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The Jewel in the Crown Introducing the All-New Classics Manufacture Worldtimer

This watch could be Frederique Constant’s “crowning” glory and is almost certain to become one of the fastest selling watches the company has ever produced. With jaw-dropping good looks and unbelievably easy functionality, the new Classics Manufacture Worldtimer will, without doubt, be in great demand in 2013.

The attraction of the moon A. Lange & Söhne combines astronomy and precision watchmaking

The moon has always been irresistibly fascinating for people all over the world. So much so that it became the reference for the passage of time and a focus of scientific analysis. In the 18th century, Dresden was not only a centre of precision watchmaking but also a hub of celestial observation and lunar research – of selenography, to be precise, the systematic mapping of the moon's surface.

160th anniversary of Tissot Historical time: The Tissot Pendant 1878

Following the opening of its first Tissot Boutique in the prestigious GUM emporium in Moscow as well as in celebration of its 160th anniversary that Tissot has partly reached thanks to that very important market, it decided to honour their bond with Russia by re-creating the Tissot Pendant of 1878.

The grand creation of a grand complication The Patek Philippe Referenz 6002 Sky Moon Tourbillon

During the 174 years since it was founded, Patek Philippe has demonstrated its expertise in the entire spectrum of horological complications. Impressive manifestations of this competence include the Calibre 89 presented in 1989. With 33 complications, it holds the world record as the most complicated portable mechanical watch.

Homage to the archetypal of the Greek islands Hublot presents two new limited editions

Following on from the glowing success of the first Classic Fusion Mykonos limited edition created by Hublot in 2012 with its partner and Greek friend Flamme Hellas and Gofas in Mykonos, the luxury Swiss watch brand is unveiling two new models for summer 2013: even more precious, crafted entirely from gold or two-colour titanium and gold, like the surface of the sea which shimmers like gold under the Mykonos sun ...

The latest addition to its Tourbillon collection Ulysse Nardin seduces with Royal Ruby

An explosion of red erupts in the Royal Ruby Tourbillon, drawing upon the force of this precious gemstone to make a seductive, dramatic statement. Enhancing the timepiece’s fiery beauty is the bold spark of red across the face of the dial, catching the eye of its wearer to reveal the complex flying tourbillon mechanism.

Saxon Splendour A. Lange & Söhne shows the SAXONIA AUTOMATIK

The SAXONIA AUTOMATIC set with brilliants and equipped with a particularly thin automatic movement, which is now arriving in the boutiques, unites masterly craftsmanship and timeless elegance. Two traits that are also attributes of the masterpieces of Saxon baroque architecture.

Watches with astronomical indications Arnold & Son: The HM Perpetual Moon

In true Arnold & Son tradition of watches with astronomical indications, the brand has released one of the most alluring and precise moonphase watches. The HM Perpetual Moon, with one of the biggest moonphase apertures on the market, rightfully joins the Arnold & Son Royal Collection.

The first watch to indicate your time the way you want it Extraordinary: The Hublot MP-02 KEY OF TIME

The MP collection is dedicated to complication watches and extraordinary movements, which are the fruit of cutting-edge research in the field of mechanics and engineering. The appearance of this new collection was made possible by Hublot reinforcing its manufacture's workforce with a team of 30 staff of the highest level, entirely dedicated to Grand Complications.

Elegance Aboard Remarkable tradition: The special Concorso edition of the LANGE 1 TIME ZONE

This timepiece seems to feel exceptionally at ease in the company of precious automotive icons. It certainly cuts a good figure both at the wheel of a 100-year-old Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Austrian Alpine Trials Car and in a present-day BMW i8. There's something that the time-zone watch with the prominent outsize date does not reveal at first sight: it is heir to a tradition that dates farther back than the history of the automobile.

Powered by the OMEGA Co-Axial calibres 9300/9301 BASELWORLD 2013: The OMEGA Speedmaster ’57 Co-Axial Chronograph

Since it was launched some 56 years ago, the OMEGA Speedmaster has defined the classic chronograph. It is rugged and reliable and has a timeless design. And while it has been distinguished by its association with numerous missions in space, including all six lunar landings, it was born more than a decade before the first human beings set foot on the Moon.

Hublot's pure DNA BASELWORLD 2013: Presenting the Big Bang Unico

The iconic design of the Big Bang has evolved to contain the UNICO, a column wheel chronograph movement with a dual horizontal coupling visible on the dial side, designed, developed and produced entirely within the Hublot manufacture workshops.

A divine gem for the wrist BASELWORLD 2013: The Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 7121

Patek Philippe's collection of moon-phase watches for ladies welcomes a newcomer. This year, it is the new Calatrava Ref. 7121, which features a sparkling Milky Way with 66 brilliantcut diamonds on the bezel. It is a classic and seductive creation that turns any time of day into enchanting moments.

An iconic collections feminine signature BASELWORLD 2013: The Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Lady

The new Vintage 1945 Lady from Girard-Perregaux confidently assumes the collection’s identity codes to reveal its feminine side. Dressed in steel delicately hemmed with two rows of diamonds, the watch harmonizes the straight lines and curves inherited from the aesthetic of the early twentieth century. The Art Deco inspiration infused into every last detail of its lines seems to come straight out of the present time.

The Zenith Pilot collection BASELWORLD 2013: Three new watch models

Three other new models round out the exceptional 2013 Zenith Pilot range. The first, the Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 Annual Calendar, is equipped with a high-precision El Primero 4054 B movement, an evolution of the famous El Primero chronograph (36,000 vibrations per hour) produced in-house by the Manufacture for over 40 years.

Retro-futuristic design BASELWORLD 2013: The Steampunk Chrono by RJ-Romain Jerome

The Titanic-DNA collection welcomes five new colourful and sporty timepieces. Adopting all the signature aesthetic codes of the collection, the Steampunk Chrono Colours brighten up the Titanic-DNA collection with their retro-futuristic design. They have even inspired a new collection of accessories.

An officer and a gentleman BASELWORLD 2013: The Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 5227

For decades, the Calatrava – the prototype of the classic round wristwatch, including its Officer'sstyle variations with dust covers over the case back – has ranked among the most iconic creations of Patek Philippe. Uniting the key characteristics of this watch family, the new Calatrava Ref. 5227 now features a display back protected with a separate dust cover. The special twist: The entire hinge is on the inside of the cover, making it invisible even to the connoisseur.

The inspiration of contemporary mechanical watchmaking BASELWORLD 2013: The Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Worldtimer

With its international elegance and appeal, the new Masterpiece Worldtimer watch concentrates in its 42 mm diameter all the sophistication of travel, the call of distant horizons, the mastery of a world in perpetual movement.

60 years of diving BASELWORLD 2013: Blancpain presents the Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe version

Since its creation in 1953, the Fifty Fathoms by Blancpain has been the archetypal modern diver’s watch. 60 years on, two new models join a fabulous lineage that has earned iconic status. The vintage-inspired Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe presented in a 2013 men’s and women’s version incorporates the latest watch industry developments with the silicon balance-spring.

Feel the need for speed BASELWORLD 2013: The Class-1 Automatic Chronograph Skeleton of Edox

It’s the ultimate adrenalin rush on water - powering through the ocean at more than 200kmh, racing neck and neck with rivals in the Class-1 World Powerboat Championships. Racers need nerves of steel, superb seamanship and complete trust in their stateof- the-art craft to compete in a sport where split-second timing could be the difference between winning or losing - or life and death.

Exquisite Elegance BASELWORLD 2013: The new Senator Tourbillon

For BASELWORLD 2103, German high-end watchmaker Glashütte Original celebrates fine mechanical watches with the exceptional new Senator Tourbillon. The new model places the Flying Tourbillon, developed by Glashütte watchmaker Alfred Helwig in 1920, within the elegant frame of a contemporary redesign of the Saxon manufactory’s classic Senator series.

The fusion of Antiquity and Modernity BASELWORLD 2013: The Hublot Antikythera SunMoon

The Antikythera mechanism is one of the most mysterious objects in the history of civilisation. Discovered in Greek waters in 1901, it is considered the first "astronomical calculator" in the history of humanity, and dates back to the 2nd century BC(sometime between 150 and 100 BC.).

It may be the smallest table clock in the range BASELWORLD 2013: The Stellaris by Erwin Sattler

The stunning high-precision movement is equipped with a Swiss escapement and a gear stopwork, also known simply as the stopwork. This limits the power reserve to exactly eight days, cleverly using the middle tension of the mainspring and allowing for the most precise rate of the movement.

To celebrate the 275th anniversary BASELWORLD 2013: The Loving Butterfly

Time appears to stand still as a precious cherub glides across the hours, driven by a butterfly. Is it fantasy or reality? An invitation to travel, or a magical return to the tenderness of childhood? Rediscovered in an ancient volume dedicated to the works of Jaquet-Droz, the sketch of this motif had previously been traced on only one other occasion, dating back to the height of the Age of Enlightenment, by one of the legendary automata created by Pierre Jaquet-Droz.

An original combination and a fascinating kinetic contrast BASELWORLD 2013: The Blancpain Tourbillon Carrousel

The tourbillon and the carrousel (karussel) are two of the major devices aimed at reducing gravity-related effects on the running of the movement. For the first time in horological history, Blancpain introduces a wristwatch combining these two regulators.

A successful symbiosis of aesthetics and precision BASELWORLD 2013: The Senator Chronometer Regulator

Ästhetics. Elegance. Perfection. These words are brought to mind at first sight of the Senator Chronometer Regulator from Glashütte Original. The new timepiece unites the classic regulator display with an officially certified manual winding chronometer movement in a satisfying and successful way.

The rare craft of enameling BASELWORLD 2013: The Classico Serpent

Void of any modern technology and executed only by master craftsmen, enameling is a refined, centuries-old technique brought forth by few and prized by many. With a 25-year legacy of producing enamel-dial timepieces with the famed Donzé Cadrans, and deeply valuing the discipline, Ulysse Nardin acquired the manufacturer in 2012.

The figures speak for themselves: 1,185 baguette diamonds BASELWORLD 2013: The Classic Fusion Haute Joaillerie


This is the major Haute Joaillerie piece to be presented by Hublot at BaselWorld 2013. A watch whose skeleton tourbillon movement, developed and produced entirely in the Hublot Manufacture workshops, is fully set with baguette diamonds, including its openworked dial, designed to reveal the fine mechanics.

The ultimate tribute to the creativity and historic expertise of the master craftsmen BASELWORLD 2013: The Charming Bird of Jaquet-Droz

At the heart of the legend created by Pierre Jaquet-Droz in his manufactory in La Chaux-de-Fonds, birds play an enchanting role in these legendary timepieces. Whether purely decorative or conceived as genuine singing automata, they have been part of the brand’s creative adventure for nearly three centuries and now continue to delight of each of their admirers.

The fascination of timeless elegance and sparkling diamonds BASELWORLD 2013: La Grande Classique de Longines 100 Diamonds

La Grande Classique de Longines 100 Diamonds maintains all the characteristics of the original creations of this emblematic collection but now combines the classical elegance of those ultra-slim models with the sparkle of 100 diamonds. These new timepieces are dedicated to ladies who appreciate timeless elegance with a touch of sparkling refinement.

Worldwide horizons BASELWORLD 2013: The Breitling for Bentley B05 Unitime

For those who view travel as an art of living, Breitling for Bentley has created the Bentley B05 Unitime, a worldtime chronograph powered by an innovative Manufacture Breitling movement with a patented mechanism. Thanks to its double-disc system, this instrument boasting unprecedented user friendliness enables instant reading at any given moment of the time in all 24 timezones.

A newly designed coachwork BASELWORLD 2013: The Breguet Classique Chronographe 5287

Breguet’s watchmakers decided to introduce the reference 5287 to honour a legendary movement by giving the calibre 533.3 – initially known as 2310 – a newly designed coachwork. Indeed, it would be difficult to offer this Hand-wound chronograph movement without drawing on the past for it has long been the motor of the finest watches of other brands.

In praise of the essence of feminine sporting elegance BASELWORLD 2013: The Admiral’s Cup Legend 38 Chronograph

Already known for its elegant, feminine and refined character, it now also adopts a resolutely sporting attitude. Beating to the tune of a chronograph movement, the Admiral’s Cup Legend 38 Chronograph welcomes a new complication to this prestigious line. An extremely glamorous horological composition skillfully orchestrated around an immediately recognizable twelve-sided case.

The latest addition to theTourbillon collection of Ulysse Nardin BASELWORLD 2013: The Royal Ruby Tourbillon

An explosion of red erupts in the Royal Ruby Tourbillon, drawing upon the force of this precious gemstone to make a seductive, dramatic statement. Enhancing the timepiece’s fiery beauty is the bold spark of red across the face of the dial, catching the eye of its wearer to reveal the complex flying tourbillon mechanism.

Linear time expressed in the feminine mode BASELWORLD 2013: The CORUM Ti-Bridge Lady

Radiating its customary linearity and transparency, the famous Ti-Bridge by Corum introduces its first feminine model: the Ti-Bridge Lady. Held in place by four diamondset cross-bars, its horizontal baguette movement is exquisitely framed by an original white ceramic case, creating a subtle chemistry between the distinctive tonneau shape of the Bridges collection and an elegantly slender design.

Keeping time with meridians BASELWORLD 2013: The Breitling for Bentley B04 GMT

A watch for businessmen as well as all those with a taste for accomplishments who live and communicate across all longitudes, the new Bentley B04 GMT stands out for its extremely functional dual timezone system, combined with a highperformance selfwinding chronograph.

A resolutely Corum triptych BASELWORLD 2013: The Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Regatta

As a longstanding partner of the most prestigious regattas and leading sailors such as Loïck Peyron and Ben Ainslie, the development of a caliber combining a countdown function with a chronograph was a logical step for the fine watchmaking brand, Corum. This has now been accomplished in the new Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Regatta, equipped with a regatta function entirely developed by Corum.

A world first for the new Ti-Bridge BASELWORLD 2013: The CORUM Ti-Bridge Automatic Dual Winder

The latest addition to the Bridges collection by Corum, the Ti-Bridge Automatic Dual Winder, heralds a new chapter in watchmaking history. Perfectly in tune with the collection’s linear architecture, the new Dual Winder system of the automatic CO 207 caliber – designed, developed and patented by Corum – derives its energy from two interconnected inline oscillating weights. A world first for this avant-garde timepiece.

The Tazio Nuvolari–Vanderbilt Cup cult collection BASELWORLD 2013: NAKED convinces!

1936 – Tazio Nuvolari drives his 12-cylinder Alfa Romeo 300 miles to an extraordinary triumph on the Roosevelt Raceway in New York State. Tazio and his Vanderbilt Cup make racing history.

Launch of the Industry’s Best Perpetual Calendar Timepiece to Date BASELWORLD 2013: Introducing the Black Toro made by Ulysse Nardin

For centuries, perpetual calendar timepieces have existed. Yet it was in 1996 that Ulysse Nardin brought to market the world’s most functional perpetual calendar. Created by the master of watch innovation, Ludwig Oechslin, the timepiece, named the Perpetual Ludwig, marked a major milestone in watchmaking history.

The 150th years anniversary of Saratoga Race Course BASELWORLD 2013: Concord launches Saratoga Chronograph in Black PVD

This year, Saratoga Race Course is celebrating its 150th birthday. August 1863 saw the opening of Saratoga Race Course and simultaneously witnessed the official “inauguration” of thoroughbred racing. The two have become inseparable and together now embody America's oldest continuous racing tradition at the nation’s oldest sporting venue.

The dynamic manufacture ANTOINE MARTIN BASELWORLD 2013: The new perpetual calendar OPEN DIAL

After the successful launch of the QUANTIÈME PERPÉTUEL AU GRAND BALANCIER collection in 2012, the dynamic manufacture from central switzerland introduces a new model with a partially cut-out dial, giving the watch a subtile technical touch.

A highly complicated watch BASELWORLD 2013: The Breguet Reine de Naples TAG/NACHT 8998

Among the timepieces Breguet produces, those in the Reine de Naples collection have always been noted for lapsing into poetry. This impression is no doubt due to the unique shape of the case, which symbolises the origin of life, but it could also be because it is a collection in which each highly complicated watch is made only for women.

Paying tribute to the female clientele BASELWORLD 2013: Jade Reveals First Ulysse Nardin Manufactured Caliber Essentially for Ladies

Ulysse Nardin launches its first in-house designed and produced self-winding caliber for women’s watches, paying tribute to the female clientele who appreciate its quest for innovation. Unique in its concept, it is designed and built in such a way that it does not call for pushing or pulling of the crown to set the date and time, meaning NO MORE damage to the ladies' manicure.

A new aesthetically-pleasing performance BASELWORLD 2013: The Petite Heure Minute Relief Seasons

The magnificence of birds, and especially the blue songbirds of his native Swiss Jura, has always captivated Pierre Jaquet-Droz. From the beginning, the watchmaker from La Chaux-de-Fonds has paid tribute to the fascinating and graceful crystalline song of these creatures using the most advanced techniques of the age to render the beauty of the plumage, the density of the colors, and the mysterious depth of their gaze.

Unmistakable DNA BASELWORLD 2013: A whole new take on the Concord C1 Chronograph

Six years after the successful launch of its rugged C1 Chronograph, Concord has taken the new C1 into a whole other dimension. Slimmer and sexier, larger and leaner, the C1 has undergone a radical makeover in both look and constitution, while retaining the unmistakable DNA of the brand and its heritage.

An outstanding timepiece BASELWORLD 2013: The Breguet Classique La Musicale 7800

The reference 7800 Classique “La Musicale” watch aroused a great deal of comment when it first came out, because apart from telling the time, it also houses a remarkable patented musical mechanism. Today the Breguet manufacturing company is happy to introduce a new version of this outstanding timepiece.

A spectacular new moon phase display BASELWORLD 2013: The Perpetual Calendar Eclipse of Jaquet Droz

The Eclipse, a poetic masterpiece of Fine Watchmaking, is one of the brand’s most iconic timepieces. This year, Jaquet Droz craftsmen in La Chaux-de-Fonds masterfully paired the moon phase complication, which displays the fascinating cycles of the night of the sky on the dial, with the Perpetual Calendar: a finely orchestrated union which raises these two complications to a new level of elegance.

The Breitling for Bentley spirit BASELWORLD 2013: Bentley B06 - A highly exclusive chronograph

A perfect emblem of the Breitling for Bentley spirit, the new Bentley B06 chronograph weds sophisticated aesthetics with Manufacture Breitling Calibre B06. It is distinguished by its ingenious “30-second chronograph” system, inspired by a Breitling patent dating from 1926 and based on a central hand sweeping around the dial in half a minute – thereby ensuring extremely accurate 1/8th second time readings.

A worthy successor to the first Zenith aviator’s watches BASELWORLD 2013: The new Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 GMT

The French term “montre d’aéronef” (onboard watch) is an apt name for these instruments specially developed for aviation, a field in which the conditions of use were considerably more demanding than elsewhere and severely tested the mechanisms.

Record: 50-day power reserve! BASELWORLD 2013: The Hublot Masterpiece MP-05 LaFerrari

We are in the world of the exceptional. The MP-05 “LaFerrari” represents a very special series, entirely designed and developed by the Hublot Manufacture engineers and watchmakers in tribute to "LaFerrari”. In a demonstration and testimony that lives up to the car, it has achieved a historic record with its 50-day power reserve. It is also the watch with the most watchmaking components created to date by Hublot (637).

The world’s first wristwatch with a dual frequency locator beacon BASELWORLD 2013: The Breitling Emergency II

Breitling has reaffirmed its pioneering role in the field of technical watches and instruments for professionals by creating the very first wristwatch with a built-in personal locator beacon (PLB). The Emergency II is a high-tech gem equipped with a dual frequency transmitter compliant with the specifications of the Cospas-Sarsat international satellite alert system and serving both to issue alerts and to guide search and rescue missions.

Energy for more than a week BASELWORLD 2013: Patek Philippe Referenz 5200 Gondolo 8 Days, Day & Date Indication

Patek Philippe's new Ref. 5200 Gondolo 8 Days, Day & Date Indication appeals to all aficionados who prefer manually wound timepieces. For this model, the Genevan workshops developed a new caliber that in many respects is reminiscent of the Ref. 5100 “10-Day”, presented 13 years ago to welcome the new millennium. Unlike the 5100, however, the new Gondolo contains innovative Silinvar® components from the “Patek Philippe Advanced Research” think tank for which the manufacture has been granted numerous patents in the past years.

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 The Masterpiece Collection

Spearheading the Maurice Lacroix Manufacture, the Masterpiece collection strikes a clever balance between technology, tradition and modernist esthetics. It represents the brand’s expertise and, in particular, its mastery of retrograde complications, moon phases and chronographs, while creating a new image for the measurement of time.

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 Three Decades of Chronoswiss – the Régulateur 30

For Chronoswiss, the year 2013 will be an important one: for one, it marks the thirtieth anniversary of the brand’s founding. There is, however, another reason to celebrate: the legendary Régulateur will turn 25. Therefore, it makes sense to pay tribute to the ticking figurehead of the brand – in the shape of the Régulateur 30.

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 The high-tech revolution in motion: Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement

A true technical revolution that stunned connoisseurs when some prototypes of the innovative mechanism were first presented, the Constant Escapement is now integrated into the movements driving the new models of Girard-Perregaux’s Haute Horlogerie collection. It has taken five years of research and development in virtually unexplored territory to consolidate and ensure the reliability of this significant step in watchmaking history.

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 Génie 01 by Breva: It’s sunny on your wrist no matter the weather!

The Breva Génie 01 is the world’s first wristwatch with time, altimeter, barometer – for forecasting the weather – and power reserve indications provided by a fully mechanical movement, much of which is on display through the open dial and display back. The proprietary movement of the Génie 01 was developed exclusively for Breva by Jean-François Mojon/Chronode.

The strong aesthetics of a 100% Manufacture chronograph Sporty look: The Calibre de Cartier Chronograph watch

With its strong lines and robust case, the Calibre de Cartier watch, created in 2010, has made its mark as a distinguished timepiece whose balance relies on a contrasting combination of satin-brushed and polished finishes. In 2013, Cartier will equip it with its brand new Manufacture chronograph movement, the calibre 1904-CH MC, and will redesign the sporty look of this watch with a strongly defined character.

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 Haute Horlogerie: The first piece of the young watchmaking brand 4N

The watch brand 4N is presenting a watchmaking intricacy which is completely original and innovative. It highlights the unique assets that define the brand 4N, marked by an obvious return to a clear and effective numerical display by reinventing the jumping minute hand.

The discovery of a hitherto unknown timepiece Louis Moinet presents the first ever chronograph

The recent discovery of a hitherto unknown timepiece is rewriting the history of watch development. It turned out to be the first ever chronograph, although its maker, Louis Moinet, called it a “compteur de tierces.” According to hallmarks on the dust cover, the chronograph was started in 1815 and completed the following year.

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 The FRANC VILA FVi Nº 8 Tourbillon Intrepido SuperLigero Skeleton

Independent watchmaker, FRANC VILA, is pleased to introduce a new addition to the Intrepido Collection, the ultra-limited edition FVi Nº 8 Tourbillon Intrepido SuperLigero Skeleton, which will be launched at Baselworld 2013. Featuring a skeletonized hand wound tourbillon and 100 hour power reserve, the timepiece is set into a grade 5 titanium case coated with black DLC, with an 18kt red gold bezel.

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 Ulysse Nardin presents a world first: The musical watch Stranger

With “Stranger” Ulysse Nardin has launched yet another masterpiece of the watchmaking art. “Stranger” emulates a classical music box and plays “Strangers in the Night” either on the hour or on call. This innovative timekeeper bears the signature of Ulysse Nardin’s partner and musician, Dieter Meier. It made its world debut in Zurich yesterday. Manufactured in a limited edition of 99, the masterpiece was introduced and presented to a circle of selected guests.

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 The new luxury ladies watches of Hublot

More precious, more sparkling and more feminine than ever, the new steel or 5N red gold Big Bang Caviar, featuring a bezel set with 36 diamonds, is about to set the fashion world alight!

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 Intergalactic mission with RJ-Romain Jerome and its spacecraft

RJ-Romain Jerome unveils its first pilot’s watch: the Spacecraft. Stemming from the joint endeavours of Manuel Emch, Eric Giroud and Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, this new timepiece features a complication with its own discreet charm, combined with a pure, restrained design. Space pilots of the world, prepare for lift-off ! The Spacecraft will carry you off on an intergalactic mission to explore uncharted territories…

Only 20 units per year Top of the Top: The Doppel 3 made by Habring²

When Maria & Richard Habring presented their Doppel 2.0 in the spring of 2012 they had no idea of the response the model would trigger from the press and consumers. The Doppel 2.0 was so well received by the aficionados of reliable and affordable Haute Horlogerie that the intentionally strict limitation of just 20 units was gone in a flash.

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 New version in rose gold: The BREGUET TYPE XXII 3880

The emblematic Breguet Type XXII in steel is being enriched this year with an original model in 18-carat rose gold. This fine material highlights the beauty of this unique timepiece, which houses a Breguet chronograph movement with silicon escapement and flat balance spring whose frequency has been raised to 10 Hertz (i.e. 72,000 vibrations per hour), endowing the movement with exceptional regulating power, its chronograph seconds hand effecting a complete rotation in 30 seconds.

A fresh expression of the talents of the Bovet 1822 and Dimier 1738 A new vision of time: The BOVET - Amadeo Virtuoso

An icon among the new 2013 collection, the Virtuoso Tourbillon is a fresh expression of the talents of the Bovet 1822 and Dimier 1738 artisans. Once again, technical sophistication and ingenuity meet the watchmaking decorative arts in a truly happy match.

Preview BASELWORLD 2013 Christophe Claret SA turns 20

The handful of watch companies capable of creating, developing and ensuring the reliability of totally exclusive and ultra-complex watch movements form an extremely exclusive fraternity to which Christophe Claret SA undeniably belongs. This year, the firm based in Le Locle is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Limited to 50 pieces Own movement: ARMIN Tourbillon Water

The Manufacture ARMIN STROM joins the highly exclusive club of horologers that develop and produce their own tourbillon movements. The tourbillon of the new ATC11 calibre is distinguished by a lever worked in 18ct white gold and an assembly that places the balance wheel and seconds pinion on the same axis.

A tribute to feminine beauty by Piaget SIHH 2013: The Couture Précieuse collection

Piaget is renewing its tribute to feminine beauty with the continuation of its "Couture Précieuse" collection. Once again, the Geneva-based watchmaker and jeweler showcases its style with power and elegance. Piaget adorns women in jewelry and watches as exceptional as they are spectacular; true secrets of seduction revealed for all to admire.

Perpetual calendar chronograph watch SIHH 2013: The Rotonde de Cartier

The Rotonde de Cartier perpetual calendar chronograph watch offers a rare luxury: it combines the measurement and display of short periods of time with a mechanism whose gears possess the ability to compensate for the irregularities of the Gregorian calendar.

Gracious Elegance with Noble Horological Mechanisms SIHH 2013: Montblanc Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco

To design a collection that bears the name of such an incomparable and unforgettable celebrity is both a challenge and a source of enduring pride for Montblancʼs designers and jewellers, who were inspired by the grace and preferences of this European-American style icon to create a palette of new models that pay homage to the memory of Princesse Grace de Monaco.

Cartier d’Art explores an age-old decorative technique SIHH 2013: Rotonde de Cartier 42 mm watch, panther with granulation

With its strong curiosity about the world and its wonders, this year Cartier has developed a passion for a goldsmith’s technique born in the cradle of civilisation: granulation. The reinterpretation of this millennia-old artistic craft is part of a desire to bring rare, sometimes forgotten crafts back to life, which Cartier adapts and renders even more beautiful.

Ultimate femininity SIHH 2013: The Piaget Limelight Gala

The 1960s were pervaded by a resolutely fanciful spirit. Piaget adorned the elegant women of the time with dazzling jewellery watches. The Limelight Gala collection draws a wealth of inspiration from this fascinating period and establishes itself as the new Piaget icon.

With double jumping second time zone watch SIHH 2013: The Ballon Bleu de Cartier tourbillon

The Ballon Bleu de Cartier tourbillon with double jumping second time zone watch has been designed like a regulator. With its central minute hand and its two jumping hour counters – one for local time and the other for starting-point time, it revolutionises the world of travellers’ watches. It is a subtle yet complex masterpiece of balance, stamped with the Geneva Seal, that makes its transparency into a game for knowledgeable watch lovers as it enables them to discover the details of its fascinating, moving mechanism.


A fantastic first year of collaboration between Ferrari and Hublot is coming to an end. This has been highly successful, both commercially, with the two first Big Bangs in titanium and Magic Gold - the famous first ever scratch-resistant 18-carat gold invented by Hublot - and promotionally, with more than 130 events. This success is welcomed by Jean-Claude Biver, Chairman of Hublot, and Ricardo Guadalupe, the CEO of Hublot, and is already sparking ideas for new models.

Three new references for women SIHH 2013: The Malte Lady devotes its curves to women

In 1912, an era of innovation and progress, Vacheron Constantin decided to make a break from the round case for watches and became one of the first watch manufacturers to produce the tonneau case. It became a fashion emblem as soon as it appeared, appealing to men as well as to the female gender. During the century it would play host to some of the most impressive watchmaking complications, notably in the Malte collection.

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