Jacob & Co. Unveils the all-new Palatial Watch Collection

This year, Jacob & Co. came on strong at BaselWorld with a huge new exhibition space in Hall 1 and an entirely new watch and jewelry unveiling.  Top among the new lines is the Palatial collection: Palatial Jump hour; retrograde minute; tourbillon. Also in the line:  big dates and extra-thin automatics. Each Palatial complicated watch…

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Introducing the Louis Moinet Jules Verne Instrument III

Louis Moinet releases its Jules Verne Instrument III monopusher chronograph, inspired by Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. The new piece features a patent-pending for the chronograph function indicator. According to Jules Verne descendent, Jean-Michel Verne, “The distinctive chronograph indicator signals which function has been selected: start, stop or reset. Its design is inspired by…

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BaselWorld 2013: Introducing Bulgari’s Il Giardino Tropicale

Here at BaselWorld 2013, spring is in full bloom — not only outside, but in the halls, as well, as many watch brands unveil timepieces inspired by nature.  One such example is the stunning new Bulgari “Il Giardino Tropicale” Tourbillon timepiece. Not only does the watch beautifully depict a tropical garden on the wrist, but…

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Three Really Nice Perpetual Calendar Watches from BaselWorld 2013

Easily one of the hottest complications here at BaselWorld 2013 this year is the perpetual calendar wristwatch. A sophisticated complexity, these watches track so much more than the minutes and hours. One of the top feats of watchmaking, perpetual calendar wristwatches typically hold anywhere from 300 to 600 pieces in their complex movements – and…

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Introducing the Hautlence HL2.0 new Watches at BaselWorld 2013

Hautlence unveils a new model in its Concepts d’exception – HL2.0 collection here at BaselWorld 2013. The HL2.0 models – designed and developed completely in house — display half-trailing jumping hours, retrograde minutes, and a power-reserve indicator in bold and brazen fashion.  The newest watches in this series – the HL2.1, HL2.2, and HL2.3– are…

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HYT Unveils New Hydro Mechanics Watch at BaselWorld 2-13

The revolutionary watch that utilizes fluid to tell time (just unveiled to the world last year) has a new generation already. Indeed, HYT, Hydro Mechanical Horologist, takes BaselWorld 2013 as its opportunity to introduce the new H2. This new second generation watch was created by HYT in cooperation with APRP — led by the renowned…

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