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SIHH 2018: new Voutilainen 217QRS with retrograde date indication

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Kari Voutilainen, finish masterwatchmaker extraordinaire with Swiss residence, presented a beautiful blue guilloche dialed new model with retrograde date indication, the 217QRS. The watch comes in three different casemetals including White-, Rosegold or Platinum. It is sized like most Voutilainen timepieces with a contemporary 39mm, the height of the case is 11.5mm. Waterproof down to … Continued

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SIHH 2018: MB&F MoonMachine 2

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Here Comes the latest creation from Max Buesser and his friends.  The MB&F MoonMachine 2 is made in either Titanium or Rosegold.  The case measures 49mm × 51.5mm × 19.5mm.  The movement is based on a Girard Perregaux movement with a 42 hour powerreserve. This watch will be strictly limited to 12 pieces only.  Prices start at … Continued

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SIHH 2018: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD#2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin

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Audemars Piguet presented a concept watch as well just now.  This concept Royal Oak RD#2 is housed in Platinum, the case is sized at 41mm with a height of 6.3mm only which makes the watch the thinnest automatic winding Perpetual Calendar. The calibre 5133 is only 2.89mm high.  Powerreserve of 40 hours.  Not sure if this … Continued

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SIHH 2018: Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Grande Complication Crocodile and Ornementale

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Vacheron Constantin presented two ultra complicated timepieces which they call Les Cabinotiers Grande Complication featuring fine case engraving as well as a lot of high horology functions. The two masterpieces are part of their highly exclusive Les Cabinotiers collection. Both of these two one-of-a-kind models host a number of the most demanding Haute Horlogerie complications, … Continued

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SIHH 2018: Laurent Ferrier Galet Annual Calendar Montre École

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Laurent Ferrier, the company carrying the name of ist founder who was an avid race car driver finishing Le Mans third in his Porsche right after Paul Newman, presented their latest masterpiece at SIHH 2018.  And I hope to see their watches soon at Baselworld.   The Montre Ecole Galet Annual Calendar comes in either … Continued

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SIHH 2018: Piaget ultrathin concept watch, only 2mm high.

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It is not sure yet, if this watch will make it into regular production, but as of this time, it is the thinnest wristwatch in the world: the Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept watch. The crown can be pulled out from the right side. I assume that you either just pull, or you push first so … Continued

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News during SIHH 2018: Bovet Edouard Bovet Tourbillon

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This is the latest Bovet which was presented just now.  It is cased in either rosegold, whitegold or platinum depending on client’s wish. Sized in a 46mm case with 17.2mm height, this watch can be worn either as a wristwatch or a pocketwatch (based on the Amadeo system by Bovet).The movement has a 10 day … Continued

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News from SIHH 2018: Lange & Soehne

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I am feeding a bit on the news from SIHH 2018 as I am not attending it.  The advantage is that I can write about the news while if I were there I probably would not have any time for it. For a full overview of all watches presented new at SIHH 2018 please check Lange … Continued

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Interruption in the coming days

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Dear readers:   This blog will be transferred in the coming days and there may be an interruption.  Just for information.  We will come back with an even better blog.   Thank you.   Boris

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Vintage Vixa Type XX chronograph aus den 50er Jahren

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  This is a good friend’s Vixa /Hanhart Type XX (or type 20) pilot chronograph from the mid 1950s.  These watches were produced by Hanhart in Germany although these are French watches which were made for the French airforce. When you look closely at this watch, you see that it is a close cousin to … Continued