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Eberhard & Co.

Tribute to Contograf

— Baselworld - Eberhard & Co.'s new Contograph is a re-edition of the 1960’s brand’s creation of the same name, emblem of its era thanks to its innovative features.
APRIL 21, 2014
Eberhard & Co. Tribute to Contograf
L.Leroy video


Video. History of the Brand

— This 13-minute film tells the story of L.Leroy, born in France in 1785, whose “Leroy 01” watch was to remain the absolute benchmark in terms of grand complication watchmaking until 1989..
APRIL 21, 2014
 One Week Skeleton © Armin Strom

Armin Strom

Baselworld: The spirit of openworking

— A specialist of openworking with a modern twist, Armin Strom is enriching its Gravity and Racing collections in parallel with the launch of the One Week Skeleton, an entirely transparent creation paying eloquent tribute to the brand founder.
APRIL 21, 2014
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, CEO de Chopard, au Salon de l'Auto de Genève 2014


Video. Porsche Motorsport

— At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Chopard announced it will accompany Porsche Motorsport in their awaited return to the LMP1 Endurance Championship. Interview with Mark Webber, Jacky Ickx and Karl-Friedrich Scheufele.
APRIL 21, 2014
Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Firmament réf. 502.CX.0002.LR


Classic Fusion Tourbillon Firmament

— Baselworld 2014: It is a first time for the brand Hublot. Its Classic Fusion Tourbillon Firmament watch features a case in osmium crystal.
APRIL 21, 2014
DB28 Maxichrono © De Bethune

De Bethune

DB28 Maxichrono

— Baselworld - Fitted with De Bethune’s absolute clutch system, the DB28 Maxichrono combines traditional heritage and modern styling.
APRIL 20, 2014
La nouvelle collection Allegra © de Grisogono

de Grisogono

Vidéo. Baselworld 2014

— Fawaz Gruosi presents de Grisogono's latest creations at Baselworld.
APRIL 20, 2014
Cocktail à la Boutique Breguet de Zurich


Cocktail and watches in Zurich

— The latest creations of the Manufacture make their third Switzerland stopover in Zurich.
APRIL 20, 2014
 IO Grande Classique 43mm automatique © Hysek


IO Grande Classique 43mm automatic

— Baselworld - A sober and discreet variation of previous IO creations, the new IO Grande Classique combines the sobriety of its dial to the thinness of its case.
APRIL 20, 2014
Super Trofeo 2014, Monza © 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 fascinating world of motorsports.
APRIL 19, 2014
Corum Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Tides


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.
APRIL 19, 2014
La gamme Prospex fait son apparition en Europe, ici dans une version de plongée très lisible sur mouvement Kinetic. © David Chokron/Worldtempus


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.
APRIL 19, 2014
 Le Calendrier Perpétuel Digital, vidéo © 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.
APRIL 19, 2014
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    Raymond Weil

    Baselworld - In the name of the patriarch

    — It was an emotionally-charged edition of Baselworld for the family-owned Geneva brand. But the founder Raymond Weil was still present – through a tribute...
    APRIL 17, 2014
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    Backes & Strauss

    Tokyo's Kabukiza Theatre

    — Backes & Strauss announces its association with the ancient Japanese art form of Kabuki in its new role by supporting Tokyo's recently...
    APRIL 17, 2014
  • Thumbnail Pathos Princess ref.10521_07_26_31 © Carl-F-Bucherer

    Carl F. Bucherer

    Pathos Princess

    — Baselworld - Featuring a woven filigree case, the Pathos Princess combines exclusive glamor and elegance.
    APRIL 17, 2014

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Definition of the day


A plate of metal or another material which displays different pieces of information such as hours, minutes and seconds in a standard clock or watch. Dials come in a wide variety of shapes, decorations, materials, etc. Indications are given by numerals, graduations or signs (markers) in different shapes and styles. An aperture dial has openings through which the time indications can be read.