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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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Breguet Reference 5395 skeleton watch

Best Five New Watches For Autumn 2020

Here's our choice of great watches to buy for Autumn 2020. 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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Why You Won't Find Formex Watches At Baselworld

Why You Won't Find Formex Watches At Baselworld

Why You Wont Find Us At Baselworld by Raphael Granito, CEO of Formex Watches
You may have recently read a variety of articles reporting on the dramatic changes in the world’s most important watch fair. These changes have been building over the past few years and should be worrying for organizers as the numbers speak very clearly. 2017 saw a decrease of 200 exhibitors from the previous year and this year, another whopping 600 exhibitors decided not to join the show, effectively cutting last year’s numbers in half.

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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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De Bethune DB27 D Polo Watch

De Bethune DB27 D Polo Watch

DB27 D Polo Watch
To mark its first ever sponsorship of a Polo tournament, the De Bethune Princely Polo Cup held in Vaduz on August 29th and 30th, the Manufacture presents a 10-piece limited edition of the DB27.
Exclusively developed for the game of Polo, the DB27 D Polo edition can withstand the violent impacts it is liable to sustain on the wrist of the rider wearing it.
Traditionally equipped with a protective cover or swivelled over into its housing, the classic Polo player’s watch cannot display the time during play without risk of damage.

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Roger Smith: The Very Best Watches Take Time

Roger Smith: The Very Best Watches Take Time

I landed at a small regional airport and was then whisked across a beautiful, well-manicured rural landscape dotted with small communities.   We skirted a low mountain passing small farms on the well-kept roads; the skies were clear as there is no heavy industry.  There was obviously a healthy, expanding economy here together with a surprising number of substantial houses, whilst a renewal programme of older local authority houses was widespread despite looking really quite serviceable.  Eventually we arrived at a spruce long, low building where arguably the best and most innovative watchma

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Valbray and Leica Unique Chronographs 100 Years of Leica Photography


Valbray and Leica Unique Chronographs 100 Years of Leica Photography

On the occasion of the celebration of 100 Years of Leica Photography, Valbray – the renowned Swiss watchmakers from Lausanne – presents a special limited edition: the EL1 Chronograph. This watch is strictly limited to only 100 exemplars and is engraved with the Leica logo features on the crown and ‘100 Years of Leica Photography’ engraved on the back.

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International eXcellence interviews Pascale Berclaz, President of Quinting

International eXcellence interviews Pascale Berclaz, President of Quinting

What was the first watch that you owned?
- I don’t even know if this watch belonged to a brand or had any name, actually it was just providing time and at the moment it was enough for me. It is exactly what luxury watches do not do: simply display time, it is so much more than this…
How did you start in the industry?

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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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