This is the fourth of a series of posts featuring some of the pieces seen this year at Baselworld, the world's most important watch show.
Albert Riele Concerto
Water resistant to 50 metres, the Concerto contains a Swiss-made automatic movement made by Sellita, part of which can be
seen through an opening on the dial. The case is made of 316L stainless
steel with the blue dial is topped by an anti-reflective
sapphire crystal. , and
Angelus U50 Diver Tourbillon
first diver’s watch features a tourbillon escapement,
a skeletonized movement and a helium
escape valve. The
movement was designed from scratch to be skeletonized, with rigid, beam-style
bridges and wheels and barrel secured between two plates. A proprietary
six-spoke design reinforces the wheel train and protects the skeletonized
ratchet and barrel.
Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique
In this "Grand feu" enamel version of the watch introduced in 2013, the hand-beveled tourbillon bar is dopped by a blue spinel, matching the blued steel Breguet hands. The on-house movement, Caliber 581, features a patented high energy narrel to maximize energy retention.
Certina DS Action Diver Sea Turtle Conservancy
This special edition watch is
water resistant to 300 metres, and has a screw-down crown, screw-down case back
and a unidirectional bezel with Super-LumiNova coating markings for high
readability. It contains the automatic ETA Powermatic 80 movement, noted for
its 80-hour power reserve.
Czapek & Cie. Quai des Bergues Guilloché Brown
centerpiece of this collection is
the hand-engine turned dial that was produced using the traditional guilloché main technique. The
“Guilloché Ricochet” is a new design exclusive to Czapek that represents the
ripples of a stone skipped on a lake.
Havana brown colour is created by a galvanic method to enhance the beauty of