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Tagheuer Mikrotimer Concept




Tag Heuer’s new concept chronograph is the world’s first mechanical watch that measures and displays the 1/1,000th of a second, making it 125 times more accurate than most existing mechanical chronographs and 10 times faster than the Heuer Carrera Mikrograph 1/100th Second world first presented in Geneva in January 2011.

At 1/1,000th of a second, a Formula One racecar at full throttle travels about ten centimeters. Over a 305 km race, this might not seem much — the length of a finger — but it is the difference between second place and a World Championship.

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Tag Heuer

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Ulysse Nardin’s Freak


Ulyssee Nardin follows up with its Freak watch with the Freak Diavolo. The watch features a carousel tourbillion that also indicates the minute. #Baselworld 2011.

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Ulysse Nardin

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March 31, 2011

Fendi Crazy Carats


The Fendi Crazy Carats

The Fendi Crazy Carats collection introduces a new revolutionary ladies timepiece -a rolling mechanism technology that changes the gemstones with a turn of the crown.

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Reveal watches

Apology for the poor image but i liked Elle’s version of the reveal disc concept. This has been done before but last year’s Vue by Yves Behar has set off a trend with Elle and Axcent bringing out their own version.

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Elle Time
WF: Yves Behar and the Disappearing Hour

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Doxa Grafic Mistero


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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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


The Omega Hour Vision Skeleton Platinum



The New Omega Ladymatic 425.

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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Casio Bluetooth Watch


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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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


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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