Swiss Watch Making Industry …Update March 2017

Finally after 20 months of subdued numbers the Swiss Watch industry exports saw their first monthly rise in March . Their value stood at 1.6 billion Swiss francs, 7.5% higher than in March 2016. This small spike up could be due to the base effect…

Glashütte Original Senator Excellence Perpetual Calendar

Glashütte the German brand has released Glashütte Original Senator Perpetual Calendar their new collection in red gold and steel.In addition to the essential features of a good perpetual calendar, Senator Excellence Perpetual Calendar also points out in its sphere the lunar phase . It has an…

Zenith Defy El Primero 21

Zenith was the first  to introduce an automatic chronograph in 1969 . They named it El Primero  ( El Primero means “first” in Esperanto ) 2017 Defy El Primero caliber 9004 has a COSC-certified in-house movement driving a hundredth of a second display by means…

Oris Big Crown 1917 Limited Edition

The Oris Big Crown 1917 Limited Edition is an historic watch and a charming reminder of Oris’s rich watchmaking heritage the new model celebrates the discovery of its first pilot’s wristwatch with a special limited edition piece made in homage to the original. Like the original…

Breguet Marine Équation Marchante 5887

 A.L. Breguet became a member of the Board of Longitude in 1814 and the following year gained an official appointment as chronometer-maker to the French Navy. He entered the French Academy of Sciences in 1816 as a full member, and received the Chevalier of the Legion…

Jacob & Co. Astronomia Solar

Jacob & Co. introduced at Baselworld 2017 the Astronomia Solar featuring on its aventurine background the 7 planets of our solar system: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus.In the Astronomia Solar, all eight planets in the solar system are given a place on the…

Patek Philippe Ref. 5320G

Patek Philippe’s Ref. 5320G is inspired from several historical predecessors. This new complication watch has the same face that has been Patek Philippe’s paragon for perpetual calendars since 1941: a double aperture for the day and month displays at 12 o’clock and a subsidiary dial…

Casio MRGG2000HT-1A

Casio collaborated with third generation master metal craftsman Bihou Asano,and created the MRGG2000HT-1A. Each bezel is individually hammered  using the Tsu-i-ki technique with a Kasumi finish: a traditional craft method that creates unique relief patterns through hammering. The colors found in the bezel and on…

Hublot Classic Fusion Place Vendome Titanium

A new store on the Place Vendôme in Paris inspired Hublot’s latest version of the Classic Fusion timepiece. Replicating the bronze color of the Vendôme Column, the oxidized look of the dial gives the watch a casual, well-worn appeal. The watch pays tribute to the famous…

Baselworld 2017 Editors Picks

2017 was the 100th year since its inaugural trade show back in 1917. Typically hosts over 100,000 people every year. Baselworld is universally recognized as the most important showcase event for the sector. As the microcosm of the watch and jewelry industry, Baselworld is the focal…