BaselWorld 2016 day 1

We had a really great kickoff today at BaselWorld 2016. We will be giving full reports of every visit we do these days, but for now we just want to share which brands we visited and some of the highlights we already had.

 

DeWitt Watches

This company creates great watches with stunning use of materials and complications. It is lead by its founder, Jérome de Witt.

Our highlight this year.

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Eterna Watches

Eterna founded in 1856 has a rich history in watchmaking. They we’re also the first to use a ball bearing in their automated movement. These days they are still making their own in-house movements.

Our highlight this year.

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Omega Watches

This brands need little introduction. Last year the Globetrotter was launched and proved to be a huge succes. This year one of the novelties is the Annual Calendar of the Globemaster.

Our highlight this year.

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Seiko Watches

Seiko is getting out of the quartz market more and more. With their Grand Seiko models they have already proven to be a real competitor for the Swiss industry. Next to the existing mechanical watches they are gonna launch a model above the Seiko 5 models.

Our highlight this year.

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Carl F. Bucherer Watches

Carl F. Bucherer had a restyling last year taking the brand back to their roots. They also updated their Signature A1000 movement to the A2000 movement, with lesser parts, smaller dimensions, but with more accuracy.

Our highlight this year.

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MB&F Watches

We are big fans of the amazing creations of MB&F. At SIHH the Legacy Machine Perpetual was added to the line-up. This Year at BaselWorld, two new time machine collaborations where born. One of them we can’t tell you more about until May.

Our highlight this year.

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Gronefeld Watches

What can we say about our fellow Duchtman…..THEY ARE AMAZING!!! We are really surprised with every new model they launch, but this latest model is really revolutionary.

Our highlight this year.

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