Tag: Baselworld 2011

Swiss Watches

Officially unveiled last month during the Baselworld 2011 international trade show, the new Concord C1 BlackSpider LAB Series (ref. 0320143) hand-wound watch features a tourbillon escapement which is visible through the skeletonized, arachnid-shaped baseplate of its hand-made movement. While its exterior design may not look as outrageous as that of the iconic Ulysse Nardin Freak Diavolo, I can see why the young Swiss-based watchmaker seems to be so proud about their new creation.

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave limited edition Japanese watches

If you think that Atomic Timekeeping is cool, think again! Keeping you watch up to date with half a dozen of old-school broadcasting stations is as XX century as a gasoline-powered Corvette compared to Tesla Roadster. Fighting inherent flaws of quartz mechanisms, which, like their older fully mechanical ancestors, can still be heavily affected by such external factors as temperature and sometimes even humidity, the Japanese watchmaker Citizen is going to start selling its beautiful Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave (ref. CC0005-06E) limited edition watch that captures the day, date and time signals directly from GPS navigation satellites!

Casio G-Shock GDF100 with Altimeter Japanese watches

The new Casio G-Shock GDF100 digital electronic watch comes equipped with a two-in-one front-facing pressure and temperature sensor. Although its exterior styling is light years away from something that is usually associated with a 'pilot's watch', it is (rather unsurprisingly, I would say) also way more usable for those who actually fly something more powerful than an office chair.

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