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ochs und junior offers open-ended customization

Unlimited options ochs und junior offers open-ended customization

ochs und junior offers open-ended customization of Ludwig Oechslin’s rigorously simple watches to its clients. The size, materials, colors and more can be defined in direct dialogue with CEO Beat Weinmann. This is not the standard level of customization in which the client selects predetermined options. The client can bring new ideas to the table and ochs und junior uses its manufacturing expertise to realize them.

Business

German Watch Museum Glashütte pays tribute to the Glashütte Supply System

Special Exhibition opens with guests from all over Germany German Watch Museum Glashütte pays tribute to the Glashütte Supply System

June 5, 2014 saw the opening of a special exhibition at the German Watch Museum Glashütte, entitled “Glashütte Cottage Industry: A Flourishing Supply System”. More than eighty guests from the region’s political and business communities, representatives of the city of Glashütte and its watchmakers, witnesses to the history of watchmaking, lenders and watch connoisseurs from all over Germany followed the invitation of the museum.

Society

Let the Youth Olympic Games begin!

OMEGA: the timekeeper Let the Youth Olympic Games begin!

OMEGA has served as Official Timekeeper of the Youth Olympic Games since the inaugural edition in Singapore in 2010 and will again be on hand at every venue to time, measure, record, display and distribute the results of each competition for all 28 sports, including the programme’s two newest events, golf and rugby.

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High-end music box: The MusicMachine2 (MM2)

Anything but traditional High-end music box: The MusicMachine2 (MM2)

With its spaceship-like design, rock and sci-fi melodies and innovative resonance soundboard, MusicMachine 2 (MM2) boldly goes where no music box has gone before. Underneath its futuristic guise, MM2 features all the traditional elements of a beautifully-crafted, high-end music box. That’s no surprise as it’s made by REUGE, the music box manufacturer with nearly 150 years of expertise and experience.

Law

Swatch Group versus Tiffany & Co., New York

Decision in favor of Swatch Group Swatch Group versus Tiffany & Co., New York

The NAI Netherlands Arbitration Institute passed judgement in the lawsuit Swatch Group vs Tiffany & Co.: Tiffany & Co. is sentenced to pay Swatch Group damages totalling CHF 402 million. The counter-claim of Tiffany & Co. is integrally dismissed.

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Roger Rügger - Point of No Return

IWC GST Aquatimer Roger Rügger - Point of No Return

He is THE expert when it comes to diver’s watches. On his extensive website www.rruegger.ch, Roger Rüegger gives a unique overview of diver’s watches. The extensive and very interesting test reports are obligatory reading for connoisseurs! Many of his photographs connected with texts, which are objectively sound and based on facts convey a very good impression of the tested watches.

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Blackwatch

BASELWORLD 2013: Luminox launches timepieces for Space

The Essential Gear BASELWORLD 2013: Luminox launches timepieces for Space

Luminox announces the Pilot Professional, one in a series of four designs in the new SXC Space Collection slated for release this fall. Designed with input from test pilots and astronauts and with them in mind, the Pilot Professional is an analog watch with digital windows, multi-function capabilities and the added advantage of Luminox Light Technology. The Swiss Analog-Digital movement employed is the standard for pilots worldwide.

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Blancpain: Burglary attempt at the Blaincpain X Fathoms exhibition

Efficient intervention of the security company Blancpain: Burglary attempt at the Blaincpain X Fathoms exhibition

A burglary attempt occurred yesterday night the Blaincpain X Fathoms exhibition at “Cité du Temps” in Geneva. Fortunately, nobody was hurt during the robbery.

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TrustedWatch begin their watch competition

Win a Frédérique Constant luxury watch! TrustedWatch begin their watch competition

Starting immediately, TrustedWatch will be holding a monthly watch competition in which the participants can win elegant and high-quality watches. During the next few months, luxury watches by Frédérique Constant Genève, Omega, and Rolex, as well as many other watch manufacturers will be up for grabs on TrustedWatch.