Watches and Art
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After Baselworld: Konstantin Chaykin’s Joker and unique Kremlin desk clock

After Baselworld: Konstantin Chaykin’s Joker and unique Kremlin desk clock 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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The Konstantin Chaykin “Joker” watch was possibly one of the most amazing watches of Baselworld 2017. You may wonder why? It is running on an ETA base caliber with a module that Konstantin created. So not an inhouse movement. It is a funny and funky looking timepiece which definately polarizes, people either love it or … Continued

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Pre-Baselworld: first live pictures of limited Hamilton Intramatic 68 Chronograph

Pre-Baselworld: first live pictures of limited Hamilton Intramatic 68 Chronograph 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 4.50 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 4 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Courtesy of the German PR ladies at Swatch Group and with special thanks to Nina, I am able to show you the first live pictures of the upcoming Hamilton Intramatic 68 Chronograph.  This watch is based on a vintage Chronograph from the late 1960s (therefore it has the number 68 in the name).  Back in … Continued

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Enicar Jetgraph stolen at UPS hub in Vienna.

Enicar Jetgraph stolen at UPS hub in Vienna. 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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This Enicar Jetgraph was stolen during transport at the Vienna UPS hub.  It was unfortunately only partially insured. The caseback has the following initials SCB and 3/17 written in the back.  It is something you cannot see in the picture here.   Watch is rare.  I expect it to pop up possibly on Ebay or … Continued

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Pre-Baselworld 2017: Konstantin Chaykin – The Joker!

Pre-Baselworld 2017: Konstantin Chaykin – The Joker! 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Let’s welcome Joker! Konstantin Chaykin offered new – off the beaten track – look on the watch. He decided to invent mechanical watch as a kinematic piece of pop-art. He was courageous enough to release monster from a snuffbox, to create new spirit of high mechanics – always changing, spectacular and provocative… Joker is fitted … Continued

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News: Breguet HERITAGE GRANDE DATE reference 5410

News: Breguet HERITAGE GRANDE DATE reference 5410 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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  Breguet is introducing a new Heritage Grande Date reference 5410 for upcoming Baselworld 2017. Carrying automatic caliber 516GG, this watch delivers 65 hours powerreserve and is adorned with a beautifully guilloched silvered gold dial. The roman indices are shining bright in the night due to its application of luminous.  Something you may not expect … Continued

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News: Arnold & Son Dual-Time (GMT) watch: the DBG Skeleton

News: Arnold & Son Dual-Time (GMT) watch: the DBG Skeleton 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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A contemporary and open interpretation of a unique Dual-Time (GMT) watch: the DBG Skeleton.  Arnold & Son unveils a new rendition of its unique DBG dual-time (GMT) timepiece, the DBG Skeleton. An acronym for “double balance” and “GMT”, the DBG Skeleton – a part of the Instrument Collection – references the precise chronometers built by … Continued

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News: Arnold & Son Tourbillon Chronometer No. 36

News: Arnold & Son Tourbillon Chronometer No. 36 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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This is the newest timepiece coming from Arnold & Son in La Chaux de Fonds.  Inspired by an old british pocket chronometer. Very impressive to say the least. Introducing the Arnold & Son Tourbillon Chronometer No. 36, a modern tribute to the historical high-precision chronometers made by John Arnold.   Symmetry and skeletonization are two traits … Continued

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Eterna appears to have financial issues

Eterna appears to have financial issues 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Source The Swiss watchindustry is in the 3rd year of turmoil and crisis.  Baselworld will reflect this with many manufacturers not attending this year. According to the above source, Eterna is having financial difficulties.  Rumours have it that it may have difficulty to continue operation?  This is not the first, and not the last, watchmaker.  … Continued

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News: F.P. Journe presents Havana dial exclusively for Octa Automatique Réserve and the Octa Automatique Lune

News: F.P. Journe presents Havana dial exclusively for Octa Automatique Réserve and the Octa Automatique Lune 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 4.33 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 3 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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F.P. Journe just presented to “tropical dial” timepieces as some collectors would call them.  He calls them “Havana dial”. A beautiful guilloche brown dial. New Havana Dial Available exclusively for the Octa Automatique Réserve and the Octa Automatique Lune F.P. Journe has created a warm-coloured dial that perfectly matches the 40mm platinum cases and the … Continued