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Baselworld 2010

TAG Heuer Pendulum Concept © TAG Heuer
Baselworld
Watchmakers play safe at Baselworld 2010

The Salon de la Haute Horlogerie in January paved the way. Now Baselworld follows suit as watchmakers lean towards simpler models, competitively-priced collections at entry level, and a heart-to-heart with the past.

Monday, 29 March 2010
5 min read
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Bulgari calibre BVL 168 © Bulgari
Baselworld
A flurry of movement(s)

As if to prove that "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger," those companies that weathered the storm of last year's economic crisis are as determined as ever to succeed in the creation of a proprietary movement.

Monday, 29 March 2010
3 min read
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Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard © Chopard
Baselworld
Something to celebrate
Monday, 29 March 2010
3 min read
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Peter Speake-Marin © Speake-Marin
New Models
Peter Speake-Marin presents his first in-house calibre

After numerous collaborations, Peter Speake-Marin has decided to work for himself. The result is the Marin 1, driven by the Calibre SM2. The first movement to be entirely designed and made by Speake-Marin, it will be the starting point for future complication models.

Friday, 26 March 2010
4 min read
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Admiral’s Cup Black Chrono 40 Diamonds © Corum
Baselworld
Corum builds on 55 years' existence to achieve coveted legitimacy

Antonio Calce, CEO of Corum since 2007, has concentrated on putting Corum's fundamentals back at the heart of the brand. The Golden Bridge Tourbillon and the Admiral's Cup Deep Hull give tangible form to these years of experience.

Friday, 26 March 2010
Cristina d’Agostino
3 min read
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Voutilainen Chronometer 27 wristwatch © Kari Voutilainen
Point of View
Kari Voutilainen has reasons to be cheerful

Not everyone would agree that 2009 was one of the worst years Swiss watchmaking has ever known, beginning with Kari Voutilainen, a Finnish watchmaker based in Môtiers. He even allowed himself the "luxury" of coming to Baselworld with nothing to sell. Interview.

Thursday, 25 March 2010
4 min read
Le Brassus, Carrousel Répétition Minutes «Le Brassus », back © Blancpain
New Models
A musical carrousel ride for Blancpain's anniversary

Two years ago, Blancpain presented its Le Brassus model with a unique one-minute carrousel movement. This world-first returns this year, partnered by a minute-repeater.

Thursday, 25 March 2010
Cristina d’Agostino
2 min read
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DeWitt new communication campaign. Hans Holbein the Younger, 1497-1543. Portrait of Robert Cheseman. Oil on oak (58 x 62 cm), 1533. Mauritshuis, The Hague © DeWitt
Baselworld
DeWitt launches the Twenty-8-Eight range

DeWitt, whose Academia range has so far been the centre of attention, is launching a new collection including a model equipped with its first manufacture movement. A prelude to the Regulator with automatic sequential winding, currently in the test stage.

Tuesday, 23 March 2010
4 min read
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Luc Perramond © La Montre Hermès
Point of View
La Montre Hermès makes way for mechanical

Mechanical movements are prominent in the 2010 collections from La Montre Hermès, along with a clear determination to make a name as a legitimate Fine Watch brand.

Tuesday, 23 March 2010
Cristina d’Agostino
3 min read
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