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Baselworld 2014 Preview: 19 New Watches We’ve Seen So Far

Omega Speedmaster Mark II

Baselworld 2014 is almost upon us, and the WatchTime team will be on-site at the world's biggest watch fair to provide you up-to-the-minute coverage of the scores of new timepieces making their world debuts there. Before we dive in, here's a roundup of the watches we've reported on so far, from brands that have provided pre-Baselworld press materials on some of their new products. Follow the … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: 5 Pre-Basel Watches from Tissot, Longines, Bulgari, Maurice Lacroix, and Frédérique Constant

Bulgari Octo Chronograph

The Baselworld watch fair is about a month away, but many watch brands have already sent previews of new timepieces that they will be launching at the fair. Click on the pictures below to read my posts (along with additional photos) on five new watches from Tissot, Longines, Bulgari, Maurice Lacroix, and Frédérique Constant, all from my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]

Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Worldtimer

Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Worldtimer

Maurice Lacroix, recently acquired by Asia-focused "market services expansion group" DKSH, offered a wide array of new timepieces at this year's Baselworld. Among the additions to its Masterpiece collection is the new Masterpiece Worldtimer, a world-time watch available with two different dials with world map motifs depicting two continents. … [Read more...]

Maurice Lacroix Contributes Masterpiece Seconde Mystérieuse to Only Watch

Masterpiece Seconde Mystérieuse

Maurice Lacroix has introduced a one-of-a-kind version of its Masterpiece Seconde Mystérieuse as its contribution to the Only Watch charity auction being held in Monaco on September 28, 2013. Proceeds of the watch's auction will benefit research for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The watch will join the rest of the Only Watch 2013 collection exhibition as it tours before the auction, which will … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2013, Day Two: Maurice Lacroix, Chopard, Carl F. Bucherer

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On my second day of appointments at the 2013 Baselworld watch fair, I discovered a number of intriguing new timepieces, including a slew of “affordable luxury” pieces from Maurice Lacroix, Chopard’s second-most-complicated watch ever, and Carl F. Bucherer’s first tourbillon. … [Read more...]

Video: Maurice Lacroix Le Chronographe Squelette LE

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This 45mm chronograph is equipped with Maurice Lacroix’s manufacture movement, caliber ML 106-7. The hand-wound 16.5 ligne (36.6mm) movement is developed, manufactured and assembled in-house. Offering classic column wheel design, 1/5 second accuracy and a 60 minute counter, the movement also featured a unique, patent-pending system that reduces the effects of impacts during the interlocking and … [Read more...]

Video: Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Roue Carrée Seconde

Maurice Lacroix Roue Carree Seconde front

Maurice Lacroix’s most talked-about model in recent years has been the one that embodies the concept of “hip to be square”: the Roue Carrée (literally, “squared wheel”) from its flagship Masterpiece collection, which features a square-shaped gear wheel mounted on the dial. This year, in addition to the original version in a stainless steel case, Maurice Lacroix has released a model with … [Read more...]

Maurice Lacroix Partners with Fisker Automotive

Henrik Fisker & Maurice Lacroix's Marc Glaser

Another luxury wristwatch/luxury car co-branding deal to announce today... Maurice Lacroix has joined Fisker Automotive, makers of premium electric sports cars, for what the press release refers to as "word-wide brand-building activities." As part of the deal, the car company's founder, Henrik Fisker — who designed sports cars for BMW and Aston Martin before founding his own firm in 2007 — … [Read more...]

Back is Beautiful 2012: More Watch Wallpaper

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In our September-October issue, on sale September 11, we present our latest portfolio of photos proving that some watches look just as good from the back as from the front. Click here to download the photos — by WatchTime's Nik Schölzel and OK-Photography — as wallpaper for your desktop. … [Read more...]

Open Hearts: New Watch Wallpaper

Vulcain Golden Hear & Louis Erard 1931 Big Date GMT

Back in our April 2008 issue, we presented a photo essay of luxury mechanical watches with openworked dials, showcasing the work of ace photographer Nik Schölzel. Now we're making these shots available as downloadable desktop wallpaper for the first time. Click here to see the images, which can be enlarged with a click. … [Read more...]

Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Roue Carrée Seconde

Maurice Lacroix Roue Carree Seconde front

Maurice Lacroix's most talked-about model in recent years has been the one that embodies the concept of "hip to be square": the Roue Carrée (literally, "squared wheel") from its flagship Masterpiece collection, which features a square-shaped gear wheel mounted on the dial. This year, in addition to the original version in a stainless steel case, Maurice Lacroix has released a model with an … [Read more...]

Only Watch World Tour Runs August 30 – September 22

On September 23, the Principality of Monaco will stage the world-famous Only Watch charity watch auction. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II, 40 unique timepieces will be sold by leading horological auction house Antiquorum. Leading up to the auction, the featured timepieces will be on tour, visiting many of the world's leading collecting capitals. … [Read more...]

Breitling and Maurice Lacroix Facebook Contests Offer Great Prizes

In contests running right now, Breitling is offering a chance to get your pilot's license, or to fly with the Breitling Jet Team. Maurice Lacroix offers the lucky winner a two-week, five-city around the world trip next month with chances to meet brand ambassadors such as Sir Bob Geldof or Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. Find more information and links to the contests inside. … [Read more...]

Maurice Lacroix Launches New U.S. Distribution Under the Direction of Hartmut Kraft

Independent Swiss watch manufacture Maurice Lacroix has completed the restructuring of its North American market. Martin Bachmann, CEO of Maurice Lacroix and Hartmut Kraft, the CEO who re-launched Chronoswiss in North America, have signed an exclusive distribution agreement. … [Read more...]

Downturn Batters Watch Industry

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The evidence is mounting that the long and bitter global recession is taking a severe toll on the Swiss watch industry. With demand for watches down nearly everywhere, Swiss watch firms are cutting production and jobs. So far this year, Swiss watch firms have laid off more than 1,000 people, according to Swiss press reports. … [Read more...]

Maurice Lacroix Le Chronographe Squelette LE

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This 45mm chronograph is equipped with Maurice Lacroix's manufacture movement, caliber ML 106-7. The hand-wound 16.5 ligne (36.6mm) movement is developed, manufactured and assembled in-house. Offering classic column wheel design, 1/5 second accuracy and a 60 minute counter, the movement also featured a unique, patent-pending system that reduces the effects of impacts during the interlocking and … [Read more...]