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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Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic Watches For 2014 Hands-On

Before discussing some of these rather nice Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic watches I want to once again discuss the notion of pilot watches overall. People often ask us about brands that offer reasonably priced pilot-style watches. It is honestly a good question and one that…
Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic Watches For 2014 Hands-On

Christophe Claret Margot Watch For Ladies Hands-On

Cool enough for him, but made for her, aBlogtoWatch takes a hands-on look at the Christophe Claret Margot, the boutique watch maker's first timepiece for women. 2014 was very much about high-end women's watches and 2015 will once again focus on luxury ladies' watches to…
Christophe Claret Margot Watch For Ladies Hands-On

Voutilainen Tourbillon-6 Watch Hands-On

The Voutilainen Tourbillon-6 watch is among Kari Voutilainen's timepieces that isn't strictly a one-of-a-kind "piece unique." Having said that, the Voutilainen Tourbillon-6 is a limited edition... of just six pieces total. The Voutilainen Tourbillon-6 is undeniably beautiful and represents an approach to mechanical art and…
Voutilainen Tourbillon-6 Watch Hands-On

TAG Heuer Carrera MP4-12C Chronograph McLaren Watch Revisited

In 2011, TAG Heuer initially released this Carrera MP4-12C Chronograph watch in honor of their limited relationship with the supercar maker McLaren - namely, for the MP4-12C car. We were actually the first to debut the watch, and I recall at the time being very…
TAG Heuer Carrera MP4-12C Chronograph McLaren Watch Revisited

Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 XXL Large Date And Moon Phases Transparent Dial Watch Hands-On

Sometimes a simple change can make a big difference. Take for example this Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 XXL Large Date and Moon Phases watch with a transparent dial. Girard-Perregaux added a gray-tinted "smoked" sapphire crystal to the construction as the dial piece, while offers a view…
Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 XXL Large Date And Moon Phases Transparent Dial Watch Hands-On

MB&F MusicMachine 2 Is Musical Ode To Star Trek USS Enterprise

Swiss watch and mechanical art maker MB&F follows up their spaceship-themed music box, the MusicMachine, with the also spaceship-themed MusicMachine 2. In addition to their timepieces MB&F has continued to branch out by producing items such as these music boxes produced in collaboration with the…
MB&F MusicMachine 2 Is Musical Ode To Star Trek USS Enterprise