The best of Baselworld 2018 (2)

This is the second of a series of posts featuring some of the pieces seen this year at Baselworld, the world's most important watch show.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Rolex Deepsea 

The new Deepsea features a 44 mm case with redesigned lugs and sides and a broader Oyster bracelet. This professional divers’ watch, waterproof to 3,900 metres, is equipped for the first time with calibre 3235. It is made of Oystersteel and sports a D-blue dial with a deep-blue to pitchblack gradient.

Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8

Half a century after the Apollo 8 mission, Omega commemorates the first manned orbit of the moon by releasing the newest version of the Speedmaster “Dark Side of the Moon”. The chronograph encases a specially decorated version of Calibre 18.

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Automatic 

This watch sets new standards in the genre of ultra-slim timepieces. With a case measuring just 3.95 mm in height, it is not only the slimmest tourbillon, but also the world’s thinnest self-winding watch.

Zenith Defy Classic

The Defy Classic adds a classical-looking model to the futuristic Zenith collection. The Defy Classic comes in a 41-millimeter titanium case surrounding a dial with star-shaped skeletonising.

Grand Seiko Blue Ceramic Hi-beat GMT “Special” Limited Edition
The inner case and outer bracelet links are crafted from the very light high intensity titanium. The outer case and center links of the bracelet are made of the Grand Seiko blue zirconia ceramic, a material that is seven times harder than stainless steel. The hi-beat movement offers a precision rate of +4 to -2 seconds per day.


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