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Beyer Chronometrie located at Bahnhofstrasse in ZĂĽrich

Talking to René Beyer of Beyer Chronometrie located at Bahnhofstrasse in Zürich

Beyer Chronometrie in Zürich was founded in 1760. 

Beyer Chronometrie is the oldest watch shop in Switzerland.

Beyer Chronometrie is currently managed by René Beyer, who represents the eighth generation of the Beyer family.

Beyer Chronometrie sells Rolex, Patek Philippe, A. Lange & Söhne, Breguet, Jaeger-LeCoultre, IWC, Hublot, Breitling, Cartier, Chopard, Baume & Mercier, Tudor and Jaquet Droz.

Beyer Chronometrie has specialised in the sale of antique and vintage watches since 1965.

Only Watch 2017 @OnlyWatch2017

Please allow me to draw your attention to Only Watch 2017

Since 2005 a one of a kind project called “Only Watch” underlines how watch-brands from luxury groups or independent craftsmen have achieved to unite in the pursuit of a common goal:

Financing research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

In six editions Only Watch has raised more than 25 million Euros (!) for Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies (Monaco Association against Duchenne muscular dystrophy) helping make significant advances in research over a decade.

These are the watch-brands supporting Only Watch 2017:

Andersen Genève, Armin Strom, Arnold & Son, Audemars Piguet, Barbier Mueller, Bell & Ross, Blancpain, Boucheron, Bovet Fleurier, Breguet, Carl F. Bucherer, Chanel, Chopard, Christophe Claret, Chronoswiss, De Bethune, Dewitt, F.P. Journe, Fabergé, Frédérique Constant, Girard Perregaux, H.Moser & Cie, Harry Winston, Hautlence, Hermès, Hublot, Jacob & Co, Konstantin Chaykin, Laurent Ferrier, Jaquet Droz, Louis Moinet, Louis Vuitton, Maurice Lacroix, MB&F, MCT, Montblanc, Moritz Grossmann, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Rebellion, Ressence, Speake Marin, TAG Heuer, Tudor, Ulysse Nardin, Urwerk, Voutilainen, Zenith. Special Projects: (Agenhor x Head/Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design – Genève), Wostep (Ecole Horlogère – Neuchâtel).

Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

31 Baselworld 2017 novelties that really impressed me.

Why 31? That´s the number I counted when finishing my choice and putting the story together. 

Please do not expect a product listing of ticking superlatives here or a ranking of the most expensive / crazy watches.

What I will show you instead are watches that really impressed me – 31 in total. Either through their good and cool design, technical realization, impeccable quality and/or reasonable price. 

The watch brands featured are:

Blancpain, Breguet, Breitling, Bulgari, Certina, Chanel, Chopard, Frédérique Constant, Glashütte Original, H. Moser & Cie., Hamilton, Harry Winston, Hermès, Hublot, Longines, Mido, Nomos, Omega, Patek Philippe, Porsche Design, Rado, Rolex, TAG Heuer, Tudor and Zenith.