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Frederique Constant A Swiss watch brand gets smart Frederique Constant’s CEO talks about the past, present and future of the smart watch.

June 12, 2017

As I recently reported, some of the giants in Silicon Valley have already abandoned the crowded wearable technology and smart watch segment to concentrate on other sectors. After some people working for the very same giants predicted that the smart watch would kill off the Swiss watch industry, it is ironically the Swiss watch industry […]

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Mothers’ Day A watch for Mothers’ Day WorldTempus has selected a dozen ladies’ models that would make an appropriate Mothers’ Day gift.

June 12, 2017

The exact date of Mothers’ Day changes from place to place. In most countries, including Switzerland, Canada, Belgium, Germany, New Zealand, Brazil, Australia and the United States, Mothers’ Day takes place on the second Sunday in May. In France, the event is celebrated on the last Sunday in May. In the UK, Mothers’ Day originated […]

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Pilot watches Three awesome aviation watches as seen at Baselworld 2017 Pilot watches and aviation-inspired watches continue to steal the runway with new functions and designs that may also steal your heart.

June 12, 2017

This year’s Baselworld saw some interesting new renditions of aviation-inspired watches that will make their way to stores, and wrists, beginning next month.  Pilot watches have been around almost as long as planes have been flying.  Early pilot watches offered slide rules and methods for calculating such important information as fuel consumption, distances and speed. […]

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Alpina Annual Sun ’n Fun Fly-In and Expo This past week, Alpina participated at the annual Sun ’n Fun Fly-In and Expo as the official timekeeper alongside brand ambassador Michael Goulian.

June 12, 2017

As the first air show appearance for the brand, Alpina looked to highlight champion aviator Michael Goulian through a series of activations and events including an intimate evening cocktail to celebrate the new partnership, that was previously announced in March.The brand’s participation at the Sun ’n Fun Fly-In and Expo was the first activation with […]

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Alpina Seastrong Diver 300 Alpina’s diver’s watch is now available in an all-steel version.

June 12, 2017

The Seastrong Diver 300 was designed with all the necessary features that allow divers to get the information they need, when they need it, for a safe dive. It  a descendent of the Alpina watches of the last century, namely the 1960s Seastrong “10” which at the time was already capable of reaching depths of […]

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Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic Alpina, one of the pioneers in professional pilot watches, introduces its new Startimer Pilot Automatic.

June 12, 2017

In the first 50 years of the past century, Alpina was a renowned manufacturer and official supplier of military aviation watches to continental air forces. Early aviation pioneers had strict requirements: their instruments had to be extremely precise and provide ultimate shock resistance. In addition, Alpina’s pilot watches were mostly equipped with an anti-magnetic case, […]

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Alpina New Official Michael Goulian Team Partner at the Red Bull Air Race World Championship In light of its latest collaboration with champion aviator Michael Goulian, Alpina will strengthen its commitment to the air universe with a new partnership with the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.

June 12, 2017

Complementing its ambassadorship collaboration with Red Bull Air Race pilot Michael Goulian, Alpina is now the official Michael Goulian Team Partner. The partnership will be made official during stop 3 of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Chiba, Japan where the brand will host an event inviting local guests such as retailers, end-customers […]

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Alpiner 4 Automatic

September 20, 2016

The Alpiner 4 Collection integrates the concept of “4” – anti-magnetic, anti-shock, water-resistant and stainless  – that served as a base in 1938, when Alpina invented the concept of the Swiss Sports watch replica . Such had to be a sports watch replica , in the vision of the Alpina founder Gottlieb Hauser, to be […]

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