Tutima Tempostopp

Tutima Tempostopp

Tutima, founded in Glashütte, Germany, in 1927, celebrates its 90th anniversary with a new version of the Tutima Fliegerchronograph made in the 1940s. At the time, the Fliegerchronograph was a landmark piece, perhaps the first German-made flyback chronograph. The flyback function was given the name Tempostopp at the time, and this has been used for…

Choco-Chopard

Five sweetest watches at Baselworld

Every year, Baselworld presents the latest watch innovations, with different cases, tastes, functions and finishes. Here are the top five made in one of Switzerland’s most classical materials, chocolate. Longines Octo-choc Longines has no fear of competition from Bulgari and it has launched this new piece with octagonal case, bold and thick, containing a creamy…

Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante

Breitling

Breitling company profile Breitling is one of the few remaining independent Swiss watch brands. After years of specializing in technical watches, and in particular aviation (Navitimer) and diving (SuperOcean) timepieces, the brand has begun to expand its range to air, sea and land, with sizes appealing to the Chinese market and female customers (from 2018).…

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic

After the Octo Finissimo Tourbillon and the Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater, Bulgari claims another record with the Octo Finissimo Automatic, thinnest automatic watch in the world. Multifaceted cool The Octo Finissimo Automatic by Bulgari is extraordinary to see, touch and wear. It’s not small, at 40 mm, but its thickness of 5.15 mm really makes…

Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time Ref. 5650G Advanced Research

Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time Ref. 5650G Advanced Research

The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time Ref. 5650G Advanced Research shows three significant departures, and introduces some important questions. Excellent water resistance The watch is a new version of the Aquanaut Travel Time, with white gold case having a 12 atm, 120-metre water resistance rating, width including crown 45.24 mm, thickness 11 mm, a sapphire…

NOMOS Glashütte Club Campus

With Club Campus, NOMOS Glashütte have identified a section of the market – watches for celebrations – and have created a package specially for it, at an attractive price. Baume & Mercier do the same sort of thing, targeting their entry-level Classima and My Classima watches at customers who want to celebrate something, a degree,…

Nomos Ahoi Neomatik

NOMOS Glashütte Ahoi

NOMOS Glashütte don’t release figures about how many watches they sell, but it’s clear that they are doing well. It’s the German brand with best sales in terms of number of watches sold, and in 2016, which was a problem year for many watchmaking companies, they had a 10% increase in turnover. Their secret? Simple,…