Baselworld 2017 By the Numbers; And The Good, Bad, Ugly and Bright of the Show

Well the dust has settled so to speak on Baselworld 2017. I like to wait a week before I write my wrap-ups because it takes some time to reflect back on the eight-day marathon of endurance and excitement. This year’s Baselworld was an interesting one from many perspectives. Here, we bring you the low-down on…

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Oil Rigs for the Wrist? Meet the Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater

Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater

A few years ago I remember being blown away by a watch I saw that featured an oil rig on its dial. Not just any oil rig, but an automaton, as well. Now, Ulysse Nardin unveils a watch with an alluring, incredibly large 18-karat gold oil rig smack in the middle of the dial of…

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Storage Wars: Winning USB Keys from Baselworld 2017

Storage Wars winners Baselworld 2017: Louis Moinet, MB&F, Manufacture Royale.

This year marks the fifth year we have written about our favorite USB keys dispensed by brands at the top shows. Earlier in the year we brought you a look at the winning storage sticks from the January SIHH exhibition. Now, we take a look at the winners of the Baselworld 2017 exhibition. Because most of…

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Faberge’ Unveils Revolutionary Visionnaire Chronograph, Pre-Baselworld 2017

Faberge Visionnaire Chronograph

  It’s no secret that the House of Faberge has pulled out all the stops with its inventive timepieces – often turning to designers and master minds outside of the House for added technical mastery. In fact, since its revival on the scene, the brand regularly turns to he master mind Jean-Marc Wiederrecht of Agenhor…

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Up Close with the Louis Moinet Metropolis Watch (Review)

Louis Moinet Metropolis in steel retails for about CHF 10,900

In the development and planning of haute horology and the blue printing of architectural structures, many similarities can be found. Fundamental components such as space, interplay of lighting, materials, etc all come into play. With the development of the striking Louis Monet Metropolis watch (first seen at SIHH and now at Baselworld 2017), the master…

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Baselworld 2017: Carl F. Bucherer Unveils Lady Manero Peripheral Watch

The Carl F. Bucherer Manero Peripheral women's watch is offered in white mother of pearl as well as chocolate brown mother of pearl.

We know it’s another big year for women’s watches and boy do we have some beauties to show you when we are back. However, for now we want to yell out kudos to Carl F. Bucherer for creating a peripheral rotor watch for women. The technical Carl F. Bucherer Manero Peripheral watch is powered by…

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