Up-to-the-minute news and announcements about watch brands and the watch industry.

Watch Stops: BaselWorld 2012 – Boucheron Bedazzles with Cypris Tourbillon

Always on the cutting edge of design, craftsmanship and dream-making, the legendary French jewellery house of Boucheron is renowned the world over for its intriguing haute joaillerie and haute horlogerie creations. This year at BaselWorld, the brand does not disappoint.  In fact, Boucheron, working with Girard-Perregaux, brings forth one of the most regal interpretations of…

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WatchStops: BaselWorld 2012 — HYT Liquid-Infused Watch Finally Arrives

We brought it to you here first – the news of the HYT watch that features a liquid module for time indication. Then we showed you another Video a month later here that explained how this proprietary movement  from Hydro Mechanical Horologists works. Now we bring you the finished product in the H1 case. Super…

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Watch Stops: BaselWorld 2012 H. Moser & Cie Unveils Meridian Dual Time

The Schaffhausen-based Swiss watch brand has done it again – brought luxury, technological advancement and purity of looks to the forefront in the new Meridian Dual Time watch. Offeredin platinum or in stunning 18-karat rose gold (for approximately $38,500), the alluring watch houses  an automatic manufacture mechanical movement HMC 346.121, with 29 jewels , and…

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Watch Stops: BaselWorld 2012: Ulysse Nardin Makes Waves with New Marine Chronometer Housing Proprietary UN 118 In-House Made Caliber

Last year, Ulysse Nardin announced the brand’s newest in-house-made caliber, the UN 118. It was not yet finished and housed in a case. Now, it is – and this is one sweet looking piece that is loaded with patents and accomplishments. The escapement of Caliber 118 is produced in collaboration between Ulysse Nardin and Sigatec…

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Watch Stops: BaselWorld 2012 Begins!

It’s here! That amazing time of year when the best of the best in luxury watches comes to the forefront. BaselWorld 2012 – starts tomorrow with a complete day of press conferences and announcements.  The long-anticipated, easily most important watch exhibition in the world, has arrived once again. This week, the watch world converges in…

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Time Capsules: News – Nilson Defies Odds in Pole2Pole Expedition wearing Zenith

There’s no telling what drives us; what passion ignites us. Clearly conquering a challenge and being the first to do so had to inspire Swedish environmentalist explorer Johan Ernst Nilson – who, despite frozen toes and broken ribs – recently crossed the globe from North to South in his Pole2Pole expedition. Throughout his 10-month trek…

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