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Junghans continues with clean lines of Bauhaus school for its 2018 Max Bills

Junghans continues with clean lines of Bauhaus school for its 2018 Max Bills

Junghans has consistently captured the essence of Bauhaus design in its architecturally precise and clean timepieces, and its 2018 Max Bill collection is no exception. The reserved design of its light grey dial is framed by a thin soft gold case that barely encroaches on the three-hander with date at 3 o’clock. “The minimalist elements


Victorinox creates lightweight carbon piece that boasts a “lifesaving” strap

Victorinox is travelling light this year to Baselworld, creating a limited edition carbon fibre timepiece. The I.N.O.X. Carbon Limited Edition is a 43mm watch with a Ronda 715 Swiss-made quartz movement working hours, minutes and seconds, as well as the date window at 4:30 on the dial. The dial comes in a military green, with

Luminox joins the carbon craze as its diving watches get lightweight makeover

Luminox has updated its diving watch line with some lightweight carbon editions that will be launched Basel 2018. The Master Carbon Seal 3800 are oversized at 46mm across, but lightweight thanks to the use of trademarked Carbonox+, a 40% carbon based material. The watches use a Ronda 715 HH6 quartz movement, allowing for the hours

F.P. Journe uses titanium, red gold and platinum to impress at Basel this year

F.P. Journe has revamped its lineSport family with three precious metal chronographs. The lineSport collection broadens with the new Chronographe Monopoussoir Rattrapante is available in three versions: one in platinum, one in 18ct red gold and one in titanium. The 44mm diameter case watches use a new monopoussoir split second chronograph movement with a very

Rox ready to roll into Manchester when opportunity knocks

Rox is determined to fulfill its long-held ambition to move into Manchester. In an interview with WatchPro to be published in the March edition, co-founders Kyron Keogh and Grant Mitchell say the business has the infrastructure, skills and brand strength to be a far larger national multiple, and they feel ready to expand. “Our overhead infrastructure

Alpina lifts off with line of pilot watches as the brand embraces air racing

Alpina has announced its latest line of timepieces alongside news that Mike Goulian, the current leader in this year’s Red Bull Air Race World Championship, has been signed as a brand ambassador. The watchmaker has also formed a new collaboration as the Official Team Partner of Team Goulian in the Championships. The new Startimer Pilot