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Alpina Seastrong Diver Heritage

Best New Watches This Autumn

Here's our choice of great new watches to buy this Autumn.

The biggest watch fair, Baselworld, may have been cancelled but the master horologers are pulling out all the stops to create inventive, quality luxury watches to attract new buyers and tempt collectors.

This superb diver watch, the Alpina Seastrong Diver Heritage is a reinterpretation of the Alpina 10 Super Compressor of 1969. AL-525 automatic movement, rose gold, with cream ring and brown markers. Stylish and sporty.
£1,495.00
https://alpinawatches.com

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Best New Luxury Watches 2019

Best New Luxury Watches 2019

We bring you our selection of the most extraordinary new luxury watches from the ateliers of the finest Swiss watchmakers. These are all mechanical works of art, displaying the most exquisite craftsmanship from leaders in the horological field.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 36 in 18 ct Everose gold with distinctive new dials and the 3255 calibre. A new generation of this timeless classic.
£22,000www.rolex.com
Patek Philippe manual-wound 5172G chronograph in white gold with 65 hour power reserve.

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Formex unveils COSC-Certified Automatic Chronometer Below $700-The Essence

Formex unveils COSC-Certified Automatic Chronometer Below $700-The Essence

Doesn’t it feel like watch brands emerge on Kickstarter like sand on the beach? They are all jostling for position with taglines like “revolutionary design”, “affordable luxury” or the promise to “disrupt the industry”. With Alpina successfully launching their latest smartwatch on Kickstarter, they demonstrated the crowdfunding potential for established watch brands.

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 Formex Watches Support Team Latitude35 at the “Gates of Hell” to Set a World Record

Formex Watches Support Team Latitude35 at the “Gates of Hell” to Set a World Record

A few weeks ago, far away from the media circus and as yet unpublished, three experienced endurance athletes - all with a Formex Swiss Watch on their wrist - started a 350-mile trek across the Namib desert. Their aim was to set a world record for the most consecutive miles ever trekked unassisted. The terrain they would be crossing is among some of the oldest, driest and most barren places on earth leading to early explorers calling the Namib Desert ‘The Gates of Hell’.

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Formex Watches: How Augmented Reality Is Changing The Way We Shop

Formex Watches: How Augmented Reality Is Changing The Way We Shop

Augmented reality is transforming how we shop and in particular our online shopping experience. Global Market Insights predicts that the AR market is expected to nearly double in size by 2024 with the vast majority of companies utilising some form of augmented reality to connect with and engage their customers. Forward thinkers and industry disruptors are ahead of the curve, having already embraced augmented reality in their business models.

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Ollivier Saveo Luxury Flying Tourbillon Racer Watch

Ollivier Saveo Luxury Flying Tourbillon Racer Watch

Ollivier Savelli is the extraordinary watchmaker behind the new watch brand Ollivier Savéo. Awarded the “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” in the jewellery and Precious Metals category, the most prestigious luxury craftsmanship award in France, Ollivier has recently launched his own range of high end luxury watches under the brand name Ollivier Savéo.

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One Hundred Years Of Baselworld Watches & Jewellery

One Hundred Years Of Baselworld Watches & Jewellery

Although only 29 Swiss watchmaking and jewellery brands attended the first ever show in 1917, this year’s Baselworld played host to no fewer than 220 companies. And as this major event in the sector draws once again to a close, Swiss exhibitors have amply proved their ability to marshall their powers of innovation and excellence and resist the current turbulence in the market.

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Breguet Classique Chronométrie Watch

Breguet Classique Chronométrie Watch

Breguet developed the tourbillion and the self winding watch and they continue to innovate with the Classique Chronometrie. This watch use a newly patented magnetic pivot to offset the negative effects of magnetism in watch movements and improve the precision and reliability of the mechanical watch. The magnetic pivot consists of a carbon-steel balance staff and a ‘rare-earth’ magnet behind each endstone. It is a beautiful piece with fluted caseband, welded lugs, engine turned dial and open-tipped Breguet hands.

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