Watch Spotting At BaselWorld 2017 – Which Watches Were The Visitors Wearing?

Like every year, we visit BaselWorld to report to you about watches. It is our job. However, we are watch collectors and enthusiasts above everything else. So we always...

FAVRE-LEUBA: TECHNICAL INNOVATIONS IN THE WORLD OF FUNCTIONAL WATCHES

In 2017, Favre-Leuba will celebrate its 280th anniversary. This is a remarkable milestone in the illustrious history of Switzerland’s second-oldest watch brand, and something the company is going to...

Sinn at Baselworld 2017 – the Frankfurt Brand Continues with a Strong Offering

One of our most anticipated visits at Baselworld is with the plucky brand from Frankfurt, Sinn Spezialuhren. We feature the brand prominently here on Fratellowatches (and took a look...

Laco Novelties – Blue Dials and Bronze Cases

LacoSince Michael and I are based in Germany, actually not too far from the Black Forrest, which is one of the most significant areas of watchmaking in the country, German...

Introducing the Junghans FORM – Novelties for 2017

Junghans at BaselWorld 2017Just a stone throw from the craziness of BaselWorld along the side of Hall 1 lays the Hotel du Commerce. For a week during the fair...

Drawing The Speedmaster: Meeting With Sunflowerman At Baselworld 2017

This Baselworld I had the opportunity to meet another artist who’s into watches. He goes by the name of Sunflowerman. After we’ve talked for a while I showed him...

Baselworld 2017 – an OpEd on What Went Down in Switzerland

Now that Baselworld 2017 has come to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on what happened, what didn’t happen and to, once again, give you a peek...

The New Stainless Steel Rolex Sky-Dweller Reference 326934 Impressed Me

This year, I was happy to see a stainless steel Rolex Sky-Dweller during our appointment at BaselWorld. Introduced in 2012 already, but always in precious metals. Today’s steel Rolex...

Seiko At Baselworld 2017 – A Big New Collection

Visiting Seiko at Baselworld 2017 was, once again, an experience marked with numerous new releases and an exciting blend of technology mixed with retro cues. We showed a preview...

#TBT Why I Ordered the New Omega Speedmaster 1957 Reissue

Today’s #TBT will be Baselworld 2017 focused as we’re still basking in the afterglow of the show. And, even though we’ve covered it already, I’ll use this column as...

Chopard L.U.C. 2017 Novelties From BaselWorld

Chopard L.U.C. 2017 It’s always a treat to visit Chopard when we are visiting BaselWorld. Despite their success and status in the industry they managed to stay humble and friendly....

Speedy Tuesday – Omega Speedmaster Apollo XVII 45th Anniversary in Gold

On January 16th of this year, Gene Cernan passed away. He was the Last Man on the Moon during the Apollo 17 mission in 1972. Before that, he flew...

Armin Strom BaselWorld 2017 novelties will be designed: by you.

Armin Strom made a bold move and did not bring any new watches to BaselWord 2017. Nothing. Armin Strom BaselWorld 2017 When we visited them the only watch they...

The Eterna KonTiki Diver – A Serious New Entrant In The Dive Watch Category

As a follow-up to our recent article on the limited edition Eterna KonTiki Bronze Manufacturer, we’re back with a look at the steel serial production models, the new Eterna...

Hands-On With The New Rolex Sea-Dweller Reference 126600 ‘Red Writing’

This years marks the 50th anniversary of the Rolex Sea-Dweller. For that occasion, there’s the new Rolex Sea-Dweller reference 122600 with red writing on the dial. A larger case,...