Alexander Linz


Alexander Linz

Journalist and writer

based in Vienna / Austria

I would call myself a typical watch aficionado. But, I had the opportunity to turn my hobby into my profession. This was more than 25 years ago … gives you the opportunity to follow my work when I travel to Switzerland, Germany or around the world to see a new watch, to discover a new development and when I meet the movers and shakers of this industry. Many of them have become close friends meanwhile, so I can offer you even more distinguished insights of the worldwide acting watch industry. I do invite you to discover the world of watches with me, with us and to take advantage of our unique database that helps you to find your favorite wristwatch.

You can listen, watch, enjoy and get the right advise how to buy your desired watch …




Latest posts

Hands-On: The Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946

The Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946 is the reissue of a piece produced in the late 1940s. During this period, the Swiss brand designed a series of elegant timepieces at the cutting edge of technology at that time...

PRICE 2880 Euro including 20% VAT

CASE Shape : Round Material : Stainless steel Glass : Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, with several layers of anti-reflective coating on the underside Dimension : Ø 40.00 mm Water Resistance : Water-resistant to 3 bar

HUBLOT novelties 2020 presented by CEO Ricardo Guadalupe at LVMH Watch Week Dubai

This was the philosophy upon which Hublot built up an excellent reputation in just a few decades on the very competitive high-quality timepiece market. The focus is perfectly ingrained in the idea of the art of fusion, which Hublot has applied since 1980 (40 years ago!) when Carlo Crocco designed the first case combining natural rubber and gold with a shape inspired by a ship’s porthole.

BVLGARI novelties presented by CEO Jean-Christophe Babin at LVMH Watch Week Dubai 2020

For men, the record-breaking Bvlgari Octo Finissimo collection continues to break the mold of Swiss watchmaking with the launch of five new models. Bvlgari once again rewrites the rules of contemporary watches with innovative new finishes like sandblast-polished ceramic and satin-polished steel and rose gold, making the Bvlgari Octo Finissimo the icon of the 21st century.

Zenith novelties presented by CEO Julien Tornare at LVMH Watch Week Dubai 2020

Zenith embarked on the debut edition of LVMH Watch Week in Dubai with a new kind of innovation in its DEFY collection... E.g. the DEFY Midnight, a uniquely conceived line of women’s watches with a dreamy, cosmic touch. In addition, the new Elite collection redefines the codes of 21st century watchmaking for the ultimate in contemporary elegance and last but not least there is the A384 Revival chronograph ...

Exclusive Hands-On: H. Moser & Cie. Streamliner Flyback Chronograph Automatic

Edouard Meylan, CEO of H. Moser & Cie., explains: "We started with the bracelet, comfortable, elegant and different. We then designed this model around the chronograph function, as this was what we really wanted to highlight. The Streamliner is a chronograph which displays the time rather than a watch which features a chronograph. We preferred understatement, ergonomics, and legibility, opting for a central display with no sub dial: perfectly matching our minimalist philosophy. We took the very essence of the chronograph, and raised it to the next level".

Hands-on: Hamilton Khaki Pilot SCHOTT NYC

It's all about Craftsmanship & reliability! Each of the 1,892 limited edition pieces – a nod to the year HAMILTON was established and Schott NYC’s founder Irving Schott was born – will be presented in a specially created leather case made exclusively by Schott NYC for HAMILTON. The case is sewn by hand using traditional techniques at the Schott NYC factory in Union, New Jersey. The folding case is lined with plaid heavy weight brushed cotton and features side entry pockets and a card holder for travel.

LiveChat: The ultimate wristwatch 2019

Tomorrow Monday, 30th December 2019 @ 19:00 CET / 1:00 PM EST / 10:00 AM WST , just before new years eve, I invite you to our second Live Chat. Let us discuss and together define the ultimate wristwatch(es) 2019. Think about the watch(es) you would like to nominate, join the Live Chat and put them in the limelight. What do you think? Will it be a Rolex, an Omega, a Patek Philippe, an Audemars Piguet, a Panerai, an Jaeger-LeCoultre, a Breitling, a Vacheron Constantin ... ?

Hands-on: H. Moser & Cie. Heritage Centre Seconds Funky Blue + SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Here @ WatchAdvisors you will able to discover the watch with an exclusive video... So please do set a reminder for the 9th of January 2020. The exact time of release will be announced very soon. We are waiting for feedback from Edouard, when we are good to go... Whilst filming this stunning beautiful new H. Moser & Cie. watch I also had the chance e to get hands-on the Heritage Centre Seconds Funky Blue with Globolight numerals. WOW! A watch I very much like ... Globolight numerals?