dual Time and the new in-house movement calibre 5110 DT

At this years SIHH watch-fair Vacheron Constantin introduced a new model of their popular Overseas collection and now also offers a rather practical watch for traveller’s that can be worn everyday. Up until now Vacheron Constantin fans who wanted to…

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Breguet announces Partnership with Race for Water Foundation

Today at Baselworld 2018, the watch manufacture Breguet and the Race for Water Foundation announced their partnership with a special exhibition on the Swatch Group Plaza in Basel, which is also open from today. Marc A. Hayek, President of Montres Breguet…

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Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Nightlum – Back to Basics

The latest novelties from watch manufacture Bell & Ross have been rather elaborate. Now, they go back to basics for what a watch is originally made for – telling us the time. And to add some more comfort on that function, Bell & Ross…

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OMEGA Trilogy 60th Anniversary collection

In 1957 the Soviet Union launches the Sputnik-Satellite, the fashion icon Christian Dior dies, Ai Weiwei was born, and John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the first time at a church-festival and later founded the Beatles. In the same…

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Aerodynamics on the wrist – Richard Mille RM 61-01 Yohan Blake Limited Edition

An interesting thing about the Richard Mille brand is their incredible thirst for technical innovative watches, always researching on new materials for the most possible light, strong and advanced timepieces. Something else we find interesting is the fact that the…

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Here is why Breguet’s Classique Tourbillon Quantième Perpétuel 3797 breaks out into the Third Dimension

The clear readability of all functions on the dial of his watches has always been very important to watchmaker Louis-Abraham Breguet. The dial was consistently designed to dedicate each feature of the watch enough space to pay sufficient attention to…

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Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept – making mechanical timekeeping more accurate

In the past years we have noticed a growing impact of smartwatch technologies amongst the traditional mechanical watch brands. It actually all started with smart electronic technology from commercial brands, but with this trend the traditional brands have been under…

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Montblanc 1858 Collection – Montblanc takes us up to the mountains

At SIHH watch fair 2018 Montblanc has introduced a whole new range of exciting watches from their 1858 collection celebrating 160 years of the Minerva Manufacture – and dedicated them to the Mountain Explorations from the 1920s and 1930s. Last…