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Baselworld 2009

Breitling 125th anniversary Navitimer © Breitling
New Models
Bon anniversaire !

Several companies celebrated milestones this year with what are sure to become commemorative collector’s items.

Friday, 19 June 2009
6 min read
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Classique 7337 - Date, moon phases and running seconds © Breguet
New Models
Breguet: the Expression of Being

Breguet is enhanced by advanced technologies and inspired by the world of culture. The collection unveiled this year at Basel 2009 certainly adheres to these criteria.

Wednesday, 20 May 2009
Meehna Goldsmith
6 min read
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Invention Piece 3 © Greubel Forsey
Baselworld
Greubel Forsey: the pursuit of excellence

If one single timepiece can be said to embody watchmaking's relentless quest for mechanical perfection, it is the Double Tourbillon Technique by Greubel Forsey. "This isn't a skeleton model but a three-dimensional watch that draws the eye deep into the movement," Stephen Forsey is at pains to point out.

Tuesday, 21 April 2009
3 min read
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L.U.C Lunar Big Date © Chopard
Baselworld
Baselworld in the economically correct age

After the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie set the ball rolling, Baselworld followed suit with fewer new models and grandes complications thin on the ground as exhibitors instead showcased their mechanical expertise.

Tuesday, 21 April 2009
4 min read
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Black Pearl © HD3 Complication
Point of View
"The watchmaking of recent years is dead and buried"

However flamboyant the stands at Baselworld, these are times of crisis and every segment of the watch industry, including the very high end, is feeling the sting. One such brand is HD3 Complication, brainchild of designer Jorg Hysek in partnership with Fabrice Gonet and Valérie Ursenbacher. After hosting a presentation in Geneva, to coincide with the SIHH 2009, the brand is exhibiting privately in Basel, a first since its creation five years ago. Interview.

Tuesday, 21 April 2009
Florence Noël
2 min read
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