5 Top Complicated Watches from BaselWorld 2013

Hublot La Ferrari

Throughout the past month or so, we have brought you so many wonderful new unveilings both pre-, during- and post- BaselWorld 2013. So many were exclusives – especially in the category of great Complications. You’ve seen here first several pieces from Arnold & Son, Ulysse Nardin, HYT and others. Now we bring you a quick…

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Tissot Celebrates 160th Anniversary with New Movements and an 80 Hour Automatic Chronometer

This year marks the 160th anniversary of Swiss watch brand, Tissot. To honor the milestone, the brand has been very busy, and this year unveils multiple new movements and a host of really cool new timepieces that move it to the next level of sophistication. Among the cool new pieces is the Powermatic 80 –…

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Louis Moinet Releases the Derrick Tourbillon – The World’s First watch Equipped with a Derrick

Part of the Treasures of the World collection, the new Derrick Tourbillon from Louis Moinet is an unprecedented piece – complete with a moving, replicated oil derrick on its dial. Essentially, above the tourbillon at 6:00, is an animated pumping oil derrick – made of aluminum to reduce the weight. The derrick is strictly decorative…

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Meet the new Hautlence Destination – The Place to Be

Hautlence is a brand we are particularly fond of here, thanks to the innovative design and technology of the brand, as well as the superb craftsmanship. In fact, we’ve written about the brand time and again, and have even conducted several exclusive interviews with founder and creator, Guillame Tetu. Perhaps the only downside to the…

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Magellan Watch Company Goes Where No One Dares

For those who really know their watches, you may recall the “older” Magellan watch brand – created in 2000 by Everhard Vissers, who loved mechanical watches. Inspired by a ship’s compass, he created a truly original horological product – the Magellan 1521 domed crystal watch and semi-spherical domed dial reminiscent of Magellan’s around the world…

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Peter Speake-Marin Talks about Time and the new Triad

I’ve known Peter Speake-Marin for many years now. In fact, I even included some of his amazing timepieces in my most recent book, “Jewels of Time.” Peter is a rare breed. Not only is he a top watchmaker with incredible ideas as to the purity of watchmaking, but also he is a deep and forward-thinking…

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