Carl F. Bucherer: New watches to Heritage collection

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Carl F. Bucherer has integrated the memories from the 1950´s to the modern time. The company has unveiled new watches for the Heritage collection, which was launched last year in New York. According to the company, the Heritage collection is not just a look back at the watchmaker’s own history, but also an ode to the zeitgeist of the 1950s .

It is about the classic design and modern mechanics together. It is also a tribute to both the tradition of the Swiss watchmaker and Carl F. Bucherer’s roots in Lucerne.

– The Heritage BiCompax Annual combines timeless design with contemporary sophistication – a watch born of more than 130 years of style and savoir faire. The Lucerne-based watchmaker has launched this chronograph – featuring a large date display, an annual calendar, and a distinctive BiCompax dial design – in two exclusive versions, each limited to 888 pieces, Bucherer says.

Facts and Figures :  stainless steel/rose gold 00.10803.08.12.01 stainless steel

Movement : Automatic, CFB 1972 caliber, diameter 30.0 mm, height 7.3 mm, 47 jewels, power reserve of 42 hours

Chronograph : minutes and seconds counters, annual calendar, large date, hour, minute, small seconds

Case : Stainless steel/18 k rose gold or stainless steel, double-domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides, sapphire crystal case back, water- resistant to 30 m  ( 3 atm ), diameter 41 mm, height 14.05 mm

Dial : Rose-and-champagne or silver

Strap : Calfskin strap in cognac brown or embossed rubber in black, stainless steel folding pin buckle

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Baselworld2019: New innovations for luxury

It is spring time in Baselworld2019. This year will mark the fairs even more towards innovations and creativity. The global number one place for luxury watches and jewellery is also presenting the best of new innovations but with traditional expertise and knowhow.

The Swiss Watch Industry itself recorded last year a 6,3 % increase in exports and the total turnover was 21,2 billion Swiss francs. So luxury industry matters and it is an essential part of the country’s gross domestic product.

ComteamPUB+ will share with you the best innovations and trends from Baselworld.

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Luxury watchmaker Patek Philippe for sale?

 

According to Bloomberg news, the Swiss luxury watchmaker Patek Philippe may be for sale. This 180 year old luxury watch company is valued between 7-9 billion euros by market analysts and it is one of the last biggest independent brands.

Patek Philippe is owned by Stern family and it is one of the innovative brands in the industry still. In 1845 the company patented the keyless winding and hand-setting system. In 1916 Patek Philippe made the first ladies´wristwatch with a five-minute repeater. In 2018 the company introduced the twenty-4 collection for ladies.

The company CEO Thierry Stern said in the Financial Times interview in 2013 that  they aim to keep the production at 50.000 pieces a year in order to keep the quality in the watches. The company headquarter is in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Frank Muller and new Art Deco style watch

The Swiss luxury watch maker, Frank Muller, has unveiled new models in the World Presentation of Haute Horologerie (WPHH).

The new models, Vanguard Grazy Hours, display numerals in an unconventional order, with Art Deco pop art style.

Driven by a new mechanism, the central hours jumps from one hour to the next following the correct order of numerals allthough they are randomly placed on the dial. These watches are designed for women.

The company is also unveiling two new facilities, as part of the Watchland production site. After these investments, the company can now offer all its 450 employees the same site and thus improve efficiency. The sites will be opened next week in Genthod, Switzerland.

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Designed diamonds for you

 

Ajay Diam is one of the leading diamond manufacturer, which is operating in Switzerland and in HongKong.  According to the company, it has been operating with the Swiss Watch Industry for years and they supply non-synthetic diamonds specializing in 8/8 and 32/24  small size diamonds from 0,6 to 2,4 mm for any Color and Clarity.

Ajay Diam is a member in the Responsible Jewellery Council, which is an international not-for-profit organization for sustainable diamond companies: from mining to retail. The company has over 500 employees – to help deliver 100 % natural diamonds: scanned, inspected and sealed by their HongKong factory. One of their end customers is Burberry Watches.

 

 

 

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De Grisogono luxury smartwatch for ladies

 

Right at first glance, the  smartwatch by  the Swiss luxury watch company de Grisogono is something special. Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO channels jewellery and watchmaking inspiration – and the distinctive de GRISOGONO design codes.

– Rose gold, black diamonds and a bracelet studded with its signature galuchat. The sleeping beauty is radiantly arrayed in supremely sophisticated style, awaiting only a gentle caress of the rotating bezel to open its heart, the company says.

This exquisitely feminine model delivers round-the-clock connectedness with notifications as well as a wealth of functions supported by a long-lasting battery life.

Smart fitness functions for staying healthy and active, but also quick and easy mobile payments.

Specially designed with elegant, on-the-go ladies in mind, the Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO features a versatile circular design and a unique rotating bezel ensuring an optimised user experience for precise, comfortable control. An appealing variety of faces and the signature de GRISOGONO galuchat strap add the perfect distinctive touches to this ultimate jewellery smart watch.

DISPLAY
1.2” FULL CIRCULAR SAMOLED – 360 X 360 (302PPI)
CASE
– BLACKENED STEEL
– BEZEL AND PUSH BUTTONS IN GOLD
– 56 WHITE DIAMONDS ON THE TURNING BEZEL
– 28 BLACK DIAMONDS ON THE TOP BEZEL
– 43 BLACK DIAMONDS ON THE SIDES
STRAP
BLACK GALUCHAT, WITH BLACKENED STEEL TRIPLE FOLDING CLASP

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