Countdown to Baselworld 2014
The exhibition is one of Switzerland’s largest logistics and construction projects with 20,000 workers required for the build and an expected 7,000 lorry loads of shipments. The city’s exhibition centre, Messe Basel, has undergone a 22-month renovation costing 430 million Swiss franc (€353 million)...
The Origin of Species
WATCHES: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony, IWC Portofino / Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomete a Quantieme Lunaire, Baume & Mercier Classima Executives / Patek Philippe Calatrava Officier
40th anniversary of Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak
TheWATCHES.tv meet with Octavio Garcia, Chief Artistic Officer of Audemars Piguet, and Eric Collombin, project manager. More information about the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak exhibition can be found here. Plaza Watch is proud to be a partner of TheWATCHES.tv, an independent audiovisual media channel dedicated to the...
First stop: Barneys
Swedish newcomer Bravur has been out on the market for less than half a year, but is already presented at the American chain of luxury department stores, BARNEYS. It’s the perfect example of the importance of social media. After being covered at several well-known,...
TAG Heuer’s Belt Driven Evolution
AT BASELWORLD 2014, TAG HEUER, PUSHED THE GROUNDBREAKING V4 CONCEPT EVEN FURTHER WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE WORLD’S FIRST BELT-DRIVEN TOURBILLON — THE MONACO V4 TOURBILLON. The V4 name derived from the V-shaped main plate on which the movement’s four barrels are mounted: the...
Heritage release from Longines at Basilworld
FOLLOWING ON FROM LAST YEARS RELEASE OF THE HERITAGE MILITARY 1938 COLLECTION, LONGINES HAVE LOOKED BACK TO A 1935 WATCH MADE FOR CZECH PILOTS. The Longines Heritage 1935 is similar in design to the original with the small addition of a date window at...
High frequency Chopard L.U.C 8HF
THE L.U.C 8HF IN TITANIUM BOASTS THE L.U.C. CALIBRE 01.06-L, the first ever movement with a high-frequency escapement to be chronometer-certified by the COSC. Beating at a frequency of 8 Hz, meaning 57,600 vibrations per hour, this movement was developed by Chopard Technologies in...
Hublot and the most advanced timekeeper for football referees
THE BRAND NEW IN-HOUSE MOVEMENT, CALIBRE HUB1260 USING THE SAME DUAL-COUPLING COLUMN-WHEEL TECHNOLOGY AS THE UNICO CALIBER, FEATURES A SPECIFIC MECHANISM OPTIMISED TO KEEP THE REFEREE ON TIME. The dial has two retrograde hands that keep track of both the seconds and minutes while...
City in the Community benefit from bespoke timepiece by Richard Mille
THE MIDFIELDER JOINED A LOCAL SECONDARY SCHOOL AT THE ETIHAD STADIUM TO DEMONSTRATE HIS ENTREPRENEURIAL FLAIR. THE PROJECT HAS BEEN REVIVED THANKS TO A GENEROUS DONATION FROM THE CLUB’S OFFICIAL TIMEKEEPER, RICHARD MILLE. The donation comes courtesy of the sale of a bespoke timepiece...