Topic: Baselworld 2014

Our coverage of pre-Basel watch announcements, Baselworld 2014 (March 27 to April 3, 2014), plus follow-up articles about the watches at the world’s largest watch show, as we write them.

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Last year in 2014, Romain Jerome released a new version of the RJ Spacecraft (initially spelled "Space Craft") which built on the avant-garde design of the original Romain Jerome Spacecraft watch from 2013 (hands-on here). Inspired by 1970's and 1980's futurism (and imagined spaceships of…
Romain Jerome Spacecraft Black Watch Hands-On

The Zenith Pilot Type 20 Grand Feu watch ref. 04.2420.5011/17.C714 is hands-down one of the oddest timepieces I had the pleasure of seeing at Baselworld 2014. Once in a while, something truly weird and special is created that is actually produced in a limited…
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Grand Feu Watch Hands-On: A True Collector’s Piece

At BaselWorld 2014, Breguet revealed two extremely complicated "halo-pieces," humbly titled the Breguet Classique Complications 3795 and 3797, each featuring a tourbillon, perpetual calendar, and, in the case of the former reference, an extensively and exquisitely skeletonized movement and dial. We went hands-on with both…
Breguet Classique Complications 3795 & 3797 Tourbillon Perpetual Skeletonized Watches Hands-On

For 2014, Blancpain released an interesting new tourbillon piece, known as the Villeret Tourbillon Volant Une Minute 12 Jours timepiece, which I now present to you hands-on here. This is also a good time to mention that at the outset of Baselworld 2014, the aBlogtoWatch…
Blancpain Villeret Tourbillon Volant Une Minute 12 Jours Watch Hands-On

In 2014, Frederique Constant watches celebrated the 10th anniversary of their first in-house made movement. They have gone on to create an assortment of new in-house made movements, many of which build and improve upon one another. Inspired by some of their first in-house made…
Frédérique Constant Manufacture Heart Beat FC-945 Watch Hands-On