Baselworld

Introducing the NOMOS Glashütte Metro

April 23, 2014 | Baselworld, Hands-On, NOMOS Glashütte

Introducing the NOMOS Glashütte Metro

NOMOS Glashütte, the German watch brand known for their accessibly priced timepieces that are equipped with in-house made calibers, now has the ability to manufacture their own escape wheel, pallet lever, and balance wheel. The regulating components of a timepiece (such as: the balance spring, balance wheel, escapement wheel, pallet lever) are among the most difficult to manufacture, and doing it in-house as opposed to relying on outside companies is undoubtedly a significant achievement.


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Introducing the Tissot T-Race Aluminum and T-Touch Expert Solar

April 21, 2014 | Baselworld, Tissot

Introducing the Tissot T-Race Aluminum and T-Touch Expert Solar

At Baselworld, Tissot unveiled two new T-Touch collections: the T-Race Aluminum and the T-Touch Expert Solar. The first, is an aluminum version of the T-Race and the second is an all new solar powered T-Touch.


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Introducing the Chopard L.U.C. 8HF Power Control Black Ceramic

April 20, 2014 | Baselworld, Chopard

Introducing the Chopard L.U.C. 8HF Power Control Black Ceramic

Chopard first unveiled their 8Hz ultra-high beat wristwatch, powered by in-house L.U.C caliber 01.06-L — at Baselworld 2012. This year they revealed a new version with the same case dimensions, but in matte black ceramic instead of titanium, and powered by all an new movement (caliber 01.09-L), which is based on the original but with a new power reserve function added.


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Hands-On with the Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Thin Automatic 5377 in Platinum

April 19, 2014 | Baselworld, Breguet

Hands-On with the Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Thin Automatic 5377 in Platinum

In 2013, Breguet introduced the 5377 Classique Tourbillon Extra-Thin, the world’s thinnest tourbillon. It was initially only shown to the press in rose gold, even though at the time it was revealed that it would eventually be available in both rose gold and platinum. And so, while this is not a new release per se — this is the first time the platinum model has been exhibited.


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Martin Braun explains the Antoine Martin Tourbillon Astronomique 's 14 Complications

April 17, 2014 | Antoine Martin, Baselworld, Videos

Martin Braun explains the Antoine Martin Tourbillon Astronomique 's 14 Complications

Martin Braun, the watchmaker behind the brand Antoine Martin, and the same guy that brought us the Slow Runner last year, does a 3-minute walk through of his newest creation, the Tourbillon Astronomique — with 14 total complications.


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Casio Launches Newest Bluetooth G-Shock Watch at Baselworld

April 16, 2014 | $1,000 or less, Baselworld, Casio

Casio Launches Newest Bluetooth G-Shock Watch at Baselworld

Last year, Casio introduced G-Shocks equipped with v4.0 Bluetooth, the first to feature two-way communication. Using the buttons on the G-Shock, you could control the volume level on an iPhone 5, for example. Now, for 2014, the G’mix Rotary Switch (shown), controls your volume with the crown instead. Pretty cool.


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