Archive for January, 2013

The iconic Glycine Airman

The iconic Glycine Airman

Every well known brand has is own land mark. For the small Swiss manufacturer Glycine that is undoubtedly their Airman model. Glycine was founded by Eugène Meylan in 1914. It remained a relatively ‘under the radar’ brand, with some special products like ladies watches, early automatics and chronometers. It was only in 1953 when...
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Superlative loupe, Loupe System Model 01

Superlative loupe, Loupe System Model 01

Loupe System produces a series of loupes which are build according to the same principles and requirements of a camera lens. The Model 01 loupe provides a 6x magnification through five multi-coated optical glass elements arranged in three groups. Most other loupes just use a single optical element to provide magnification. These loupes provide...
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Blue Monday

Blue Monday

Let’s take it this way; from today everything will get better! :-)
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Jaquet Droz first to announce a Basel 2013 preview

Jaquet Droz first to announce a Basel 2013 preview

It seems to me that this year Jaquet Droz was the first to announce a real Basel 2013 preview. A quarter of a year before the actual fair starts… Of course Omega came a few days ago with the introduction of their anti-magnetic movement which will of course be further showed at Basel 2013,...
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Swatch Group 2012 gross sales

Swatch Group 2012 gross sales

Incredible! The Swatch Group gross sales hit CHF 8.143 million in 2012. That’s a billion Swiss francs (+14%) more than the previous year! I really wonder what they are going to do with all that money. I bet they’re going to invest it in even more sales and production, so that they can grow...
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Sinn 358.Sa.Flieger (Pilot)

Sinn 358.Sa.Flieger (Pilot)

Sinn has introduced a 3,5 mm larger version of their very popular 356.Pilot model. Although I’m not a big fan of large watches, this bit of growing just does this pilot’s watch very well. The diameter/thickness ratio just feels better, and with the new 42 mm diameter it fits extremely well as a professional,...
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Happy 2013!

Happy 2013!

We wish all our readers a happy 2013, and thank you for your interest and support in 2012. This is what happened in concern to the www.in2watches.com blog in 2012: Annual report Hope to see you all back, and would like to welcome new readers, in 2013. Cheers, Gerard
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