Nico Bandl

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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 Now, they go back to basics for what a watch is originally made for – telling us the time.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…

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar – a short story about its unique design

Form follows function. This basic principle coming from product-design and architecture might have been the major inspiration for Audemars Piguet when they first designed the Royal Oak collection in 1972. It is such a distinctive design that people with some…

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Vacheron Constantin holds on to classical watchmaking with its new FIFTYSIX collection

Whereas many brands of traditional mechanical watchmaking try to adopt new smart technology approaches, the renowned Maison Vacheron Constantin holds on to classical values. At SIHH 2018 Geneva’s oldest watch Manufacture (established 1755) introduces three new timepieces called FIFTYSIX and…

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Breguet, Vienna and Napoleon Bonaparte

We recently set out to a journey to Vienna, the capital of Austria, which is such a beautiful and vibrant city with so much historical spirit that still keeps the city alive. One historical date that stands out is no…

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The new Porsche Design Flyback Chronograph: a watch that only comes with a super sportscar

They are probably the only watches that you can buy at a car dealer, and only at a car dealer – the recently launched Porsche Design Chronograph 911 GT2 RS and Chronograph911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. The reason is the new ‘Porsche Design…

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Swisswatches Magazine on Tour – on track to the roots of Montblanc

Swisswatches Magazine is always on the go. But in August we started an adventurous journey which took us 17 days, over 7.000 Kilometres through 17 places across Europe! Our luggage: some shorts and some watches! Departure: Munich. Destination: surfers paradise…