From March, 2011

Bedat & Co

Bedat & Co Ref 882.550.989 Bedat&Co Art Deco inspired ladies watch revealed at Baselworld 2011. related links Bedat & Co

Haldimann Baselworld 2011

The Sculptura H8 by Beat Haldimann is paired down tourbillion that centers it in the middle against an elegant black background. There is no time being tracked, just a simple tourbillion making one revolution per minute. related links Haldimann

No more Mr.Fancy Pants

This year at Baselworld, Hamilton went back to basics. No more cutting edge bulky science fiction inspired wristwatches but basic retro aviation inspired wristwatches such as this automatic Pan Europ edition pictured above. related links Hamilton

Maurice Lacroix Baselworld 2011

The Masterpiece Roue Carrée Seconde by Maurice Lacroix has a toothed clover-leaf wheel that activates the small second thus creating an elegant time display. related links Maurice Lacroix

The watch with the rotating carrousel

Fantasia is a luxury watch that has no less than 901 diamonds totalling 8.71 carats but what makes it interesting is the rotating carrousel. The watch is limited to 50 pieces. related links Peter Tanisman

The Golfer Watch

What is the dream of every golfer? To access information that will measure the distance to the green, front edge or centre, in both metres and yards with the click of a button. Well, The Hercules “Golf Master” from Reconvilier and its integrated GPS application allows you to do just that. Not only that, the watch has a dual personality – It has a “Rotar” reversing mechanism that allows the digital movement to be hidden behind an automatic watch for when you aren’t golfing. related links Reconvilier

The New Ventura

SPARC MGS Analogue W 65 R1 SPARC MGS Analogue W 65 R1 SPARC MGS Digital W 51 S SPARC MGS Digital W 51 S Top view of the SPARC MGS Digital The newly relaunched Ventura finally revealed its Automatic Digital watch the SPARC MGS Digital along with an analogue version. The watches will be released in the summer and the relaunch features a new marketing campaign that focuses more on the founder Pierre Nobs than before. See below for a very interesting video presentation about the SPARC MGS as presented by Nobs himself. The founder Pierre Nobs sports a funky…

A.B and Art

a.b.art’s new minimal chronograph OC 151 that was revealed at Baselworld 2011. For those who aren’t familiar with the brand, a.b.art stands for authentic and basic art and all of their watches feature paired down design as an alternative to regular ostentatious luxury. related links