Baselworld



TAG Heuer Grand CARRERA Calibre 36 RS Caliper Concept Chronograph
Grand CARRERA Calibre 36 RS Caliper Concept Chronograph is another revolutionary timepiece to be revealed by TAG Heuer at Baselworld 2008. The watch, equipped with column wheel movement, is destined to become the first mechanical automatic chronograph able to measure and display 1/10th of a second. read more


TAG Heuer Grand CARRERA Calibre 36 RS2 Caliper Chronograph Ti2
Following the amazing success of the TAG Heuer Grand CARRERA Calibre 36 RS Caliper Concept Chronograph unveiled at Baselworld 2008, this year TAG Heuer has created its worthy successor with a bold case crafted in titanium - the Grand CARRERA Calibre 36 RS2 Caliper Chronograph Ti2. The ultra high-tech timepiece was presented at Baselworld 2009.

The new watch is animated by the TAG Heuer Calibre 36 RS automatic movement. The COSC-chronometer-certified movement incorporates two Rotating Systems that indicate the chronograph minutes at 3 o’clock and chronograph hours at 6.

Featuring the above mentioned indications, the black dial of the watch is completed with hand-applied curved faceted indexes with double finishings, the polished hands with polished facets and luminescent markers and a red chronograph seconds hand.  read more


TAG Heuer Unveils Monaco Twenty Four Concept Chronograph at Baselworld 2009
TAG Heuer celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Steve McQueen’s iconic watch by the creation of new exclusive Monaco models. The new timepieces have been unveiled at Baselworld 2009. One of the unveiled timepieces is a sophisticated concept watch - the Monaco Twenty Four Concept Chronograph.

The Monaco Twenty Four Concept Chronograph watch is a new groundbreaking timepiece clearly inspired by Le Mans endurance race-cars. The watch demonstrates a one-of-a-kind tubular design, having incorporates unique shock-protected components to guarantee the watch will withstand even a 20-meter fall!

Paying tribute to the 24 of Le Mans, the black-textured dial of the TAG Heuer watch features an oversize "24" at 12 o'clock. It is also distinguished by the iconic blue and orange colors of Gulf Oil, the colors worn by Steve McQueen in the legendary movie.
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Raymond Weil to Present Nabucco Rivoluzione Watch at Baselworld 2009
Raymond Weil unveiled its highly successful Nabucco collection in 2007. At Baselworld 2009, the brand is to present a new, exceptional timepiece created as the best reflection of masculine elegance.

The new Nabucco Rivoluzione watch has been completely coated in black, the color of luxury and elegance, the symbol of mystery and power. The watch has acquired its black color due to the PVD metallic coating process that implies the application of a thin film of chromium and titanium carbide.

The timepiece has maintained the distinctive design features of the previously introduced Nabucco watches. It deeply impresses by its outstanding architectural power and smart mixture of materials.

The sleek case of the new Nabucco watch measures 46mm-in-diameter. Together with its circular bezel and tachometer, the case is crafted from titanium and polished and brushed steel as a guarantee of remarkable resistance and endurance. read more


Raymond Weil Unveils Nabucco Sports-Styled Watch
The collection was initially presented by the brand at the prestigious Baselworld 2007 international watch fair. The Nabucco chronograph has been destined to become the first watch model by Raymond Weil to be housed in an imposing 46-mm case with sturdy construction. read more


Tissot to Present New Visodate 1957 Watch
The Visodate watch, designed and produced by Tissot, made its original appearance in 1953. Born on the occasion of the company’s 100th birthday, the model was powered by a self-winding movement, which offered a date display. At that time, the integration of this element into the movement structure was a giant leap, which announced a new chapter in the history of the brand.

Now, Tissot is extremely pleased to introduce an up-to-date interpretation of the legendary timepiece. Advanced from the technological standpoint, the novel Visodate 1957 watch pays tribute to the heritage of the past, revealing the Tissot date and logo from 1953. The new timepiece will be unveiled at Baselworld 2010.

The functionality of this appealing timekeeper includes hours, minutes, seconds, as well as day and date. Giving life to these functions is the self-winding ETA 2836-2 movement, which provides a 42-hour power reserve.
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Porsche Design Worldtimer P'6750 Honored by "iF Product Design Award"
The Porsche Design Worldtimer P'6750 was initially unveiled by Eterna, licensee partner of Porsche Design since 1998, at the Baselworld Watch and Jewellery Show held in April, 2007. Eterna has developed a special movement module based on the ETA Valgranges calibre A 07 111. read more


Breitling Marks its 125th Anniversary with New Navitimer
To celebrate its 125th anniversary, Breitling has created a limited edition model of its legendary Navitimer Chronograph. The timepiece has inherited the slide rule bezel to be used for performing a wide range of calculations. The new Navitimer is to be unveiled at Baselworld 2009.


The Breitling Navitimer 125th Anniversary watch features the distinctive elements of the classic pilot's models of the brand, including a two-counter chronograph and a highly masculine "Air Racer" bracelet.

The case of the new Breitling watch is crafted from stainless steel or 18K red gold. To provide maximum legibility, the dial is protected by a curved sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides. The stainless steel version of the watch reveals a black or bronze dial, while the red gold one reveals a black or silver dial. The dial is completed with polished applied baton indexes.  read more


Breitling Creates Avenger Seawolf Chrono Blacksteel Watch
At Baselworld 2010, Breitling is to unveil its new Avenger Seawolf Chrono Blacksteel watch. The timepiece is best characterized as robust and highly technical.

The zest of the new Breitling watch is the brand’s exclusive, patented magnetic push-piece system concealed inside the case. The system allows to activate the timepiece through the metal case with no direct mechanical contact. Most chronograph watches cannot be activated while diving, but this system provides the Avenger Seawolf Chrono with the total water-resistance and functionality at a record 1,000-meter depth.

The Breitling watch also boasts the brand’s exclusive thermocompensated SuperQuartz TM movement, Breitling 73 calibre. The outstanding COSC-certified mechanism offers the precision ten times greater than the precision provided by common quartz movements. The SuperQuartz TM movement measures times to 1/10 of a second and indicates intermediary times.  read more


Meet Tudor Heritage Chrono Watch
At Baselworld 2010, Tudor has unveiled its new Heritage Chrono watch to join the Tudor Sport collection. The timepiece is a reinterpretation of the brand’s famous Oysterdate Chronograph born in the early 1970s.

Introducing modern design codes that confirm everything is better the second time around, all the lines of this storied timepiece have been mindfully reformulated to echo, with a contemporary spin, the exquisite contours of the coveted chronograph and of the racing cars at the historic, technical and aesthetic heart of its creation.

The new Tudor Heritage Chrono watch celebrates the historic relationship between Tudor and Porsche and the values they share. In particular, it pays tribute to the powerful Tudor-Porsche Motorsport partnership born in 2009 – the watchmaking company became “Timing Partner” during the Porsche international one-make cups. read more


Ulysse Nardin Creates Maxi Marine Diver Titanium
The Ulysse Nardin Maxi Marine Diver collection has been joined by a new luxurious timepiece - the Maxi Marine Diver Titanium.

The sporty case of the watch is crafted from high grade polished titanium and measures 45 mm in diameter. The case is topped by a unidirectional rotating bezel crafted in 18K rose gold or stainless steel. It incorporates a screw-down security crown.

The dial of the Ulysse Nardin watch is embellished with a nice wave pattern. It is completed with applied luminous indexes. The dial demonstrates a power reserve indicator at 12 o'clock and an oversized small seconds register with a round date window at 6 o'clock. The dial is protected by an anti-reflective sapphire crystal.
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Chanel and Audemars Piguet Present: J12 calibre 3125
Through the successful collaboration with one of the most prestigious luxury brands in the world, Audemars Piguet is enhancing its visibility and prestige in the eyes of the international feminine clientele who have always been greatly attracted by the Chanel creations.Chanel J12 Calibre 3125 will be officially revealed at Baselworld - the World Watch and Jewellery Show - to take place from April 3 to 10, 2008. read more


Omega Museum Collection N 8 'Racend Timer'
The Omega Watch Family has been joined by a new exclusive timepiece to be unveiled at Baselworld 2008. The Museum Collection N 8 'Racend Timer' pays tribute to one of the brand's major contributions to the field of sports timing. read more


Porsche Design Creates the P 6920 Rattrapante Chronograph
The P'6920 Rattrapante Chronograph is a new sporty timepiece from Porsche Design. The highly masculine watch, equipped with a mechanical movement, will be unveiled at Baselworld 2009.

The P'6920 Rattrapante can measure intermediate times due to the split-second mechanism. First, the watch wearer has to start the chronograph by pressing the push-piece found at 2 o’clock and the two superimposed central seconds hands start to move.

When the watch wearer presses the push-piece on the left, the lower seconds hand stops, indicating the first intermediate time. When the push-piece on the left is pressed again, the first hand catches up with the second hand and continues moving in synchrony. The precision of the Rattrapante Chronograph is crowned with a COSC-certificate. read more


Remarkable World-First: Concord C1 Tourbillon Gravity
The Concord C1 Tourbillon Gravity is another clear proof of the brand's boldness and creative energy. The amazing watch is expected to be revealed by Concord in April at Baselworld 2008. read more


Ulysse Nardin to Unveil Bold El Toro Watch
Next month, at Baselworld 2010, the famous horological company Ulysse Nardin will surprise the world of watchmaking by its novel product, called El Toro. Manufactured in harmony with the brand’s noblest traditions, the watch represents a perfect union of the Moonstruck case and the renowned perpetual calendar movement.

Noble, masculine and daring in all its inventiveness, the new Ulysse Nardin watch is characterized by several distinctive features. Equipped with an extraordinary fast-action time-zone system, the watch also offers a permanent display of the original time, forward and backward adjustment of all the date indicators, as well as the synchronized adjustment of these functions with help of the hour hand.

The El Toro watch has been launched as a limited series of 500 pieces. read more


Breitling Introduces Bentley Motors Speed Chronograph
The legendary Breitling for Bentley collection has been joined by a new model that fascinates not only by its originality but also remarkable refinement and moderation associated with British lifestyle.

The new Breitling watch, called Bentley Motors Speed chronograph, demonstrates a sporty and elegant design inspired by highly prestigious Bentley cars.

The case of the watch demonstrates a truly masculine size – it measures 48.7 mm in diameter. It is crafted from steel or 18K red gold, the latter in a limited number of 500 pieces. The case catches attention by the bezel featuring knurled finishing suggested by the Bentley control buttons.

The face of the watch is protected by a convex sapphire crystal, provided with anti-reflective treatment on both sides.
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Zenith Presents El Primero Jumping Seconds (Foudroyante) Chronograph Watch
The Zenith iconic El Primero collection is to welcome a new chronograph watch – the El Primero Jumping Seconds (Foudroyante) Chronograph. The timepiece will be officially unveiled at Baselworld 2010.

The new Zenith watch boasts even greater precision due to the rapid balance frequency taken to a higher level of operational efficiency: the central chronograph hand performs 10 precise micro-stops around the dial in each complete revolution of one second. This remarkable elaboration for the chronograph mechanism is based on a number of smart technical solutions found by the brand’s specialists. To come up with reduced energy consumption and operating shocks, silicon has been used for the strategic components of the Caliber 4052 B movement.

The Zenith El Primero Jumping Seconds Chronograph watch fascinates the glance by its retro style. The case of the watch, measuring 43mm in diameter, is available either in stainless steel or in 18K rose gold, demonstrating a nice union of brushed and polished surfaces. The timepiece is 100-meter water-resistant. read more


Ball Watch Creates Powerful Engineer Hydrocarbon Spacemaster
The watchmaker Ball Watch has provided a true delight to collectors and fans by presenting a new interpretation of its Engineer Hydrocarbon watch. The novel version of the watch features an array of innovations to please the owner’s eyes and mind. The Engineer Hydrocarbon Spacemaster is expected to be unveiled at Baselworld 2010.

The luminous unidirectional rotating bezel features an H3 micro gas light, positioned at 12 o’clock. The watch’s bezel also exposes a graduation from 0 to 14, as well as the numerals 15, 30 and 45, treated with a powerful luminous compound, which creates blue reflections.

Another highlight of the watch is represented by the patented triple folding clasp, manufactured from a single block of steel. The folding components under the buckle cap are equally divided, which allows the bracelet extension by 22 mm. It enables the watch owner to wear the timepiece over the sports outfit.
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Omega Creates Planet Ocean Co-Axial Chronometer and Chronograph in Jewelry Variations
For 2009, Omega has created its Planet Ocean Chronograph and Planet Ocean Chronometer watches in exclusive jewelry versions. The precious timepieces are anticipated to be unveiled at Baselworld 2009.

It is remarkable that the new Planet Ocean Jewellery Co-Axial chronograph is the choice of Nicole Kidman, one of the most stylish and beautiful ladies in the world and an ambassadress for Omega watches. The Hollywood actress was wearing the timepiece for her recent shoot.

The Omega Planet Ocean Jewelry Co-Axial Chronograph and Chronometer watches, having joined the brand's Seamaster family, represent highly functional diver's watches, being based on Omega's outstanding experience in the production of diver's watches since the 1940s. read more



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