Baselworld 2014; high-end watches and… G-Shock

Baselworld for many is a fair of high-end watches, either being big brand names like Patek Philippe or independent Manufacturers like MB&F.

Casio G-Shock

However I can’t help stopping by Casio each year in order to see the new G-Shocks as well. Being a G-Shock fan and collector myself, it’s a good opportunity to see new models which never might hit my local (Dutch) market, and so will be difficult to see for real later on.

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My taste in G-Shocks seems little upstream. The ones I like are mainly the simple ‘squares’, not being the commercially most attractive or successful.

This year the camo’s (camouflage models) were really hot, and a lot was leaked and speculated about those new models before the fair. They’re certainly very nice, however not my cup of tea.

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And as usual, at least for the last few years, a Baselworld special for 2014 was presented as well, being the MTG-S1000-BS. Only 500 of these watches will be produced, and I heard a sales price of € 1.300,=…

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