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Doxa Grafic Mistero

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Doxa stepped up their game design-wise with their nice clean new Grafic Mistero, though the readers at Hodinee aren’t too happy about it.

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Doxa

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The new Hublot

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One of the watches I missed at Baselworld: The La Clef du Temps watch by Hublot. Apart from looking science fiction, the watch allows the user to slow or speed up its movement (i was about to write speed up ‘time’ but that would factually incorrect :^)). Again, Ablogtoread has covered an interesting back story on the watch.

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A Blog to Read: Hublot La Clef du Temps

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Omega Baselworld 2011

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The Omega Hour Vision Skeleton Platinum

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The New Omega Ladymatic 425.35.34.20.55

New from Omega at Baselworld 2011: The Omega Hour Vision Skeleton watch and a Ladymatic with an updated band. Both of them use a Co-Axial Calibre movement

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Omega

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Casio Bluetooth Watch

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Casio plays it safe and simple with its first next gen bluetooth watch at Baselworld. Since this is their first bluetooth product, the watch only does one function while communicating with smart phones – it automatically synchronizes with the time in smart phones so if your gps enabled smart phone automatically corrects its time zone based on where you are, your watch will too.

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Casio
Fossil VP on the Connecting Fabric

Cyril Ratel Urban Adventures

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Yes it is really called Urban Adventures. :^) – The Cyril Ratel’s latest automatic revealed at Baselworld 2011.

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Cyril Ratel

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China drives Baselworld 2011

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One of the things I noticed about this year’s fair was the amount of classic models. I chalked it up to recession and the demands of buyers for something more discreet, however, a reuters article shed further light:

“But the watch industry is also being pushed into redeveloping classic models, encouraged by Chinese demand.
As a result, many brands are re-fashioning old models such as Tag Heuer which last year launched a new version of its classic Carrera model, endorsed by actor Steve McQueen, which starts at 2,000 euros.

“Chinese prefer classic watches, watches with a heritage,” Guy Semon, Tag Heuer’s (LVMH.PA) vice president for sciences and engineering, told Reuters in an interview. “And as they have become major customers, this has helped drive the brand to return to some of its historical models.”

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Reuters: Time no longer the essence for luxury watchmakers

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Concord C1 Update

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This year at Baselworld 2011, Concord presents a haute joaillerie version of their C1 Chronograph called the Amethyst. The watch features 217 baguette-cut amethysts totalling 13.80 carats.

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Concord

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Charriol Baselworld 2011

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Charriol updates its line up with the Chrono Celtica and the forth generation Celtic at Baselworld 2011.

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Charriol

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Damiani

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The elegant ladies Damiani Belle Epoque quartz watch from jewelry brand, Damiani.

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Damiani

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Antoine Martin

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Two years in the making, The Antoine Martin Quantieme Perpetual QP01 is a hand wound perpetual calendar watch. A Blog to Read has a detailed back story about this watch.

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