Archive for January, 2014

Pre-SIHH WatchFreaks dinner

Pre-SIHH WatchFreaks dinner

The Sunday night before the SIHH in Geneva took off, Alon and Dale from Ace Jewelers organized an intimate WatchFreaks dinner. For the first time in 4 years the Geneva Time Exhibition (GTE) wasn’t on during the SIHH; we still don’t know the real reason, even with some good speculations floating in the air....
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Swatch Sistem51 accuracy test

Swatch Sistem51 accuracy test

Now that Swatch slowly starts delivering their new Sistem51 watch, I was happy to get my hands on one (thanks to Bert Buysrogge) and put it to the test. Sistem51 is an automatic (self-winding) mechanical movement made from 51 components, made possible by a simplified and more efficient design. Most mechanical movements have at...
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