Tag: Baselworld

A Guide to the Watch Groups

Every so often the landscape of the watch industry shifts: a key brand gets sold to a major watch group and the balance of power changes ever so slightly. In the few years since we last covered the big groups’ holdings, some important changes have occurred: Harry Winston is now part of the Swatch Group, […]

The Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec II

Last year, Carl F. Bucherer introduced an upgraded version of its 10-year-old, hyper-masculine triple-time-zone watch, the Patravi TravelTec. With the release of the TravelTec II, the Swiss brand pulled off the rare feat of making the original watch substantially larger in dimensions yet somehow more streamlined in its look. I had the opportunity to spend […]

TAG Heuer Monza

Today on “Vintage Eye,” we’re taking a look at one of the most noteworthy vintage-inspired new releases from BaselWorld 2016. Our subject is a brilliantly honest, modern re-issue of a bold, somewhat iconic, and ultra-collectible watch— the TAG Heuer Monza. Lauda, a rather famous Formula One driver, managed a third place win and helped earn […]