Punctual and in Time – BaselWorld Review 2019

Great Brands with the Best Releases and Inspirational Design.

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Jacob & Co – Tourbillon Baguette
Jacob Arabo, the founder of Jacob & Co. masterfully blends the intricate worlds of high jewelry and high watchmaking in the Astronomia Flawless. The transparency of the case allows the movement of the gravitational triple axis tourbillon to be clearly visible from multiple angles. The addition of a flawless 2.88 ct. diamond on top of the amazing Astronomia movement will definitely turn heads. (price on request)

Hublot – BIG BANG SANG BLEU II
More ambitious than the Big Bang Sang Bleu launched in 2016, the new Big Bang Sang Bleu II passionately channels the design skills of world famous tattoo artist Maxime Plescia-Buchi. A case with more finely-chiselled lines conveyed in three dimensions. An expression of the passage of time, the hands -two elongated diamonds and an arrow -are stylized fragments of tattoos, set above a hypnotic chronographic movement. $47,300

ArtyA – Son of Earth Cosmos
Die innovative Schweizer Marke Artya um Gründer Yvan Arpa und seine Frau und Designerin Dominique Arpa-Cirpka fertigt vor allem expressive Einzelstücke. Zum zehnjährigen Markenjubiläum kommen in der Linie Son of Earth jetzt neun Modelle mit dem Beinamen “Cosmos”. Die Edelstahluhren verfügen über eine Stahllünette, in die wortwörtlich der Blitz eingeschlagen ist. $10,900

Breitling – BENTLEY CENTENARY LIMITED EDITION
The Breitling Premier Bentley Centenary Limited Edition in 18k red gold is presented on a brown leather strap whose pattern and stitching were inspired by the seats in a Bentley. The stainless-steel version will be available on the brown Bentley-inspired leather strap as well or on a stainless-steel bracelet. The 18k red gold version is engraved with a “ONE OF 200” inscription, while the stainless-steel version is inscribed “ONE OF 1000”, confirmation of the edition sizes for the watches $9,950

Maurice Lacroix – AIKON Automatic Chronograph 44mm
Trained at the world-renowned school of Tapiola in Finland Kari Voutilainen stayed true the definition of hand made watchmaking. The precision of their in-house designed movement, main plate, and bridges manufactured. $2,990.00

Patek – 5231J WORLD TIME
Launched in the 1930s, Patek Philippe’s famous World Time watch displays the time simultaneously and continuously in all 24 time zones. This cult watch beloved of seasoned travelers and collectors is particularly renowned for its men’s models featuring a dial center adorned with a planisphere in cloisonné enamel. The caliber 240 HU self-winding movement with off-center mini rotor in 22K gold may be admired in all its impeccable detail through the sapphire-crystal case back. $65,000

ArtyA – 250 GTO BLACK
The hub of the rim on the dial side goes right through the watch… including the sapphire crystal! A world first: the time can only be seen when the wheel on the dial side is spun at full speed. An exceptional delicate work combining jewelry, watchmaking and inventiveness was needed  to make it look and turn like this iconic historical Rim. $16,900

Gucci – Gucci Grip
Gucci is introducing a brand-new unisex watch line called Grip. The collection comprises four new quartz timepieces. Each one features a rounded square case with three windows, in which three white rotating disks indicate the hour, minute, and date respectively. One edition brings together a yellow gold PVD case and yellow gold PVD bracelet, both engraved with Gucci’s signature Interlocking G logo. (not released yet)

Oris – Oris Artix GT Skeleton
Oris produced its first motor sport watch in 1970 and continues its driving watch tradition with the launch of the Artix GT Skeleton. The watch has an open dial exposing the inner workings of its Swiss Made automatic mechanical movement, like the hood of a car being lifted to reveal an engine bay. $2,600.00

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