Jacob & Co Reinterprets Time with the Astronomia Tourbillon

Sometimes watches we see here at BaselWorld make us scratch our heads and wonder. The new Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon is one of those watches. To begin with – let’s be clear – this is not an astronomical watch. Instead, it is one extremely unusual and complex tourbillon that also features a rendition of…

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Tissot Pays Tribute to Motorsports with the Tissot PRS 51 Extreme at BaselWorld2014

Bringing affordability and ingenuity to the table at BaselWorld 2014, Tissot –makers of Swiss watches since 1853 – introduces the Tissot PRS 516 Extreme. This watch is today’s interpretation of the well-known 1960’s Tissot PR 516 watch, which was a tribute to motorsports of the time. That original model had a distinctive strap that integrated…

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Ulysse Nardin Never Disappoints: Introducing the Imperial Blue and the Manufacture Perpetual Calendar

A leader in watchmaking complexities and a pioneer in developing silicium and other high technologies, Ulysse Nardin is a brand we expect great things from. And this company never disappoints.  This year, it offers a host of important new timepieces, including the Imperial Blue and the Perpetual Calendar watch. Personally, I love the new Imperial…

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Freezing Antarctic Temperatures Don’t Stop Bremont: Meet the Supermarine Terra Nova at BaselWorld 2014

From a brand firmly rooted in the world of aviation, British-born and bred Bremont unveils an instrument of a different kind.  Meet the new Supermarine Terra Nova chronometer. The watch was built for a recent polar expedition, held in early 2014. Renowned polar explorer, Ben Saunders, with histeammate Tarka L’Herpiniere, walked from the well-known Scott’s Hut, located on…

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Christophe Claret Brings Out 3 New Patents with the Ingenious Maestoso Watch at BaselWorld 2014 (video)

It was only a couple of months ago that we brought you the newest creation from Christophe Claret in his line of gambling and gaming watches. Now, here at BaselWorld 2014, Claret unveils several new masterpieces: the Maestoso for men and – for the first time ever – a woman’s watch, Margot ( which we…

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He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not—Christophe Claret turns the Whimsical Game into Wrist Reality with the new Margot for Women (video)

Christophe Claret continues in his gaming concept of playful watches for the wrist – this time releasing his first ever women’s watch: Margot. Inspired by the romantic act of plucking the petals of a daisy one by one to find the answer to the riddle “He loves me, he loves me not,” Claret offers a…

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