Intimately bound up with Blancpain's identity, two emblematic red gold timepieces from the Villeret line - the Quantième Complet and the Ultraplate - are now available with blue dials.
In the wake of the First World War, Swiss watchmaking underwent a period of profound crisis, resulting in a State-led reorganisation of the sector. This rescue operation took the form of cartel agreements that remained in place until the 1960s. Part one: the 1920s and 1930s.
Established in Lucerne, Carl F. Bucherer has unveiled a world-first of a peripheral automatic winding mechanism with a suspended tourbillon featuring a stop-seconds function. The in-house CFB T3000 movement is COSC chronometer-certified.
After the Defy El Primero 21, a 1/100 th -second chronograph, and the Defy Lab with its groundbreaking, ultra-precise oscillator, Zenith has announced a complete Defy collection that will cover varying degrees of complication. The entry-level model, the Defy Classic, was unveiled at Baselworld.
Master of the Art of Fusion, Hublot presents the Big Bang MP-11 in 3D carbon - an ultra-light polymer matrix composite reinforced by a three-dimensional carbon fibre woven resin. Clearly visible inside the case are the seven series-coupled barrels that deliver 14 days of autonomy.
Breguet presents, at Baselworld, the Chronographe 5527 as part of the Marine collection that debuted last year. Measuring 42mm in diameter, this new piece comes in several versions, in gold or titanium.
Distinctly sporty in style, TAG Heuer's Aquaracer appeals as much to men as to women. Advocating gender equality, the brand is giving the Lady version the undisputed benefit of an automatic movement.
Omega is releasing a new Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon in honour of the Apollo 8 mission, the first to orbit the Moon. Exactly like the Moon, the movement reveals two different sides.