Basel 2018 Sneak Peek

Prestige issue 289, Feb. 2018


An anticipation of what awaits us at Baselworld in its 2018 edition, from 22 March until the 27th


© De Grisogono


De Grisogono

Allegra 25 jewelry Timepiece. Forming an infinite circle, a woven gold ribbon graced with delicately interlacing circles, elegantly create a seamlessly flowing visual effect providing tantalizing glimmers of light through tiny gaps. A subtle play on volume, contrast and perspectives reveals 29 polished or diamond-set rings entwined around the dial at 3 and 9 o’ clock.


© Breguet



Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367. As a prelude to the World Watch and Jewelry Show, Breguet presents the first new model of its 2018 collection. The inventor of the Tourbillon regulator is introducing its Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique in a «Grand Feu» enamel version.


© Jaquet Droz


Jaquet Droz

The Grande Seconde Moon Black Enamel tells a story that precedes the dawn of time, harking back to when the Moon was  man’s sole measure of the passing months.

Part of the Grande Seconde collection, this model featuring a black enamel dial is to make its debut at Baselworld 2018. Enhanced with a moon phase complication, the model acknowledges the significance of the lunar cycle to watchmakers, and pays homage to the mysterious and complex choreography that links Earth to Sun and Moon to Earth.

© Zenith



Pilot Cronometro Tipo CP-2 Flyback. The brand with the guiding star revives its famous 1960s Cairelli model with the Pilot TIPO CP-2 FLYBACK. In a choice of aged bronze or aged stainless steel and with a range of stylish modifications, this subtly altered icon gains a trendy edge while losing nothing of its traditional adventurous DNA.

© Hublot



Big Bang Unico Golf. It is with the international Number 1 golf player Dustin Johnson that the Swiss Manufacture launches its timepiece dedicated to golf. For this new model, Hublot imagined then developed, manufactured a module to equip its calibre UNICO. The movement MHUB1580 authorizes the golfers to calculate their score on the court very simply. The mechanical golf watch by Hublot is ultra light with true sporty performances.

© Maurice Lacroix


Maurice Lacroix

Aikon Automatic Squelette. In the spirit of contemporary creation, Maurice Lacroix has made AIKON Automatic Skeleton the sum of many new features. In a wide AIKON case, reshaped to house this new type of movement, Maurice Lacroix gives the manufacture ML 234 calibre its maiden voyage. It is openworked according to a whole new pattern, designed purposefully for this timepiece. At the crossroads between two Maurice Lacroix ranges, AIKON Automatic Skeleton blends the AIKON design cues with the watchmaking substance characteristic.


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