Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph

Hands-On With The Vulcain Nautical Steel

June 24, 2013 | Baselworld, Hands-On, Vulcain

Hands-On With The Vulcain Nautical Steel

This is the Vulcain Nautical Steel timepiece which we shot earlier this year at Baselworld. It comes in a 42 mm diameter steel case with a tall vintage style box crystal on the front and a triple steel case back. It is powered by a Cricket Caliber V-10 alarm movement. Functions includes hours, minute, seconds, alarm and a rotating decompression table which is controlled by a screw-locked crown at 4 o’clock The alarm can be used underwater and is audible to the timepieces depth rating of 300 meters.


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Victorinox Original and Original Chronograph LE

June 21, 2013 | $1,000 or less, Baselworld, Hands-On, Victorinox

Victorinox Original and Original Chronograph LE

Victorinox Swiss Army, the maker of the original Swiss Army knife, introduced their first watch collection, the Original, in 1989. To pay homage to this model, they launched two new timepieces at Baselworld: the Original and Original Chronograph LE version.


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Hands-On With New Omega Seamaster "Bullhead"

June 19, 2013 | Baselworld, Hands-On, Omega

Hands-On With New Omega Seamaster "Bullhead"

We have already covered three important Omega timepiece launches this year: the Seamaster Aqua Terra 15,000 Gauss, the Speedmaster “Dark Side of the Moon” and the Speedmaster ‘57. But that’s not it, today we are bringing you exclusive images of a fourth new Omega — the Seamaster Bullhead.


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The Longines Heritage Military 1938 collection

June 18, 2013 | Baselworld, Hands-On, Longines

The Longines Heritage Military 1938 collection

Longines recently launched a new collection based on designs from military watches produced in the 1930s. The Longines Military Heritage 1938 collection consists of three watches — the 3 Hand, 24-Hour and Chronograph model — which all have a simple layout with large white Arabic numerals and a minute track that contrasts the matte black dial, and is very easy to read. Moreover, the hour and minute hands, as well as the indices, have been coated with luminous material, for excellent legibility even in low light.


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Richard Mille RM 011 Felipe Massa Flyback Chronograph

June 17, 2013 | Hands-On, Richard Mille, SIHH

Richard Mille RM 011 Felipe Massa Flyback Chronograph

This is the newest version of the Richard Mille RM 011 Automatic Flyback Chronograph “Felipe Massa.” It is now available in an ultra-light carbon composite case. It is powered be a caliber RM 011-S skeletonized automatic movement with adjustable rotor geometry. The functions include hours, minutes seconds, flyback chronograph, 60-minute countdown timer and annual calendar with date and month. The case measures 50 mm x 40 mm x 16.5 mm.


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Frédérique Constant Slim Line Moonphase Manufacture

June 14, 2013 | Baselworld, Frédérique Constant, Hands-On

Frédérique Constant Slim Line Moonphase Manufacture

Frédérique Constant, a brand that has only been around since 1988, has quickly gained a reputation for offering some of the most affordable in-house mechanical movement equipped Swiss watches on the market. And this year at Baselworld, they added another watch to the list: the Frédérique Constant Slim Line Moonphase Manufacture.


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