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Here I will share news and press releases which reached me by any means.

Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle

Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle

Vacheron Constantin today introduced a new Patrimony Traditionnelle Automatic. This new model meets the new Geneva Seal which is no longer confined exclusively to the movement, but also take the entire finished watch into account. The 41 mm dimater, 7.26 mm thick, 18 carat rose golden watch is as beautiful as all Partimony models...
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The Glycine Combat SUB in2watches edition can now be ordered.

The Glycine Combat SUB in2watches edition can now be ordered.

We would like to inform you that we got the second batch of the Glycine Combat SUB in2watches.com exclusive edition in, and so the watch is now available for sale. To order please follow the information and instructions in this link: Glycine Combat SUB in2watches edition ordering page Again, thanks for your interest and...
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Glycine Combat SUB in2watches.com world exclusive edition

Glycine Combat SUB in2watches.com world exclusive edition

As mentioned a few posts before, in2watches.com will introduce a world exclusive edition of the popular Glycine Combat SUB sports watch. I decided that the casing should be stainless steel, the dial and turning bezel dark brown, the printing rose gold, the crystal sapphire and there will be two straps and a strap changing...
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A Gerald Genta design BBQ

A Gerald Genta design BBQ

Last Sunday a few Gerald Genta design aficionado’s gathered at the Dutch Horlogefotograaf‘s place to join their watches for a BBQ. That was something else than you thought when reading the title, isn’t it ;-) Except good carnivore food, the result was a marvelous collection of Patek Philippe Nautilus’, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak’s and...
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Glycine Combat SUB

Glycine Combat SUB

In co-operation with Glycine, www.in2watches.com is currently working on a world-exclusive edition of the very attractive and popular Combat SUB model. The matte black dial is printed with rose gold index lines, name and applied logo – just as the minute lines and numerals on the uni-directional turning bezel. This classy sports watch houses...
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Grönefeld Timezone Watch of the Year 2011 award ceremony

Grönefeld Timezone Watch of the Year 2011 award ceremony

During this years (2012) Baselworld fair of course our(*) Schnitzel diner party in Restaurant Hahn took part again. This prove to be the perfect occasion to organize the Timezone Watch of the Year 2011 award ceremony! (*)our = a bunch of bloggers, journalists and mainly independent watch makers. Bart and Tim Grönefeld, both big...
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@ Baselworld 2012

@ Baselworld 2012

I’m visiting Baselworld 2012 from March 7th till 12 and will publish a full report on a separate page at in2watches as soon as possible. For now here are some untouched quick shot’s to get the feeling: MB&F, HM4 new version in rose gold ClockTwo, time in words Omega Speedmaster 1962 re-edition De Motu,...
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Special Harry Winston OPUS website by Watchonista

Special Harry Winston OPUS website by Watchonista

Thursday March 8th 2012, during the opening day of this years Baselworld fair, Harry Winston unveiled the OPUS 12. In order to inform you which models and developments were on the road to this new model, Watchonista published a beautiful website totally dedicated to the Harry Winston Opus series. All models from the OPUS...
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How cool does it get? The Nixie watch!

How cool does it get? The Nixie watch!

This is incredible. Do you remember the pre-LED digital indication from the sixties? These were called Nixie tubes and were glass-vacuum tubes with numbers displayed on different layers of elements inside. Now a company called ‘Cathode Corners’ – as far as I can find out, pretty much a one man show by David Forbes,...
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Cartier, Grand Complication Pocket Skeleton Watch

Cartier, Grand Complication Pocket Skeleton Watch

Cartier has just ‘SIHH pre-announced’ a Grand Complication Pocket Skeleton Watch, reports moderator GEO of the Revolution Online Cartier forum. Of this beautiful creation in white gold, only 10 pieces will be produced. The technical data are no less impressive than it’s extreme beauty: – Tourbilon chronographe perpetual calendar – White gold, manually polished...
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Omega expands in Portuguese

Omega expands in Portuguese

On it’s main mission to outnumber Rolex in the world, Omega launches it’s website in Portuguese. We can’t imagine that this was done for the Portuguese market (I’m sorry guys), so this website has to be aimed towards the high-potential country of Brazil. Expanding sales in a large, and at the moment still pretty...
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ochs & junior breakfast event

ochs & junior breakfast event

Beat Weinmann of ochs & junior (they don’t want to use capitals in their brand name) treated the Dutch watch aficionado’s on an informative and tasteful breakfast event, at Villa Augustus in Dordrecht. The watches of ochs & junior, the communication, the whole concept (I hate that word) are a very fresh and inspiring...
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Take a chance to visit the Piaget ateliers.

Take a chance to visit the Piaget ateliers.

Ever wanted to visit the ateliers of Piaget? It might be that this wouldn’t be the first manufacture you thought of to visit; the more you will be stunned by the extreme horological possibilities of this relatively unknown manufacture. Now you can take the chance to judge by yourself by entering the contest which...
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George Daniels

George Daniels

Sadly George Daniels, another great watchmaker of our time has passed away yesterday (October 21st, 2011). Picture (c) John Quintero. Daniels, born in 1926, became famous for creating the co-axial escapement, which as we know has been used by Omega in their highest grade watches since 1999. Further George Daniels was mentor to another...
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Not to be missed; SalonQP – London

Not to be missed; SalonQP – London

In a few weeks time, the third edition of the SalonQP will open it’s doors. From November 10 till 12 the event offers a unique chance to discover the finest watches and meet the most interesting brands in the world. (picture (c) John Quintero) For this years edition the location of SalonQP has changed...
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