TAG Heuer Monaco V4 Tourbillon Is Driven by Belts

Categories: Baselworld, TAG Heuer, Watch Reviews, Watch Tech, Watchmaking

TAG Heuer released the world’s first tourbillon driven by micro-belts at this year’s Baselworld. The TAG Heuer Monaco V4 Tourbillon is an avant-garde marvel to behold; it’s powered by the company’s in-house 214-piece caliber V4 with 46 jewels, 28,800 vph, 9 micro … Read More

Record Attendance Reported as 42nd Edition of Baselworld Closes Doors

Categories: Baselworld, Swiss Watch News

The 42nd Baselworld closed its doors on April 3rd after 10 amazing days. According to organizers, around 150,000 visitors explored the world’s largest festival of watches and jewelry. That number is up sharply from last year’s reported 122,000 visitors. It’s … Read More

5 Watch Trends from Baselworld 2014

Categories: Baselworld, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Rolex, Swiss Watch News, Watch Reviews

Baselworld is ground zero for emerging trends on the watchmaking product front. Here’s a round-up of the big trends and themes from the 2014 edition: Retro designs. Revival watches, especially those based on 1960s designs, were more prevalent than ever … Read More

Bremont A1 Is World’s First Mechanical ‘Smart’ Watch

Categories: Baselworld, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swiss Watch News, Watch Tech

One of the more interesting launches at Baselworld 2014 was the Bremont A1, which Bremont is hailing as the the first ever mechanical smart watch. The A1 aims to fuse the finest in traditional Swiss mechanical watchmaking with the technology … Read More

NOMOS Introduces Striking Metro Datum Gangreserve at Baselworld 2014

Categories: Baselworld, German Watches, Swiss Watch News, Watch Reviews

German watchmaker NOMOS, a favorite of this blog, has introduced a sharp-looking new model at Baselworld, the Metro Datum Gangreserve. The watch, available beginning in May 2014, is powered by an in-house caliber German-made DUW 4401 with 23 jewels and a power … Read More

De Bethune DB29 Maxichrono Tourbillon Watch Stuns at Baselworld 2014

Categories: Baselworld, Other, Swiss Watch News, Watch Reviews, Watch Tech

One of the hottest places to visit at Baselworld is the De Bethune kiosk. The 12-year company is well known for its innovative spin on classic complications but the just launched DB29 Maxichrono Tourbillon represents a new milestone.  The limited … Read More

More Scenes from Baselworld 2014

Categories: Baselworld, Blancpain, Breitling, Other, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swiss Watch News

As Baselworld kicks into high gear, we’re back to bring our readers a little closer to the action. Here’s a few new photos from the world’s premiere watch fair. The show runs through April 3, 2014 and offers a unique overview … Read More

Bulova Launches Spaceview Inspired Accutron II Alpha Watch at Baselworld

Categories: Baselworld, Other, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Watch Reviews

With a combination of retro flair and technical sophistication, Bulova has brought back a homage to one of its most notable watches, the beloved Spaceview Alpha (50th anniversary model pictured above). The new Bulova Accutron II Alpha features a floating second … Read More

Baselworld 2014: Tudor Adds Blue Variant to Heritage Black Bay Collection

Categories: Baselworld, Other, Rolex, Swiss Watch News, Watch Reviews

Tudor’s Heritage Black Bay has put the the brand back on the map by successfully combining a vintage look and feel—based on the original from 1954—with the very latest in watchmaking technology. Beginning in June, a midnight blue variant will … Read More

Baselworld 2014 in Photos

Categories: Baselworld, Breguet, Omega, Other, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Rolex

The world’s biggest watch event, Baselworld, officially opened its doors Wednesday. Here’s a bird’s eye view from the inside and outside the event. As you can see from the photos, one of the stars of the event is the stunning … Read More