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WatchStops: BaselWorld 2012 –Louis Moinet Treasures

We’ve written about Louis Moinet before – about the brand’s storied past and unique abilities.You can read about that here. Now, we bring you one of three new Treasures of the World watches – this one with a stunning Australian Opal dial. Inspired by Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, this watch brand began…

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WatchStops: BaselWorld 2012 –Chopard L.U.C Lunar Over the Moon

Spotted this one and loved it. Classic, elegant and a superb L.U.C  caliber inside! This Chopard L.U.C Lunar One is crafted in 18-karat rose gold, with superbly applied Roman numerals on the dial. The watch offers day, date, month, leap year indications and a stunning portrayal of the moonphases. This is a must-have for the…

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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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BaselWorld 2012: Chanel’s Haute Horology Premiere Tourbillon

It’s been more than a decade now that Chanel has been creating tourbillon timepieces. The newest one unveiled this year may take the cake. It is a one-minute flying tourbillon. Naturally, Chanel remains ever faithful to its vigilant female followers, but surprises and delights with this Premiere Flying Tourbillon watch. Crafted in a fully diamond-adorned…

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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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Around the World: Video — Cartier Unveils L’Odyssee de Cartier – a Film like Nothing Else!

Embracing the panther – Cartier’s long-time legendary icon – the House of Cartier brings superb luxury, imagination and sublime beauty to the forefront in a creative new three-and-a-half minute film that magically brings together its history, its global presence and its amazing craftsmanship. This is a MUST SEE VIDEO. Absolutely enchanting! It is one you…

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