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When each second counts

Oris reserved several novelties for Baselworld this year once again. One of the watches caught my attention, because during my time spent in Australia, I often felt what vast distances there are in the country, with many remote locations. The Oris...

Loupio-cite #4

“Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

– Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990)


The founder of the brand, René Bannwart originate the brand name from an interesting concept. The Latin word quorum means „whose, of whom”.  The word was already in use in the societies of the Antiquity (for example in the democracy of Athens) and...

Mediterranean flavour

For the first time this year Tudor set up an individual, stunning booth at Baselworld. The black and red exterior and interior spaces fit beautifully with the brand. Tudor is owned by Rolex, but has its own identity and image. Although Tudor labels...


Visitors to Baselworld could see a very interesting booth at the Hall of Vision. Antique and estate jewellery were showcased here instead of novelties, new developments or innovative solutions. Siegelson is a name that dedicated fans of classic...

Automatic emotions

My next Baselworld story started 292 years ago under the ridges of the Jura, when the super-talented engineer Pierre Jaquet-Droz was born. At the age of 17 he opened his first clock-manufacturing workshop making the brand Jaquet Droz 275 years old...



November 11, 2019 at 6:12am
First ever jewellery auction at @Antiquorum Geneva today 14:30 CET - Important Modern & Vintage Jewels.
Lot 815 Aldo Cipullo Nail bracelet, gold, 1971, signed #Cipullo. He joined @Cartier in 1969 - he created many great designs, including the Nail bracelet. https://t.co/h06FThD0pf
November 10, 2019 at 12:50pm
Lot 136 at the #GWAX was a special anniversary piece, co-designed with @phillipswatches in Association with Bacs and Russo. The sale of the @ZenithWatches A386 Revival in platinum and lapis lazuli supports the NGO @zoe44life
https://t.co/wfltRAfcJ4 https://t.co/THeF1vZ8GW
November 10, 2019 at 11:00am
The @OnlyWatch2019 ended with CHF 38,593,000, which is not far from the total of the former 7 editions altogether. Lot 28, Patek Philippe The Grandmaster Chime reference 6300A-010 alone was hammered CHF 31,000,000. https://t.co/AJajBDA9Qk @ChristiesInc #onlywatch2019 https://t.co/LeRqDirEE9