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


Beyer Chronometrie has been selling most of these above mentioned brands already for decades. Patek Philippe for instance for more than 165 years and Rolex for almost 100 years.

I personally know René for more than 20 years and I can tell you we both share the same enthusiasm and passion for watches. But it must tick to be real cool!

Breitling Chronoliner B04 - a 100-piece limited series


As already mentioned above I like this Breitling Chronoliner B04 executed in blue ...

The automatic chronograph features a second zone-time hour hand to display in a 24-hour mode a second and third zone-time. One on its high-tech ceramic rotating bezel and one on a 24-hour scale.

This Breitling is powered by the Manufacture Breitling Calibre B04 featuring a perfect user friendliness.

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 ...