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The Expert's View

Baselworld-eye
Point of View
Va’ Pensiero: Don't mix the sacred with the profane!

After Swatch Group's decision to pull out of Baselworld, Franco Cologni responds to Nick Hayek's declarations on the future of watch fairs, and specifically that of SIHH.

Friday, 21 September 2018
4 min read
Patrimony moon phase retrograde date © Vacheron Constantin
Connoisseur of watches
In the metal: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase Retrograde Date
Monday, 27 November 2017
3 min watch
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Connoisseur of watches
In the metal: H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Purity
Monday, 23 October 2017
2 min watch
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Economy
All good for Swiss watchmaking

The latest Deloitte study of the Swiss watch industry* highlights renewed optimism among executives, for whom the strongest growth prospects are still in Asia. For the vast majority, smartwatches are not perceived as a threat and digital is seen as an opportunity to develop sales.

Monday, 09 October 2017
4 min read
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Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling
Connoisseur of watches
New horizons for Breitling

“Navigating my way to new horizons. Contrary to popular belief, the sky is NOT the limit; it is merely the beginning of something bigger.” This quote was posted by Georges Kern on July 18 to announce his arrival as CEO of Breitling. Bigger?

Friday, 06 October 2017
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45
Connoisseur of watches
Smart or not smart, that is the question

Manufacturers are at pains to incorporate features of a mechanical watch in their smartwatches, including analog displays and even movements. These hybrid products raise the question of what defines a wristwatch today?

Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Luc Debraine
5 min read
2
Omega Speedmaster
Connoisseur of watches
In the metal: the Omega 1957 Trilogy
Tuesday, 05 September 2017
3 min watch
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Chronograph
Connoisseur of watches
In the metal: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Chronograph

When it comes to getting a feel for a watch, nothing compares to spending a few days with it on the wrist. Proportion, design, comfort, functions… Here's our verdict on the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Chronograph.

Monday, 31 July 2017
3 min read
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Walter von Känel
Beginner's Guide
Longines' martial art (II)

While Longines advocates elegance as a way of life, this hasn't prevented it from implementing a strategy more akin to a battle plan, conquering fourth place among Swiss watch brands in the process. Still leading the troops after 48 years, Walter von Känel has his sights set on the next rival in line.

Friday, 14 July 2017
6 min read
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