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Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec II Marks 10 Years of the TravelTec Family

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Time flies — especially when you're watching three time zones at once, apparently. It's been 10 years since Carl F. Bucherer introduced its first TravelTec watch, equipped with both a chronograph and triple-time-zone display. At Baselworld 2015, the brand commemorated the occasion with the launch of the bigger, bolder Patravi TravelTec II. … [Read more...]


Hublot Hosts Live Art Performance at Baselworld 2015

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As it does every year, Hublot introduced an array of new timepieces at Baselworld 2015. This year, the brand also hosted one of the fair's entertainment highlights: on March 22, a selection of guests gathered to watch a "live art" performance by Brazilian artist, painter and sculptor Romero Britto and Swiss enamelist Vanessa Lecci — both of whom also collaborated on a new, limited-edition Hublot watch. … [Read more...]


Monochrome Monday: The Girard-Perregaux Tri-Axial Tourbillon (Now In White Gold)

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As with every object located on earth, a watch is subjected to several forces. Together with magnetic fields, the worst enemy of an escapement is gravity, a force strong enough to deregulate a watch if it remains constantly in the same position. Brice Goulard of Monochrome Watches writes that in order to counteract this undesirable effect, a well-known watchmaker named Abraham-Louis Breguet created the tourbillon. This was a perfect ally to pocket watches but the time of wristwatches came and … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity Limited Editions

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It was a year ago at Baselworld that Maurice Lacroix turned heads with its original Masterpiece Gravity model. This watch was especially notable as one of the first watches with an assortment fully made of silicon. But for Baselworld 2015, the brand wanted to take things farther. After all, 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the Bienne-based brand. So at Baselworld this year, Maurice Lacroix introduced its three new Masterpiece Gravity models. … [Read more...]


Bulgari Unveils Diagono Magnesium Concept Watch at Baselworld 2015

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It's not a smartwatch, but it is an "intelligent watch." So says Bulgari of its headliner timepiece at Baselworld 2015, the Bulgari Diagono Magnesium, a concept piece developed for the brand's new Diagono Magnesium collection, which offers its owner both a traditional mechanical movement and electronic access to a digital "wrist vault" full of useful data. Curious? Read on. … [Read more...]


Audio: Watch Insider Interviews 10 Watch Brand VIPs at Baselworld 2015

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"Watch Insider" Alexander Linz spent Baselworld 2015 dashing back and forth to photograph new products and interview the big hitters of the watch world. Here are links to audio files of the interviews, conducted for WatchTime’s sister blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Tudor North Flag Features the Brand’s First In-House Movement (Updated with Live Photos)

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Since its return to the U.S. market a few years ago, Tudor has made great strides in stepping out from under the shadow of its "big brother," Rolex. At this year's Baselworld, the brand took its boldest step yet: the introduction of its first manufacture movement, which debuts in an all-new collection called North Flag. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: The Ulysse Nardin Ulysse Anchor Tourbillon

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What was still only a prototype in 2014 has now become a reality. At Baselworld 2015, Ulysse Nardin brought out the Ulysse Anchor Tourbillon, a limited-edition piece. This watch is most notable for being the first with Ulysse Nardin's proprietary constant force escapement system, made entirely out of silicon. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: 3 Things to Know About the Arnold & Son Constant Force Tourbillon (Updated with Live Photos)

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At Baselworld 2015, Arnold & Son introduced the Arnold & Son Constant Force Tourbillon. From what we've seen, there are already signs that it will give watch enthusiasts more than a couple of things to talk about. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: New Rado HyperChrome Watches (Updated with Live Photos & U.S. Prices)

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Rado is known for coupling sturdy, athletic timepieces with innovative materials and designs, and the brand’s new models for Baselworld are no exception. This year at Baselworld Rado introduces several new additions to its HyperChrome collection. … [Read more...]


Dive Watch Wednesday: Our Top Five Dive Watches From Baselworld 2015

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Whilst the impact and potential of the smartwatch certainly dominated many of the discussions at Baselworld 2015, one watch category in particular has already witnessed the rise of a digital instrument capable of doing so much more than just indicating time. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Blancpain L-evolution Tourbillon Carrousel (Updated with Live Photos)

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One of Blancpain’s highlights at this year’s Baselworld is the L-evolution Tourbillon Carrousel, a highly complicated piece with a futuristic dial and case design to match. Tourbillons and carrousels both rotate their cages within a movement, but understanding them can also get your head spinning. So let’s take a moment to break down the differences between them. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: The Tissot Vintage Collection (Updated with Live Photo)

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In time for Baselworld, Tissot has launched a new collection of affordable luxury watches. The Tissot Vintage watches, for men and women, include automatic and quartz movements and fine engraving work on the dial. What's more, the automatic models make use of Tissot's in-house movement. Here's a look at the men's versions. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Breguet Tradition Automatique Seconde Rétrograde 7097

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Among Breguet's new releases at Baselworld 2015 is the Tradition Automatique Seconde Rétrograde 7097, which makes use of the open design of the Tradition collection and includes a new retrograde seconds hand. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Ball Watch’s Ball for BMW TimeTrekker

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Ball Watch has a long history that links the brand to transportation. After all, its eponymous founder, Webb C. Ball, made his name by creating timing instruments for the American railroads. One contemporary way that the brand connects to these roots is through its partnership with BMW. At this year's Baselworld, Ball Watch brought out a new piece for the special collection: the Ball for BMW TimeTrekker. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Blancpain Villeret Grand Date (Updated with Live Photos)

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At Baselworld 2015, Blancpain adds a new watch to the Villeret Collection: the Blancpain Villeret Grand Date. It will be the first big-date watch in the Villeret line, and it recasts a caliber that Blancpain presented in 2005. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Longines Conquest Classic Moonphase (Updated with Live Photos and Prices)

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The Longines Conquest Classic Moonphase, debuting at Baselworld 2015 this week, adds a new complication to the brand's Classic Conquest collection. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Introducing The First Skeletonized TAG Heuer Carrera

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Over the years, TAG Heuer has introduced a bevy of variations on its flagship watch model, the Carrera, but none quite so avant-garde as the one the Swiss brand introduced this week at Baselworld 2015. The TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 01 — a new take on the classic Carrera design that TAG Heuer says will represent the backbone of the collection going forward. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: New Hamilton Ventura “Elvis80″ and Worldtimer Chrono (Updated with Live Photos)

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Among the new Hamilton watches released at the world's biggest watch fair this week: the Hamilton Ventura Elvis80, in honor of the King of Rock 'n' Roll's 80th birthday; and the Hamilton Chrono Worldtimer, an aviator-friendly new world-time watch. … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Hublot’s New Big Bang Ferrari Models (Updated with Live Photos and Prices)

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Hublot's new Big Bang Ferrari, which premiere this week at Baselworld 2015, comes in two different color combinations. Both versions have Ferrari characteristics that Hublot had not previously used, but are still distinctly Hublot in design. These new Big Bang Ferrari models join the growing family of watches made in the three-year-old partnership between Hublot and Ferrari. That partnership had its highlight so far in 2013, when Hublot introduced the MP-05 LaFerrari, a mechanical watch with … [Read more...]