Apr.
19
2014
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Genève

Seiko

Baselworld 2014 : Broadening the spectrum of possibilities

— High frequency, sports watches, multi-function models or three-hand quartz-driven timepieces: Seiko’s 2014 offering is more high-quality and eclectic than ever.
La gamme Prospex fait son apparition en Europe, ici dans une version de plongée très lisible sur mouvement Kinetic. © David Chokron/Worldtempus
Corum Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Tides

Corum

Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Tides

— Baselworld 2014: An icon among sea-lovers, the Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Tides watch returns in a reworked design.
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Girard-Perregaux

Book « The New Face of Tradition »

— Girard-Perregaux has compiled in a book all of the images from the journal and from the “Young Watch Masters Tour", a project that brought these...
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IWC

Video. The Digital Perpetual Calendar

— Episode 7 of IWC's video series "The Man's Guide to Haute Horlogerie" is dedicated to the Digital Perpetual calendar.
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Blancpain

Blancpain Race Weekends

— This weekend, Monza hosted the first of the 2014 "Blancpain Race Weekends" and the Manufacture Blancpain invited its guests to discover the...
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Win an Eberhard & Co timepiece

Take your chance to win the 8 Jours Grande Taille watch worth CHF 4,340.
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Watches of the day

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    Chaumet

    Class One

    Chaumet Paris

  • Thumbnail Pierre DeRoche - GrandCliff - Pure - GRC10009ACI0-005CRO

    Pierre DeRoche

    GrandCliff

    Pure

  • Thumbnail Richard Mille - RM 58-01 Tourbillon World Timer

    Richard Mille

    RM 58-01 Tourbillon World Timer

  • Thumbnail Speake-Marin Spirit Seafire - watch face view

    Speake-Marin

    The Piccadilly

    Spirit Seafire

  • Thumbnail Bell & Ross Aviation BR 03-92 - face view

    Bell & Ross

    Aviation

    BR 03-92 Golden Heritage

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Definition of the day

Mechanism,

A combination of parts put together to perform a function. A watch is a mechanism comprising various parts which are themselves mechanisms with their own specific function. Chronograph mechanism: assembly of parts to start, stop and reset the direct-drive hand(s) of a chronograph. Repeater mechanism: assembly of parts which trigger the striking mechanism and activate the hammers of a repeater watch.