Breitling

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. 

Baselworld2017: Interview with Jean-Paul Girardin, CEO Breitling

Breitling developed a new split-seconds chronograph this year. The new Calibre "B03" is an interesting construction, the CEO will tell you more. And Breitling teamed up with Tudor to share calibres. The new new Tudor Black Bay chronographs are equipped with the Breitling "B01" and some of the new Breitling three-hand-watches are equipped with the Tudor Automatic Calibre. Interesting, isn't it? Listen to my interview to learn more ...

Baselworld 2017: Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante Calibre B03

 

 

With this development Breitling underlines once again its competence in developping in-house calibres. Split-seconds chronographs are manufactured in small series. Watchmakers have to perform a lengthy process of adjustment and rating by correcting the clearance of the split-seconds wheel and pinion, adapting the tension of the springs, adjusting the degree of penetration of the clamps ...